Peter Shaffer's Amadeus

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New American Library, Sep 4, 1984 - Drama - 156 pages
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User Review  - angelofmusic_81 - LibraryThing

The play is strikingly different from the film. Pay special attention to the stage directions for the "hissing" noise created by repeating Salieri's name, and the stark modernist set. It makes for a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Unreachableshelf - LibraryThing

Seeing this play on stage earlier this season is what made me realize how much I loved Peter Shaffer. The film version is far less deep and complex, and does not for a second hint that it came from ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
62
Section 3
62
Section 4
77
Section 5
82
Section 6
84
Section 7
94
Section 8
107
Section 9
138
Section 10
146
Section 11
151
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About the author (1984)

One of the foremost playwrights of our time, Peter Shaffer has had seven plays produced on Broadway. He has won every major dramatic award as well as an Academy Award for the screenplay adaptation of his play "Amadeus.

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