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The Precipice and Other Catastrophes = Der Abgrund und andere Katastrophen Raymond Federman

The Precipice and Other Catastrophes = Der Abgrund und andere Katastrophen

Raymond Federman

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ISBN : 9783901993046
Hardcover
159 pages
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This book contains the collected plays of postmodern contemporary U.S. author Raymond Federman in a bilingual edition (English and German). Featured are a long drama, The Precipice, and three shorter plays that defy rigid genre boundariesMoreThis book contains the collected plays of postmodern contemporary U.S. author Raymond Federman in a bilingual edition (English and German). Featured are a long drama, The Precipice, and three shorter plays that defy rigid genre boundaries (poem, television play, radio play?). The PRECIPICE: 1. A precipitate or headlong fall or descent, esp. to a great depth. Also fig. Obs. 2. A vertical or very steep face of rock, etc.- a cliff, crag, or steep mountain side of considerable height. [...] b. The edge or brink of a cliff. Obs. [...] c. fig. A perilous situation- a hazardous position. 3. transf. (?) Precipitousness, loftiness as of a precipice. Obs. 4. Comb., as precipice-edge, -wall- precipice-writing.