Caligula & Three Other Plays
CALIGULA, an attractive prince, upon the death of his sister and mistress, tries, through murder and the systematic perversion of all values, to practice a liberty that he will eventually discover not to be the right one. THE MISUNDERSTANDING is about a son who expects to be recognized without having to declare his name and who is killed by his mother and his sister as the result of the misunderstanding. STATE OF SIEGE is an allegorical drama about liberty. THE JUST ASSASSINS is base on historical events in Moscow after WII.
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CALIGULA AND THREE OTHER PLAYSUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Stuart Gilbert does the translation, and the author contributes an amusing, a little deprecatory, interpretative introduction to the four plays which were written between 1938 and 1950: Caligula, an ... Read full review
STATE OF SIEGE
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