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basic rest-activity cycle

A biological rhythm of waxing and waning alertness with a period of approximately 90 minutes in humans. During sleep it controls the cycles of REM and slow-wave sleep. Also called the ...

Podbrey, Maurice

Podbrey, Maurice (25 April 1934)   Reference library

The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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Performing arts, Theatre
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...the political, two stories telling of the quest for the ideal that is betrayed by the way in which the quest is pursued. And so on. As with all playwrights, so each of my 37 plays had a different birth. And though two have historical settings (in which I did not live), and the cycle of One Woman Plays is about women and I am not a woman, and Their Very Own and Golden City is about an architect which I never was, yet none of them strays far from autobiography. The Marketplace How do playwrights sell their work? Well, it depends upon the kind of play they...