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W S Merwin

W S MERWIN  (1927 - )

Nationality:    USA
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Born in New York City, Pulitzer Prize-winner, W.S. Merwin has lived in France, Spain, Portugal and Hawaii, and is the author of numerous volumes of verse, several major translations, and four plays.

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below is a list of W S Merwin's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

Darkling Child         Eufemia         Iphigenia at Aulis         Yerma



Darkling Child

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Notes:
in collaboration with Dido Milroy

1st Produced:
London: Arts    27 Jan 1956

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  9            Female:  7            Other:  extras

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Eufemia

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Original Playwright - Lope de Rueda

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Contained in: "From the Spanish Morning" published by Atheneum, New York, 1985   -

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Genre:
Translation

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Iphigenia at Aulis

W S Merwin
a compelling look at the devastating consequence of `man's inhumanity to man'. A stern critique of Greek culture, Iphigeneia at Aulis condemns the Trojan War by depicting the power of political ambition and the ensuing repercussions of thoughtlessly falling to the will of constituency. The translation impressively re-creates the broad array of moral and emotional tones conveyed by Euripides, with a comprehensive introduction, notes on the text, and a glossary of mythical and geographical terms.

Notes:
Original Playwright - Euripides. Translated by W.S. Merwin And George E. Dimock, Jr

1st Produced:

Company:
TimeSpace Theatre Company

1st Published:
Oxford University Press (31 Aug 1978)   978-0195022728

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Genre:
Adaptation

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Yerma

Synopsis:
The epigrammatic style and unsentimental lyricism of W.S. Merwin heighten the urgency and fervor of Yerma, the story of a woman whose thwarted yearning for a child makes her murder her indifferent husband.

Notes:
Original Playwright - Federico Garcia Lorca

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Theatre Communications Group, USA,    -

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Genre:
Adaptation

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  19            Other:  -

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