Jules Romains – Knock

 

“When he created Knock in 1923, Jules Romains inscribes himself in a very French literary tradition:  the medical satire”   Like Molière and others, he satirizes the arrogance of the medical profession.

 

http://theater.nytimes.com/2010/05/12/theater/reviews/12doctor.html?_r=0

 

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Beckett's Waiting for Godot

This is one of the books I had in storage. It’s a leftover from the old Stanford student collection (sorr Stanford).

Germaine brée was a grande dame of French Lettres and taught for a long time at the university of Wisconsin . Her annotated version of Waiting for Godot is very accessible.

The interesting thing about this edition is the careful English annotation for American students of French.

Beckett's Waiting for Godot

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Veber's Dîner de cons [Veber's Dinner game] – French Theater

I found this copy of Veber’s Dîner de cons in a used book store in Aix-en-Provence. I didn’t realize it was so hard to find as it is out of print. I use this for readings in my French conversation classes.

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