Corpus Christi

by Terrence McNally

Paperback, 1999



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Grove Press (1999), Edition: 1st, 128 pages


The New Yorker has called Terrence McNally "one of our most original and audacious dramatists and one of our funniest." He is the author of such critically acclaimed plays as Love! Valour! Compassion!, Master Class, The Lisbon Traviata, and Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune. In Corpus Christi, McNally gives us his own unique view of the story of Christ, and in doing so provides us with one of the most vivid and moving passion plays written. McNally's controversial new play is an affirmation of faith and a drama of such power and scope that it has been called blasphemy by the religious right and hailed by audiences and critics alike as one of his best and most poignant works to date.

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LibraryThing member caseybp
BRILLIANT! A fascinating look at the story of Jesus. Finally, one that my people can relate to.


Lambda Literary Award (Nominee — Drama — 1999)


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128 p.; 8.25 inches


0802136354 / 9780802136350
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