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Weiss, Peter 1916-1982

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Most widely held works by Peter Weiss
The persecution and assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as performed by the inmates of the Asylum of Charenton under the direction of the Marquis de Sade; [a play] by Peter Weiss( Book )

57 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 2,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1963 play, first published in German, is set in the historical Charenton Asylum in 1808. It depicts a play performed by the inmates, and directed by the Marquis de Sade (himself an inmate) which depicts the events of the French Revolution during 1793. The play incorporates songs and music, but is not a musical
The investigation : a play by Peter Weiss( Book )

20 editions published between 1965 and 1984 in English and German and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a German court twenty years later, 21 people go on trial for the four million people destroyed in Auschwitz concentration camp during 1941-1945. Dialogue includes actual testimony of the accused and the accusers
Exile; a novel by Peter Weiss( Book )

111 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Ästhetik des Widerstands : Roman by Peter Weiss( Book )

150 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bodies and shadows; two short novels by Peter Weiss( Book )

91 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Weiss' "Gespräch der drei Gehenden" beginnt rasant. Entschlossen und miraculös. Fesselnd. Drei gehen, aber vielleicht gehen sie gar nicht. Drei reden, aber vielleicht schweigen sie auch. Oder träumen. Oder nur einer redet. Mit sich und niemandem. Abel, Babel und Cabel nennen sie sich. Geht hier die Unschuld? Geht hier die Verwirrung? Folgt beiden, den biblischen Opfer- und Strafsymbolen, Cabel - der Teufel der Juden? Oder befindet sich alles im grotesk-surrealen Chaos? Peter Weiss betreibt einen tiefen, gewaltigen Text. Literatur auf der Ebene des Traumhaften. "Das Gespräch der drei Gehenden" reiht Episoden aneinander, die aus einer resignativ-distanzierten Stimmung heraus eskalieren, ohne den Urgrund ihrer Explosionen gleich zu offenbaren. Eine Braut übergibt sich auf einer Brücke, ihr Pferd bricht zusammen, ein anderes, angefeuert noch von der Mutter, geht mit der Hochzeitsgesellschaft durch, die Menschen fliehen in einen Park mit Blasorchester, und ganz plötzlich ist Ruhe und nichts scheint passiert
Die Ermittlung, Oratorium in 11 Gesängen by Peter Weiss( Book )

111 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die DVD enhält das Theaterstück "Die Ermittlung" nach dem Schauspiel von Peter Weiss (Regie: Peter Schulze-Rohr; Norddeutscher Rundfunk, 1966)
Postwar German theatre; an anthology of plays by Michael Benedikt( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abschied von den Eltern : Erzählung by Peter Weiss( Book )

108 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bij de dood van zijn ouders overdenkt een man zijn jeugd en groei naar volwassenheid in een emigrantengezin
Der Schatten des Körpers des Kutschers by Peter Weiss( Book )

108 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obra que supuso un cambio en la prosa alemana y que ha influido desde entonces en la literatura alemana de postguerra
Notes on the cultural life of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam by Peter Weiss( Book )

27 editions published between 1968 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Verfolgung und Ermordung Jean Paul Marats, dargestellt durch die Schauspielgruppe des Hospizes zu Charenton unter Anleitung des Herrn de Sade by Peter Weiss( Book )

65 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une confrontation fictive entre ces deux hommes qui se sont croisés avant et pendant les soubresauts révolutionnaires. Le conflit entre l'individualisme poussé à l'extrême de Sade, et le bouleversement politique et social que prône Marat
Trotsky in exile; a play by Peter Weiss( Book )

6 editions published between 1937 and 1973 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hölderlin; Stück in zwei Akten by Peter Weiss( Book )

50 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramen by Peter Weiss( Book )

20 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The aesthetics of resistance by Peter Weiss( Book )

14 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical novel about the struggles of the German Communist anti-Hitlerian networks from 1937 to the end of World War II
Trotzki im Exil : Stück in 2 Akten by Peter Weiss( Book )

37 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new trial by Peter Weiss( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First-time publication in English, one of Peter Weiss' last works which takes a surreal look at the fortunes of "Josef K," attorney, whose law firm appears to be sincere and appealing to the public while masking a dark, fascistic impulse to ach
Rapporte by Peter Weiss( Book )

31 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marat/Sade ; The investigation ; and the shadow of the body of the coachman by Peter Weiss( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Weiss (1916-1982) was virtually unknown in the mid-1960s when Peter Brook made Marat/Sade into a film. The weaving of time, space, plot, real-and-imagined characters, sexual liberation, and surrealist imagery made Marat/Sade a sensation. Little did audiences realize that this counterculture classic was written by a German Jew. At that time, Weiss was also at work on a play about Auschwitz: The Investigation. These two dramas are in this volume along with The Shadow of the Body of the Coachman. All are cogently introduced and edited by Robert Cohen
 
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The persecution and assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as performed by the inmates of the Asylum of Charenton under the direction of the Marquis de Sade; [a play]
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Die Verfolgung und Ermordung Jean Paul Marats, dargestellt durch die Schauspielgruppe des Hospizes zu Charenton unter Anleitung des Herrn de SadeThe aesthetics of resistanceThe new trialMarat/Sade ; The investigation ; and the shadow of the body of the coachmanThe Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum at Charenton under the Direction of the Marquis de SadeRethinking Peter Weiss
Alternative Names
Bai̋s, Peter 1916-1982

Peter Ulrich Weiss německý spisovatel

Peter Weiss

Peter Weiss dramaturgo

Peter Weiss Duits auteur

Peter Weiss écrivain allemand

Peter Weiss germana-svedlanda verkisto, pentristo kaj grafikisto

Peter Weiss niemiecki dramatopisarz

Peter Weiss Peter Weiss

Peter Weiss scrittore e drammaturgo tedesco

Peter Weiss (spisovateľ)

Peter Weiss Swedish-German playwright and author

Peter Weiss tysk-svensk författare och konstnär

Peter Weiss Tysk-svensk forfatter, film- og billedkunstner

Pēteris Veiss

Petrus Weiss

Sinclair

Sinclair 1916-1982

Vaĭs, Peter

Vais, Peter 1916-1982

Vaisas Peteris

Ṿays, Peṭer 1916-1982

Veis, Peter.

Veĭs, Peter 1916-1982

Veisas Pėteris

Weiss, Peter

Weiss, Peter, 1916-

Weiß, Peter 1916-1982

Weiss Peter Ulrich

Weiss, Peter Ulrich 1916-1982

Вайс Петер

Вайс, Петер Ульрих

Вейс Петер

Вейс, Петер, 1916-1982

Петер Вайс немецкий писатель

Петэр Вайс

וייס, פטר 1916-1982

פטר וייס

بيتر فايس

بيتر فايس، 1916-1982

بيتر فايس، 1916-1982 م

پتر وایس

바이스, 페터 1916-1982

바이스, 페테르 1916-1982

봐이스, 페터 1916-1982

페터 바이스

ヴァイス, ペーター

ペーター・ヴァイス

ペーター・ヴァイス 1916-1982

彼得·魏斯

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