Wit | Study Guide

Margaret Edson

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Overview

Author

Margaret Edson

Year Published

1995

Type

Play

Genre

Drama

About the Title

The title Wit is also sometimes spelled W;t. The use of the semicolon refers to the usage of the semicolon in John Donne's Holy Sonnets; Vivian Bearing, the play's main character, is a scholar of Donne's work and recites his holy sonnets throughout the play. The play was adapted into a film in 2001 under the same title and was staged on Broadway in 2012.

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