La cantatrice chauve: La leçon

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Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1975 - Foreign Language Study - 177 pages
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The children are sure that Gramps would never feel lonely if he had a dog of his own. They say the dog should be called Rex, but what would Rex look like? So they play Looking for Rex, and pretend to see Rex, but whenever they think they find Rex...it is never really the right Rex.

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Ionesco's plays show us how absurd our lives can get. Though completely unrealistic, they delve into a reality that we want to deny. Read full review

About the author (1975)

Eugene Ionesco (1909-1994) wrote more than twenty plays, as well as many stories, memoirs, and theoretical essays, and was elected a member of the French Academy. Rhinoceros and The Leader are literary landmarks. Tina Howe's best-known plays include Museum, The Art of Dining, Painting Churches, Coastal Disturbances, and Pride's Crossing. She has been awarded an Obie, a New York Drama Circle Critics' Award, as well as a Tony nomination, and has been the recipient of a Guggenheim Award.

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