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A presence in an empty room

by Velda Johnston

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementVelda Johnston.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.J7238 Pr, PS3560.O394 Pr
The Physical Object
Pagination265 p. ;
Number of Pages265
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4421079M
ISBN 10039607796X
LC Control Number79025431
OCLC/WorldCa5799055

  A year after Brook’s book The Empty Space was published, Samuel Beckett rendered its opening statement defunct. He wrote a play, Breath, without any people. Lights up on a stage piled high with Author: Matt Trueman.   It is like entering an empty room that proves to hold a great presence. The apparent emptiness of simple presence is richer than the crowded experience of Author: Saimma Dyer.

  Various characters (a glossy Manhattan socialite and the disaffected wife of a bro-y London businessman, for starters) go missing or turn up dead in THE EMPTY BED (Ballantine, pp., $27), the. Empty, empty. I came to the third room and found a screen door ajar. I pushed it open but withdrew my hand immediately—a sudden flood of pink washed over me. The walls inside were painted the color of flowering cherry blossoms. I felt a “human presence,” but after a quick inspection it was clear that this room, too, was empty.

Your self, aware presence, knows no resistance to any appearance and, as such, is happiness itself; like the empty space of a room, it cannot be disturbed and is, therefore, peace itself; like this page, it is intimately one with whatever appears on it and is thus love itself; and like water that is not affected by the shape of a wave, it is pure freedom. Causeless joy, imperturbable peace /5(23). The Woman enters the living room and looks around slowly. The Ghost watches her. Suddenly the closet door flings open startling The Woman. She sees The Mans bags and coat in the closet. The Ghost closes his eyes and concentrates. The Woman seems to sense that the Ghost is there. She walks out of the closet and looks around. The room is empty.


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