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Part Two 11 Marriage and the Scum of the World

Part Two 11  Marriage and the Scum of the World “Never in Egypt… The very way in which the scum of the world gather here is depressing…”   Len to her parents, letter of 12 December, 1948.   2 December, 1948.  Thursday. … Continue reading

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Part Two 7: Experimental Theatre

Part Two  7:   Experimental Theatre      “I’ve been thinking about what I want to study and have decided that in all respects the theatre is really what I want. What I’m interested in most is the experimental theatre, … Continue reading

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Part Two 6: Bouncing Back “Scarier, Scarier, Ra, Ra, Ra”

Part Two  6:  Bouncing Back:  “Scarier, Scarier, Ra, Ra, Ra” 17 December, 1947. Hello Chum! It’s exactly eight days since we heard from you – that is until your 241 and 242 got here this morn. (1) Believe me, we … Continue reading

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Part Two 2: Quick Ripening of Intense Feelings

Part Two    2:  Quick Ripening of  Intense Feelings “In the few spare moments when I have time to think of personal things, my thoughts inevitably wander back in your direction. The quick ripening of our intense feelings for one … Continue reading

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