Jean Giraudoux


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Jean Giraudoux: Jean Anouilh
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jean Giraudoux - French novelist and dramatist whose plays were reinterpretations of Greek myths (1882-1944)
References in periodicals archive ?
An eccentric French countess battles corrupt businessmen who plot to dig up the streets of Paris so they can access oil they believe lies beneath them in "The Madwoman of Chaillot," a 1945 satire by Jean Giraudoux that still resonates today.
30) Jean Giraudoux, La Guerre de Troie n'aura pas lieu, Paris, Grasset, 1935, acte II, scene V a la p 121 (<<[m]on cher Busiris, nous savons tous ici que le droit est la plus puissante des ecoles de l'imagination.
Naturalmente, la pintura no es el unico ambito de produccion artistica en el que la incompletitud no solo es un accidente, sino un accidente significativo: contra la tendencia habitual de encargar a un alumno del musico muerto la finalizacion de sus obras inconclusas (Franz Xaver Sufimayr termino la de Mozart ya mencionada, por ejemplo), la incompletitud y la ausencia pueden escucharse en la novena sinfonia de Anton Bruckner, que es interpretada sin un final, y en la Gesangsszene o "escena de canto" de Karl Amadeus Hartmann, donde las ultimas lineas del texto de Jean Giraudoux en el que se basa la obra son recitadas por el solista sin el acompanamiento musical que Hartmann no llego a escribir.
NEW TAKES ON OLD TALES: Ondine may be best known as the watery vehicle that steered Audrey Hepburn to stardom (in its 1954 Broadway production of die Jean Giraudoux play), but San Francisco's Cutting Ball Theater has its own take on the mermaid-meets-mortal myth (Feb.
I've quoted that saying before, attributing it to French playwright Jean Giraudoux.
I found these quotes from French dramatist Jean Giraudoux thoughtprovoking: "As soon as war is declared, it will be impossible to hold the poets back.
The author, in comparing Moliere with followers such as Jacques Copeau, Jean Cocteau, Jean Giraudoux, and Eugene Ionesco, provides convincing solutions to lingering questions about the impromptu: What was its function?
The French novelist Jean Giraudoux once said that sincerity is the secret of success: "Once you can fake that, you've got it made.
A more profound identification with the characters was certainly needed to do justice to John Whiting but even he complained in a lecture delivered to RADA students and staff in 1956 of the tendency of the theatre to give birth to itself without ever producing anything new; the resistance plays of Jean Giraudoux and Jean Anouilh argued well, but tended not to allow themselves to feel; T.
The eighth-grade students at Eugene Waldorf School will present "The Mad Women of Chaillot," a play by Jean Giraudoux, at 7 p.
The hero of part one is the Polytechnique-trained engineer and Sciences Po-educated Keynesian economist; that of part two is the publicly-engaged cultural figure like Jean Giraudoux.
O primeiro data de 3 de fevereiro de 1944 e propoe uma confrontacao--que pode hoje parecer curiosa--entre o escritor romantico alemao, grande referencia da modernidade, e o escritor mais tradicional Jean Giraudoux, que gozava entao de alta consideracao junto a autores como Sartre ou a cineastas como Godard ou Chris Marker, que lhe dedicaria, alias, um livro (Jean Giraudoux par lui-meme).