Frank Wedekind





Frank Wedekind


Born
in Hannover, Germany
July 24, 1864

Died
March 09, 1918

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Benjamin Franklin Wedekind, usually known as Frank Wedekind, was a German playwright. His work, which often criticizes bourgeois attitudes (particularly towards sex), is considered to anticipate expressionism, and he was a major influence on the development of epic theatre.

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Erdgeist

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Der Marquis von Keith

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Diary of an Erotic Life

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More books by Frank Wedekind…
“The fog is clearing; life is a matter of taste.”
Frank Wedekind, Spring's Awakening

“I didn't ask to be born, and I don't owe God anything.”
Frank Wedekind, Spring's Awakening

“Wendla: How did you come here?
Melchior: I followed my thoughts.”
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