Doubt: A Parable

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Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010 - Drama - 130 pages
142 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  - Ashley Gerber - Goodreads

This was a good quick read right after finals. In just 60 or so pages it was able to examine, with such earnestness, how faith works and why we doubt. Ultimately ending up showing how the admittance ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brittany Nguyen - Goodreads

This was an amazing play. It made me question and DOUBT my opinion on if the priest is actually guilty. I really hate Sister Aloysious. She is like one of those evil Sisters in the movies. I am starting to get more and more into plays and I am excited to watch the movie version. 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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