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Seitz, Franz

Overview
Works: 51 works in 200 publications in 6 languages and 1,660 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Political fiction  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations  War films 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Adapter, Author of dialog, Performer, Writer of accompanying material, fmp
Classifications: PT2613.R338, 833.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Franz Seitz
Die Blechtrommel The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

43 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in German and Italian and held by 647 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
Doktor Faustus Bilder aus dem Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian Leverkühn by Franz Seitz( Visual )

31 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 206 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
The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in German and English and held by 147 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 )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in German and held by 136 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 : ein Film von Franz Seitz nach dem Roman von Thomas Mann( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in German and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Zauberberg by Thomas Mann( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in German and held by 92 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 in this dramatization based on a Nobel Prize-winning novel
Thomas Mann's The magic mountain Der Zauberberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 77 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
The Thomas Mann collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in German and held by 62 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
Pädagogik ist anders; Aufsätze und Vorträge by Franz Seitz( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tonio Kröger by Thomas Mann( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young poet, son of a German merchant and an exotic mother, travels to Italy, Germany and Denmark, where certain changes are brought about in him by the climate and his relationship with a Slavic mistress
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
El Tambor de hojalata by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 13 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
The tin drum Die Blechtrommel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 11 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
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)
Ueber die Pflege der Leibesübungen auf den deutschen Universitäten : Rede zum Stiftungstage der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität am 26. Juni 1861 by Franz Seitz( Book )

2 editions published in 1861 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turnbewegung, Sporterziehung, Hochschulsport, Geschichte
The magic mountain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 6 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 in this dramatization based on a Nobel Prize-winning novel
Die Verwirrung des Zöglings Törless Young Toerless by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in German and held by 6 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
Der Friesel by Franz Seitz( Book )

2 editions published in 1845 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erfolg( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tin drum by Günter Grass( Book )

2 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed as the greatest German novel written since the end of World War II, The Tin Drum is the autobiography of thirty-year-old Oskar Matzerath who has lived through the long Nazi nightmare and who, as the novel begins, is being held in a mental institution. Willfully stunting his growth at three feet for many years, wielding his tin drum and piercing scream as anarchistic weapons, he provides a profound yet hilarious perspective on both German history and the human condition in the modern world
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Doktor Faustus Bilder aus dem Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian LeverkühnDer ZauberbergThe Thomas Mann collection
Alternative Names
Franz Seitz Film producer, Screenwriter

Franz Seitz Jr. acteur allemand

Franz Seitz junior Duits acteur

Laforet, Georg, 1920-2006

Laforet, Georg 1921-2006

Франц Зайтц немецкий кинопродюсер, кинорежиссёр и сценарист

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Doktor Faustus Bilder aus dem Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian LeverkühnDer ZauberbergThomas Mann's The magic mountain Der ZauberbergThe Thomas Mann collectionThe magic mountain