Adam and Eve on a Ferry

Adam and Eve on a Ferry

Adam and Eve on a Ferry

by: Tennessee Williams

by: Tennessee Williams

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Adam and Eve on a Ferry

Adam and Eve on a Ferry

by: Tennessee Williams

by: Tennessee Williams

Overview

A comic portrait of D.H. Lawrence as someone who functions as an analyst for repressed women. Embroidering on his porch, Lawrence is visited by Miss Peabody. Adopting a Sherlock-Holmesian intuition, Lawrence divines that spinsterish Miss Peabody was propositioned by a man aboard a ferry, but in her passionate excitement she forgot his name and where they were to meet. Lawrence helps Miss Peabody recover her memory.

Part of the collection Mister Paradise and Other One Act Plays

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Keywords

Love, Memory

Details

  • Time Period: 1920s
  • Target Audience: Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams (1911-1983) explores passion with daring honesty, and forged a poetic theatre of raw psychological insight that shattered conventional proprieties and transformed the American stage. The autobiographical The Glass Menagerie brought what Mr. Williams called “the catastrophe of success,” a success capp ...

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