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Hippolyte Jean Giraudoux (lahir di Bellac, Haute-Vienne, 29 Oktober 1882 – meninggal di Paris, Prancis, 31 Januari 1944 pada umur 61 tahun) adalah novelis, penulis esai, diplomat dan penulis drama Prancis. Dia dianggap sebagai salah satu penulis drama Prancis terbaik pada masa antara Perang Dunia I dan Perang Dunia II.[1] Karya-karyanya terkenal karena keindahan dan fantasinya yang puitis. Tema yang sering dia gunakan adalah hubungan antara pria dan wanita.

Jean Giraudoux
Potert Giraudoux pada 1927
Potert Giraudoux pada 1927
PekerjaanPenulis drama
KebangsaanPrancis
Karya terkenalThe Madwoman of Chaillot,
Ondine, Duel of Angels,
The Trojan War Will Not Take Place
PasanganSuzanne Boland

Catatan kakiSunting

  1. ^ Brockett, Oscar. History of the Theatre Boston: Allyn and Bacon. 1968. hlm. 621.

ReferensiSunting

  • Grossvogel, David I. (1958), 20th Century French Drama , Columbia University Press, New York.
  • Fowlie, Wallace (1967), Dionysus in Paris; A Guide to Contemporary French Theater, Meridian Books, Inc, New York, ISBN 0-452-00092-0.
  • Cohen, Robert (1968), Giraudoux; Three Faces of Destiny, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, ISBN 0-226-11248-9.
  • LeSage, Laurent (1959), Jean Giraudoux; His Life and Works, The Pennsylvania State University Press.
  • Inskip, Donald, (1958), Jean Giraudoux, The Making of a Dramatist, Oxford University Press, New York.
  • Fletcher, John (1972), Forces in Modern French Drama, Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., New York, ISBN 0-8044-2199-4.
  • Knowles, Dorothy (1968), French Drama of the Inter-War Years, 1918-39, Barnes & Noble, Inc., New York.
  • Giraudoux, Jean (1963), Three Plays, Translated by Christopher Fry, Oxford University Press, New York.
  • Giraudoux, Jean (1964), Three Plays, vol 2, Translated by Phyllis La Farge and Peter H. Judd, Hill and Wang, New York.
  • Giraudoux, Jean (1967), Plays, vol 2, Translated by Roger Gellert, Oxford University Press, London.
  • Giraudoux, Jean (1958), Four Plays, Adapted by Maurice Valency, Hill and Wang, Inc., New York.

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