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Synopsis:

In his most challenging work to date, Czech playwright Vaclav Havel has given the Faust legend a provocative twist. His setting is 'the Institute, ' whose mission is to combat the 'irrational tendencies' in society through its scientific work. Personal and professional relationships at this 'lighthouse of truthful knowledge' are a tissue of lies and sycophancy in which all concerned willingly collude.

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Havel went to prison in 1979 for his dedication to human rights. In 1989, he became president of Czechoslovakia and since 1993 he has been president of the Czech Republic. A world-renowned playwright, he is also the author of The Art of the Impossible.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802131003
Translator:
Winn, Marie
Author:
Winn, Marie
Author:
Havel, Vaclav
Publisher:
Grove Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Continental european drama (dramatic works by
Subject:
Drama-Women and Ethnic
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Havel, Vaclav
Series Volume:
346
Publication Date:
19940131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.38 in 5 oz

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In his most challenging work to date, Czech playwright Vaclav Havel has given the Faust legend a provocative twist. His setting is 'the Institute, ' whose mission is to combat the 'irrational tendencies' in society through its scientific work. Personal and professional relationships at this 'lighthouse of truthful knowledge' are a tissue of lies and sycophancy in which all concerned willingly collude.
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