The Resource Arcadia, Tom Stoppard, (ebook)

Arcadia, Tom Stoppard, (ebook)

Label
Arcadia
Title
Arcadia
Statement of responsibility
Tom Stoppard
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a large country house in Derbyshire in April 1809 sits Lady Thomasina Coverly, aged thirteen, and her tutor, Septimus Hodge. Through the window may be seen some of the "five hundred acres inclusive of lake" where Capability Brown's idealized landscape is about to give way to the 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 masterful 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," as Hannah says, "which Newton left out."
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Stoppard, Tom
Dewey number
822/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Byron, George Gordon Byron
  • English drama
  • Science
  • Philosophy
  • Mathematics
  • Love
  • Death
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Arcadia, Tom Stoppard, (ebook)
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Publication
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802189189
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11928218
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11928218
System control number
MWT11928218
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Arcadia, Tom Stoppard, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802189189
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11928218
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11928218
System control number
MWT11928218
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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