Overview

Sam Polk


'Sam Polk' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Opera

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(Floyd: Susannah). Ten. Elder brother of Susannah, they have lived together since the death of their parents. They are very poor and he is regarded by the village community as an unscrupulous drunkard, to be feared. While he is out hunting, Susannah is raped by the visiting preacher. When Sam learns of this, he takes his gun, finds the preacher carrying out baptisms, and shoots him. Sam then has to flee the village. Created (1955) by Walter James.

Subjects: Opera.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.