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Doesn't Huis clos also mean 'In Camera'? (Read 3972 times)
iloah666
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Doesn't Huis clos also mean 'In Camera'?
11/06/05 at 23:25:11
 
as well as behind closed doors/no exit?  was he intending anything with this double meaning?
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Re: Doesn't Huis clos also mean 'In Camera'?
Reply #1 - 01/05/06 at 09:54:44
 
The "No Exit" title was reportedly that of American writer Paul Bowles, who translated the play.
 
"In camera" is a phrase that usually implies close quarters, stifling, claustrophobic: I think just the implication of "Huis clos."
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