The Flies

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The Flies is a play by French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980) [1], written in 1943. It is an adaptation of the Electra myth.

Original text

The title in the original French is Les Mouches.

Translations and adaptations

Yaël Farber's Molora uses themes from Sartre's The Flies and Sophocles's Electra to explore a nation's conscience in the aftermath of a bloodbath.

Performance history in South Africa


Wikipedia [2].

Cape Argus, 24 April 2003.

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