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    DescriptionVivian Bearing, a specialist in the Sonnets of John Donne, has been diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer. Her approach to her illness is not unlike her approach to Donne: probing and rational. During the course of her illness, she reassesses her life and work with profundity and wry humour.


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    Title
    Wit
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Margaret Edson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 96
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 199 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 76 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781854594587
    ISBN 10: 1854594583
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.2
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DD
    DC21: 822.914
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    Libri: I-PY
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: DRA001000
    Publisher
    NICK HERN BOOKS
    Imprint name
    NICK HERN BOOKS
    Publication date
    31 March 2000
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    "Among the finest plays of the decade . . . An original and urgent work of art."--David Lyons, "The Wall Street Journal "A dazzling and humane play you will remember till your dying day."--John Simon, "New York magazine "[A] brutally human and beautifully layered new play . . . You will feel bothenlightened and, in a strange way, enormously comforted."--Peter Marks, "The New York Times "A one-of-a-kind experience: wise, thoughtful, witty and wrenching."--VincentCanby, "The New York Times Year in Review "A thrilling, exciting evening in the theater . . . ["Wit is] an extraordinaryand most moving play."--Clive Barnes, "New York Post "Wit is exquisite . . . an exhilarating and harrowing 90-minute revelation."--Linda Winer, "Newsday "Edson writes superbly . . . [A] moving, enthralling and challenging experiencethat reminds you what theater is for."--Fintan O'Toole, "New York Daily News