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Caligula

Caligula

by Albert Camus
     
 

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History / Characters: 18 males, 2 females

Scenery: Exterior

Caligula explores the absolutism of power and the catastrophe of tyranny. Caesar summons his council, whose first thought is of taxes. Very well, says Caesar, if taxes are more important than human hearts, he may safely kill without conscience. He pursues the logic to the bitter end. In the last

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History / Characters: 18 males, 2 females

Scenery: Exterior

Caligula explores the absolutism of power and the catastrophe of tyranny. Caesar summons his council, whose first thought is of taxes. Very well, says Caesar, if taxes are more important than human hearts, he may safely kill without conscience. He pursues the logic to the bitter end. In the last scene, he is murdered, an ending he knew was inevitable. "Has given the theatre a red hot glow." N.Y. World Telegram & Sun.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780573606694
Publisher:
Samuel French, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/17/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
88
Sales rank:
771,871
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.18(d)

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