Venus observed a play. by Fry, Christopher

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Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York .

Written in English

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In verse.

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LC ClassificationsPR6011.R9 V4
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Paginationvii, 99 p.
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6076294M
LC Control Number50021670
OCLC/WorldCa364855

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Includes the plays Venus Observed, The Dark is Light Enough and Curtmantle. This volume of Christopher Fry's original stage work concludes his 'Season Plays' with Venus Observed ('Autumn') and The Dark is Light Enough ('Winter'). In the first of these, commissioned by Laurence Olivier, a confident but ageing duke asks his grown-up son to choose a new wife for : Oberon Books.

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