The Memorandum Summary
Václav Havel

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The Memorandum Summary

The Memorandum (Vyrozumeni) is one of the best known and most popular plays by Czechoslovakia's (later the Czech Republic's) best known playwrights, Vaclav Havel. Inspired by the absurdities of life in Eastern Europe under Communism, Havel began writing the satirical play as early as 1960. Rewritten many times over the next few years, The Memorandum became the second of Havel's plays produced at Prague's Theatre of the Balustrade, where he was then literary manager. The...

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