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Wedekind, Frank 1864-1918

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Works: 1,784 works in 5,860 publications in 13 languages and 37,317 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Musical settings  Biography  Diaries  Fiction  Vocal scores  Excerpts  Songs  Live sound recordings 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Librettist, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Other, Composer, Contributor, Honoree, Editor, Dedicatee, Performer, Adapter, Correspondent
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Publications about Frank Wedekind
Publications by Frank Wedekind
Publications by Frank Wedekind, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Frank Wedekind
Spring awakening by Frank Wedekind( Book )
207 editions published between 1908 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,158 libraries worldwide
"First performed under heavy censorship in Germany in 1906, Frank Wedekind's play Spring Awakening closed after one night in New York in 1917 amid public outrage and charges of obscenity. The play's content was radical indeed: teenage sex, suicide, abortion, masturbation, sadomasochism. But even more radical was the unsentimental and brutally authentic comedy with which Wedekind treated it. The story traces the dawning sexual awareness of four teenagers, Melchior, Moritz, Wendla, and Hansy, who, in their painfully funny contradictions - they are at once too innocent and not remotely innocent at all - remain fresh and unsettling even in our own sex-saturated culture. Thanks to the acclaimed novelist Jonathan Franzen, we now have a definitive new translation, one unique in capturing the bizarre comic spirit that animates every scene of this classic play."--Jacket
Frühlings Erwachen eine Kindertragödie by Frank Wedekind( Book )
212 editions published between 1891 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 807 libraries worldwide
Unterm Novembermond auf dem Kirchhof, zwischen zwei Toten, zwei Opfern der Furcht vor Schande, bei diesem erstickenden Ende bleibt es in Wedekins Frühlings Erwachen nicht: es erscheint der "Vermummte Herr", der den Melchior zum Leben verführen will, und es gelingt ihm. Er ist das Leben mit all seinen abenteuerlichen Möglichkeiten, er sagt zu Melchior: "Du lernst micht nicht kennen, ohne dich mir anzuvertrauen", und er zieht Melchior von den Gräbern fort: wenigstens für Melchior erwacht der Lebensfrühling dann doch noch, wenn auch zwischen Toten, in einer Novembernacht
Prosa, Dramen, Verse by Frank Wedekind( Book )
69 editions published between 1948 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 651 libraries worldwide
Lulu by Frank Wedekind( Book )
70 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 422 libraries worldwide
Lulu is the spirit of unbridled nature. Each of the first four acts of the play sees her married to a different man, each one of whom dies at the end. In the fifth act, Lulu has become a prostitute in Victorian London and encounters Jack the Ripper
Plays : one by Frank Wedekind( Book )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
The first Lulu by Frank Wedekind( Book )
27 editions published between 1906 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Pandora's Box opens as we await Lulu's arrival after she has been sprung from prison in an elaborate plot. The lesbian Countess Geschwitz, who remains in love with Lulu, has swapped identities with her and takes Lulu's place in prison, hoping that Lulu will love her in return. Alwa Schn̲, the writer, succumbs to Lulu's charms, despite her having murdered his father. Lulu and Alwa, get married and live in their lavish home until share prices in their investments collapse leaving them penniless and forcing Lulu to work as a prostitute. Lulu's first client is the pious mute Mr Hopkins. Alwa is killed by Lulu's next visitor, the African prince Kungu Poti. Jack the Ripper, her final client, argues with her about her fee
Early 20th-century German plays ( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
The three playwrights and four dramas of this volume, expertly introduced and edited by Margaret Herzfeld-Sander, show remarkable characteristics that would become fully integrated into modern and postmodern drama
Der Marquis von Keith : Schauspiel in fünf Aufzügen by Frank Wedekind( Book )
18 editions published in 1965 in German and held by 270 libraries worldwide
Lulu by Alban Berg( Sound Recording )
59 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Lulu: Oper in drei Akten nach den Tragödien Erdgeist und Büchse der Pandora von Frank Wedekind. Orchestrierung des dritten Aktes von Friedrich Cerha
Erdgeist ; Die Büchse der Pandora : Tragödien by Frank Wedekind( Book )
44 editions published between 1918 and 1995 in German and Undetermined and held by 223 libraries worldwide
Erdgeist; tragödie in vier aufzügen by Frank Wedekind( Book )
67 editions published between 1903 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Gräfin Geschwitz, volgens de auteur het hoofdpersonage, is een lesbienne
Lied der Lulu : aus der gleichnamigen Oper nach den Tragödien "Erdgeist" und "Büchse der Pandora" von Frank Wedekind by Alban Berg( file )
14 editions published between 1935 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Werke by Frank Wedekind( Book )
33 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Franziska by Frank Wedekind( Book )
38 editions published between 1912 and 2015 in German and Undetermined and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Die Büchse der Pandora : Tragödie in drei Aufzügen by Frank Wedekind( Book )
49 editions published between 1903 and 1921 in German and Gothic and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Die vier Jahreszeiten: Gedichte by Frank Wedekind( Book )
26 editions published between 1905 and 2015 in German and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Such is life; a play in five acts by Frank Wedekind( Book )
11 editions published between 1912 and 2014 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Diary of an erotic life by Frank Wedekind( Book )
22 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in German and English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Erdgeist (Earth-spirit) a tragedy in four acts by Frank Wedekind( Book )
16 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in English and German and held by 118 libraries worldwide
The Lulu plays & other sex tragedies by Frank Wedekind( Book )
24 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in English and German and held by 97 libraries worldwide
When Earth Spirit was premiered in Leipzig in 1898, Wedekind was vilified and persecuted for advocating unfeigned sexual pleasure and making his heroine a heartless whore. Death and Devil and Castle Wetterstein, the other plays that make up this volume, are essentially extensions of and complimentary to the Lulu tragedies
 
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Ahasver.
Ahasver (1864-1918)
Benjamin.
Benjamin (1864-1918
Bentekint, Phrank 1864-1918
Bückeburg Müller von.
F WEDEKIND
F.ヴェデキント 1864-1918
Franciscus Wedekind
Frank Wedekind deutscher Schriftsteller und Schauspieler
Frank Wedekind dramaturg alemany
Frank Wedekind dramaturg german
Frank Wedekind dramaturge et poète allemand
Frank Wedekind dramaturgo alemán
Frank Wedekind Duits auteur
Frank Wedekind German playwright
Frank Wedekind germana verkisto
Frank Wedekind německý spisovatel
Frank Wedekind niemiecki pisarz i aktor
Frank Wedekind scrittore, drammaturgo e attore teatrale tedesco
Haha, Cornelius Mine-.
Hauser, Kaspar.
Hauser, Kaspar (1864-1918)
Hermann.
Hermann (1864-1918)
Jobs, Hieronymus.
Mine-Haha, Cornelius.
Müller von Bückeburg.
Querilinth, Frank.
Simplizissimus.
Trenck, Hugo Freiherr von.
Trenck, Hugo von
Trenck, Hugo von 1864-1918
Tshingiskhan.
Vedekind', F.
Vedekind, Frank 1864-1918
Vēdekinds, Franks
Vēdekinds, Franks, 1864-1918
Vēdekinto, .. 1864-1918
Vedekinto, F. 1864-1918
Vēdekonds, Franks, 1864-1918
Wedekind, Benjamin F. 1864-1918
Wedekind, Benjamin Frank 1864-1918
Wedekind, Benjamin Franklin.
Wedekind, Benjamin Franklin 1864-1918
Wedekind, Benjamin Franklin Wirkl. Name von Frank Wedekind 1864-1918
Wedekind, Frank
Wedekind, Franklin
Wedekind, Franklin 1864-1918
Wedekinds, Frank
Wei-te-kend, 1864-1918
Wei-te-keng 1864-1918
Φρανκ Βέντεκιντ
Ведекинд, Ф. (Франк), 1864-1918
Ведекинд, Франк, 1864-1918
Ведекиндъ, Ф. (Франк), 1864-1918
Франк Ведекинд немецкий драматург
Франк Ведекінд
Франк Ведэкінд
ודקינד, בנג'מין פרנק, 1864-1918
וודקינד, בנג'מין פרנק, 1864-1918
וודקינד, פרנק 1864-1918
פרנק ודקינד שחקן גרמני
فرانك فديكند كاتب مسرحي ألماني
فرانک ودکیند
베데킨트, 프랑 프랑크 1864-1918
베데킨트, 프랑크 1864-1918
베데킨트, 프랭크 1864-1918
프랑크 베데킨트
ヴェデキント, F.
ヴェデキント, フランク
ヴェデキント, フランク 1864-1918
フランク・ヴェーデキント
韦德金德
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German (756)
English (256)
French (43)
Chinese (6)
Italian (3)
Gothic (2)
Dutch (2)
Spanish (1)
Swiss German (1)
Hungarian (1)
Bulgarian (1)
Slovenian (1)
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