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Book Title: Eleven Short Plays|
The author of the book: William Inge
ISBN 13: 9780822205692
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 866 KB
Edition: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
Date of issue: October 1st 1962
Read full description of the books:To Bobolink, for Her Spirit: A short play about autograph hunters lying in wait for celebrities outside a New York restaurant.
A Social Event: A brief, but revealing, study of two young Hollywood hopefuls.
The Boy in the Basement: A gripping play about a middle-aged man, still living with his parents, who suffers from a terrible and secret shame.
The Tiny Closet: A fussy, middle-aged bachelor is upset to find someone has broken into his locked closet and discovered the strange secret hidden within.
Memory of Summer: The touching story of a woman who has lost her youth and replaced it with the questionable comfort of delusion.
The Rainy Afternoon: Three children play house, copying their parents in alarming ways.
The Mall: An amusement park mall is the setting for a series of encounters.
An Incident at the Standish Arms: A woman and her date reveal an inner poverty the elegant room cannot hide.
People in the Wind: Midnight at a bus statioin in rural Kansas and a mixed bag of passengersall victims of differing fates.
Bus Riley's Back in Town: Two former lovers meet and reach out over the pain of the years.
The Strains of Triumph: Two lovers are overheard by a rival for the girl's love.
Read information about the authorWilliam Motter Inge was an American playwright and novelist, whose works typically feature solitary protagonists encumbered with strained sexual relations. In the early 1950s, he had a string of memorable Broadway productions, and one of these, Picnic, earned him a Pulitzer Prize. With his portraits of small-town life and settings rooted in the American heartland, Inge became known as the "Playwright of the Midwest."
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