The Burden

The Burden : A Play in One Act (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Burden: A Play in One Act Only the barest stage directions as to business have been given. These may be made as complicated as desired, the action offering an ambitious producer the opportunity for various striking pictures. Great care should be exercised lest mendel be portrayed as a feeble, victimized old man. He should be pictured in the early scenes as of quiet dignity, the master in his own household. He does not yield but remains superior to the bullying of the two men. When at last he breaks down before sarah's grief, the actor should express a truly strong soul bending beneath fate. Again, there is a temptation to play isadore, as-a heartless, young bully, savage even in his humor. Isadore, however, should be given in a whining, self-pitying key, the character never growing harsh or really aggressive until he feels that he is forced to fight in his own defense. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 64g
  • English
  • 58 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243094353
  • 9780243094356