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Genet, Jean 1910-1986

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The balcony by Jean Genet( Book )
297 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 17 languages and held by 3,773 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 )
207 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in 17 languages and held by 2,678 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
Miracle of the rose by Jean Genet( Book )
143 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 1,846 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
The blacks : a clown show by Jean Genet( Book )
26 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 1,829 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 )
95 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,815 libraries worldwide
Dans l'Algérie colonisée, Saïd va épouser Leïla, 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 Saïd et Leïla. 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
Querelle by Jean Genet( Book )
124 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in 14 languages and held by 1,462 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 )
99 editions published between 1947 and 2009 in 13 languages and held by 1,444 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 nègres : pour jouer les nègres : clownerie by Jean Genet( Book )
140 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,050 libraries worldwide
The thief's journal by Jean Genet( Book )
223 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 19 languages and held by 934 libraries worldwide
French playwright Genet creates a self-portrait in an account reflecting his life and radical ideas about society
The maids ; and, Death watch : two plays by Jean Genet( Book )
22 editions published between 1954 and 1989 in English and held by 843 libraries worldwide
The Maids - Deathwatch
Les bonnes by Jean Genet( Book )
183 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 15 languages and held by 823 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 )
127 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 819 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 3 languages and held by 602 libraries worldwide
Les bonnes & Comment jouer Les bonnes by Jean Genet( Book )
51 editions published between 1947 and 1993 in French and Undetermined and held by 559 libraries worldwide
L'atelier d'Alberto Giacometti by Jean Genet( Book )
60 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 456 libraries worldwide
La découverte de l'atelier de Giacometti à travers des photographies de l'artiste au travail et des échanges entre Genet et lui permet de se rendre compte de l'importance d'un lieu et du cheminement des créations. Publié pour la première fois en 1963
Poison by Todd Haynes( visu )
24 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 363 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 )
39 editions published between 1948 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Fragments of the artwork by Jean Genet( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 271 libraries worldwide
Prisoner of love by Jean Genet( Book )
43 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 251 libraries worldwide
... A record of [Genet's] years spent with the Black Panthers in the United States and Palestinian soldiers in Jordan and Lebanon
Œuvres complètes by Jean Racine( Book )
56 editions published between 1951 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 246 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Chīnīyah, Chān 1910-1986
Genet, Jean
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 pisarz i dramaturg francuski
Jean Genet scrittore, drammaturgo e poeta francese
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
ژان ژنه
ژان ژۆنێ
জ্যঁ জ্যেঁনে
ഴാങ് ഷെനെ
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ジャン, ジュネ 1910-1986
ジュネ, ジャン
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