THE THEATRE OF ABSURD

Authors

  • Jhanvi Kunal Vora Visiting Lecturer, Chaudhary Commerce College, Gujarat University, Gandhinagar Visiting Lecturer, Government Commerce College, Gujarat University, Gandhinagar

Keywords:

Absurdity of Language, Depression era, Harold Pinter, Reality

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.

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

Additional Files

Published

15-12-2020

How to Cite

Jhanvi Kunal Vora. (2020). THE THEATRE OF ABSURD. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 6(12). Retrieved from https://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/2198