Thrown into Outer Darkness

Richard Dresser’s Below the Belt is set in an unnamed location and inside a factory that manufactures an unknown product; but unlike, say, the “little nameless object” assembled by the Newsome family in Henry James’ The Ambassadors, Mr. Dresser’s company has mostly insidious overtones.  Globalization and colonialism are in the air, even if they are never mentioned.  Perhaps the military-industrial complex […]

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