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The invention of love

Author: Tom Stoppard
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Grove Press edView all editions and formats
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"It is 1936 and A.E. Housman is being ferried across the river Styx, glad to be dead at last. His memories are dramatically alive. The river that flows through Tom Stoppard's The Invention of Love connects Hades with the Oxford of Housman's youth: High Victorian morality is under siege from the Aesthetic movement, and an Irish student called Wilde is preparing to burst onto the London scene.".
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: A E Housman; Alfred Edward Housman; A E Housman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Stoppard
ISBN: 0802135811 9780802135810
OCLC Number: 39275853
Description: v, 102 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Tom Stoppard.
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Poetry, scholarship, and love are entwined in Tom Stoppard's new play about A.E. Housman, which "Variety" has called "vintage Stoppard in its intelligence and wit". "Stoppard is at the top of form. .  Read more...

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