Doubt: A Parable

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Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010 - Drama - 130 pages
188 Reviews
Now a major motion picture! Starring Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Amy Adams. Written and directed by John Patrick Shanley from his Pulitzer Prizewinning play. The best new play of the season. That rarity of rarities, an issue-driven play that is un preachy, thought-provoking, and so full of high drama that the audience with which I saw it gasped out loud a half-dozen times at its startling twists and turns. Mr. Shanley deserves the highest possible praise: he doesnt try to talk you into doing anything but thinking-hard-about the gnarly complexity of human behavior. Terry Teach out, The Wall Street Journal.

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One of the best pieces of writing I've read this year. - Goodreads
The character development is enviable. - Goodreads
Really cool introduction by the author. - Goodreads
... the ending was...powerful, but jarringly sudden. - Goodreads
Love Shanley's writing style. - Goodreads
An outstanding, humbling, inspiring piece of writing. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Kareem Attia - Goodreads

I liked how Patrick Shanley secularized this idea of a parable.Doubt! A tool that should be used every now and then by all of us to open the closed windows of knowledge, experience and the taken-for ... Read full review

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User Review  - Claire - Goodreads

What an incredibly layered play! Loved it! Have to watch the movie again! Really well thought-out treatment of suspicion, guilt, innocence, doubt, and deception. Probably re-read it somewhere along the way... Read full review

About the author (2010)

Tennessee Williams (1911-1983) is the acclaimed author of many books of letters, short stories, poems, essays, and a large collection of plays, including The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire, Camino Real, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Orpheus Descending, The Night of the Iguana, and The Rose Tattoo.

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