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Come back, little Sheba.

Come back, little Sheba.

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsBlackmer, Sidney, 1895-1973., Booth, Shirley., Mann, Daniel, 1912-1991., Mitchell, Thomas, 1892-1962, Inge, William., Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005., New Gayety Theatre (Organization : Washington, D.C.), Theatre Guild., Richard L. Coe Theater Programs Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2093 .C64 1995 no. C134
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (theater program).
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23941126M
LC Control Number2009656974

Come back, little Sheba by Inge, William Dust jacket in good condition. Book club edition. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Previous owner's name on front and back free page as well as on page Text is clear of markings and notation. Secure packaging for Seller Rating: % positive. "Come Back, Little Sheba" is the first play, and the one the movie industry left almost untouched. With today's hindsight it becomes easier to understand Lola's depression in the context of Doc's incipient alcoholism, and the fact that they feel stuck with each other in a joyless middle by: 2.

TomS, thanks for your insightful and touching reflections on "Come Back Little Sheba". It was very moving to read of what Shirley Booth's performance means to you personally, evoking a certain person in your life. I just watched "Sheba" for the first time in many years, and found it almost too painful to watch. Come Back, Little Sheba by William Inge. ebook. Sign up to save your library. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Kindle Book OverDrive Read Adobe EPUB eBook 2 MB; William Inge (Author) William Inge (–) was born in .

Come Back, Little Sheba (), his first success on Broadway, is about an aging couple, the wife clinging to the past, the husband an alcoholic. His next play was Picnic (, later revised as Summer Brave), about a virile young drifter and his effect on women in a small town. Clue: "Come Back, Little Sheba" wife. We have 1 answer for the clue "Come Back, Little Sheba" the results below. Possible Answers: LOLA; Related .


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Come Back, Little Sheba was written by William Inge. A couple of aspects for which the play is known is its depiction of the Midwest as little Sheba. book as a portrait of ordinary lives of characters for whom anyone can/5. The 50's play, Come back Little Sheba.

book Sheba focuses on conflict between a married couple where Lola wishes to recapture her youth of the past while her husband, Doc, doesn't want to relive the past with its bad memories.

It's one of those Come back that makes you Cited by: 3. Come Back, Little Sheba by William Inge. Paperback (New Edition) $ Paperback. $ NOOK Book. $ View All Available Formats & Editions.

Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. The B&N Mastercard® Brand: Random House Publishing Group. About Come Back, Little Sheba William Inge’s famous story of marital frustration which erupts in violence.

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when you order $ of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon. Or get business-day shipping on this item for $ /5(). Many critics attacked Come Back, Little Sheba's use of symbolism, which they felt was too obvious.

Most often Lola's dreams, Sheba the dog, and the blatant phallic symbolism of Turk's Javelin were singled out for such criticism. Other reviewers noted that the characters were either flat or too contrived--or boring and repetitive. In Come Back, Little Sheba, Lola Delaney, fat, forty, and childless, has been married to Doc, a chiropractor whom she has driven to drink, for about twenty years.

Doc seemingly had ahead of him a. Directed by Daniel Mann. With Burt Lancaster, Shirley Booth, Terry Moore, Richard Jaeckel.

An emotionally remote recovering alcoholic and his dowdy, unambitious wife face a personal crisis when they take in an attractive lodger/10(K). Come Back, Little Sheba is a faithful reproduction of the stage play, together with its assets and liabilities.

J 86%. Come Back, Little Sheba is a strong adaptation of William Inge's stage play, featuring an Oscar-winning performance by Shirley Booth as the sweet but banal wife of a alcoholic, middle-aged doctor (Burt Lancaster).

Booth originated the role in the Broadway production, and 4/4(1). Come Back, Little Sheba Summary In his foreword to Four Plays, published inInge observes that the play was popular with only about half of its reviewers and that its Broadway run was less than six months Inge also reveals that he took a cut in royalties, and the cast took a cut.

Come Back, Little Sheba, Picnic, Bus Stop, The Dark at the Top of the Stairs by William Inge “Inge has represented with astonishing veracity the oppressive banality of the lives of his characters: the events of their lives have the nerve-tightening regularity of a dripping faucet.

Fullscreen. Shirley Booth stars in an Academy Award-winning performance as Lola, housewife to Doc Delaney (Burt Lancaster), a recovering alcoholic. Their dull life takes a dramatic turn when the couple takes in a boarder, Marie, who becomes the daughter they never had.

When Marie takes up with a boorish boyfriend, Doc descends into a jealous tailspin. In B&W. 95 minutes. A movie version of the play by William Inge, COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA is the story of "Doc" and "Lola" Delaney -- a sadly aging couple whose attention seems drawn undistractably to lost dreams and failed ambitions.

A grim and cold recovering alcoholic, Doc seems only able to numb the pain of his black-and-white existence with drink. Published on Come Back Little ShebaDrama, Romance. Directed by Daniel Mann, Produced by Hal B.

Wallis, Written by Ketti. The final act of Come Back, Little Sheba is cathartic because the tension has been building as the audience has watched the affair of Marie and Turk progress, understanding of course, that its lack of concealment will lead to a climax when Doc realizes that Marie is not pure and virginal.

When Doc finally explodes in rage at Lola, the audience. Get this from a library. Come back, little Sheba. [William Inge] -- "William Inge's famous story of marital frustration which erupts in violence. Doc and Lola had an indiscreet affair, she became pregnant and, compelled to marry her, he gave up his medical studies.

Come Back, Little Sheba - Ebook written by William Inge. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download Author: William Inge. The Writing of Come Back, Little Sheba.

When William Inge began writing Come Back, Little Sheba in the summer ofhe was thirty five years old. Six foot tall, blond haired, blue eyed, he was working as a largely anonymous professor at Washington University in St. Louis with dreams of becoming a successful playwright.

An emotionally remote recovering alcoholic and his dowdy, unambitious wife face a personal crisis when they take in an attractive lodger. Come Back, Little Sheba, the heartfelt drama that launched William Inge's career and became a Broadway hit, is a powerful portrayal of flawed humanity and the enduring power of love.

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