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The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade (or Marat Sade)
The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade - or Marat Sade
Author: Peter Weiss (English Version by Geoffrey Skelton, Verse Adaptation by Adrian Mitchell)
This extraordinary play, which swept Europe before coming to America, is based on two historical truths: the infamous Marquis de Sade was confined in the lunatic asylum of Charenton, where he staged plays; and the revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat was stabbed in a bathtub by Charlotte Corday at the height of the Terror during the French Revolution. ...  more »
ISBN: 188087
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 117
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Publisher: The Dramatic Publishing Company
Book Type: Paperback
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