Camino Real

Camino Real

Book - 1970
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WW Norton
In this phantasmagorical play, the Camino Real is a dead end, a police state in a vaguely Latin American country, and an inescapable condition. Characters from history and literature—Don Quixote, Casanova, Camille, Lord Byron—inhabit a place where corruption and indifference have immobilized and nearly destroyed the human spirit. Then, into this netherworld, the archetypal Kilroy arrives—a sailor and all-American guy with “a heart as big as the head of baby.” Celebrated American playwright John Guare has written an illuminative Introduction for this edition. Also included are Williams’ original Foreword and Afterword to the play, the one-act play "Ten Blocks on the Camino Real," plus an essay by noted Tennessee Williams scholar Michael Paller.

Baker & Taylor
Presents the text of the celebrated American playwright's work which explores the phenomenon of loneliness in the human condition

Publisher: New York : New Directions, c1970
ISBN: 9780811202183
Branch Call Number: 812.5 WIL
Characteristics: xiii, 161 p. ; 21 cm


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