The Enigma of Comedy and Eugene Ionesco
French, comedy, Eugene Ionesco, playwriting, theatre
Dramatic Literature, Criticism and Theory | French and Francophone Language and Literature | Playwriting | Theatre and Performance Studies
My introduction to Eugene Ionesco occurred when I was a junior in high school. I was called upon to audition for a role in his one-act play, The Bald Soprano. As I listened to other students audition, I became very confused, bewildered, and, I must admit, frightened. The dialogue made absolutely no sense to me. Being so disgusted with what I felt was a worthless venture, I left the audition, without even having tried to understand this new form of theatre. My reaction irritated me, and I became determined to conquer my fear. Thus, my study of Eugene Ionesco began.
Department 1 Awarding Honors Status
Rogers, K. M. (1972). The Enigma of Comedy and Eugene Ionesco (Undergraduate honors thesis, University of Redlands). Retrieved from https://inspire.redlands.edu/cas_honors/433