TITLE

THEATRE

AUTHOR(S)
Bentley, Eric
PUB. DATE
December 1955
SOURCE
New Republic;12/5/55, Vol. 133 Issue 23, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Entertainment Review
ABSTRACT
The article evaluated the theatrical production "The Lark," by Jean Anouilh. In the play Anouilh depicts the life of French heroine Joan of Arc from a feeling that was all he had been trying to say in his previous plays. Anouilh tells that the Joan of history was a big, healthy girl but that he couldn't care less and his Joan is going to be wcary, undernourished, and haggard. One has the right to complain in his dramas that he displays so little interest in the truth--the truth about Catholicism. Anouilh has the narrow mindedness which traditionally associate with the religious and its a fact that his mind contains no religion that makes him narrow.
ACCESSION #
14452777

 

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