Dear Elizabeth: A Play In Letters From Elizabeth Bishop To Robert Lowell And Back Again: A Play In Letters From Elizabeth Bishop To Robert Lowell And Back Again

September 2, 2014|
Dear Elizabeth: A Play In Letters From Elizabeth Bishop To Robert Lowell And Back Again: A Play In Letters From Elizabeth Bishop To Robert Lowell And Back Again by Sarah Ruhl
$15.10 
$22.00
Paperback
Earn 76 plum® points
Buy Online
Ship to an address
Out of stock online.
Pick up in store
To see if pickup is available,
Find In Store
Not sold in stores
Prices and offers may vary in store

about

From playwright Sarah Ruhl, Dear Elizabeth is a moving, innovative play based on one of the greatest correspondences in literary history--the letters of Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop.

From 1947 to 1977, Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop exchanged more than four hundred letters. Describing the writing of their poems, their travel and daily illnesses, the pyrotechnics of their romantic relationships, and the profound affection they had for each other, these missives are the most intimate record available of both poets and one of the greatest correspondences in American literature.

The playwright Sarah Ruhl fell in love with these letters and set herself an unusual challenge: to turn this thirty-year exchange into a stage play, and to bring to life the friendship of two writers who were rarely even in the same country. As innovative as it is moving, Dear Elizabeth gives voice to a conversation that lived mostly in writing, illuminating some of the finest poems of the twentieth century and the minds that produced them.

Sarah Ruhl's plays include In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play (Pulitzer Prize finalist, Tony Award nominee), The Clean House (Pulitzer Prize finalist, Susan Smith Blackburn Prize); Passion Play, a Cycle (PEN American Award); Dead Man's Cell Phone (Helen Hayes Award); and Stage Kiss and Dear Elizabeth. She has been the recipient of ...
Loading
Title:Dear Elizabeth: A Play In Letters From Elizabeth Bishop To Robert Lowell And Back Again: A Play In Letters From Elizabeth Bishop To Robert Lowell And Back Again
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:96 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.22 in
Shipping dimensions:96 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.22 in
Published:September 2, 2014
Publisher:Farrar, Straus And Giroux
Language:English
ISBN - 13:9780865478152

Recently Viewed
|