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Six Short Plays of Galsworthy

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ISBN-10: 1406517313

ISBN-13: 9781406517316

Edition: N/A

Authors: John Galsworthy

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One of a series of books by the English novelist and playwright who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1932. Contains the six plays: The First and The Last, The Little Man, Hall-marked, Defeat, The Sun and Punch and Go.
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Book details

List price: $13.99
Publisher: Dodo Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.28" tall
Weight: 0.418

At age 28, after a gentlemanly education at Harrow and Oxford, and a training at law, Galsworthy settled into simultaneous careers as a novelist and a playwright. The Silver Box, Galsworthy's first successful drama, was staged in 1906, the year he published the first volume of what was to become The Forsyte Saga. His one-word titles - Justice (1910), Strife (1909), Loyalties (1922)---suggest the nature of Galsworthy's artistic ambition: to generalize a social indictment, keeping faith with the objective methods of naturalism. In each, Galsworthy favors an austere irony and unresolvable situations, and balanced moral positions are displayed in the cabinetwork of "well-made" playwrighting.…