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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About a 50-year old literature professor dying of cancer. Entwines the Holy Sonnets poetry of John Donne with her own journey, grappling with the complexity of life and death. She lived chasing ... Read full review

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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

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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