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Lulu by Frank Wedekind
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These are the two stage plays that inspired Metallica & Lou Reed's ill-fated collaboration. I've read them as research for my review of the album for Dead End Follies.

It was pretty interesting, to be honest. Some have criticized Wedekind's work for being misogynistic, but I think it's the opposite. LuLu is a comment on misogyny. She's a woman who can only define herself through the eyes of men, because the only emotion she ever elicited was desire. So that's kind of a cool concept. It's a little dated, sure. But it's also forward thinking.

Is the album anything like it? Well, that's another story you'll have to tune in to Dead End Follies for.
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November 19, 2018 – Started Reading
November 19, 2018 – Shelved
November 19, 2018 –
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November 23, 2018 – Finished Reading

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