Who is genet?

  • (noun): French diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834).
    Synonyms: Edmund Charles Edouard Genet, Citizen Genet
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Genet, Ethiopia - Demographics
... Based on figures from the Central Statistical Agency in 2005, Genet has an estimated total population of 12,037 of whom 6,063 were males and 5,974 were females ...
Cape Genet
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Southern Martlet - Operational History
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Suresh Jayakar - Publications
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Christine And Lea Papin - Les Bonnes By Jean Genet
... The play Les Bonnes, by French writer Jean Genet, is loosely based on the Papin sisters ... Genet's fascination with the crime stemmed from his contempt for the middle classes, along with his understanding of how a murderer could glory in the infamy that came from the crime ...

More definitions of "genet":

  • (noun): French writer of novels and dramas for the theater of the absurd (1910-1986).
    Synonyms: Jean Genet
  • (noun): Agile Old World viverrine having a spotted coat and long ringed tail.
    Synonyms: Genetta genetta

Famous quotes containing the word genet:

    Perhaps having built a barricade when you’re sixteen provides you with a sort of safety rail. If you’ve once taken part in building one, even inadvertently, doesn’t its usually latent image reappear like a warning signal whenever you’re tempted to join the police, or support any manifestation of Law and Order?
    —Jean Genet (1910–1986)

    Would Hamlet have felt the delicious fascination of suicide if he hadn’t had an audience, and lines to speak?
    —Jean Genet (1910–1986)

    The main object of a revolution is the liberation of man ... not the interpretation and application of some transcendental ideology.
    —Jean Genet (1910–1986)