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Though his work ranged from high drama to absurdist farce Anouilh is best known for his 1943 play Antigone an adaptation of Sophocles' classical drama that was seen as an attack on Marshal Pétain's Vichy government. Jean Marie Lucien Pierre Anouilh (French: [anuj]; 23 June 1910 – 3 October 1987) was a French dramatist whose career spanned five decades. One of France's most prolific writers after World War II much of Anouilh's work deals with themes of maintaining integrity in a world of moral compromise.