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Author Andreach, Robert J.

Title Len Jenkin's Theatre : Wonder and Heart
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., 2011
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Description 1 online resource (231 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter One; Chapter Two; Chapter Three; Conclusion
Summary Early in his career, Len Jenkin identified two qualities that theatre should have: wonder and heart. Imagination creates wonder by transforming nature to suggest more than nature. Love engages the heart on the quest to experience the wonder, for though Jenkin is an experimental playwright, his plays are not abstruse symbols. They are tales that take salesmen and actresses, historical figures and fictional characters, through a Stein landscape and a Kafka story, pop culture, and recreated scenes from the Bible and The Canterbury Tales, The Aeneid, and Headlong Hall to an amusement park ride and
Notes Print version record
Subject Jenkin, Len -- Criticism and interpretation.
Jenkin, Len.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0761853243