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Hay Fever
Hay Fever
 
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Author : Noal Coward Noel Coward Nol Coward
Publisher : Methuen Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN# : 9780413540904
Pages : 112
Price :INR 729
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All four members of the Bliss family have independently invited a guest for the weekend at their house near Maidenhead. The guests arrive only to find themselves alternately humiliated and embarrassed by their self-obsessed and self-dramatizing hosts. As Coward himself wrote, ""Hay Fever is considered by many to be my best comedy."" It was first produced in 1925 and hailed as a technical masterpiece. It remains a classic comedy of bad manners.

""It does not date ... it is in the highest mood of fantastic comedy, it is deliciously heartless and, therefore, deliciously alive and fresh.""-The Times

""He is simply a phenomenon and one that is unlikely to occur ever again in theatre history.""-Terence Rattigan

""Nol Coward is the Congreve of our time.""-Arnold Bennett

First produced in 1925, ""Hay Fever"" is technically a masterpiece. A comedy of bad manners which starts with the arrival of four guests, invited independently by different members of the Bliss family for a weekend at their country house near Maidenhead. The promise of an idyllic and peaceful weekend is quickly trounced by the self-absorbed eccentricities of the family who leave the guests to slink away humiliated, embarrassed and abandoned.

""""It does not dateā€¦ it is in the highest mood of fantastic comedy, it is deliciously heartless and therefore delicioiusly alive and fresh"" ""The Times...



 

 
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