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Heinrich von Kleist

Le Prince de Hombourg

Désobéissant aux ordres de l'Électeur, chef de l'armée, le Prince de Hombourg lance intempestivement sa cavalerie et... gagne la bataille. Passant en cour martiale, il est condamné à mort. Sa fiancée intercède pour le sauver auprès de l'Électeur, son oncle qui, ému par ses larmes, place Hombourg devant un dilemme difficile à trancher : s'il juge que sa condamnation est injuste, il sera acquitté...
Kleist (1777-1811) a fait de sa pièce à la fois une œuvre d'imagination, un épanchement masqué de ses angoisses personnelles et une évocation historique s'ouvrant sur une leçon politique.
Jean Vilar, qui fut le premier à mettre en scène, en France, cette œuvre mystérieuse, l'a élevée, par la présence éblouissante de Gérard Philipe dans le rôle du Prince, à la hauteur d'un mythe héroïque.

Format: Paperback
Published: France, 2014
Publisher: Gallimard
Pages: 240
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782070458837
ISBN 10: 2070458830

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Le Prince de Hombourg