Wit

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Dramatists Play Service, Inc., 1999 - Drama - 68 pages
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THE STORY: Vivian Bearing, Ph.D., a renowned professor of English who has spent years studying and teaching the brilliant and difficult metaphysical sonnets of John Donne, has been diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer. Her approach to the study of Donne
 

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User Review  - slpwhitehead - LibraryThing

It's been awhile since a book has made me cry. And, in the end, this one did. Wit is both heart wrenching and inspirational. The central character--Vivian--is diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer and ... Read full review

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User Review  - quantum_flapdoodle - LibraryThing

A play about a cancer victim and her experiences with treatment as she moves through the medical system. Although it appears to be an indictment of the medical system, and of runaway intellectualism ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
6
Section 3
67
Section 4
68
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About the author (1999)

Margaret Edson lives in Atlanta, Georgia. "Wit" is her first play.

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