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Elizabeth K. Mix

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Potty-Talk In Parisian Plays, Elizabeth Mix Dec 1992

Potty-Talk In Parisian Plays, Elizabeth Mix

Elizabeth K. Mix

Probes on the use of scatological references in theatrical productions at the end of the 19th century with focus on the plays `La Berline de l'emigre' by Henry Somm and `Ubu roi' by Alfred Jarry. Interpretation as comments upon the bourgeoisie and their position with the lower class; Manifestation of hatred of the bourgeoisie in the ideas and practices of the anarchists; Use of scatological dialogue; Excerpts.
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