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by the same autlwr ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD ENTER A FREE MAN JUMPERS NIGHT AND DAY THE REAL THING HAPGOOD TRAVESTIES DALLIANCE and UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY (a version of Arthur Schnitzler's Das weite Land) THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND and other enteriainments (After Magritte; Diny Linen; New-Found-Land; Dirty Linen (concluded); Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth) ROUGH CROSSING and ON THE RAZZLE Screenplays ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD: THE FILM THE TELEVISION PLAYS 1965-1984 (A Separate Peace; Teeth; Another Moon Called Earth; Neutral Ground; Professional Foul; Squaring the Circle) Radio Plays THE PLAYS FOR RADIO 1964-1991 (The Dissolution of Dominic Boot; 'M' is for Moon Among Other Things; If You're Glad I'll Be Frank; Alben's Bridge; Where Are They Now?; Artist Descending a Staircase; The Dog It Was That Died; In the Native State) Fiction LORD MALQUIST AND MR MOON
ARCADIA Tom Stoppard ft faber and faber LONDON BOSTON
First published in 1993 by Faber and Faber Limited 3 Queen Square London WCIN 3AU Reprinted with corrections 1993 All rights reserved �Tom Stoppard, 1993 Tom Stoppard is hereby identified as author of this work in accordance with Section 77 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. All rights whatsoever in this play are strictly reserved and professional applications to perform it, etc., must be made in advance, before rehearsals begin, to Peters, Fraser and Dunlop, Fifth Floor, The Chambers, Chelsea Harbour, London SWIO OXE, and amateur applications for permission to perform it, etc., must be made in advance, before rehearsals begin, to Samuel French Limited, 52 Fitzroy Street, London WIR 6JR This book is sold subjecr to the condirion that it shall not, by way of trade or otherwise, be /em, resold, hired out or otherwise circulated without the publisher's coment in any form of binding or cover other than that in which it is published and without a similar condin"on including this condition being imposed on the subsequem purchaser. A CIP record for this book is available from the British Library and from the Library of Congress ISBN o-571-16933-3 (Cased) 0-571-16934-1 (FPB) Printed in the United States of America
CHARACTERS (in order of appearance) THOMASINA COVERLY, aged thirteen, later sixteen SEPTIMUS HODGE, her tutor, aged twenty-two, later twenty-five JELLABY, a butler, middle-aged EZRA CHATER, a poet, aged thirty-one RICHARD NOAKES, a landscape architect, middle-aged LADY CROOM, middle thirties CAPT. BRICE, RN, middle thirties HANNAH JARVIS, an author, late thirties CHLO£ COVERL Y, aged eighteen BERNARD NIGHTINGALE, a don, late thirties VALENTINE COVERL Y, aged twenty-five to thirty GUS COVERL Y, aged fifteen AUGUSTUS COVERL Y, aged fifteen