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Hunger and Thirst - Full Length Play, Drama

Hunger and Thirst

Eugene Ionesco, Donald Watson

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Full Length Play, Drama

10m, 3f

ISBN: 9780573610356

By Eugene Ionesco
Translated by Donald Watson
"A remarkable play, an astonishing work of a great playwright's unique imagination...Although it has moments as madly entertaining as a Marx Brothers movie, this is a profoundly serious work about a man's hunger and thirst for happiness." - Boston Re…

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Full Length Play

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A man flees from his family and wanders about the world seeking answers. Finally he comes to a monastery whose monks act out the game of existential freedom, forcing them to confess belief in God to receive food. Religion is shown as a matter of habit or force, devoid of freedom, constructed to fill voids in the human heart.
"A remarkable play, an astonishing work of a great playwright's unique imagination...Although it has moments as madly entertaining as a Marx Brothers movie, this is a profoundly serious work about a man's hunger and thirst for happiness." - Boston Record American
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10m, 3f

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Eugene Ionesco

Eugene Ionesco

(born Nov. 26, 1909, Slatina, Rom.died March 28, 1994, Paris, France) was a Romanian-born French playwright. He studied in Bucharest and Paris, where he lived from 1945. His first one-act antiplay, The Bald Soprano (1950), inspired a revolution in dramatic techniques and helped inaugurate the Theatre of the Absurd. He followed it with other one-act plays in which illogical events create an ... view full profile

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