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Ubu Plays
By Alfred Jarry

The Ubu Plays

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Ubu Plays by Alfred Jarry

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The satirical farce now acclaimed as the touchstone for the Dada and Surrealist movements, the Theatre of the Absurd, and much of the rest of experimental theatre in the 20th century.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781854591890
ISBN-10: 1854591894
Format: Paperback
(161mm x 106mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Publish Date: 28-Aug-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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