Complete summary of Archibald MacLeish’s J. B.. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of J. B. J.B. has ratings and 82 reviews. Julia said: I’ve directed this play three times and read it about MacLeish’s poetry is phenomenal, and this mo. 32 quotes from Archibald MacLeish: ‘A real writer learns from earlier writers the way a boy learns from an apple orchard — by stealing what he has a taste for.

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It is one of the memorable works of the century as verse, as drama and as spiritual inquiry We are deep in the unanswered problems of man’s relationship to God in an era of cruel injustices. Ketti FringsThomas Wolfe. Path Created with Sketch.


Cast Size Cast Size 12m, 9f. Additional Info A fresh and exalting morality that has great stature. MacLeish’s counterpart of the immortal Job.

J.B.: A Play in Verse by Archibald MacLeish

The glory of the play is that, as in the Book of Job, J. When he is reunited with his wife, two humbled but valiant people accept the universe, agree to begin life all over again, expecting no justice but unswerving in their devotion to God In every respect, it is theatre on its highest level.

Cautions No Special Cautions. License details Minimum Fee: Production Details Time Period: Cast Attributes Non-Traditional casting Flexible casting.

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