Georges feydeau a flea in her ear
A Flea in Her Ear by Georges FeydeauThe wife of an insurance magnate, suspicious that her husband is having an affair, sends him a lascvicious invitation from an anonymous admirer, just to see if he’ll show. The action of A Flea in Her Ear, one of the best-known French farces, takes us to the sleazy Lanterne Rouge Hotel with a fine crop of mocking, mistaking, insulting, groping, kicking and mimicing, all in a spanking new translation.
A Flea in Her Ear (Shaw, trans.)
To test her husband's fidelity, Yvonne sends a letter from an imaginary admirer suggesting a hotel assignation and touches off a dizzy string of madcap mixups. Georges Feydeau - was born in France to a well-known Parisian writer. No account yet? Create one. Michael Parker , Susan Parker. Katherine DiSavino.
This classic French farce was written in Perhaps with the thrift and beauty of his plotting. The action is propelled by the wrongful belief of the wife of Monsieur Chandebise that he is having an affair. To Feydeau, the marriage brought wealth that would sustain him until he found greater success. The marriage lasted fifteen years, after which the couple underwent a judicial separation and were formally divorced in Following this, Feydeau made a name for himself both in France and abroad. During the winter of Feydeau contracted syphilis and slowly descended into madness in the remaining years of his life.
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