The Resource Arcadia, Tom Stoppard

Arcadia, Tom Stoppard

Label
Arcadia
Title
Arcadia
Statement of responsibility
Tom Stoppard
Title variation
Arcadia
Title variation remainder
a play
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In a large country house in Derbyshire in April 1809 sit Lady Thomasina Coverly, aged thirteen, and her tutor, Septimus Hodge. Through the window may be seen some of the '500 acres inclusive of lake' where Capability Brown's idealized landscape is about to give way to the 'picturesque' Gothic style: 'everything but vampires', as the garden historian Hannah Jarvis remarks to Bernard Nightingale when they stand in the same room 180 years later. Bernard has arrived to uncover the scandal which is said to have taken place when Lord Byron stayed at Sidley Park. Tom Stoppard's absorbing play takes us back and forth between the centuries and explores the nature of truth and time, the difference between the Classical and the Romantic temperament, and the disruptive influence of sex on our orbits in life - 'the attraction which Newton left out'."--Page [4] of cover
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stoppard, Tom
Dewey number
792.1
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6069.T6
Literary form
dramas
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Byron, George Gordon Byron
  • English drama
Label
Arcadia, Tom Stoppard
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • OverDrive eBook
  • "Originally published in 1993 by Faber and Faber Ltd., Great Britain. Published in 1944 in the United States by Faber and Faber, Inc."
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Grove Press paperback edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780802189189
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
2C1B6F56-1177-4C1B-96CA-9A4F8EEFD65D
System control number
(OCoLC)1008710296
Label
Arcadia, Tom Stoppard
Link
Publication
Note
  • OverDrive eBook
  • "Originally published in 1993 by Faber and Faber Ltd., Great Britain. Published in 1944 in the United States by Faber and Faber, Inc."
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Grove Press paperback edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780802189189
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
2C1B6F56-1177-4C1B-96CA-9A4F8EEFD65D
System control number
(OCoLC)1008710296

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