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Thalia and Melpomene in the Great War. Theater Performances Organized by Romanian Officers Imprisoned in German Camps

This paper discusses the subject of the theater performances organized by Romanian officers imprisoned in German internment camps during the First World War. The sources used are the memoirs of one of the participants in these performances, as well as pieces from the author’s collection (an entrance ticket,
posters, photos, and illustrated postcards) that are thus introduced in a scientific debate.


First World War, Romanian officers taken prisoners, German internment camps, theater performances.

Thalie et Melpomène dans la Grande Guerre. Représentations théâtrales organisées par les officiers roumains prisonniers dans les camps allemands