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Better sung

Oscar Wilde’s one act play, Salomé, is better known as an opera by Richard Strauss. The same is true of Pelléas et Mélisande, the play by Maurice Maeterlinck that became … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Samuel Beckett’s debt to Maurice Maeterlinck

First Blind Man         Is he not back yet? Second Blind Man    You woke me up! First Blind Man         I was sleeping too. Third Blind Man       I was sleeping too. First Blind … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment