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Ubu : DRAMA CLASSICS - Alfred Jarry

Ubu

DRAMA CLASSICS

By: Alfred Jarry, Kenneth McLeish (Translator)

Paperback Published: 8th January 1997
ISBN: 9781854591890
Number Of Pages: 160

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Three plays following the adventures of Pa and Ma Ubu in their absurd world. King Ubu, the best known of the three, mirrors Macbeth as Ubu ousts the King, becomes a tyrant and is finally killed.

'Its lunatic grotesquerie is brilliantly caught in McLeish's new translation... Exhilaratingly combines the erudite with the lavatorial... classical parody and surreal farce anticipating avant-garde art as well as the Goons and Monty Python' The Guardian

This volume also includes Cuckold Ubu and Slave Ubu.

Translator's Note
Introduction
King Ubu (Ubu roi)p. 1
Cuckold Ubu (Ubu cocu)p. 53
Slave Ubu (Ubu enchaine)p. 83
Up Ubu (Ubu sur la butte)p. 123
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ISBN: 9781854591890
ISBN-10: 1854591894
Series: DRAMA CLASSICS
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 8th January 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 16.0 x 10.5  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.12
Edition Type: New edition

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