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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Anouilh, already coming under the influence of the likes of the philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre and the novelist, Paul Camus, attempts to outmanoeuvre his critics with the trick of surrealism: "Each person has a role," says Antigone to her sister, Ismene.
The opening of Antigone by Anouilh is significant as it implies dramatic autonomy on a spatial-temporal plane; set without historical or terrestrial implications.
Podriamos extrapolar las consideraciones de Elias en la caracterizacion que hace Jean Anouilh del personaje de Creonte.
El teatro completo de Anouilh habia comenzado a publicarse en 1954 con el volumen de Piezas negras, al que seguirian en 1956 los de Piezas rosas y Piezas agrias, los tres traducidos por Aurora Bernardez y Guillermo de Torre.
When Anouilh dies, he asks his confidant to call on his actors to open his last testimony.
1910 saw the deaths of Mark Twain, Tolstoy, King Edward VII, Florence Nightingale, and the painters Henri Rousseau in France and Winslow Homer in the US; among those born during that year were Django Reinhardt, Jean Genet, Jacques Cousteau, Akira Kurosawa, Julien Gracq, Maurice Papon, Jean-Louis Barrault, Jean Anouilh, Samuel Barber, Mother Teresa, bandleader Artie Shaw, philosopher A.
With the theatre company Nun Tris from Gijon (Asturias), Zuniga and Lopez presented in 2005 an adaptation of Antigone which condenses the pieces by Jean Anouilh and by Sophocles.
La conciencia del sinsentido de la vida, de la perdida de valor en los ideales, es el tema de gran parte de la obra de autores como Giraudoux, Anouilh, Salacrou, Sartre y Camus.
It was a joy to him to awaken young minds to the magnificence of the ancient dramas, and to help them to explore, from first to third year, the great Nachlebung that Greek theatre has acquired through the centuries, from Anouilh and Goethe to Hofmannsthal and O'Neill, and more recently, various African playwrights.
Alongside an exhibition of the artist/designer's work at the Alcazar Municipal Library, it was a touching tribute to someone who worked closely with Anouilh for almost 40 years.
Anouilh, too, explores Medea's threatening femininity and her fundamental foreignness in Jason's country, and in both plays the unsettling features of the protagonist's personality are highlighted by the pervasive presence of the death-motif as a reminder of a more profound, existential foreignness.