Eugène Ionesco

Eugène Ionesco (1904-1994) was a Romanian-French playwright who wrote mostly in French, and one of the foremost figures of the French Avant-garde theatre. 

Latest by Eugène Ionesco in Chronicles

  • Realism and the Spirit
    February 1986

    Realism and the Spirit

    The following is the text of M. Ionesco's address at the 198S Ingersoll Prizes Awards Banquet.

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  • Truth Dwells in the Imaginary
    January 1985

    Truth Dwells in the Imaginary

    The United States is a great country, as everyone knows. This is why America has many friends, among whom one must also take account of its less amiable, jealous friends. One must not forget that America saved France in 1918 with the disembarkation for the second battle of the Marne and saved Europe from the nazis in the 1940's. However, it could not save Europe from the Soviets, who are still increasingly dangerous, which many Americans still do not know.

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