Jean Genet

Jean Genet (; (1910-12-19)December 19, 1910 – April 15, 1986(1986-04-15)) was a prominent and controversial French novelist, playwright, poet, essayist, and political activist. Early in his life he was a vagabond and petty criminal, but later took to writing. His major works include the novels Querelle of Brest, The Thief's Journal, and Our Lady of the Flowers, and the plays The Balcony, The Blacks, The Maids and The Screens.

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20th Century In Literature - World War II
1942 The Stranger by Albert Camus (Algeria, France) Our Lady of the Flowers by Jean Genet (France) Flight to Arras by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Plays The ... Poetry Selected Poems by Keith Douglas (England) Non-fiction Being and Nothingness by Jean-Paul Sartre The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus 1944 The Horse's Mouth by Joyce Cary Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges (Arg ... by Alan Paton (South Africa) The Miracle of the Rose by Jean Genet Froth on the Daydream by Boris Vian (France) The Member of the Wedding by Carson ...
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1971 Jean Genet The Balcony Giles Havergal The Tramp 1972–1973 Shakespeare Timon of Athens Keith Hack Lucullus Abbey TheatreFestival Jean-Baptiste ... and his Man Matti Havergal The Attaché 1982–1983 Jean Genet The Balcony Prowse The General Jean Genet The Screens Prowse The Arab Voice Prowse Jean Genet ... Prowse Louis Ernst Toller The Machine Wreckers Havergal Jim Cobbitt Jean-Paul Sartre Altona McDonald Franz Oliver Goldsmith She Stoops to Conquer Havergal Diggory Oscar Wilde A Woman of No Importance Prowse Mr ...
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Jean Genet - List of Works - Correspondence
... Excerpts reprinted in Genet, by Edmund White ... (2010) Collected in Théâtre Complete(Editions Gallimard, 2002) Lettre a Jean-Jacques Pauvert, first published as preface to 1954 edition of Les Bonnes ... 'Fragments et autres textes, 1990 (Fragments of the Artwork, 2003) Lettres à Jean-Louis Barrault Lettres à Roger Blin Lettres à Antoine Bourseiller ...

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    Repudiating the virtues of your world, criminals hopelessly agree to organize a forbidden universe. They agree to live in it. The air there is nauseating: they can breathe it.
    Jean Genet (1910–1986)

    What we need is hatred. From it our ideas are born.
    —Jean Genet (1910–1986)