The Gentle People

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The Gentle People, subtitled A Brooklyn Fable, is a play in three acts by American playwright, screenwriter, novelist Irwin Shaw (1913-1984) [1].

The original text

Published by Random House in 1939.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1948: Presented by the Cape Town Repertory Theatre Society at the Little Theatre in April, directed by Costa Couvara.


Inskip, 1972. p.135.

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