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Outer Critics Circle Award. Afterwards, many of the French learned to accept the changes imposed by the German occupation, coming to the conclusion that Germany was Europe’s dominant power and the best that could be done was to submit and bow down before the might of the Reich.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Claude rated it it was ok Oct 09, The scenes look not just unreal, but almost deliberately surreal, as if the unexpected conjunction of German and French, French and German, was the result of a Dada prank and not the sober record of history.

This review is for a school assignment: Much of the This review is for a school assignment: Maybe I should had belonged to the left for a while, maybe I should have been of the left before being-not of the right-of the non-left, an enemy of the left. In Rhinocerosthe characters are shocked and horrified that people are turning into brutal rhinoceros, but during the course of the play learn to accept what is happening, as just the French people were shocked by their defeat inbut many learned to accept their place in the “New Order” in Europe.

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As a university student, Ionesco saw one of his professors, Nae Ionescuwho taught philosophy at the University of Bucharest, use his lectures to recruit his students into the Legion.

In interwar Romania, the most virulent and violent antisemitic movement was the fascist Iron Guard founded in by Corneliu Zelea Codreanu. Maryse rated it it was ok Jun 30, Read it in high school. Daisy comes over with a basket of food. The use of allegory and hyperbole were strong, creating an interesting plot, but the dry writing took away from the exciting ideas behind the story.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Regardless of whether the rhinoceros are African or Asian, the French characters comfortably assume their superiority to the rhinoceros; ironically the same people all become rhinoceroses themselves.


A rhinoceros arrives and destroys the staircase that leads out of the office, trapping all the workers and their boss, Mr. Below are spoilers, so read on only if you dare! Ionesco satirized French Communist intellectuals with the character of Botard, who is clearly the most left-wing character in the play. Refresh and try again.

Ionesco chose to stay in Romania to fight against the “rhinocerisation” of the intelligentsiadespite the fact that one by one his friends all become members of the Legion, or refused to talk him out of cowardice until the regime of General Ion Antonescu passed a law in that forbade all Jews defined in racial terms from participating in the arts in Romania in any way or form.

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Il rinoceronte by Eugène Ionesco (2 star ratings)

Much of the written play was pages upon pages of rambling that led to nowhere. Retrieved 4 December Dalla Prefazione di Roberto De Monticelli Even before the Great Depression, Romania’s universities were turning out far more graduates than there were jobs for, and a mood of rage, desperation and frustration prevailed on campuses as it was apparent to most Romanian students that the middle class jobs that they were hoping for after graduation did not exist.

Rhinoceros, Starring Zero Mostel, “. Thanks for telling us about the problem. In the first act, the character of the logician says: Not original enough in message, not absurd enough to stress the dark humour I see referenced in other reviews.

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Ionesco’s father was a Romanian ultra-nationalist of the Orthodox faith with few political scruples, who was willing to support whatever party was in power – while his mother was a French Protestant who came from a family of Sephardic Jews who had converted to Calvinism to better fit into French society.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Ionesco parodied the Legion’s talk of “natural laws” and “primeval values” by putting dialogue that closely resembled the Legion’s rhetoric into Jean as he transforms into a green rhinoceros.


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Best Direction of a Play. But after ve the story, my excitement has been drained. Quotes from Il rinoceronte. Daisy has called the firemen and one by one the office-workers escape through a window out the office. She comes to believe the rhinoceroses are in the right they are truly passionate.

This tradition of seeing Romania as a bastion of Latinism threatened by enemies everywhere culminated in the s where the Iron Guard inoesco there were eo laws” that determined Romania’s struggle for existence, which allowed the Legion to justify any act of violence no matter how amoral as necessary because of the “natural laws”. In the increasing antisemitic atmosphere of Romania in the interwar period, being even partly ethnically Jewish was enough to put Ionesco in danger.

I would rate this book 2 out of 5 stars.

Persistent cookies are stored on your uonesco disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. Mike Uhland rated it it was ok Feb 16, Sometimes, we also use a cookie to keep track of your trolley contents. Let’s connect Contact Details Facebook Twitter. And of the second hand left, which had been a radical socialist They attempt, albeit briefly, to have a normal life amongst the rhinoceroses.

Ionesco disliked Jean-Paul Sartre – France’s most famous intellectual in the s – for the way in which he sought to justify Stalin’s murderous violence as necessary for the betterment of humanity as a betrayal of everything that a French intellectual should be, and intended the character of Dudard who always finds excuses for the rhinoceros as a caricature of Sartre who always found excuses for Stalin.

Beyond ridiculing the most banal situations, Ionesco’s plays depict in a tangible way the solitude and insignificance of human existence.

It was performed by Modern Theatre in Boston. Ionesco stated in an interview that: