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O Starry Starry Night: A Play

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Two masterful artists—Gauguin and vanGogh—come alive in a vibrant drama about friendship, art, and madness

Two painters—Paul Gauguin and Vincent van Gogh—are living together in the sleepy town of Arles in 1888. Soon, Gauguin, frustrated by van Gogh’s refusal to acknowledge his increasingly troubled mind, will depart for Paris. In two years, van Gogh will be dead by his own
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Paperback, 112 pages
Published February 18th 2014 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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I'd love to see the performed-yet the dialog is very poetic and the play does work on the page.
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Derek Walcott is a Caribbean poet, playwright, writer and visual artist. Born in Castries, St. Lucia, he won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1992 "for a poetic oeuvre of great luminosity, sustained by a historical vision, the outcome of a multicultural commitment."

His work, which developed independently of the schools of magic realism emerging in both South America and Europe at around the time
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