How We Danced While We Burned ; Followed By, La Justice, Or, The Cock that Crew: Two Plays

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Asylum Arts, Jan 1, 1990 - Drama - 133 pages
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In How We Danced, Bernard uses the metaphor of a cabaret to convey his sense of Holocaust suffering and at the same time to confront audiences for their refusal to become involved with its legacy except in the most superficial of wasHow We Danced is a most extraordinary example of the tragicomic in Holocaust drama.

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Kenneth Bernard lives with his wife and three children in New York City. He teaches at the Brooklyn Center of Long Island University. For his plays he has received Guggenheim, Rockefeller, and NY CAPS grants; for his fiction, NEA, NY CAPS, and NY Foundation for the Arts Grants; and for his poetry and Arvon Poetry Prize. His last book, The Maldives Chronicles, 1987, was a collection of short fiction. Early plays are collected in Night Club an Other Plays.

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