Jacques and His Master: A Play

Jacques and His Master: A Play

by Milan Kundera
     
 

Jacques and His Master is a deliciously witty and entertaining play by Milan Kundera, the acclaimed Franco-Czech author of The Unbearable Lightness of Being and The Book of Laughter and Forgetting.

A highly original variation on Enlightenment philosopher Denis Diderot's novel Jacques le Fataliste, Jacques and His Master has

Overview

Jacques and His Master is a deliciously witty and entertaining play by Milan Kundera, the acclaimed Franco-Czech author of The Unbearable Lightness of Being and The Book of Laughter and Forgetting.

A highly original variation on Enlightenment philosopher Denis Diderot's novel Jacques le Fataliste, Jacques and His Master has been successfully staged all over the world. This new translation by Simon Callow has been authorized by Kundera as the definitive edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062219077
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
01/29/2013
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
84
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Milan Kundera is the author of the novels The Joke, Farewell Waltz, Life Is Elsewhere, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, and Immortality, and the short-story collection Laughable Loves—all originally written in Czech. His most recent novels Slowness, Identity, and Ignorance, as well as his nonfiction works The Art of the Novel, Testaments Betrayed, The Curtain, and Encounter, were originally written in French.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Paris, France
Date of Birth:
April 1, 1929
Place of Birth:
Brno, Czechoslovakia
Education:
Undergraduate degree in philosophy, Charles University, Prague, 1952

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