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Plays 2 (Master playwrights series) Noël Coward

Plays 2 (Master playwrights series)

Noël Coward

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ISBN : 9780413460707
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The plays in this volume demonstrate the extraordinary skill andversatility Cowards writing achieved in the late 1920s. The volume containshis best-loved classic, Private Lives, which was an immeditate hit whenit was first staged in 1930. CowardsMoreThe plays in this volume demonstrate the extraordinary skill andversatility Cowards writing achieved in the late 1920s. The volume containshis best-loved classic, Private Lives, which was an immeditate hit whenit was first staged in 1930. Cowards sparkling dialogue and reparteehave ensured the plays popularity ever since. Of Bitter-Sweet in 1929 Noel Coward wrote that it was a musical that gaveme more complete satisfaction than anything else I had yet written. Notespecially on acount of its dialogue or its lyrics or its music or itsproduction but as a whole. The Marquise is an eighteenth centurycomedy filled with maids and duels, whilst Post-Mortem is avilification of war that contains some of Cowards most powerfulwriting.