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Shaf·fer(shăf′ər), Peter Levin 1926-2016.
British dramatist whose plays, such as Equus (1973) and Amadeus (1979), often explore the conflict between the creative imagination and social norms.
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(Biography) Sir Peter. born 1926, British dramatist. His plays include The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1964), Equus (1973), Amadeus (1979), and The Gift of the Gorgon (1992)
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