Wit

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Publisher: Edward Burlingame Books in New York, NY

Written in English
Published: Pages: 63 Downloads: 541
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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementcompiled and edited by John Train ; illustrated by Pierre Le-Tan.
ContributionsTrain, John.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6261 .W57 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. :
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1568015M
ISBN 100060182237
LC Control Number91055510

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THE STORY: Vivian Bearing, Ph.D., a renowned professor of English who has spent years studying and teaching the brilliant and difficult metaphysical sonnets of John Donne, has been diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer/5(14).

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Wit, by playwright Margaret Edson, was first produced in After several small productions, Wit had its first showing in New York in Edson won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for this piece. Page numbers in this guide refer to the Faber and Faber edition. Vivian Bearing is diagnosed with stage four metastatic ovarian cancer.

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In a final acceptance of her fate, Professor Bearing institutes a Do Not Resuscitate order, finally succumbing to death, which she has studied so fastidiously in the teaching of Donne’s work. Wit is a poignant and humorous look at life, death, poetry, and compassion.

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Finally, the Wit script is here for all you quotes spouting fans of the Emma Thompson HBO movie about cancer. This script is a transcript that was painstakingly transcribed using the screenplay and/or viewings of Wit.

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Directed by Mike Nichols. With Emma Thompson, Christopher Lloyd, Eileen Atkins, Audra McDonald. A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.8/10(K).

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Wit demonstrates that words, despite their ability to define, describe, teach, inform, and comfort, often fall short. Vivian Bearing has devoted her life to the study of the written word.

She is a scholar of John Donne’s metaphysical poetry, which is famous for its complicated vocabulary and mind-boggling examinations of life’s “big questions” (e.g., God, love, death).

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