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by Dael Orlandersmith

  • ISBN: 0375708715
  • Category: Fiction
  • Author: Dael Orlandersmith
  • Subcategory: Dramas & Plays
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Vintage; Original edition (October 17, 2000)
  • Pages: 110 pages
  • FB2 size: 1597 kb
  • EPUB size: 1339 kb
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Votes: 323
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In the Obie Award-winning play "Beauty's Daughter," Diane yearns to free herself from her soul-deadening .

In the Obie Award-winning play "Beauty's Daughter," Diane yearns to free herself from her soul-deadening surroundings, where people drown their unfulfilled aspirations in drugs and alcohol. In "Monster," Theresa imagines a life in the rock-'n'-roll poetry bohemia of Manhattan's Lower East Side and away from her home in East Harlem, where she is scorned as a misfit. In these three pieces, the award-winning writer and performer celebrates the power of words to rescue the young black women she portrays from their constricted worlds.

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About Dael Orlandersmith. Dael Orlandersmith lives in New York City. She won an Obie award in 1995 for "Beauty's Daughter. More by Dael Orlandersmith. Beauty's Daughter, Monster, The Gimmick. Yes, I would like to receive newsletters from Penguin Random House Canada with promotions and the latest on books and authors. And in "The Gimmick," Alexis escapes her brutal reality among the library bookshelves, where she dreams of becoming a writer in Paris.

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Chapter Twenty-Three. Chapter 1. Playing with Monsters. TRIGGER WARNING: This book includes scenes of graphic violence and sex does have scenes that might affect sensitive readers. Rape isn’t a joke, nor is it used for titillation in this book.

In these three pieces, the award-winning writer and performer celebrates the power of words to rescue the young black women she portrays from their constricted worlds.

The sheer exuberance of language that pours forth in Dael Orlandersmith's plays has dazzled critics and audiences alike. In these three pieces, the award-winning writer and performer celebrates the power of words to rescue the young black women she portrays from their constricted worlds.In the Obie Award-winning play "Beauty's Daughter," Diane yearns to free herself from her soul-deadening surroundings, where people drown their unfulfilled aspirations in drugs and alcohol. In "Monster," Theresa imagines a life in the rock-'n'-roll poetry bohemia of Manhattan's Lower East Side and away from her home in East Harlem, where she is scorned as a misfit. And in "The Gimmick," Alexis escapes her brutal reality among the library bookshelves, where she dreams of becoming a writer in Paris. Charged with fearless wisdom, these three electrifying plays transform rage-filled ghetto experience into a triumph of rhapsodic expression.
Reviews about Beauty's Daughter, Monster, The Gimmick: Three Plays (2):
Unereel
Her work is moving, inspiring, unique, and straight from her heart. Lots of colorful characters in the pieces as well.
LadyShlak
Pity that I didn't enjoy this one.

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