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Author: Bedatri Choudhury

Two Men in a Hearse: Pierre-François Sauter’s “Calabria”

Vladimir: That passed the time. Estragon: It would have passed in any case. Vladimir: Yes, but not so rapidly. —Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot Vladimir and Estragon sit on a stage and wait for Godot, who never arrives. While they wait, Vladimir and Estragon talk, bicker, fight and make up, plan to commit suicide, and occupy themselves with banter. We realize Godot will never come, and his arrival isn’t the point of the play either. The point is filling up the void of the eternal wait, populating our hours till our time’s up, traveling the road before it ends....

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