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By David Ives

ISBN-10: 067975928X

ISBN-13: 9780679759287

the area in response to David Ives is a truly upload position, and his performs represent a digital rigidity try out of the English language -- and of the audience's potential for disorientation and pleasure. Ives's characters plunge into black holes referred to as "Philadelphias," the place the easiest wishes are hilariously thwarted. Chimps named Milton, fast, and Kafka are locked in a room and made to re-create Hamlet. And a con guy peddles classes in a doubtful language within which "hello" interprets as "velcro" and "fraud" comes out as "freud."

At as soon as spell binding and complicated, incisively clever and side-splittingly humorous, this unique paperback variation of Ives's performs contains "Sure Thing," "Words, phrases, Words," "The common Language," "Variations at the dying of Trotsky," "The Philadelphia," "Long in the past and much Away," "Foreplay, or The paintings of the Fugue," "Seven Menus," "Mere Mortals," "English Made Simple," "A Singular Kinda Guy," "Speed-the-Play," "Ancient History," and "Philip Glass Buys a Loaf of Bread."

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