The Chairs

by: Eugène Ionesco

Context Quick Quiz

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What popular absurdist play overshadowed the premier of The Chairs in 1952?

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What French dramatic movement of the 1940s and 50s commented on existentialism, and the absurdity of the modern condition?

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What aspect of Romanian culture and politics did Ionesco resent in his upbringing?

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What is Soren Kierkegaard's dictum?

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Which of Ionesco's plays earned international attention for its anti-Nazi commentary?