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characterization of women in the plays of Frank Wedekind

Mary Elizabeth Place

characterization of women in the plays of Frank Wedekind

by Mary Elizabeth Place

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wedekind, Frank, -- 1864-1918 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Women in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mary Elizabeth Place
    The Physical Object
    Pagination268 leaves
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15486965M

    Book Descriptions: BOOK SYNOPSIS In , Frank Wedekind nearly landed himself in jail. His play, Pandora s Box, was confiscated by the authorities for its lascivious passages, thought to undermine the social moral Wedekind was no playboy which is perhaps why he was acquitted in the trial over Pandora s indecency. In this play, and others, Wedekind articulated an ageless truth. Lulu (Lou Reed and Metallica album) (), based on the Wedekind plays; LuLu and the TomCat, Canadian children's musical group; Don't Bring Lulu, Dixieland jazz song () Fictional characters. Lulu, a character in the Final Fantasy video game series; Lulu Spencer, a character in the soap opera General Hospital.

    Frank Wedekind was the great rebel of European theatre, best known for Spring Awakening and the Lulu Plays. In Musik he delivers a blistering attack on middle-class hyprocrisy and double-standards. This exhiliarating adaptation by Neil Fleming opened The Last Waltz Season at . ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Based on: Frühlings Erwachen / Frank Wedekind. Awards: Tony Award winner, Best musical and Best book of a musical.

    Frank Wedekind () was born in Hanover. He became a journalist and later secretary of a circus before forming his own theatrical company and producing and acting in his own plays. Fruhlings Erwachen (Spring Awakening) was written in and like all his plays aroused great controversy for its sexual outspokenness. It is perhaps his. The frank sexuality and sexual experimentation depicted in Spring Awakening immediately positioned it as an extremely controversial work and led to the decades-long censorship of certain scenes and lines in the play.


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Spring Awakening (German: Frühlings Erwachen) (also translated as Spring's Awakening and The Awakening of Spring) is the German dramatist Frank Wedekind's first major play and a seminal work in the modern history of theatre.

It was written sometime between autumn and springbut did not receive its first performance until 20 November when it premiered at the Deutsches Theater Place premiered: Deutsches Theater, Berlin. This essay will be exploring and discussing the character of Lulu in Frank Wedekind’s play of the same name.

It will delve into the relationship that Lulu has with the men and women of the late ’s, as well as the challenges that women have experienced over the centuries having to deny their sexual appetite in a patriarchal world.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Overview First performed inGerman playwright Frank Wedekind’s classic theatrical work, Spring Awakening, chronicles the first loves and burgeoning sexualities among a group of adolescents in late nineteenth-century ng the course of four years, the play is a coming-of-age story, an exploration of young love, and an indictment of the sexual mores and repressions inherent.

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Lulu is a symbol of female power and sexuality, the “Earth-Spirit” who cannot be tamed and inspires destruction around her. Censored in its original production, Erdgeist is Frank Wedekind’s mediation on the nature of female sexuality and a cautionary tale for any man wishing to control a.

WHEN ’S film adaptation of Frank Wedekind’s Pandora’s Box opened in Berlin inthe censors rushed in to condemn “its open treatment of lasciviousness and prostitution-Lulu’s sexuality, Geschwitz’s lesbianism, Schigolch’s pimping.”1 Following the judicial ban of the play inWedekind appended a foreword that contested its characterization as “an incompetent.

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Presented by the Atlantic Theater Company, Neil Pepe, artistic director. Based on a play by Frank Wedekind. At the Atlantic Theater Company.

Get this from a library. Woman's place in German turn-of-the-century drama: the function of female figures in selected plays by Gerhart Hauptmann, Frank Wedekind, Ricarda Huch and Elsa Bernstein.

[Nancy Jean Frankian Pierce]. Benjamin Franklin Wedekind, usually known as Frank Wedekind, was a German playwright. His work, which often criticizes bourgeois attitudes (particularly towards sex), is considered to anticipate expressionism, and he was a major influence on the development of epic theatre/5(4).

On the dedication Wedekind gave the play to parents and teachers, Emma Goldman wrote that “parents and teachers are, in relation to the child’s needs, the most ignorant and mentally indolent class”.(Goldman 64) When discussing the role of authority in the sexual development of children, one would do well to look first at the sexuality of the authority itself, how this sexuality has a.

Synopsis. A social and cultural argument written before its time, Spring Awakening: A Children’s Tragedy is a sharp indictment of a repressive society that keeps its children in ignorance about puberty, sex, and sexuality.

The plot follows three young people in a provincial German village in the s: Wendla Bergmann, a young woman curious about where babies come from and why; Melchior. This play's conception and history is perhaps as muddled as the titular character.

This adaptation by Nicholas Wright (from a translation by Wes Williams) combines Wedekind's "Lulu" plays, which took on different titles, "Pandora's Box" and Earth Spirit", at various points in Wederkind's checkered career/5(15).

Discuss Frank Wedekind’s Lulu in relation to its cultural and social context. Pay particular attention to the ways in which the play challenges and/or perpetu. Includes the Earth Spirit, The Marquis of Keith and Pandora's Box In Earth Spirit and Pandora's Box, better known as The Lulu Plays, we see Lulu's rapid descent into degradation, culminating in her violent death.

She has destroyed a succession of bourgeois males, both disturbed and attracted by her lack of inhibition. In The Marquis of Keith, the eponymous hero destroys his most meaningful. Usually, I find reading plays a poor second to seeing them performed, but some plays are simply unplayable.

Frank Wedekind’s Spring Awakening (Frühlings Erwachen) comes into that category. Apart from the problem of most of the characters being young teenagers (adults playing children never works), the play needs space and quiet for the audience to think in/5(). : Wedekind. Skip to main content.

Try Prime All Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Today's Deals Your Gift Cards Help. Earth Spirit () (Erdgeist) is a play by the German dramatist Frank forms the first part of his pairing of 'Lulu' plays; the second is Pandora's Box (), both depicting a society "riven by the demands of lust and greed".

In German folklore an erdgeist is a gnome, first described in Goethe's Faust (). Together with Pandora's Box, Wedekind's play formed the basis for the. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

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Pandora’s Box is the second half of Frank Wedekind’s Lulu plays, the first half being Earth continues the story of a young woman named Lulu, who murdered a man named Dr.

Schon, and has been rotting in jail. A wealthy countess named Martha Geschwitz, who is obsessively in love with Lulu, bands together a group of men who help her break out and escape to Paris.