Every Good Boy Deserves Favor and Professional Foul

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It is Tom Stoppard's very special skill as the master comedian of ideas in the modern theater to create brilliant, biting humor out of serious concerns. Virtually assaulting the audience with a cascade of words and a conspicuous display of intellect, Stoppard, in "Every Good Boy Deserves Favor," contrasts the circumstances of a political prisoner and a mental patient in a Soviet insane asylum, to question the difference, if any, between free will and the freedom to conform. The situation, in which the mental patient "hears" ...

Every Good Boy Deserves Favor and Professional Foul 1994, Grove Press, Chicago

ISBN-13: 9780802150455

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