The Resource 100 essays I don't have time to write : on umbrellas and sword fights, parades and dogs, fire alarms, children, and theater, Sarah Ruhl

100 essays I don't have time to write : on umbrellas and sword fights, parades and dogs, fire alarms, children, and theater, Sarah Ruhl

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100 essays I don't have time to write : on umbrellas and sword fights, parades and dogs, fire alarms, children, and theater
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100 essays I don't have time to write
Title remainder
on umbrellas and sword fights, parades and dogs, fire alarms, children, and theater
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Sarah Ruhl
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One hundred essays I do not have time to write
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Language
eng
Summary
"One hundred incisive, idiosyncratic essays on life and theater from a major American playwright. "Don't send your characters to reform school!" pleads Sarah Ruhl in one of her essays. With titles as varied as "On Lice" to "On Sleeping in Theaters" and "Motherhood and Stools (The Furniture Kind)," these essays are artful meditations on life in the arts and joyous jumbles of observations on everything in between. The pieces combine admonition, celebration, inquiry, jokes, assignments, entreaties, prayers, and advice: honest reflections distilled from years of working in the theater. They offer candid accounts of what it is like to be a mother and an artist, along with descriptions of how Ruhl's children's dreams, jokes, and songs work themselves into her writing. 100 Essays is not just a book about the theater. It is a map of a very particular artistic sensibility and a guide for anyone who has chosen an artist's life"--
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Dewey number
814/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3618.U48
LC item number
A6 2014
Literary form
essays
Target audience
adult
Label
100 essays I don't have time to write : on umbrellas and sword fights, parades and dogs, fire alarms, children, and theater, Sarah Ruhl
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 218 pages
Isbn
9780865478145
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(hardback)
Lccn
2014008668
Media category
unmediated
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rdamedia
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1282412
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  • (OCoLC)869770680
  • 1276464
  • (OCoLC)ocn869770680
  • 1276464

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