"Mayakovsky: Plays"includes"Mystery Bouffe, "a mock medieval mystery written in 1918 to celebrate the first anniversary of the Revolution;"The Bathhouse, "a sharp attack on Soviet bureaucracy subtitled "a drama of circus and fireworks"; and"The Bedbug, "in which a worker with bourgeois pretensions is frozen and resurrected fifty years later, when the world has become a material paradise. The collection also includes Mayakovsky's more personal first play, "Vladimir Mayakovsky: A Tragedy.""

Mayakovsky: Plays 1995, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810113398