Anouilh


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Anouilh

Jean ([zh][~@]). 1910--87, French dramatist, noted for his reinterpretations of Greek myths: his works include Eurydice (1942), Antigone (1944), and Becket (1959)
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Predictably the titles of his research papers indicate a keen interest in Greek drama and its Nachlebung, with the names of Western authors predominating, such as Anouilh, Cocteau, Hofmannsthal, Van Wyk Louw, Leipoldt, Opperman, Gerhart Hauptmann, Brecht, Andre Brink, Corneille, T.
Ben DeHaeck is sterk beinvloed deur Anouilh se Medee.
In her reading of Antigone, Witt shows us how Anouilh substantiates the connection between the idea of modern tragedy as agon and the political ideology of endless strife, racial superiority, and death so popular in Vichy France.
Adams has long been a student of Samuel Becket, Arthur Adamov, Eugene Ionesco, and Jean Anouilh.
It was coined by Frenchman Jean Anouilh for a performance where the real world is seen in fantasy and grotesque humour.
20) Lardinois points out that Demosthenes cited with approval Creon's speech on the duties owed to the polis, a speech that Jean Anouilh transformed in 1944 into a veritable apologia for the Vichy government's policy of collaboration with the Nazis in occupied France.
THE quality of acting by a young and talented cast in this Jean Anouilh romantic comedy speaks volumes for the teaching students receive at the BSA.
Leaving aside the question of whether Birmingham audiences prefer Anouilh to Pinter, I suspect that what this reflects is that when a theatre changes policy it takes the public a little while to notice, but the board lost interest in the experiment, the chief executive was replaced and the Alex embarked on the disastrous policy of funding musicals which led to its closure and loss of independence, resulting in its present anonymity.
A French composer, to make ends meet, must write not only string trios and symphonies but also backgrounds for films, chansons for Piaf, and mood-setters for plays by everyone from AEschylus to Anouilh, while his social life is all-inclusive.
French playwright Jean Anouilh liked to categorize his plays as "pink" or "black" and it is a characterization that might be well-applied to Taylor's ballets.
After having been exposed for decades to the work of great playwrights (Beckett, Genet, Ionesco) and fine ones (Giraudoux, Anouilh, Sarraute), I must note that Yasmina Reza has not yet reached her apogee.
This version of "Antigone'' is adapted by Jean Anouilh, who wrote it during the height of the Nazi occupation of France.