Tony Kushner | Literature Criticism Critical Review by James Reston Jr.

This literature criticism consists of approximately 11 pages of analysis & critique of Tony Kushner.
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Critical Review by James Reston Jr.

SOURCE: Reston, James, Jr. “A Prophet in His Time.” American Theatre 19, no. 3 (March 2002): 28-30, 50-3.

In the following review, Reston offers praise for Homebody/Kabul, calling it a brilliant play and a major accomplishment.

Early in the second act of Homebody/Kabul Tony Kushner's brilliant play about Afghanistan, I gave up on my quest for a purely artistic evening. Foolishly, I had tried to imagine what this theatrical experience might have been if Sept. 11 had never happened; if America had not gone to Afghanistan—in truth and in its mind—through the fall of 2001; if I personally had not been so transfixed and paralyzed and fascinated by the faraway events, so that nothing else from September to January had seemed so important as to read every story about “the war,”...

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