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J.B.: A Play in Verse: A Pulitzer Prize Winner
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J.B.: A Play in Verse: A Pulitzer Prize Winner Paperback - 1989

by Archibald MacLeish

Based on the story of Job, this drama in verse tells the story of a twentieth-century American banker and millionaire whom God commands be stripped of his family and wealth, but who refuses to turn his back on God. J.B. won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1959 and the Tony Award for best play. More important, the play sparked a national conversation about the nature of God, the meaning of hope, and the role of the artist in society.


Summary

Based on the story of Job, this drama in verse tells the story of a twentieth-century American banker and millionaire whom God commands be stripped of his family and wealth, but who refuses to turn his back on God. J.B. won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1959 and the Tony Award for best play. More important, the play sparked a national conversation about the nature of God, the meaning of hope, and the role of the artist in society.

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"The Pulitzer Prize-winning play in verse"--Cover.

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The scene throughout is a corner inside an enormous circus tent where a side show of some kind has been set up.

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  • Title J.B.: A Play in Verse: A Pulitzer Prize Winner
  • Author Archibald MacLeish
  • Binding Paperback
  • Edition [ Edition: Repri
  • Pages 160
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Ecco Press, Boston
  • Date 1989-08-01
  • ISBN 9780395083536 / 0395083532
  • Weight 0.36 lbs (0.16 kg)
  • Dimensions 8.2 x 5.2 x 0.4 in (20.83 x 13.21 x 1.02 cm)
  • Library of Congress subjects Verse drama, Job - Drama
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 2008276004
  • Dewey Decimal Code 812.5

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  • Christian Century, 10/18/2011, Page 30
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