Celebrated for his dizzying linguistic inventions, his experimental narratives, his biting social and political critiques, and his absurdist sense of humour, Mac Wellman has become one of America's leading avant-garde playwrights. In this volume, Wellman offers the 11 plays that he considers his most important: Albanian Softshoe, Mister Original Bugg, Cleveland, Bad Penny, Cellophane, Three Americanisms, Fnu Lnu, Girl Gone, Hypatia, The Sandalwood Box, and Cat's-Paw. Written between 1983 and 1998, they showcase Wellman's on-going exploration of the limits of language and the consequences of humanity in the post-modern world. Also included in this volume is his essay on the theatre, A Chrestomathy of 22 Answers to 22 Wholly Unaskable and Unrelated Questions Concerning Political and Poetic Theater.
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Wellman, a two-time Obie Award winner, is one of America's leading avant-garde playwrights. This collection of his most important plays includes "Cellophane," a language experiment based on "a debased ... Read full review
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