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Georg Büchner - Woyzeck - 9781854591838 - V9781854591838
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Woyzeck

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Description for Woyzeck Paperback. A new translation of the Buchner play considered the forerunner of most modern drama. Translator(s): Motton, Gregory. Series: Drama Classics S. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 159 x 106 x 7. Weight in Grams: 56.

Drama Classics: The World's Great Plays at a Great Little Price

One of the most performed and influential plays in German theatre, Georg Büchner's Woyzeck is a modern classic that remains frighteningly relevant today.

Franz Woyzeck, a lowly soldier stationed in a provincial German town, is bullied by his superiors and starved by the regiment's doctor in the name of scientific experiment. His only pleasures in life are his lover Marie and their innocent young son. But when Woyzeck learns that Marie has been unfaithful with the regiment's handsome Drum Major, he murders his lover in a fit ... Read more

Based on a real-life murder trial that took place in Germany in the 1820s, Woyzeck was written in 1837 but not staged until 1913.

This English translation by Gregory Motton is published in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series. The edition includes an introduction by Kenneth McLeish, a chronology and suggestions for further reading.

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Product Details

Publisher
Nick Hern Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Series
Drama Classics
Condition
New
Number of Pages
78
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781854591838
SKU
V9781854591838
Shipping Time
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Ref
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About Georg Büchner
Georg Büchner (1813–1837) was a German dramatist and writer of poetry and prose. His plays include Danton's Death, Leonce and Lena and Woyzeck.

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