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Ascent of F6, The Author: W. H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood Date/place of 1st performance: 1937, London Date of 1st publication: 1936; rev. 1937 Genre: Trag. in 2 acts; prose and some rhymed and blank verse Setting/time of action: Lake District and Colonial Office, England, and F6, a mountain in Asia Cast: 10m, 3f, chorus of 3 singers 

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Michael Patterson

Michael Forsyth (‘M. F.’) Ransom, a famous mountaineer, sits high up over the Lake District, reading Dante and feeling disillusioned. ...

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