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You could no longer talk intelligently with him for he was not a rational human being”. For example, at loot. The Legion’s call to end the “Jewish colonization” of Romania by expelling all the Jews, whom the Legion claimed were all illegal immigrants from Poland, and confiscate their assets so that Christian Romanians could rise up to the middle class, was very attractive to many university students. Ionesco felt ionssco the way in which so many of his generation, especially university students, had abandoned the French ideas about universal human rights in irnoceronte of the death cult of the Legion, was a “betrayal” both personally and in a wider political sense of the sort of society Romania should be.

Claude rated it it was ok Oct 09, But when you’re involved yourself, when you suddenly find yourself up against brutal facts, you can’t help feeling directly concerned-the shock is too violent for you to stay detached.

Not original enough in message, not rinoxeronte enough to stress the dark humour I see referenced in other reviews. Daisy reveals Botard’s now also a rhinoceros. In Rhinocerosthe characters are shocked and horrified that people are turning into brutal rhinoceros, but during the course of the play learn to accept what is happening, as just the French people were shocked by their defeat inbut many learned to accept their place in the “New Order” in Europe.

Notably, the more Jean rants about “natural laws” trumping all, the more he transforms into a rhinoceros.

One of the leading Romanian intellectuals in the s who joined the Iron Guard ionexco Emil Cioran who in published in Paris a book entitled Syllogismes d’amertume. Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name.


The British historian Ek Ousby wrote:. The scenes look not just unreal, but almost deliberately surreal, as if the unexpected conjunction of German and French, Rnioceronte and German, was the result of a Dada prank and not the sober record of history.

Statements consisting only of original research should be removed. The experience of the Occupation was a deeply psychologically disorienting one for the French as what was once familiar and safe become strange and threatening.

Robin Richardson rated it it was ok Jul 05, Paul rated it it was ok Oct 31, Lines such as these show that Ionesco also created the character of Jean rinocrronte a satire of the Iron Guard, ionssco attacked all the humanist values of the modern West as “Jewish inventions” designed to destroy Romania, and claimed that there was a “natural law” in which “true” Romanians would discover their “primal energy” as the purest segment of the “Latin race” and assert their superiority over the “lower races”.

Refresh and try again. Botard argues against the existence of the so-called “rhinoceritis” movement, saying that the local people are too intelligent to be tricked by the empty rhetorics of a mass movement. A recurring claim of the Romanian radical right was that most Romanian Jews were illegal immigrants or had obtained Romanian citizenship fraudulently.

We could organize debates with professors and writers and lawyers, blue-stockings and artists and people and ordinary ionexco in the street as well-it would be very interesting and instructive. Please refer to our privacy policy for more information on privacy at Loot.

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Despite seeing the rhinoceroses with his own eyes, Botard convinces himself that rhinoceritis is all a gigantic capitalist plot, dismissing ioesco as rl “infamous plot” and “propaganda”.

Likewise, once a character repeats a platitudinous expression such as “It’s never too late! February Learn how and when to remove this template message.

The logician gives the example of: It was originally coined by theatre critic Asher Nahor in his review of the play in Papillon turning into a rhino and the Logician. But at the same time, Botard shows himself to be rigid, small-minded and petty in his thinking, using Marxist slogans in place of intelligent thought.


To access your account information you need to be authenticated, which means that you need to enter your password to confirm that you are indeed the person that the cookie claims you to be. Maybe I should had belonged to the left for a while, maybe I should have been of the left before being-not of the right-of the non-left, an enemy of the left. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

InIonesco wrote with disgust that the Iron Guard had created “a stupid and horrendously reactionary Romania”.

eo Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. Vijay Padaki, a veteran in Theatre. The beginning of a mass movement is seen on stage. Rhinoceros, Starring Zero Mostel, “.

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It was not easy In the first act of the play, the characters spend much time debating whether the rhinoceroses that have mysteriously appeared in France are African or Asian rhinoceroses, and which of the two types were superior to the other – a debate that Ionesco meant to be a satire on racism.

The phone rings, but they hear only rhino trumpeting on the line. After Cioran joined the Legion inhe severed his friendship with Ionesco, an experience that very much hurt the latter. In an interview inIonesco explained the play’s message as an attack on those Romanians who become caught up in the “ideological contagion” of the Legion: