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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 date… 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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