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Objective: Introduction to the Play and Playwright: Friedrich Durrenmatt (1921-1990) was a Swiss author, painter, and playwright of largely epic, avant-garde dramas and satires. Durrenmatt was born in the canton of Bern, Switzerland, and his family relocated to Zurich where he studied German philosophy and literature at the University of Zurich but relocated back to Bern after one semester in 1941. Today's class will examine the playwright, his life...
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