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  - AnchorClanker - 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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