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Genet, Jean 1910-1986

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Our Lady of the Flowers by Jean Genet ( Book )
60 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Novel by Jean Genet, written while he was in prison for burglary and published in 1944 in French as Notre-Dame des fleurs. The novel and the author were championed by many contemporary writers, including Jean-Paul Sartre and Jean Cocteau, who helped engineer a pardon for Genet. A wildly imaginative fantasy of the Parisian underworld, the novel tells the story of Divine, a male prostitute who consorts with thieves, pimps, murderers, and other criminals and who has many sexual adventures. Written in lyrical, dreamlike prose, the novel affirms a new moral order, one in which criminals are saints, evil is glorified, and conventional taboos are freely violated."--THE MERRIAM-WEBSTER ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LITERATURE
The blacks : a clown show by Jean Genet ( Book )
25 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 1,838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An English translation of Genet's symbolic drama which was first performed in Paris in 1959
Miracle of the rose by Jean Genet ( Book )
35 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This nightmarish account of prison life during the German occupation of France is dominated by the figure of the condemned murderer Harcamone, who takes root and bears unearthly blooms in the ecstatic and brooding imagination of his fellow prisoner Genet
The balcony by Jean Genet ( Book )
63 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The clients of a French brothel act out their fantasies while a revolution rages in the city
Funeral rites by Jean Genet ( Book )
20 editions published between 1969 and 1994 in English and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictionalized account of the author's lover, Jean Decarin, who was killed in the Resistance during the liberation of Paris in World War II
Le balcon by Jean Genet ( Book )
137 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le balcon est un bordel de luxe où plusieurs personnages viennent assouvir leurs fantasmes, sadomasochistes en apparence, mais philosophiques en réalité. Sous la comédie érotique, se cache une réflexion sur la mort
Les nègres : pour jouer les nègres : clownerie by Jean Genet ( Book )
125 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The screens : a play in seventeen scenes by Jean Genet ( Book )
7 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The balcony (Le balcon) a play in nine scenes by Jean Genet ( Book )
19 editions published between 1957 and 1970 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in a brothel in the midst of a revolution, the Chief of Police enlists the regular customers to play out the fantasy roles that destiny has denied them
The maids, and, Deathwatch : two plays by Jean Genet ( Book )
21 editions published between 1954 and 1994 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Maids - Deathwatch
Querelle by Jean Genet ( Book )
22 editions published between 1958 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een matroos lapt de burgerlijke moraal aan zijn laars en wijdt zich aan moord, opiumhandel en mannenliefde
Haute surveillance by Jean Genet ( Book )
90 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Décor: une cellule de prison. Personnages: le surveillant et trois détenus. Dans ce huis clos, tout est drame: un lit défait, unmot de trop. Mais la tragédie naît d'une femme absente"--Publisher's note
Les bonnes & Comment jouer Les bonnes by Jean Genet ( Book )
47 editions published between 1947 and 1993 in French and Undetermined and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Les paravents by Jean Genet ( Book )
58 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dans l'Algérie colonisée, Saïd va épouser Leïla, la laide. Autour de lui la révolte gronde. Mais l'argument politique n'est qu'une toile de fond : le sujet principal, c'est l'apothéose de l'abjection, de Saïd et Leïla. La modernité de cette pièce en dix-sept tableaux tient à sa mise en scène : des paravents sur lesquels les acteurs dessinent, symbolisent le monde des vivants et celui des morts
Notre-Dame des fleurs by Jean Genet ( Book )
107 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eerste in de gevangenis geschreven roman van Genet, waarin het leven wordt beschreven van een jongen die opgroeit in de provincie, naar Parijs gaat, zijn naam verandert in 'Divine', een vrouwelijke identiteit aanneemt en met tippelen zijn brood wil verdienen
The thief's journal by Jean Genet ( Book )
41 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
French playwright Genet creates a self-portrait in an account reflecting his life and radical ideas about society
Querelle of Brest by Jean Genet ( Book )
21 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First published in 1953, Querelle, a young sailor, is at large in the port of Brest. His abrupt superior officer, Lt. Seblon, records in an elegant diary his longing for the young man. The policeman, who frames his mates for stealing from the Monoprix, covets him. Mario, the brothel keeper's husband, feels entitled to possess him. The murderer in hiding, whom he nourishes, embraces him. Even the madame herself, despite her disapproval of his kind, becomes Querelle's mistress
Letters to Roger Blin; reflections on the theater by Jean Genet ( Book )
3 editions published between 1969 and 1979 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poison by Todd Haynes ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part horror film, part drama, part exposé, with an offbeat morality Poison examines the motives behind a seven-year-old boy's murder of his father, relates the story of a scientist who isolates the sex drive in liquid form, and graphically explores the sexually obsessive relationship between two prison inmates
Poèmes by Jean Genet ( Book )
35 editions published between 1948 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Chīnīyah, Chān 1910-1986
Genet, Jean
Ǧinīh, Ǧān 1910-1986
Ǧunīh, Ǧān 1910-1986
Jih-nai, Jang 1910-1986
Žene, Ž.
Žene, Žān.
Ženē, Žans 1910-1986
Z'eneh, Z'an 1910-1986
Zhene, Zhan 1910-1986
Zjene, Zjan 1910-1986
Жене, Жан 1910-1986
ז'נה, ז'ן 1910-1986
جان جينيه، 1910-1986
ジャン, ジュネ (1910-1986).
ジュネ, ジャン
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French (588)
English (491)
German (45)
Italian (9)
Spanish (9)
Indonesian (2)
Finnish (1)
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