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''Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life'' is a 1957 theatrical adaptation by playwright Ketti Frings of the 1929 novel by Thomas Wolfe of the same title. It is Wolfe's first novel, and is considered a highly autobiographical American Bildungsroman. The character of Eugene Gant is generally believed to be a depiction of Wolfe himself. The novel covers the span of time from Eugene's birth to the age of 19. The setting is the fictional town and state of Altamont, Catawba, a fictionalization of his home town, Asheville, North Carolina.  
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''[[Look Homeward Angel]]'' is a play by Ketti Frings
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== The original text ==
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The play is a 1957 theatrical adaptation by Frings of the 1929 novel ''[[Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life]]'' by Thomas Wolfe. It is Wolfe's first novel, and is considered a highly autobiographical American ''Bildungsroman''. The character of Eugene Gant is generally believed to be a depiction of Wolfe himself. The novel covers the span of time from Eugene's birth to the age of 19. The setting is the fictional town and state of Altamont, Catawba, a fictionalization of his home town, Asheville, North Carolina.  
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==Translations and adaptations==
  
 
== Performance history in South Africa ==
 
== Performance history in South Africa ==
The [[Cockpit Players]] presented this play at the [[Hofmeyr Theatre]] in November 1959, directed by [[Leonard Schach]] and starring [[Diane Bester]], [[Jack Bligh]], [[Joyce Bradley]], [[Jane Fenn]], [[Sadie Festenstein]], [[Joyce Grant]], [[John McKelvey]], [[Pietro Nolte]], [[Sybil Summers]] and [[Raymond Williams]]. Decor by [[Patrick Stackhouse]].
 
  
==Translations and adaptations==
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1959: The [[Cockpit Players]] presented this play at the [[Hofmeyr Theatre]] in November 1959, directed by [[Leonard Schach]] and starring [[Diane Bester]], [[Jack Bligh]], [[Joyce Bradley]], [[Jane Fenn]], [[Sadie Festenstein]], [[Joyce Grant]], [[John McKelvey]], [[Pietro Nolte]], [[Sybil Summers]] and [[Raymond Williams]]. Decor by [[Patrick Stackhouse]].
  
 
== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Look_Homeward,_Angel
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Wikipedia [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Look_Homeward,_Angel].
  
 
[[ESAT Bibliography I|Inskip]], 1977. p 122
 
[[ESAT Bibliography I|Inskip]], 1977. p 122

Latest revision as of 12:09, 18 January 2019

Look Homeward Angel is a play by Ketti Frings

The original text

The play is a 1957 theatrical adaptation by Frings of the 1929 novel Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life by Thomas Wolfe. It is Wolfe's first novel, and is considered a highly autobiographical American Bildungsroman. The character of Eugene Gant is generally believed to be a depiction of Wolfe himself. The novel covers the span of time from Eugene's birth to the age of 19. The setting is the fictional town and state of Altamont, Catawba, a fictionalization of his home town, Asheville, North Carolina.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1959: The Cockpit Players presented this play at the Hofmeyr Theatre in November 1959, directed by Leonard Schach and starring Diane Bester, Jack Bligh, Joyce Bradley, Jane Fenn, Sadie Festenstein, Joyce Grant, John McKelvey, Pietro Nolte, Sybil Summers and Raymond Williams. Decor by Patrick Stackhouse.

Sources

Wikipedia [1].

Inskip, 1977. p 122

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