100 Essays I Don't Have Time to Write: On Umbrellas and by Sarah Ruhl

By Sarah Ruhl

Sarah Ruhl is a mom of 3 and considered one of America's best-known playwrights. She has written a stunningly unique ebook of essays whose matters diversity from the main minimum and private topics to the main encompassing concerns of paintings and tradition. The titles themselves communicate to the volume's strong point: "On lice," "On drowsing within the theater," "On motherhood and stools (the furnishings kind)," "Greek mask and Bell's palsy."

100 Essays I Don't Have Time to Write is a ebook during which chimpanzees, Chekhov, and baby care are both at domestic. a colourful, provocative exam of the chances of the theater, it's also a map to a really specific creative sensibility, and an unforeseen advisor for a person who has selected an artist's existence.

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Commentary: Close to types VII and IX of Broneer (1930: 31 and 47-48), of Howland (1958: 67-68) type 25 and Stern (1995: 235) type 6. Egyptian version of Howland type 25 according to Bailey (1975: 247). Most of these lamps have a thick base. According to Frangié (2005: 116-117), the local version lasts into the 2nd c. BCE. Commentaires: Cette lampe se rapproche des types VII et IX de Broneer (1930: 31 et 47-48), de la forme 25 de Howland (1958: 67-68) et du type 6 de Stern (1995: 235). C’est la version égyptienne du type 25 de Howland, selon Bailey (1975: 247).

Jastrow, 1941= E. Jastrow, “Abformung und typenwandel in der antiken tonplastik”, Acta Instituti Romani Regni Sueciae 5, Opuscula archaeologica 2,1: 1-28. Jastrow, 1946 = E. Jastrow, “Two terracotta reliefs in American Museums”, AJA 1946: 67-80. Jeammet, 2003 = V. Jeammet, “L’époque classique”, V. ), Tanagra, Mythe et archéologie, 104119. Jeammet, 2003 = V. Jeammet, Tanagra, Mythe et archéologie, Paris. Jerusalem IV: 1995 = I. Eshel & K. ), Excavations by K. M. Kenyon in Jerusalem 1961-1967, Volume IV IV, British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem, Oxford.

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