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Martin Esslin

Publications -  27
Citations -  1348

Martin Esslin is an academic researcher. The author has contributed to research in topics: Computer science & Theatre of the Absurd. The author has an hindex of 13, co-authored 20 publications receiving 1333 citations.

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The theatre of the absurd

Martin Esslin
TL;DR: The Theatre of the Absurd as discussed by the authors is a classic study of playwrights who dramatized the absurdity at the core of the human condition, focusing on the characters' inability to understand one another.
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The Theatre of the Absurd

TL;DR: The Theatre of the Absurd as discussed by the authors is a classic study of playwrights who dramatized the absurdity at the core of the human condition, and the questions these dramatists raise about the struggle for meaning in a purposeless world are still as incisive and necessary today as they were when Beckett's tramps first waited beneath a dying tree on a lonely country road for a mysterious benefactor who would never show.
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An anatomy of drama

Martin Esslin
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The Field of Drama