CLAUDEL, Paul

The Satin Slipper

Allegorical work in which Claudel addresses the theme of purification through love. Although the form is theatrical, the length and complexity make it more suitable for reading than for being performed....

The tidings brought to Mary

A play written in verse, set in the Middle Ages. The central theme is the love of God. The protagonists are Vercors, his daughter Violaine, and Pierre de Craon. Vercors is a peasant who loves his work, and...