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Friedrich Dürrenmatt

Birthdate: 5. January 1921
Date of death: 14. December 1990

Friedrich Dürrenmatt was a Swiss author and dramatist. He was a proponent of epic theatre whose plays reflected the recent experiences of World War II. The politically active author's work included avant-garde dramas, philosophical crime novels, and macabre satire. Dürrenmatt was a member of the Gruppe Olten.

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Romulus the Great
Friedrich Dürrenmatt

„Resistance at all cost is the most senseless act there is.“

—  Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Romulus the Great

Ein Widerstand um jeden Preis ist das Sinnloseste, was es geben kann.
Romulus the Great, act III (1956)

„A story is not finished, until it has taken the worst turn.“

—  Friedrich Dürrenmatt

In Elyse Sommer, CurtainUp Reviews http://www.curtainup.com/wtf07.html, Williamstown Theatre Festival (Summer 2007)
Source: Physicists

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