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16 Possible Glimpses Marina Carr

16 Possible Glimpses

Marina Carr

Published January 1st 2011
ISBN : 9781852355210
Paperback
64 pages
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Anton Chekhov, the central figure in Marina Carrs bold new play, an Abbey Theatre Dublin Theatre Festival offering and a portrait of an enigmatic artist recounted in a new plain style.Her glimpses accumulate into an insight and new perspectives intoMoreAnton Chekhov, the central figure in Marina Carrs bold new play, an Abbey Theatre Dublin Theatre Festival offering and a portrait of an enigmatic artist recounted in a new plain style.Her glimpses accumulate into an insight and new perspectives into the Russian author and the host of characters in orbit around him, among them his sister Masha, his parents, the brother who died, his wife and a lover. Tolstoy appears, as does the Black Monk, a supernatural shadowing figure, as Marina Carr shreds the veil of piety that can surround a beloved writer and, in an assembly of brushstrokes and individual chords, constructs a lament for lost and unfulfilled relationships.