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Fabulation

or the re-education of Undine

by Lynn Nottage

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Published by Dramatists Play Service Inc. in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLynn Nottage.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p. ;
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21362657M
ISBN 100822220377
OCLC/WorldCa62187761

  "Theatergoers seeing Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine are in for a delightful surprise if they're familiar with Lynn Nottage only through her searing, Pulitzer Prize-winning naturalistic dramas Ruined and Sweat. This satire being revived by Signature Theatre reveals the playwright working in a distinctly silly mode.   A typical fabulation, then, is a tale whose telling is foregrounded in a way which emphasizes the inherent arbitrariness of the words we use, the stories we tell (Magic Realism, for instance, can be seen as a subversion of the "official" stories which are told by "rational" means and authorities), the characters whose true nature we can never.

  Fabulation: “Robustly entertaining comedy with punchy social insights and the firecracker snap of unexpected humor.”—Ben Brantley, The New York Times With her two latest plays, “exceptionally gifted playwright” (New York Observer) Lynn Nottage has created companion pieces that span years in the lives of African American : Theatre Communications Group. achievement of modern romance and fabulation, and in that context Scholes's capacity to defend it becomes exceedingly important. To reply to Watt's accusation Scholes labors to show that the book indeed takes an ethical stand, that, in fact, "the relationship between the ethical and aesthetic is the central theme in the book's structure of.

Fabulation is a darkly comic rags-to-riches-to-rags tale of falling down and reaching up to find the goodness within. Read More Knocked-up and seriously broke, a successful publicist is plunged into a topsy-turvy world of welfare mothers and drug addicts, and forced to confront the family she left Range: $ - $ Fabulation: "Robustly entertaining comedy with punchy social insights and the firecracker snap of unexpected humor."—Ben Brantley, The New York Times. With her two latest plays, "exceptionally gifted playwright" (New York Observer) Lynn Nottage has created companion pieces that span years in the lives of African American women.


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Fabulation: “Robustly entertaining comedy with punchy social insights and the firecracker snap of unexpected humor.”—Ben Brantley, The New York Times. With her two latest plays, “exceptionally gifted playwright” (New York Observer) Lynn Nottage has created companion pieces that span years in the lives of African American women/5(11).

Complete summary of Lynn Nottage's Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine. The book is an exploration of the major aspects of fabulation from Borges, Barth, Barthelme, Coover, Durrell, and Gass to Pynchon.

My favorite parts were not only those that deal with Vonnegut, but also those that treat the nature of experimental fiction and the works of the other contemporary by:   Fabulation is a darkly comic rags-to-riches-to-rags tale of falling down and reaching up to find the goodness within.

A L.A. Theatre Fabulation book full-cast performance featuring: Daniel Breaker, Saidah Knocked-up and seriously broke, a successful publicist is plunged into a topsy-turvy world of welfare mothers and drug addicts, and forced to confront /5.

Fabulation and Metafiction book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(22). Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine study guide and get instant access to the following.

Summary; Themes. A term used by some modern critics for a mode of modern fiction that openly delights in its self‐conscious verbal artifice, thus departing from the conventions of realism.

Robert Scholes in his book The Fabulators () describes fabulation in the works of John Barth, Kurt Vonnegut, and others as an essentially comic and allegorical mode of fiction that often adopts the forms of romance or. In its lightheartedness, “Fabulation” is something of an outlier for Ms.

Nottage, though the Signature Theater is reviving her Hollywood satire “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark” in. The Mythographic Chaucer: The Fabulation of Sexual Politics - Ebook written by Jane Chance.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Mythographic Chaucer: Author: Jane Chance. Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage (Sweat, Ruined) begins her Residency 1 at Signature with Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine, directed by Obie Award-winner Lileana satirical tale, set in New York City, follows successful African-American publicist Undine, as she stumbles down the social ladder after her husband steals her hard-earned fortune.

Lynn Nottage’s powerful storytelling skill gives Fabulation its remarkably unique and touching hyper-realism, and through the in-depth plot and diverse cast of characters, this social satire hits notes of relatable struggle to understand oneself as it masterfully delivers a comic but cautionary tale against giving up your true self to build.

This book is a tour de force through Deleuze’s itinerary, with and without Guattari, and it is singularly Deleuzean in form as well as expression: which is to say that Gregory Flaxman’s method of ‘interpretation’ is in fact the style of philosophical interpretation ‘invented’ by Deleuze himself, and one that has under-explored ties to fabulation, the powers of the false.

THE STORY: FABULATION is a social satire about an ambitious and haughty African-American woman, Undine Barnes Calles, whose husband suddenly disappears after embezzling all of her money. Pregnant and on the brink of social and financial ruin, Undine retreats to her childhood home in Brooklyn’s Walt Whitman projects, only to discover that she must cope with a crude new reality.

Fabulation; or, The Re-Education of Undine, although published in by Dramatists Play Service, was first produced in It is an unusual rags-to-riches-to-rags story of an African-American woman who overcomes her humble beginning, becomes arrogant in her success, and takes a dramatic fall back to where she published: Production history.

Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine premiered Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons, running from June 3, (previews) June 13 (official) through July Directed by Kate Whoriskey, the cast featured Charlayne Woodard as Undine.

In regional productions, the Center Stage, Baltimore, Maryland production ran from January 28 through March 8, Get this from a library.

Fabulation, or, The re-education of Undine. [Lynn Nottage] -- "FABULATION is a social satire about an ambitious and haughty African-American woman, Undine Barnes Calles, whose husband suddenly disappears after embezzling all of her money.

Pregnant and on the. In Stuart McLean’s brave and beautiful book, the question is how do we live now. But here, living is a social-aesthetic-political-material fabulation of virtualities, events, and singularities.

Context and history are not givens but modes of engagement, expressive media exceed human intentions, and anthropology carries forward the worlding of. In Critical Fabulations, Daniela Rosner proposes redefining design as investigative and activist, personal and culturally situated, responsive and nging the field’s dominant paradigms and reinterpreting its history, Rosner wants to change the way we historicize the practice, reworking it.

‘The lyricism of the writing is, indeed, a source of ‘beauty and magic’ in the book, but balancing this tendency toward fabulation are the detailed depictions of daily life in the s Delta.’ ‘‘Our panic and our pain are only eased by soothing fabulation; we call it history’.’.

Structural Fabulation: An Essay on Fiction of the Future (Ward-Phillips Lectures in English Language and Literature ; V. 7) by Robert E. Scholes and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Fabulation or The Re-Education of Undine. By Elyse Sommer. Fabulation, also by Nottage, is an excellent last of the season play for Playwrights Horizon and the last play for me to see before a stint of covering the Berkshire summer season.

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Fabulation – Wikipedia. The structure of Caxton’s fable reveals four impulses of fabulation that are as strong today as faublation were in the original: Views Read Edit View history. Return to Book Page. Florecita rated it it was ok He is known for his ideas on fabulation and metafiction.