Alfred Jarry

Ubu Roi

originally published:
Paris : Mercure de France


  • Connolly 100(1896)

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bio notes:
born: 9/8/1873
died: 11/1/1907
born as: Alfred Jarry

French writer known mainly as the creator of the grotesque and wild satirical farce Ubu Roi (1896; King Ubu), which was a forerunner of the Theater of the Absurd. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature