Der Besuch Der Alten Dame

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Houghton Mifflin, 1960 - Foreign Language Study - 223 pages
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The people of an impoverished village hope that a visiting wealthy former resident will help them. She agrees to make a large donation, on the condition that someone kills her former lover.

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User Review  - BLyda97112 - LibraryThing

Great play. I performed this in college, and while the acting edition uses Maurice Valency's translation, I actually prefer this one. Patrick Bowles' faithful and sensitive translation from the original German provides a more dramatic voice for this outstanding Swiss play. Read full review

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User Review  - Shawn - Goodreads

I've had this on my shelf for quite some time (but no, not since 1959) always meaning to read it and was finally moved to do so by an advert from a Viennese ticket office offering seats for the new ... Read full review


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