The Golem, Methuselah, and Shylock: Plays by Edward Einhorn
Edward EinhornISBN: 0977019705;
Book DescriptionEdward Einhorn blends absurdist humor with philosophy in these critically acclaimed plays about legendary Jewish figures . GOLEM STORIES retells the legend of a clay man in 16th century Prague. Rabbi Loew creates a Golem to defend the Jews, but this Golem seems more interested in listening to the Rebbetsin's stories and falling in love with the Rabbi's daughter. Is he the reincarnated spirit of her murdered lover? Or does his childlike facade hide the face of a demon? In THE LIVING METHUSELAH , the world's oldest man has lived through the Flood, the Plague, Sodom and Gomorrah, Pompeii, and his own extremely poor judgment, thanks to his wife Serach, the world's oldest woman. Now age and a poor health regimen have caught up with him, and the doctor tells him he won't make it past the end of the play. Afflicted with every disease known to man, Methuselah fights on, flashing back in his delirium to former disasters and fantasizing about having...
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