The Men [Les Hommes]


Based on Delbo’s experiences, the play presents French women imprisoned prior to deportation in the period between 1942 and 1943. While separated from their men, who are often taken to execution, they decide to stage a comedy by Alfred de Musset, using the various skills of the imprisoned women, in order to take their minds of the horrific circumstances.
Format: Drama


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Original Language: French

Published in the journal Théodore Balmoral No. 68, spring/summer 2012.

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