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When he ended Vieux Carré with the stage direction, “The house is empty now,” Lahr somberly terms it “an augury and an epitaph.”John Lahr’s Biography Perfectly Captures Tennessee Williams’ Tortured Greatness|Wendy Smith|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He works for Les Inrockuptibles, Le Point and La Règle du Jeu.
Writing in La Règle du Jeu, he points out the commonalities between this “reasoning” and the worst rhetoric of the extreme right.
“You know in Paris, and remember that scene at the Jeu de Paume,” he says.
They stood together upon the vieux rose hearthrug, his hand was upon her shoulder, his deep, earnest gaze fixed upon hers.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux
This inelegant jeu de theatre is severely ridiculed in the "Rehearsal."The Works Of John Dryden, Volume 4 (of 18)|John Dryden
Je vis M. le Baron d'Holbach environn d'une vieille femme et de deux villageois, l'un vieux comme elle et l'autre jeune.Baron d'Holbach|Max Pearson Cushing
One of our poets, in a very clever jeu d'esprit, spoke of Mr. Browning as 'thinking in Greek.'
I translate in the evening, and read Le Vieux de la Montagne, and write.The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2)|Florence A. Thomas Marshall