Ubu Roi: Drama in 5 Acts

(Norfolk: New Directions Books, 1961).

Price: $250.00

Unbound. First New Directions edition, and first edition of this translation. Translated from the French by Barbara Wright. Portraits of the author by L. Lantier and F.A. Cazals. Several drawings by Jarry and Pierre Bonnard. 204 drawings by Franciszka Themerson. Fine in wrappers with some age-toning to the text block. An Advance Copy in six unbound signatures.

Item #411642
ISBN: 9780811200721

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Ubu Roi: Drama in 5 Acts. Alfred JARRY.

Alfred Jarry
birth name: Alfred Jarry
born: 9/8/1873
died: 11/1/1907

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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 Literaturemore