The Petrified Forest
The Petrified Forest (1935), by American playwright Robert Emmet Sherwood. The character of the play, Alan Squire, an unsuccessful, highly cultured poet, wanders wearily over the Arizona desert, symbolizing the sense of spiritual disillusionment out of which the entire drama grows.
The original text
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
World Drama, by Allardyce Nicoll. Harrap, 1949.
South African Opinion, 3(1):23, 1946.
Tucker, 1997. 364.
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