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Biographies (4)

9,003 words, approx. 31 pages
If Friedrich Dürrenmatt is a household word, it is as a dramatist. Two plays in particular have insured him lasting fame: Der Besuch der alten Dame (The Visit of the Old Lady, 1956; translated as... Read more
7,823 words, approx. 27 pages
Friedrich Dürrenmatt was the leading German-language dramatist of the generation after Bertolt Brecht. He dominated German, Austrian, and Swiss repertoires and was familiar to audiences througho... Read more
720 words, approx. 3 pages
The works of the Swiss playwright Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990) combine surface realism with an absurd and almost surreal artistic vision, expressed in an abundance of oppressive, distorted, o... Read more
8,663 words, approx. 29 pages
Biography EssayFriedrich Durrenmatt was the leading German- language dramatist of the generation after Bertolt Brecht. He dominated German, Austrian, and Swiss repertoires and was familiar to audience... Read more
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