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Meaning of "Giraudoux" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GIRAUDOUX

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIRAUDOUX

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIRAUDOUX

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WHAT DOES GIRAUDOUX MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Giraudoux

Jean Giraudoux

Hippolyte Jean Giraudoux was a French novelist, essayist, diplomat and playwright. He is considered among the most important French dramatists of the period between World War I and World War II. His work is noted for its stylistic elegance and poetic fantasy. Giraudoux's dominant theme is the relationship between man and woman—or in some cases, between man and some unattainable ideal.

Definition of Giraudoux in the English dictionary

The definition of Giraudoux in the dictionary is Jean. 1882–1944, French dramatist. His works include the novel Suzanne et le Pacifique and the plays Amphitryon 38 and La Guerre de Troie n'aura pas lieu.

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIRAUDOUX»

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Jean Giraudoux: The Legend and the Secret
Body's critical biography seeks to unlock the secrets of Giraudoux and his work, and to provide a portrait of the author and an analysis of his short stories, novels, plays, essays, and political theory.
Jacques Body, 1991
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The Influence of the Novels of Jean Giraudoux on the ...
the process of the novel (as all critics would I think, agree) is one of " demythification," the formal or generic equivalent to the experimental disillusionment of the novel's protagonist.28 Giraudoux uses Homer's minor figure, Elpenor, as the cause ...
Susan Nagel, 1991
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Judith
This thrilling, challenging play uses mountain climbing as a metaphor to explore a deeper theme: the recognition that human beings are free to choose whether they will live or die and do so calmly and objectively, even under the most severe ...
Jean Giraudoux, 1963
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Jean Giraudoux: His Life and Works
An analysis of Giraudoux's novels, plays, and essays, with biographical information supplied.
Laurent Le Sage, 1959
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The Columbia Encyclopedia of Modern Drama
534 GIRAUDOUX, JEAN At forty-six, Giraudoux adapted his novel into his first play, Siegfried, the antinationalistic story of an amnesiac French soldier who becomes the leader of a German community. Produced successfully at the Comedie ...
Gabrielle H. Cody, Evert Sprinchorn, 2007
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Ondine
Jean Giraudoux, Adapted by Maurice Valency Full Length, Fantasy Drama Characters: 17 male, 11 female Multiple sets Audrey Hepburn created a sensation on Broadway in the title role winning a Tony Award as an ethereal sea nymph who falls in ...
Jean Giraudoux, Maurice Valency, 2011
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The Facts on File Companion to the French Novel
164 GIRAUDOUX, JEAN In 1940 he retired from public life but continued to write. As World War II progressed, Giraudoux's works became increasingly dark, Sodom and Gomorrah (1943) and Without Power (posthumous 1945) in particular.
Karen L. Taylor, 2006
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Choice of the elect
Yet as time passes her devotion to Claudie is answered with rejection and Edmee, down and out in San Francisco, comes to wonder whether this is tragedy or just desserts, and whether the holy must pay a great price for being elect.
Jean Giraudoux, 2002
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A Critical Bibliography of French Literature: The twentieth ...
Giraudoux, Jean. Carnet des Dardanelles. Introd. et notes de Jacques Body. Le belier, 1969. 125 p. 11514 Rough notes which G. recorded between March 1915 and January 19 16. By reprinting an extract from Adorable Clio which relates this  ...
David Clark Cabeen, Richard A. Brooks, 1980
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Encyclopedia of Literary Translation Into English: A-L
When, with Siegfried, the constraints of dramatic composition curbed the excesses of the novelist, Giraudoux quickly became, under Louis Jouvet's influence, the most successful French dramatist of the inter-war years and much translated into ...
O. Classe, 2000

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False shadow on a fine reputation
He was introduced to Martial Petain through playwright Jean Giraudoux, who wanted Corbusier to undertake huge urban renewal and housing ... «Chandigarh Tribune, Jul 15»
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This is the next big musical Tyne Daly needs to do
“Dear World” was based on Jean Giraudoux's “The Madwoman of Chaillot,” a topical, well-regarded play about an aging woman who saves ... «New York Post, Jun 15»
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Chock Full O' Nuts: The Madwoman of Chaillot (Review)
Jean Giraudoux's tale of the Parisian eccentric who, along with her ragtag friends, takes on the robber barons intent on tapping reserves of oil ... «Metro Weekly, Jun 15»
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Trapp celebrates promotion in Carthage
She said she knew what to expect; after all, her parents were in the Salvation Army – involving her in placements in Cape Giraudoux, Jefferson ... «Carthage Press, Jun 15»
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Dangereuse: 'The Madwoman of Chaillot: An Ode to Joy in the Midst …
WSC Avant Bard's current production of Giraudoux' The Madwoman of Chaillot, an entertaining tribute to the power of joy over despair, reminds ... «DC Metro Theater Arts, Jun 15»
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A pack of Parisian oddballs take on the corporate elite
If you must indulge in wishful thinking, you might as well do it on an elaborate scale, as French writer Jean Giraudoux did in his play “The ... «Washington Post, Jun 15»
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Backstage: Corporate greed in 'The Madwoman of Chaillot' — some …
Susan Aversa-Orrego directs Jean Giraudoux's “The Madwoman of Chaillot” which opens Friday, June 26, 2015 at the Randall Theatre. «Ashland Daily Tidings, Jun 15»
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'The Madwoman of Chaillot' at WSC Avant Bard
Madwoman was written by Giraudoux in 1943 during the height of Nazi power in Europe and their control of Paris. The play was first performed ... «DC Metro Theater Arts, Jun 15»
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Liberating Madwoman of Chaillot: Laurence Senelick on his new …
But Giraudoux is no Brecht. He's not a political dramatist telling you to ponder these questions and decide on a course of action. He certainly ... «DC Theatre Scene, Jun 15»
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Out & About
We Players, the innovative environmental theatre ensemble, presents an outdoor production of Jean Giraudoux's fairy tale drama about an ... «Bay Area Reporter, Jun 15»

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