clown showin which black actors play the roles of their white oppressors. Other works include the play The Screens (tr. 1962) and Querelle (tr. 1974).
See his Reflections on the Theatre (tr. 1972) J.-P. Sartre, Saint Genet (1952, tr. 1963) biography by E. White, Genet (1993) and studies by R. N. Coe (1970), B. Knapp (1968, rev. ed. 1989), and H. Stewart (1989).
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