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Three Radio Plays (1999) [Collection]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Each play deals with a certain aspect of our human condition, embedded in the framework of the world around us. In "The Good God of Manhattan," for example Jan, a man "from the Old World" encounters Jennifer, a woman "from the new world" in Manhattan, where they fall prey to the perils of love and share the fate of lovers throughout time and place. "The Cicadas" is the tale of the "marooned" where the isolation of the island as an escape from the real world is symbolised in the Cicada's song. Though the setting is never stated explicitly in "A Deal with Dreams," we assume it is Vienna, the "City of Dreams." Here, dreams are for sale in a shady "deal" offered in the dim light of a pawnshop on a city street. In the end, we learn that the price of dreams is high.

Original title: Three Radio Plays
Original languages: German


Genre: Drama and PlaysRadio Plays

The following works are contained within this one:
     Deal in Dreams, a (1952) [Play]
      Author: Ingeborg Bachmann
     Cicadas, the (1955) [Play]
      Author: Ingeborg Bachmann
     Good God of Manhattan, the (1958) [Play]
      Author: Ingeborg Bachmann

Edition #1: Three Radio Plays

Three Radio Plays (1999)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Lilian Friedberg
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Three Radio Plays (1999)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Riverside, CA
Publisher: Ariadne Press
ISBN: 1572410795
Dimensions: x x
Pages: 223

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