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Four French plays of the twentieth century.

Elliott Mansfield Grant

Four French plays of the twentieth century.

by Elliott Mansfield Grant

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French drama -- 20th century

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ1223 .G7 1969
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 338 p.
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4436552M
    ISBN 100837122120
    LC Control Number79090517

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Four french plays of the twentieth century. New York: Harper, [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Elliott Mansfield Grant. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Grant, Elliott Mansfield, Four French plays of the twentieth century.

New York, Greenwood Press [, ©]. This original dual-language short story collection features fifteen newly translated works by important 20th-century authors.

Previously unavailable in English versions, these stories cover a diverse range of styles and themes and offer fascinating insights into life and literature in France and French /5(9).

Jean-Paul Sartre is known as a French existentialist philosopher and political commentator of the 20th century, as well as the long-term partner of fellow intellectual Simone de Beauvoir. French Historians The New Historical Writing in Twentieth-Century France examines the lives and writings of 40 of France’s great twentieth-century historians.

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PLAYS OF THE CENTURY." What plays should you know. That's always hard to answer. But the following two lists of "most significant plays of the Twentieth Century" can serve you as a guide of "modern plays I really must read." If you don't know these plays, they are highly recommended.

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The only really "modern" French author I've read lately is Michel Houellebecq, and while I liked him a lot, his stuff is pretty. France has consistently maintained its place as one of the most active hotbeds of literature.

Like many other countries, its cultural sphere is devoted to understanding and challenging social mores, and novelists like Balzac, Zola, Flaubert, Camus and Sartre have blended their art with politics, philosophy, sociology.

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Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn – isbn (pbk.) 1. Philosophy, French – 20th century. Toward Metaphysics: New Tendencies in French Philosophy in the Middle of the Twentieth Century (Modernity in Question) by Migasinski, Jacek and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Nineteenth-century France was not in a mood for much experimental drama, but the way was paved for the twentieth-century experimenters.

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