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The Bald Soprano and the Lesson

The Bald Soprano and the Lesson

by Eugene Ionesco

Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 9780802143181
Pages: 96
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 3 Mb
Date posting: 2021-04-12
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Often called the father of the Theater of the Absurd, Eugène Ionesco wrote groundbreaking plays that are simultaneously hilarious, tragic, and profound. Now his classic one acts The Bald Soprano and The Lesson are available in an exciting new translation by Pulitzer Prize-finalist Tina Howe, noted heir of Ionesco’s absurdist vision, acclaimed by Frank Rich as “one of the smartest playwrights we have.” In The Bald Soprano Ionesco throws together a cast of characters including the quintessential British middle-class family the Smiths, their guests the Martins, their maid Mary, and a fire chief determined to extinguish all fires — including their hearths. It’s an archetypical absurdist tale ...