Genet, Jean 1910-1986
Most widely held works about Jean Genet
Most widely held works by Jean Genet
The balcony by Jean Genet ( Book )
166 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 2,103 libraries worldwide
Set in a brothel in the midst of a revolution, the Chief of Police enlists the regular customers to play out the fantasy roles that destiny has denied them.
The maids ; and, Death watch : two plays by Jean Genet ( Book )
172 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in 15 languages and held by 1,972 libraries worldwide
Genet's provacative play about two treacherous maidservants who simultaneously love and hate their mistress. When they fail in their attempt to murder her, they get their just deserts.
The blacks, a clown show by Jean Genet ( Book )
80 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,901 libraries worldwide
An English translation of Genet's symbolic drama which was first performed in Paris in 1959.
Our Lady of the Flowers by Jean Genet ( Book )
120 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in 10 languages and held by 1,801 libraries worldwide
Page proofs of the 1973 edition (Paris: Merihien) with manuscript corrections by Nelson Algren and Simone de Beauvoir.
The thief's journal by Jean Genet ( Book )
120 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in 12 languages and held by 1,710 libraries worldwide
French playwright Genet creates a self-portrait in an account reflecting his life and radical ideas about society.
Miracle of the rose by Jean Genet ( Book )
65 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in 11 languages and held by 1,420 libraries worldwide
The screens : a play in seventeen scenes by Jean Genet ( Book )
54 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,356 libraries worldwide
Dans l'Algérie colonisée, Sai͏̈d va épouser Lei͏̈la, la laide. Autour de lui la révolte gronde. Mais l'argument politique n'est qu'une toile de fond : le sujet principal, c'est l'apothéose de l'abjection, de Sai͏̈d et Lei͏̈la. La modernité de cette pièce en dix-sept tableaux tient à sa mise en scène : des paravents sur lesquels les acteurs dessinent, symbolisent le monde des vivants et celui des morts.
Funeral rites by Jean Genet ( Book )
53 editions published between 1947 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,186 libraries worldwide
Een jonge Franse homoseksueel collaboreert tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog met de Duitse bezetters. Wanneer de Geallieerden oprukken naar Parijs raakt hij in paniek.
Querelle by Jean Genet ( Book )
72 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,044 libraries worldwide
Een matroos lapt de burgerlijke moraal aan zijn laars en wijdt zich aan moord, opiumhandel en mannenliefde..
Prisoner of love by Jean Genet ( Book )
63 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 854 libraries worldwide
Œuvres complètes by Jean Genet ( Book )
24 editions published between 1952 and 1981 in French and held by 733 libraries worldwide
Haute surveillance by Jean Genet ( Book )
87 editions published between 1947 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 643 libraries worldwide
"Décor: une cellule de prison. Personnages: le surveillant et trois détenus. Dans ce huis clos, tout est drame: un lit défait, unmot de trop. Mais la tragédie naît d'une femme absente"--Publisher's note.
Lettres à Roger Blin by Jean Genet ( Book )
18 editions published between 1966 and 1986 in French and English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
The selected writings of Jean Genet by Jean Genet ( Book )
6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 521 libraries worldwide
The declared enemy : texts and interviews by Jean Genet ( Book )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in French and English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
Treasures of the night : the collected poems of Jean Genet by Jean Genet ( Book )
4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Fragments ... et autres textes by Jean Genet ( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in French and English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Poison ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Part horror film, part drama, part exposé, with an offbeat morality Poison examines the motives behind a seven-year-old boy's murder of his father, relates the story of a scientist who isolates the sex drive in liquid form, and graphically explores the sexually obsessive relationship between two prison inmates.
Reflections on the theatre, and other writings by Jean Genet ( Book )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Poèmes by Jean Genet ( Book )
28 editions published between 1948 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 275 libraries worldwide
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Chīnīyah, Chān, 1910-1986
Jih-nai, Jang, 1910-1986
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Z'eneh, Z'an, 1910-1986
Zhene, Zhan, 1910-1986
Zjene, Zjan, 1910-1986
جان جينيه، 1910-1986 م.ז׳נה, ז׳אן
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