Eugene Ionesco

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French dramatist (born in Romania) who was a leading exponent of the theater of the absurd (1912-1994)


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In La Cuisse de Kafka (Kafka's thigh), a thinly disguised autobiographical novel, Mailat acknowledges her literary heritage, it includes Eugene Ionesco, who urged her alter ego Mina Bailar to write "because she cannot do otherwise"; Franz Kafka, from whom she inherited "an inextinguishable debt drawn from the agonizing tongues that the terrible and desperate animal named kafka had amassed in my foxhole"; and Paul Celan, with whom she shares "an ashen identity and the foreign nature of her language.
While the circles he moved in meant he photographed the great and the good -Arthur Miller, Ezra Pound, Eugene Ionesco and Truman Capote, among others - it is his sensitive snapshots of "ordinary" people that remain in the mind.
Some years ago Eugene Ionesco visited various places in Wales; the kind of plays that he wrote were recognised under the label 'absurd', because the action they presented implied that the human condition was 'absurd' or without any recognisable purpose.
His directing assignments have included plays by Samuel Beckett, Eugene Ionesco, Arthur Kopit, David Mamet, Terrence McNally, Arthur Miller and William Shakespeare.
Sur un texte de Mohamed Tayeb Dehimi, repris dans une adaptation libre des œuvres [beaucoup moins que] Le roi se meurt [beaucoup plus grand que] et [beaucoup moins que] Notes et contre-notes [beaucoup plus grand que] du dramaturge roumain Eugene Ionesco, [beaucoup moins que] El Aardha [beaucoup plus grand que], spectacle en competition, mis en scene par le jeune Faouzi Benbraham, rappelle que la notion philosophique du [beaucoup moins que] terme temporel [beaucoup plus grand que] accompagne toutes formes d'existences, des lors que celles-ci soient d'abord soumises a un debut.
As the Romanian-born playwright Eugene Ionesco once wrote, ``take a perfect circle, caress it and you'll have a vicious circle.
WHEN did "absurdist" playwright Eugene Ionesco die?
In the professional theatre, at least, the surreal social comedy of its central figure, the Romanian Eugene Ionesco, seems to have disappeared completely.
Black comedy, influenced by Eugene Ionesco, is represented by Salah 'Abd al-Sabur's Night Traveller.
It's an attractive but slippery piece of real estate, and it has been visited by the best, including Durang's idols Edward Albee and Eugene Ionesco.
He studied at the University of Prishtina and, in the period from 1971 to 1982, published seven volumes of original short stories and innovative verse as well as translations of the dramatic works of Jean-Paul Sartre, Albert Camus, and Eugene Ionesco.
Today we would say that Marina was immune to "rhinoceritis," the political malady denounced by Eugene Ionesco.
Programmed alongside it is a production of Macbett by Eugene Ionesco, the Romanian specialist in theatre of the absurd.
He had no need to worry for he has done justice to the work of absurdist playwright Eugene Ionesco.
The result is that Gabor is to direct three plays in Newcastle by the renowned Romanian playwright Eugene Ionesco, starting with The New Tenant and followed by The Bald Prima Donna and A Stroll In The Air.