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Caligula & three other plays;

Author: Albert Camus
Publisher: New York, Vintage Books [©1958]
Series: Vintage book, V207.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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CALIGULA, an attractive prince, upon the death of his sister and mistress, tries, through murder and the systematic perversion of all values, to practice a liberty that he will eventually discover not to be the right one. THE MISUNDERSTANDING is about a son who expects to be recognized without having to declare his name and who is killed by his mother and his sister as the result of the misunderstanding. STATE OF  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Camus, Albert, 1913-1960.
Caligula & three other plays.
New York, Vintage Books [©1958]
(OCoLC)654297429
Named Person: Caligula, Emperor of Rome; Caligula, Emperor of Rome
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Camus
ISBN: 0394702077 9780394702070
OCLC Number: 562494
Description: x, 302 pages 19 cm.
Contents: Caligula --
The misunderstanding (Le malentendu) --
State of siege (L'état de siège) --
The just assassins (Les justes).
Series Title: Vintage book, V207.
Other Titles: Misunderstanding.
State of siege.
Just assassins.
Responsibility: translated from the French by Stuart Gilbert.

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CALIGULA, an attractive prince, upon the death of his sister and mistress, tries, through murder and the systematic perversion of all values, to practice a liberty that he will eventually discover not to be the right one. THE MISUNDERSTANDING is about a son who expects to be recognized without having to declare his name and who is killed by his mother and his sister as the result of the misunderstanding. STATE OF SIEGE is an allegorical drama about liberty. THE JUST ASSASSINS is base on historical events in Moscow after WII.

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