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The new sincerity

Alena Smith

The new sincerity

by Alena Smith

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama,
  • Protest movements,
  • Man-woman relationships,
  • Political participation,
  • Journalists

  • About the Edition

    Rose Spencer has just achieved the ultimate young-intellectual"s dream: becoming a staff writer for a prestigious New York literary/criticism journal. And her editor, the smart and attractively cynical Benjamin, is definitely flirting with her -- while also respecting her writing. With the sudden rise of an Occupy-style political movement in a public park right outside the journal"s offices, Rose sees a way to participate in what may be the defining activist movement for her generation, but too quickly she must learn to recognize the difference between sincere action and skillful self-promotion.

    Edition Notes

    Cast: 2 men, 2 women.

    Statementby Alena Smith
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3619.M537 N4 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination54 pages
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27220644M
    ISBN 100822234254
    ISBN 109780822234258
    LC Control Number2016478057
    OCLC/WorldCa928643668

    'New Sincerity' is a comedy that gently, but firmly addresses a tendency in culture to sugarcoat everything: The comfortingly patriarchal President of the United States announces that, due to global warming, the world will end in a matter of minutes. Laughing gas is consequently released to quiet the populace.   Directed by Jeremy Wechsler, the Windy City premiere of playwright Alena Smith’s witty comedy, The New Sincerity, impressed. Set in New York City, this satirical gem delicately balanced office romance, personal and political ideologies, and sexual tension against an Occupy-style protest movement. Completely submerged in the wondrous world of the .

    In this new book he is concerned with such a mutation: the process by which the arduous enterprise of sincerity, of being true to one’s self, came to occupy a place of supreme importance in the moral life—and the further shift which finds that place now usurped by the darker and still more strenuous modern ideal of authenticity.   The very existence of a new sincerity movement has sparked some interesting reflection in my mind. First, I think of poets whose sincerity and focus on beauty predate this moniker: Mary Oliver, Denise Levertov, B.H. Fairchild. Clearly, there has been no lack of sincerity in poetry even during the darkest hours of the postmodern period.

    No, really: signs of the new sincerity. In her latest book, Profit and Loss(Cape Poetry, 62pp, £10), Flynn puts these ideas – they could be called principles – into full : PHILIP COLEMAN.   What makes the movie interesting is the sincerity and intelligence with which it pursues that ambition, heroically unaware that the mission is doomed from the start. Advertisement Continue reading.


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