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Jumpers

Jumpers

Stoppard, Tom

The Incredible Radical Liberal Jumpers are a team of acrobatic professors of philosophy, whose absurd gymnastic displays reflect a bewildering world where logic has confounded belief in moral absolutes. In this dark, exuberant comedy, Stoppard brilliantly parodies the philosophy lecture, the detective thriller, the comedy of manners and the Whitehall farce, to follow a philosopher's doomed flight to prove the existence of God in the face of an indifferent universe. This is the definitive text of Tom Stoppard's celebrated comedy. 'A dazzling, hilarious and honestly benevolent work, which creates a dramatic structure from a forbidding diversity of materials.' The Times

Paperback, Hardback, Book. English.
Rev. ed.
All formats and editions (3)
Published London: Faber, 1986

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Details

Statement of responsibility: Tom Stoppard
ISBN: 0571145698, 0571146104, 9780571145690, 9780571146109
Note: Five men, 2 women, supers.
Note: Previous ed.: 1972.
Physical Description: 78p. ; 20cm.
Subject: Drama in English 1945- Texts