New Tragedy and Comedy in France, 1945-1970

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Rowman & Littlefield, 1988 - Drama - 156 pages
Contents: Introduction: New Tragedy and Comedy; The Background: From^R La Machine infernale to Huis clos; More Sartre and Camus: Drama, Tragedy and Philosophy; Henry de Montherlant: Tragedy and Morality; Samuel Beckett: New Tragedy; EugÈne Ionesco: New Comedy; Arthur Adamov: Black Satire, Dreams and Politics; Jean Genet: Tragic Masquerades; Fernando Arrabal: Tragic Farce; Conclusion: The Death of Comody?; Select Bibliography; Index
 

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Contents

New Tragedy and Comedy
1
The Background From La Machine infernale to Huis clos
15
More Sartre and Camus Drama Tragedy and Philosophy
31
Henry de Montherlant Tragedy and Morality
47
Samuel Beckett New Tragedy
61
Eugène Ionesco New Comedy
76
Arthur Adamov Black Satire Dreams and Politics
91
Jean Genet Tragic Masquerades
107
Fernando Arrabal Tragic Farce
124
The Death of Comedy?
138
Select Bibliography
144
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