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The infernal machine and other plays

Jean Cocteau

The infernal machine and other plays

by Jean Cocteau

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Published by New Directions Pub. Corp. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Jean Cocteau.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2605 O15M213 1967
The Physical Object
Pagination409 p. --
Number of Pages409
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14324501M
ISBN 100811200221
OCLC/WorldCa46469435

Pretty much indispensable for the inclusion of "The Infernal Machine". The other plays are, to me, mostly curiosities: important for those who value Cocteau, but not necessarily the most persuasive introductions to this 20th-century renaissance man/5(1). Norfolk & New York: New Directions, Cloth. First collected US edition, including translations by Auden, Fitts and Cummings. One of ca. copies bound thus. Near fine in very good dust jacket with rumpling to lower edge of rear panel associated with two internally mended tears. Item #WRCLIT HARRISON, NEWTH & CANDIDO, p.

The Infernal Machine & Other Plays 作者: Jean Cocteau 出版社: New Directions 副标题: & Other Plays 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: Thus begins a narrative of extraordinary sweep that Publishers Weekly called “engrossing, unsettling” and the Boston Globe praised as “brave and wise” and “a book for the ages.” In The Infernal Machine, Carr unearths the complex realities of terrorist violence and its indelible impact on nations as different as Italy, Argentina.

The Infernal Machine, or La Machine Infernale is a French play by the dramatist Jean Cocteau, based on the ancient Greek myth of Oedipus. The play initially premiered on Ap at the Theatre Louis Jouvet in Paris, France, under the direction of Louis Jouvet himself, with costumes and scene design by Christian Bérard. The Infernal Machine, as translated by Albert Bermel, was first. The Infernal Machine and Other Plays by Jean Cocteau. New Directions Publishing Corporation, Paperback. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.


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copies bound thus. Genre/Form: Drama Translations: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cocteau, Jean, Infernal machine. [Norfolk, Conn.]: New Directions, © The infernal machine / translated by Albert Bermel --Orpheus / translated by John Savacool --The Eiffel Tower wedding party / translated by Dudley Fitts --The Knights of the round Table / translated by W.H.

Auden --Bacchus / translated by Mary Hoeck --The speaker's text of Oedipus Rex /. The longer plays (The Infernal Machine, Orpheus, Bacchus, Knights of the Round Table) are re-creations of classic myth and legend—poetic and highly original interpretations of certain timeless themes which have inspired great drama through the : New Directions.

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