Eugène Ionesco  

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Eugène Ionesco, born Eugen Ionescu, (November 26, 1909March 29, 1994) was a French-Romanian playwright and dramatist, one of the foremost playwrights of the Theatre of the Absurd. Beyond ridiculing the most banal situations, Ionesco's plays depict in a tangible way the solitude of humans and the grotesque insignificance of one's existence.



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