Ionesco's Imperatives: The Politics of Culture

Ionesco's Imperatives: The Politics of Culture

by Rosette Lamont
     
 

ISBN-10: 0472103105

ISBN-13: 9780472103102

Pub. Date: 06/01/1993

Publisher: University of Michigan Press


The first complete survey in English of Ionesco's contributions to the stage and a new recognition of their political content
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The first complete survey in English of Ionesco's contributions to the stage and a new recognition of their political content

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780472103102
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
06/01/1993
Series:
Theater: Theory/Text/Performance Series
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
1Ionescoland13
2The Wonder-full Enfant Terrible21
3The Surrealist Prankster37
4Metaphysical Farce65
5Matter and Air89
6Berenger: Birth of an Antihero123
7Death and Dying149
8The Political Cartoonist175
9The Modern Classicist201
10The Dream Plays223
Conclusion: Ionesco and His Critics245
Chronology263
Stage Productions273
Notes281
Bibliography307
Index315

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