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Seitz, Franz

Overview
Works: 40 works in 160 publications in 6 languages and 1,498 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Author of dialog, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PT2613.R338, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Franz Seitz
Die Blechtrommel by Günter Grass( Visual )
26 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in German and Italian and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday. While the chaotic world around him careers toward the madness and folly of World War II, Oskar pounds incessantly on his beloved tin drum and perfects his uncannily piercing shrieks. An adaptation of Gunter Grass's acclaimed novel, characterized by surreal imagery, arresting eroticism, and clear-eyed satire
Die Blechtrommel The tin drum ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in German and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A boy resolves to stop growing at the age of three, the same year the Nazis come to power
The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )
12 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in German and English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A parable of modern society in violent transition seen through the eyes of a German boy who refuses to grow up
Die Blechtrommel Tin drum ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in German and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oskar Matzerath, a self-made dwarf, narrates this story of modern society--Germany from the turn of the century through the Nazi era--from a child's point of view
Doktor Faustus Bilder aus dem Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian Leverkühn by Franz Seitz( Visual )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tale of a composer who sells his soul to Satan to ensure his own creativity, but finds he cannot keep to his bargain to refrain from all close human relationships and his closest friends die as a result
Doktor Faustus : ein Film von Franz Seitz nach dem Roman von Thomas Mann ( Book )
4 editions published in 1982 in German and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thomas Mann's Doktor Faustus Bilder aus dem Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian Leverkühn by Franz Seitz( Visual )
19 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Composer Adrian Leverkuehn sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for creative genius, but his violation of the terms of the deal has tragic consequences
Thomas Mann's The magic mountain Der Zauberberg ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young engineer goes to visit his cousin at a tubercular sanatorium in the Swiss Alps intending to stay three weeks, but ends by staying on for seven years to observe the disturbed personnel and patients. The unfolding exchanges between the protagonists are meant to present a microcosm of the society of pre-World War I Europe
Der Zauberberg ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young engineer goes to visit his cousin at a tuburcular sanitorium in the Swiss Alps intending to stay three weeks but ends by staying on for seven years to observe the disturbed personnel and patients. The unfolding exchanges between the protagonists are meant to present a microcosm of the society of pre-World War I Europe
The Thomas Mann collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in German and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three novels are brought to life in this 7-disc collection, which pays tribute to Mann's most celebrated and famous works. Buddenbrooks: A sweeping tale of the rise and fall of a wealthy merchant family torn between loyalty and personal freedom. Doktor Faustus: Driven by a single-minded search for a totally new musical idiom, composer Adrian Leverkühn makes a pact with the devil with a very high price, the total renunciation of love and the gradual deterioration of the mind and body. The magic mountain: Hans Castorp, son of a distinguished Hamburg family, spends seven years in a Swiss sanatorium. Drawn to the hermetic society, he receives an erotic and philosophical initiation but abruptly leaves at the launch of the Great War to learn true life experience and responsibility
S.A. Mann Brand ein Lebensbild aus unseren Tagen ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nazi film set in 1929 amidst the turbulent political upheavals and rise of the Nazi party and SA at that time
Der Zauberberg nach dem Roman von Thomas Mann ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hans Castroy visits his cousin who has lung disease and is staying at a sanitarium in the Swiss Alps. A short visit -- it lasts 7 years. The magical, luxurious world, with its macabre atmosphere, fascininates him and will not let him go. Many cone and live, celebrate, and die in this world within a world
Le tambour by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )
10 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in French and German and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oscar est né à Dantzig au début des années 30, officiellement fils d'un épicier allemand mais possiblement le rejeton d'un cousin polonais de sa mère, Bronski. À 3 ans, dégoûté par l'immoralité et la vulgarité des adultes, il décide de ne plus grandir. Muet de surcroît, il manifeste sa désapprobation par des cris peuvant briser le verre et par de continuels battements sur un tambour jouet. Il traverse ainsi divers évènements historiques tels montée du nazisme, invasion de la Pologne et défaite des Allemands
The tin drum Die Blechtrommel ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the rise of the German Third Reich, a 3 year old boy decides to remain three forever in reaction to the violence and confusion around him. He uses only his tin drum and shrieking voice to communicate
Der Zauberberg by Thomas Mann( Visual )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Hamburger Patriziersohn Hans Castorp besucht 1907 seinen lungenkranken Vetter in einem mondänen Sanatorium in dem schweizerischen Bergdorf Davos. Dort verfällt der junge Mann zunehmend der morbiden Faszination dieses Ortes. Obwohl er nicht wirklich krank ist, bleibt er schließlich sieben Jahre lang bis zum Ausbruch des ersten Weltkriegs. Thomas Mann hat seinen 1924 erschienenen Roman als großes Zeitbild angelegt, das die seelische und geistige Verfassung einer ganzen Epoche spiegelt. (Quelle: exlibris)
Il tamburo di latta ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oskar Matzerah, nato a Danzica nel 1924, decide all'età di tre anni di non crescere più. Da quel giorno non si separa più dal suo tamburo, porta al cimitero la madre e i suoi due presunti padri finché nel 1945 si risolve a diventare adulto, ma molto speciale. (Mymovies)
Die Verwirrung des Zöglings Törless Young Toerless by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Törless is to go to boarding school. His experiences there, the merciless torments of the pupils among themselves and the unsatisfactory answers of his teachers make it clear to Törless that good and bad cannot be differentiated in life. The boy leaves the boarding school at his own request after a short while. The incipient social and personal deformation in Musil's novel is skillfully implemented by Schlöndorff in close correspondence with the text but also in a more distant manner
El Tambor de hojalata ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El día de su tercer cumpleaños es una fecha determinante en la vida de Oskar. No sólo es el día en que toma la decisión de dejar de crecer, sino que recibe su primer tambor de hojalata, objeto que habrá de convertirse en compañero inseparable para el resto de sus días
Erfolg ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Blechtrommel Le tambour ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oscar est né à Dantzig au début des années 30, officiellement fils d'un épicier allemand mais possiblement le rejeton d'un cousin polonais de sa mère, Bronski. À 3 ans, dégoûté par l'immoralité et la vulgarité des adultes, il décide de ne plus grandir. Muet de surcroît, il manifeste sa désapprobation par des cris pouvant briser le verre et par de continuels battements sur un tambour jouet. Il traverse ainsi divers évènements historiques tels montée du nazisme, invasion de la Pologne et défaite des Allemands
 
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Laforet, Georg, 1920-2006
Laforet, Georg 1921-2006
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