the books, his companions in exile

Compasses and companions, Wajdi Mouawad shares with us the books that inspired him for his latest theatrical creation, The square root of the verb but also of these readings of always.

Power of the verb, sweetness of the words, the playwright will lead us from the purity of the Austrian language of the writer Adalbert Stifter (1805-1868) and his very contemplative Off-season (Der Nachsommer, 1857) to justice on the march of the tragic heroines of Sophocles Passing by Flannery O’Connor (1925-1964), literary meteorite imbued with the thought of Thomas Aquinas. Feeding the inseparable life of politics with the intimate pantheon of Wajdi Mouawad.

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