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Ubu Roi (Dover Thrift Editions)

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A stunning, controversial work that immediately outraged audiences with its scatological references during the 1896 premiere, the farce satirizes the tendency of the successful bourgeois to abuse his authority and become irresponsibly complacent. Championed as the first absurdist drama, Ubu Roi features a main character that is cruel, gluttonous, and grotesque.

Synopsis:

Controversial play, an early absurdist drama, immediately outraged audiences--and highly influenced subsequent literature--in 1898 for its scatalogical references and pompous style. Ubu--the cruel, gluttonous main character-is the author's metaphor for modern man. Unabridged republication of the English translation by Beverley Keith and G. Legman originally published in 1953.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486426877
Translator:
Keith, Beverly
Translator:
Legman, G.
Translator:
Keith, Beverly
Translator:
Legman, G.
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Author:
Jarry, Alfred
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Drama-Women and Ethnic
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
2606
Publication Date:
20030131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.16 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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"Synopsis" by , Controversial play, an early absurdist drama, immediately outraged audiences--and highly influenced subsequent literature--in 1898 for its scatalogical references and pompous style. Ubu--the cruel, gluttonous main character-is the author's metaphor for modern man. Unabridged republication of the English translation by Beverley Keith and G. Legman originally published in 1953.
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