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O scrisoare pierdută
O scrisoare pierdută (Romanian for "A Lost Letter") is a play by Ion Luca Caragiale. It premiered in 1884, and arguably represents the high point of his career.
Published 1995 by Editura Minerva
(first published 1884)
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Sep 09, 2013 Eduard rated it 3 of 5 stars
O scrisoare pierdutăby Ion Luca Caragiale is a play that has its moments.It's sometimes really good and sometimes you are just dissapointed.In the end,I.L. Caragiale made a good play,but that's about it.Compared to one very good play I've read( A Midsummer Night's Dream )the plot and characters that Caragiale created are not very memorable and never do something really special.And speaking of special,Caragiale is famous for quite the contrary.He is famous for the accuracy he has when describing p...more
Niciodata nu m-am saturat sa vad dramatizarea dupa O scrisoare pierduta. Asa cum Eminescu se confunda deja cu spiritul romanesc, si Caragiale a intrat in firesc atat de mult incat unii nici nu il mai recunosc. Umorul acestei geniale piese nu cred ca se va demoda niciodata, iar ironia sortii face ca personajele lui sa fie uluitor de perene in politica romaneasca.
Ion Luca Caragiale was a Wallachian-born Romanian playwright, short story writer, poet, theater manager, political commentator and journalist. Leaving behind an important cultural legacy, he is considered one of the greatest playwrights in Romanian language and literature, as well as one of its most important writers and a leading representative of local humor. Alongside Mihai Eminescu, Ioan Slavi...moreMore about Ion Luca Caragiale...