Albert Camus: Requiem pour une nonne [Requiem for a Nun] (2440 words)


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Requiem pour une nonne [Requiem for a Nun], Albert Camus's stage adaptation of the American novel of the same title published by William Faulkner in 1951, first opened at the Théâtre des Mathurins-Marcel Herrand in Paris on September 20, 1956. At the time, Camus was already an acclaimed dramatist in his own right with several plays to his credit, including Le Malentendu [The Misunderstanding] (1944), Caligula (1945), and Les Justes [The Just] (1949). He was also well-known as an adaptor, having staged his own versions works by Pierre de Larivey, Piedro Calderon, Lope de Vega and Dino Buzzati. After Requiem, he went on to adapt …

Citation: Collington, Tara. "Requiem pour une nonne". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 09 February 2009 [, accessed 19 August 2022.]

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