By Jean-Paul Sartre, Jean Genet
The 2 performs gathered during this quantity symbolize Genet’s first makes an attempt to investigate the mores of a bourgeois society he had formerly been content material just to vilify. In The Maids, family employees, deeply envious in their inferior social place, attempt to revenge themselves opposed to society by way of destroying their agency. while their try to betray their mistress’s lover to the police fails and they're at risk of being figured out, they dream of murdering Madame, little conscious of the real strength at the back of their darkest fantasy.
In Deathwatch, convicts try and provoke a 3rd, who's at the verge of attaining mythical prestige in legal circles. yet neither realizes the lengths to which they're going to visit achieve recognize or that, finally, not anything they could do—including murder—will get them what they're trying to find.