By David Ives

the realm in keeping with David Ives is a truly upload position, and his performs represent a digital pressure try of the English language -- and of the audience's ability for disorientation and enjoyment. Ives's characters plunge into black holes known as "Philadelphias," the place the best wishes are hilariously thwarted. Chimps named Milton, speedy, and Kafka are locked in a room and made to re-create Hamlet. And a con guy peddles classes in a doubtful language within which "hello" interprets as "velcro" and "fraud" comes out as "freud."

At as soon as spell binding and complicated, incisively clever and side-splittingly humorous, this unique paperback version of Ives's performs contains "Sure Thing," "Words, phrases, Words," "The common Language," "Variations at the dying of Trotsky," "The Philadelphia," "Long in the past and much Away," "Foreplay, or The artwork of the Fugue," "Seven Menus," "Mere Mortals," "English Made Simple," "A Singular Kinda Guy," "Speed-the-Play," "Ancient History," and "Philip Glass Buys a Loaf of Bread."

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