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Genet, Jean 1910-1986

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The balcony by Jean Genet( Book )
223 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 3,679 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 blacks, a clown show by Jean Genet( Book )
165 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,948 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 )
150 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 2,443 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 screens : a play in seventeen scenes by Jean Genet( Book )
75 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,736 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 )
58 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,655 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 )
99 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in 11 languages and held by 1,363 libraries worldwide
First published in 1953, Querelle, a young sailor, is at large in the port of Brest. His abrupt superior officer, Lt. Seblon, records in an elegant diary his longing for the young man. The policeman, who frames his mates for stealing from the Monoprix, covets him. Mario, the brothel keeper's husband, feels entitled to possess him. The murderer in hiding, whom he nourishes, embraces him. Even the madame herself, despite her disapproval of his kind, becomes Querelle's mistress
Funeral rites by Jean Genet( Book )
59 editions published between 1947 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,332 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 )
151 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,267 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
Haute surveillance by Jean Genet( Book )
94 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 868 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
The maids ; and, Death watch : two plays by Jean Genet( Book )
21 editions published between 1954 and 1989 in English and held by 844 libraries worldwide
The Maids - Deathwatch
The thief's journal by Jean Genet( Book )
132 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 12 languages and held by 720 libraries worldwide
French playwright Genet creates a self-portrait in an account reflecting his life and radical ideas about society
Letters to Roger Blin; reflections on the theater by Jean Genet( Book )
14 editions published between 1966 and 1986 in French and English and held by 602 libraries worldwide
Poison by Sacha Guitry( visu )
18 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
Part horror film, part drama, part expose, 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 )
30 editions published between 1948 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Fragments of the artwork by Jean Genet( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Splendid's by Jean Genet( Book )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Cette fausse pièce policière, qui vire du roman noir au numéro de travesti, oscille entre le drame métaphysique et le gag et, plus ouvertement que les autres oeuvres de Genet, est de part en part traversée par un rire
The balcony by Jean Genet( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1965 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Analyse moderne : résumé de cours et exercices corrigés by J Genet( Book )
30 editions published between 1971 and 1983 in French and Undetermined and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Analyse moderne : resumé.../J. Genet. v. 1
Genet : in the language of the enemy ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
This volume investigates the stakes and boundaries of this war for Genet and for his readers, offering new interpretations of his works and showing how they oblige us to rethink our own relations, as readers and interpreters, to literature itself
Jean Genet's The maids by Jean Genet( visu )
24 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 121 libraries worldwide
The story involves two maids who take turns impersonating their mistress
 
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Alternative Names
Chīnīyah, Chān 1910-1986
Genet, Jean
Genet Jean 1910-1986
Ǧinīh, Ǧān 1910-1986
Ǧunīh, Ǧān 1910-1986
Ioannes Genet
Jan Jene
Jean Genet francia író, drámaíró
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 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
جوني جان 1910-1986
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
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ジャン, ジュネ 1910-1986
ジュネ, ジャン
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