THE THEATRE OF ABSURD

Jhanvi Kunal Vora

Abstract


The theatre of Absurd depicts the universe which has lost his meaning and purpose. The dramatist of the Absurd drama finds the universe and everything in to be arbitrary, disconnected and irrelevant. In this type of Drama, dramatist asks the question what is the meaning of life and get the answer that there is a No meaning of Life.


Keywords


Absurdity of Language, Depression era, Harold Pinter, Reality

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References


[I] Beckett, Samuel. Waiting for Godot,

a. New Delhi: Penguin Books India. Pvt. Ltd.1996. Print.

[II] Esslin, Martin. The Theatre of the Absurd

a. Revised and enlarged edition by Martin Esslin.

[III] Camus, Albert. The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays.

a. Trans. Justin O'Brien. New York: Vintage, 1983. Print.

[IV] https://www.google.co.in/books/edition/The_Theatre_of_the_Absurd/jutgBwAAQBAJ?hl=en. Web


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