J.B. by Archibald MacLeish (1959): Chosen by Committee Episode 38

Poet Archibald Macleish had already received two Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry when he won the 1959 prize for drama for J.B., a modernist reworking of the biblical book of Job written in free verse. On this episode of Chosen by Committee, Josh, John, and Chris talk poetry and bible, and wonder why the play didn’t quite work.

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