Jean Giraudoux


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French novelist and dramatist whose plays were reinterpretations of Greek myths (1882-1944)

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(13) Jean Giraudoux, Theatre complet (Paris: Gallimard, 1982), p.
Manguel discusses works that but for Homer wouldn't exist, from the plays Of Aeschylus (who claimed his labors were mere "slices from the great banquets of Homer") to the Arabic Sinbad tales, from Milton's Paradise Lost to Joyce's Ulysses; he assigns equal space to obscurities like Jean Giraudoux's La Guerre de Troie n'aura pas lieu (1935) and Timothy Findley's Famous Last Words (1981).
(11.) Jean Giraudoux, Le Sport (Paris: Hachette, 1928).
Then on Saturday there will be two performances of Lunch, by Steven Berkoff, and The Apollo of Bellac, by Jean Giraudoux, with which the season was launched on July 30.
To Altman we can apply Jean Giraudoux's insight that only the mediocre are always at their best.
Szubanski will star in Jean Giraudoux's adaptation of Maurice Valency's "The Madwoman of Chaillot," while Edgerton will appear in Martin McDonagh's "The Pillowman."
It sucks out its innermost secrets and brings them to our very lips." By coincidence, Jean Giraudoux wrote these words in 1945, the same year fluoride was first brought to American lips through the municipal water supply of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
He considers the views of a small galaxy of commentators (Hugo von Hofmannsthal and Jean Giraudoux, among others), and brings his multilingual skills to bear on the original French.
(5.) 'Regards sur la Ligue et ses Cahiers', Les Cahiers de la Ligue Urbaine et Rurale, 100, 1988, and Cahiers Jean Giraudoux, edited by Cecile Chombard-Gaudin, Paris, Grasset, 22, 1993, which brings together scholarly studies on the author's town planning writing as well as several of his articles.
But in addition to all that, the lineup might also be called "my big fat Greek season," because it includes a group of works from or inspired by the world of ancient Greece--Agamemnon by Aeschylus, Electra by Jean Giraudoux, and Sartre's The Flies, along with Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida and Pericles.
In 1935, Jean Giraudoux, the French playwright, with the memory of the First World War still in his head, wrote The Trojan War Will Not Take Place.