Georg Kaiser


Born
in Magdeburg, Germany
November 25, 1878

Died
June 04, 1945


Friedrich Carl Georg Kaiser, called Georg Kaiser, (November 25, 1878 – June 4, 1945) was a German dramatist.
He was highly prolific and wrote in a number of different styles. An Expressionist dramatist, he was, along with Gerhart Hauptmann, the most frequently performed playwright in the Weimar Republic. Georg Kaiser's plays include The Burghers of Calais (1913), From Morn to Midnight (1912), and a trilogy, comprising The Coral (1917), Gas (1918), Gas II (1920).
He died at Ascona, Switzerland.
The Burghers of Calais (Die Bürger von Calais), written in 1913, was not performed until 1917. It was Kaiser's first success. The play is very dense linguistically, with its dialogue comprising numerous emotive monologues influenced by the Telegramstil p
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Von morgens bis mitternachts

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Die Bürger von Calais

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Gas

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George Kaiser Plays: Vol. 1

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From Morn to Midnighta Play...

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Koralle

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George Kaiser Plays: Vol 2

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