Petrified Forest

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Play by Robert Sherwood, produced in 1934 and published in 1935. Set in the Black Mesa Bar-B-Q, a gasoline station and lunch room in the Arizona desert, it melodramatically brings together representatives of a decadent civilization, in which Nature is “taking the world away from the intellectuals and giving it back to the apes.”

Subjects: Theatre — Literature.

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Robert E. Sherwood (1896—1955)

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