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Author Krauss, Kenneth, 1948-

Title The drama of fallen France : reading la comédie sans tickets / Kenneth Krauss
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 257 pages) : illustrations
Contents A queer premiere: Jean Cocteau's The Typewriter -- Collabo Beefcake and resistant reception: ambiguity in André Obey's Eight Hundred Meters and The Suppliant Women -- French Identity: the intended audience for Jean Giraudoux's The Apollo of Marsac -- The limits of opportunism: Simone Jollivet's The Princess of Ursins -- The politics of intention: Jean Anouilh's Antigone via Oreste -- The politics of reception: Jean-Paul Sartre's The Flies -- A politics of sexuality: Henry de Montherlant's Nobody's Son -- The politics of impersonation: Casting and recasting Paul Claudel's The Satin Slipper -- Catching The Last Mʹetro: Francois Truffaut's Portrayal of Occupation Drama and Sexuality
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-248) and index
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Subject French drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Government, Resistance to, in literature.
Theater -- France -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- France -- Theater and the war.
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003042558
ISBN 0791459535 (alk. paper)
0791459543 (paperback; alk. paper)
1417575999 (electronic bk.)
9780791459539 (alk. paper)
9780791459546 (paperback; alk. paper)
9781417575992 (electronic bk.)