Friedrich Dürrenmatt"s Hercules and the Augean stables by Friedrich DГјrrenmatt

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Published by Dramatic Publishing Co. in Chicago .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Translation of: Herkules und der Stall der Augias.

Book details

Other titlesHercules and the Augean stables.
Statementtranslated by Agnes Hamilton.
The Physical Object
Pagination77 p. ;
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21913742M

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Friedrich Dürrenmatt (German: [ˈfriːdrɪç ˈdʏrənˌmat] (); 5 January – 14 December ) was a Swiss author and was a proponent of epic theatre whose plays reflected the recent experiences of World War politically active author's work included avant-garde dramas, philosophical crime novels, and macabre satire.

Dürrenmatt was a member of the Gruppe Olten, a Born: 5 JanuaryKonolfingen, Bern, Switzerland. Hercules:a poetic play. There was once a radio play called Hercules and the Augean Stables (Herkules und der Stall des Augias), written by Dürrenmatt indiscussed above on pp. After the success of The Physicists Dürrenmatt started adapting this script for the stage, and the play was ready to open in Zurich in March, - Hercules and the Augean Stables (translated by Joel Agee, ) Das Unternehmen der Wega, (radio play) Ein Engel kommt nach Babylon, - An Angel Comes to Babylon (translated by William Lloyd McElwee, in Four Plays) Theaterprobleme, - Problems of the Theatre (translated by Gerhard Nellhaus, in Four Plays, ).

Friedrich Dürrenmatt. BORN:Konolfingen, Switzerland DIED:Neuchâtel, Switzerland NATIONALITY: Swiss GENRE: Drama, fiction MAJOR WORKS: Romulus the Great () The Physicists () The Meteor () Play Strindberg () Achterloo ().

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The appearance of utopian tendencies in Dürrenmatts radio plays Hercules and the Augean Stables and The Mission of the Vega The Swiss dramatist Friedrich Dürrenmatt was titled all his life to be a pessimistic writer, which is based on his formal principle of worst possible turn.

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