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The theatre of the absurd

Author: Martin Esslin
Publisher: Garden City, New York : Anchor Books, Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1961.
Series: Anchor Books, A279.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Esslin, Martin, 1918-2002.
Theatre of the absurd.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1961
(OCoLC)647011570
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Esslin
OCLC Number: 329986
Notes: Cover design: Jack Wolfgang Beck.
Description: xxiv, 364 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Introduction: the absurdity of the absurd --
Samuel Beckett: the search for the self --
Arthur Adamov: the curable and the incurable --
Eugene Ionesco: theatre and anti-theatre --
Jean Genet: a hall of mirrors --
Parallels and proselytes: Jean Tardieu, Boris Vian, Dino Buzzati, Ezio d'Errico, Manuel de Pedrolo, Fernando Arrabal, Amos Kenan, Max Frisch, Wolfgang Hildesheimer, Günter Grass, Robert Pinget, Harold Pinter, Norman Frederick Simpson, Edward Albee --
The tradition of the absurd --
The significance of the absurd --
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Series Title: Anchor Books, A279.
Responsibility: by Martin Esslin.

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