Arthur Adamov

Arthur Adamov

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Arthur Adamov (23 August 1908 - 15 March 1970) was a playwright, one of the foremost exponents of the Theatre of the Absurd. Adamov (originally Adamian) was born in Kislovodsk in Russia to a wealthy Armenian family, which lost its wealth in 1917. In common with many other wealthy Russians of the time, Adamov was brought up with French as his first language, and in 1924 he moved to Paris. In Paris Adamov met surrealists and edited the surrealist journal Discontinuit . He began to write plays after World War II, with La Parodie (1947) being his first. His work, influenced by Bertolt Brecht, is often dream-like and later works in particular have a political element.show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134912204
  • 9786134912204