Octave Mirbeau: Two Plays: "Business is Business" and "Charity"

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Octave Mirbeau was one of the most prolific literary figures of France s storied Belle Epoque, and his innovative theatrical works are only recently being rediscovered and appreciated by modern audiences. Here for the first time in English-language translation are his two most celebrated and successful plays: "Business is Business," a classical comedy of manners recalling Moliere; and "Charity, "a satirical comedy centered around the exploitation of adolescents in a dubious charity home. In addition to the play texts, this volume also includes an introduction contextualizing the works and the translation and adaptation process."
Original languageEnglish
PublisherIntellect Books
Number of pages194
ISBN (Print)9781841504865
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jul 2013

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