Theater Abroad: Goethe Go Home

I was not prepared for it, but now I see it!

But your notions mock Aristotle, doctor. They do not confide entirely in the reason, They default on sense, on the rational assurance.

This grabber is the lead-off speech of Lawrence Durrell's new play, An Irish Faustus, which is playing at Hamburg's Deutsches Schauspielhaus.

Hamburg has been patient with Durrell. His first play, Sappho (TIME, Sept. 8, 1961), opened there and ran for all of twelve performances. But Hamburg's theater-minded populace just could not believe that the author of vitally dramatic novels could write...

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