Jean Giraudoux

Dramatist


Quotes by Jean Giraudoux



Biography

  • Nationality French
  • Profession Dramatist
  • Born October 29, 1882
  • Died January 31, 1944

Hippolyte Jean Giraudoux (French: [?i?odu]; 29 October 1882 – 31 January 1944) was a French novelist, essayist, diplomat and playwright. He is considered among the most important French dramatists of the period between World War I and World War II. His work is noted for its stylistic elegance and poetic fantasy. Giraudoux's dominant theme is the relationship between man and woman—or in some cases, between man and some unattainable ideal.

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