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Alfred Jarry

(1873—1907) French dramatist

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Jarry, Alfred

Jarry, Alfred (1873–1907)   Quick reference

World Encyclopedia

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He is chiefly remembered for his avant-garde farce Ubu Roi (1896). His work foreshadowed surrealism.

Jarry, Alfred

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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(1873–1907)

French playwright, most famous for Ubu roi (Théâtre de l'Œuvre, Paris, 1896), performed when Jarry...

Jarry, Alfred

Jarry, Alfred (1873–1907)   Reference library

The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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(1873–1907).

French writer and eccentric, whose life and work anticipated and inspired Dadaism, Surrealism, and much

Jarry, Alfred[-Henri-Marie]

Jarry, Alfred[-Henri-Marie] (8 Sept. 1873)   Reference library

The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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(b. Laval, Pays de Loire, France, 8 Sept. 1873; d. Paris, 1 Nov. 1907)

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Jarry, Alfred

Jarry, Alfred   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)

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(1873–1907), French poet and dramatist, whose Ubu-roi is now considered the founder-play of the modern avant-garde theatre. Written when Jarry was 15 years old and first ... More

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