Arcadia - Title Arcadia Author Tom Stoppard Date Published 1993 Major Characters Hannah Jarvis reason academic author Thomasina Coverly thirteen years

Arcadia - Title Arcadia Author Tom Stoppard Date Published...

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Title: Arcadia Author: Tom Stoppard Date Published: 1993 Major Characters: Hannah Jarvis: reason, academic; author Thomasina Coverly: thirteen years old (later sixteen); total genius, somewhat over-privileged, curious about sex and everything else, prodigy Septimus Hodge: Thomasina’s tutor, in his mid-20s Bernard Nightingale: English professor; cunning, passionate, spontaneous Ezra Chater: poet Lady Croom: Thomasina’s mother Valentine Coverly: A mathematical mind who comes and works with Hannah to uncover the history of Thomasina. Captain Brice: Calls Septimus out for his “carnal embrace”; seems like an upstanding gentleman but is actually also sleeping with Mrs. Chater. Setting: 1. A single room in a large country home in Derbyshire, England in April 1809. 2. The same room in the 1980s. The setting switches back and forth between these. Nothing on set is changed to signal the transition except for the characters themselves. Items from pile up on the table in the room and serve as props in both. For

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