A&C Black, 19.09.2012 - 176 Seiten
A Student Edition of Wedekind's classic 1891 expressionist play about adolescent sexuality.
Highly controversial and with themes of sexuality, social attitudes and adolescence, the play is a popular and provocative text for study, especially at undergraduate level.
This translation by Edward Bond and Elisabeth Bond Pablé first brought the play to English audiences when it premiered at the National Theatre in 1974. Receiving high praise ('scrupulously faithful both to Wedekind's irony and his poetry.' The Times), this version is now considered to be the definitive English translation.
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - bakabaka84 - LibraryThing
It would seem that even in the 19th century teenagers were full on angst. At its hart the play is a criticism of 19th century German society's sexual repressiveness. The main plot of the story is how ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
A dark and moving playNutzerbericht - John K. - Borders
I recently saw the musical version of Spring Awakening, and wanted to see how the play compares. The musical stays pretty faithful to the script from the play, but it does not include The Masked Man ... Vollständige Rezension lesen