Charles Morgan: Three Plays

Charles Morgan: Three Plays

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Includes the plays The River Line, The Flashing Stream and The Burning Glass Charles Morgan was a distinguished novelist before he moved onto stage drama, with his reputation as a major dramatist established by his first play, The Flashing Stream. Morgan was unique for combining the roles of principal dramatic critic of The Times withthat of a practicing dramatist. The Daily Herald wrote that The Flashing Stream would a€˜indefinitely refute the old idea about the gulf between our preaching and the practicea€™. It was hailed as a€˜a masterpiecea€™ by the Manchester Guardian, and also drew praise from The Telegraph who noted that a€˜it handles a major problem of humanity with passion and intelligencea€™. The combination of serious themes with dramatic tension and masterly craftsmanship was continued in his other plays, The River Line and The Burning Glass, which are also included in this collection. The River Line was revived in the West End in Oct 2011, at the Jermyn Street Theatre.... mathematical genius to bear on the design of a guided missile that eerily anticipates the mainstay ofpresent day international arsenals. ... The cat is put amongst the pigeons when the Admiral and his wife arrive, bringing Selbya#39;s sister , Karen (fortuitously ranked the ... calculations; the decision on the experiment can be reversed; Ferrers breaks down; Karen recants and the curtain falls upon a love thatanbsp;...

Title:Charles Morgan: Three Plays
Author:Charles Morgan
Publisher:Oberon Books - 2013-05-31


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