Romulus The Broadway Adaptation and the Original Romulus the Great
The Broadway adaptation.
and the original Romulus the Great by Friedrich Duerrenmatt translated by Gerhard Nellhaus. Preface by Gore Vidal.
1966 First Printing (So stated.) Grove Press, New York. Silver letters on brown full cloth in FINE condition with a like, unclipped, dust jacket.
The one exception is the previous owners signature.
Vidal has supplied a specially written Preface for this edition of his play, in which he sets forth his reasons for his adaptation “dealing with inherently American problems of politics and power”. At Mr. Vidal’s suggestion, Duerrenmatt’s Romulus the Great is also given in translation from the original German by Gerhard Nellhaus for the reader who wishes to make his own judgment concerning the merits of the two plays. Exceptional.