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Genet, Jean 1910-1986

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The balcony by Jean Genet( Book )
296 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 3,750 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
Our Lady of the Flowers by Jean Genet( Book )
187 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,508 libraries worldwide
"Novel by Jean Genet, written while he was in prison for burglary and published in 1944 in French as Notre-Dame des fleurs. The novel and the author were championed by many contemporary writers, including Jean-Paul Sartre and Jean Cocteau, who helped engineer a pardon for Genet. A wildly imaginative fantasy of the Parisian underworld, the novel tells the story of Divine, a male prostitute who consorts with thieves, pimps, murderers, and other criminals and who has many sexual adventures. Written in lyrical, dreamlike prose, the novel affirms a new moral order, one in which criminals are saints, evil is glorified, and conventional taboos are freely violated."--THE MERRIAM-WEBSTER ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LITERATURE
The blacks : a clown show by Jean Genet( Book )
55 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,952 libraries worldwide
An English translation of Genet's symbolic drama which was first performed in Paris in 1959
The screens : a play in seventeen scenes by Jean Genet( Book )
109 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,845 libraries worldwide
Jean Genet was one of the world's greatest contemporary dramatists, and his last play, The Screens, is his crowning achievement. It strikes a powerful, closing chord to the formidable theatrical work that began with Deathwatch and continued, with even bolder variations, in The Maids, The Balcony, and The Blacks. Explicitly political, The Screens is set within the context of the Algerian War. The play's cast of over fifty characters moves through seventeen scenes, the world of the living breaching the world of the dead by means of shifting the screens'the only scenery'in a brilliant tour de force of spectacle and drama
Miracle of the rose by Jean Genet( Book )
156 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,825 libraries worldwide
This nightmarish account of prison life during the German occupation of France is dominated by the figure of the condemned murderer Harcamone, who takes root and bears unearthly blooms in the ecstatic and brooding imagination of his fellow prisoner Genet
Querelle by Jean Genet( Book )
132 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,450 libraries worldwide
"The story of a dangerous man seduced by peril, Querelle deals in a startling way with the Dostoyevskian theme of murder as an act of total liberation"-- Publisher description
Funeral rites by Jean Genet( Book )
74 editions published between 1947 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,388 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized account of the author's lover, Jean Decarin, who was killed in the Resistance during the liberation of Paris in World War II
Les bonnes & Comment jouer Les bonnes by Jean Genet( Book )
267 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,347 libraries worldwide
Though "The Maids" was his first book to be published in England, Jean Genet was already a legendary figure in contemporary European literature. His work - novels, plays, autobiography - reflects the violence and disorder of his life; but it reflects, too, high and unmistakable literary genius. This title offers an introduction to Genet's work
The maids ; and, Death watch : two plays by Jean Genet( Book )
23 editions published between 1954 and 1989 in English and held by 845 libraries worldwide
The Maids - Deathwatch
The thief's journal by Jean Genet( Book )
202 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 826 libraries worldwide
French playwright Genet creates a self-portrait in an account reflecting his life and radical ideas about society
Haute surveillance by Jean Genet( Book )
87 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 792 libraries worldwide
Deathwatch, Jean Genet's earliest play, was first performed in Paris in 1949. Short and intensely powerful, it is an excellent introduction to his later dramatic work - The Maids, The Balcony and The Blacks. The French text, published by Gallimard, was extensively altered by Genet in the course of rehearsal; and Bernard Frechtman's translation is of the final acting version, which supersedes the original published text
Letters to Roger Blin; reflections on the theater by Jean Genet( Book )
17 editions published between 1966 and 1986 in French and English and held by 608 libraries worldwide
Poison by Todd Haynes( visu )
27 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 369 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
Poèmes by Jean Genet( Book )
42 editions published between 1948 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 337 libraries worldwide
Fragments of the artwork by Jean Genet( Book )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 275 libraries worldwide
Essai
Œuvres complètes by Jean Genet( Book )
45 editions published between 1951 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 222 libraries worldwide
The balcony by Jean Genet( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1965 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 217 libraries worldwide
Prisoner of love by Jean Genet( Book )
30 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Om forfatterens kærlighed til Palæstina og palæstinenserne, som han betragter som vor tids udstødte
Soledad brother; the prison letters of George Jackson by George Jackson( Book )
27 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 77 libraries worldwide
A collection of Jackson's letters from prison, Soledad Brother is an outspoken condemnation of the racism of white America and a powerful appraisal of the prison system that failed to break his spirit but eventually took his life. Jackson's letters make palpable the intense feelings of anger and rebellion that filled black men in America's prisons in the 1960s. But even removed from the social and political firestorms of the 1960s, Jackson's story still resonates for its portrait of a man taking a stand even while locked down
Saint Genet, actor and martyr by Jean-Paul Sartre( Book )
9 editions published between 1952 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 24 libraries worldwide
". Saint Genet is Jean-Paul Sartre & rsquo;s classic biography of Jean Genet & amp;mdash;thief, convict, and great artist & amp;mdash;a character of almost legendary proportions whose influence grows stronger with time. Bringing together two of the century & amp;rsquo;s greatest minds and artists, Saint Genet is at once a compelling psychological portrait, masterpiece of literary criticism, and one of Sartre & amp;rsquo;s most personal and inspired philosophical creations."
 
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Alternative Names
Chīnīyah, Chān 1910-1986
Genet Jean
Ǧinīh, Ǧān 1910-1986
Ǧunīh, Ǧān 1910-1986
Ioannes Genet
Jan Jene
Jan Qenet
Jean Genet francia író, drámaíró
Jean Genet francouzský spisovatel
Jean Genet francuski pisac
Jean Genet Frans schrijver
Jean Genet Französischer Romanautor, Dramatiker und Poet
Jean Genet French novelist, playwright, poet and political activist
Jean Genet Novelista, dramaturgo, poeta y activista político francés, violador
Jean Genet pisarz i dramaturg francuski
Jean Genet scrittore, drammaturgo e poeta francese
Jih-nai, Jang
Jih-nai, Jang 1910-1986
Žans Ženē
Žene, Ž.
Žene, Žān.
Ženē, Žans 1910-1986
Z'eneh, Z'an 1910-1986
Zhene, Zhan 1910-1986
Zjene, Zjan 1910-1986
Ζαν Ζενέ
Жан Жене
Жан Жьоне френски писател
Жан Жэнэ
Жене, Жан 1910-1986
Жене, Жан французский прозаик, поэт и драматург
ז'אן ז'נה
ז'נה, ז'ן 1910-1986
جان جينيه
جان جينيه، 1910-1986
جان جەنە
ژان ژنه
ژان ژۆنێ
জ্যঁ জ্যেঁনে
ഴാങ് ഷെനെ
장 주네
장쥬네 1910-1986
주네, 장 1910-1986
쥬네, 장 1910-1986
쥬네, 쟝 1910-1986
즈네 1910-1986
즈네, 장 1910-1986
ジャン・ジュネ
ジャン, ジュネ 1910-1986
ジュネ, ジャン
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English (663)
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