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Fun home

Jeanine Tesori

Fun home

a new Broadway musical

by Jeanine Tesori

  • 258 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fathers and daughters,
  • Drama,
  • Gay fathers,
  • Lesbians,
  • Soundtracks,
  • Undertakers and undertaking,
  • Musicals

  • About the Edition

    Based on Alison Bechdel"s graphic novel memoir, this musical follows one woman"s journey to accept the death of her father, Bruce, while coming to terms with her own sexuality.

    Edition Notes

    Statementmusic by Jeanine Tesori ; book & lyrics by Lisa Kron
    ContributionsKron, Lisa, librettist, lyricist, Fenwick, Chris (Conductor), conductor, instrumentalist, Clancy, John (Musician), arranger of music, Malone, Beth, performer, Lucas, Sydney, performer, Cerveris, Michael, performer, Skeggs, Emily, 1990- performer, Kuhn, Judy, performer, Birney, Griffin, performer, Hinsdale, Noah, performer, Colindrez, Roberta, performer, Perez, Joel, performer, Green, Jesse, writer of accompanying material, Bechdel, Alison, 1960-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsM1500.T48 F86 2015
    The Physical Object
    Format[sound recording] :
    Pagination1 audio disc (69 min.)
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26924284M
    OCLC/WorldCa907664965

    Jun 05,  · Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic - Ebook written by Alison Bechdel. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic/5(K). Apr 19,  · So one of the many wonders of the haunting musical Fun Home is the unique perspective it brings to that theme, in a deeply personal story that marries the .

    Apr 25,  · Fun Home’s producers decided it necessitated a rebrand—a job that went to SpotCo, the marketing agency that has worked on hit shows such as Hamilton, The Book Author: Kalle Oskari Mattila. This Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic book is telling about In this graphic memoir, Alison Bechdel charts her fraught relationship with her late father. Distant and exacting, Bruce Bechdel was an English teacher and director of the town funeral home, which Alison and her family referred to as the Fun Home.

    Aug 28,  · Fun Home is the first text of the second semester, a semester that also includes Freud, Marx and the Declaration of Independence. Bechdel’s book focuses on the author’s coming to terms with being a lesbian, dealing with the revelation of her father’s homosexuality and discovering the true nature of their “entwined stories.”. Jun 05,  · Fun Home refers both to the funeral parlor, where he put makeup on the corpses and arranged the flowers, and the family's meticulously restored gothic revival house, filled with gilt and lace, where he liked to imagine himself a 19th-century aristocrat/5().


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Fun home by Jeanine Tesori Download PDF EPUB FB2

Alison Bechdel is the author of the bestselling memoir Fun home book Home: A Family Tragicomic, which was named a Best Book of the Year by Time, Entertainment Weekly, New York Times, People, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Village Voice, and San Francisco Chronicle, among hankins-farms.com by: Jun 08,  · Fun Home isn’t your average graphic autobiography.

As a matter of fact, Fun Home isn’t your average anything. Perhaps that is one reason why it was a finalist for “The National Book Critics Circle Award,” and the winner of “The Stonewall Book Award” for non-fiction, in /5(K).

Dec 08,  · "Fun Home" is an entertaining and poignant autobiography of Bechdel's childhood. Her family owns a funeral home in a small town so her father works as an English teacher, her mother an actress. They buy a charming fixer-upper which her father lovingly devotes much of his spare time to restoring to grandeur often enlisting Alison for assistance/5().

Jun 05,  · Bechdel masterfully weaves these two stories together in a poetic, eloquent, and intimate way. Although the Bechdel family, who inherited a funeral home, or "fun home" as the kids called it, is far from ordinary, the situations and issues the family must deal with are recognizable to anyone--even those who have happy, "well-adjusted" families/5.

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic is a graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel. It focuses specifically on her parents, Helen and Bruce, and their role in her life.

Bechdel builds the narrative around the tragic event of her father's hankins-farms.com: Alison Bechdel. Jun 18,  · Bechdel's father, Bruce, was gay (as she puts it: "a manic-depressive, closeted fag"), and "Fun Home" is at its heart a story about a daughter.

Writer/artist Alison Bechdel's book Fun Home, a memoir in comics format, was published in to critical acclaim. Its subject is Alison Bechdel's coming of age, with particular emphasis on her relationship to her father, hankins-farms.com: Lisa Kron.

Sep 16,  · Described by The Times of London as "a profound and important book" Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic is an autobiographical graphic novel by American comic writer and artist Alison Bechdel.

First published inthis graphic novel has received highly positive acclaim from critics. Welcome to Fun Home. Based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir. Music by Jeanine Tesori. Book & lyrics by Lisa Kron.

Directed by Sam Gold. Winner of. A fresh and brilliantly told memoir from a cult favorite comic artist, marked by gothic twists, a family funeral home, sexual angst, and great books.

This breakout book by Alison Bechdel is a 4/5(K). (It is also the family’s residence and the “fun home” of the title.) Beneath his icy reserve and fussy perfectionism, he is a barely closeted homosexual and a suspected pedophile, an imposing but distant presence to his young daughter, who finds that their main bond is a shared literary hankins-farms.com: Alison Bechdel.

Bechdel uses allusions to literature throughout Fun Home - both as a narrator and as a character - as a way of analyzing and making sense of her memories. The chapter titles, the very framework of her non-linear narrative, are all references to works of (mostly modernist) literature that have influenced Bechdel over the course of her hankins-farms.com: Alison Bechdel.

From the best-selling author of Fun Home, Time magazine's No. 1 Book of the Year, a poignant and hilarious graphic memoir of Alison Bechdel becoming the artist her gifted mother always wanted to be. FUN HOME A FAMILY TRAGICOMIC is the latest work from the highly skilled, insightful, neurotic and wry-humored pen of Alison Bechdel, best known for her "Dykes to Watch Out For" comic strip.

(One of the longest-running queer comic strips, "Dykes to Watch Out For" is over 20 years old, has. Nov 05,  · L ast summer, Alison Bechdel returned to the small Pennsylvania town where she grew up (population: ) to see a production of the musical based on her graphic memoir, Fun Home –.

Fun home: a family tragicomic. [Alison Bechdel] -- This book takes its place alongside the unnerving, memorable, darkly funny family memoirs of Augusten Burroughs and Mary Karr. It's a father-daughter tale perfectly suited to the graphic memoir form.

Dec 28,  · Books Fun Home, by Alison Bechdel: tragic scenes from a comic family Bechdel's graphic novel, focused on family relationships, sexual orientation and grief, resonates with a comforting honestyAuthor: Jess Sutcliffe.

Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic is a graphic novel memoir of the author’s childhood, particularly focused on her relationship with her closeted gay father Bruce.

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic A fresh and brilliantly told memoir from a cult favorite comic artist, marked by gothic twists, a family funeral home, sexual angst, and great books. This breakout book by Alison Bechdel is a darkly funny family tale, pitch-perfectly illustrated with.

Sep 16,  · Front cover of Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, an awesome graphic novel by American cartoonist Alison Bechdel. The book has successfully gained. Fun Home is one of the Evening Standard's top musicals for - read more here.

Fun Home creator Alison Bechdel on turning a tragic childhood into a hit musical. Read her interview with The Observer here. Fun Home to have UK premiere as part of Young Vic’s new season.

Read more on The Stage. Fun Home .As Fun Home progresses, Alison is drawn deeper and deeper into her memories, finally entering into them, desperate (but unable) to reverse her father’s self-destruction. An unforgettable and groundbreaking musical, Fun Home explores the haunting pull of memory and the power it has to alternately destroy or shape, our identity.Dec 22,  · Cartoonist and author Alison Bechdel reads from her new, critically acclaimed graphic memoir "Fun Home" with a slide presentation as accompaniment.

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