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Frank Wedekind

Playwright (24-Jul-1864 — 9-Mar-1918)


Alan D. Best. Frank Wedekind. London: Oswald Wolff. 1975. 125pp.

Edson M. Chick. Dances of Death: Wedekind, Brecht, Dürrenmatt, and the Satiric Tradition. Camden House. 1984. 181pp.

Paul Fechter. Frank Wedekind: Der Mensch und Das Werk. Jena: Erich Lichtenstein. 1920. 174pp. Language: German.

Sol Gittleman. Frank Wedekind. Twayne. 1969. 151pp.

Gerald N. Izenberg. Modernism and Masculinity: Mann, Wedekind, Kandinsky Through World War I. University of Chicago Press. 2000. 257pp.

Ward B. Lewis. The Ironic Dissident: Frank Wedekind in the View of His Critics. Camden House. 1997. 173pp.

Hartmut Vinçon. Frank Wedekind. Metzler. 1987. 248pp. Language: German.

Fred Whalley. The Elusive Transcendent: The Role of Religion in the Plays of Frank Wedekind. Peter Lang. 2002. 204pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.808)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1540)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.248)

  9. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1488)

  10. Authors Today and Yesterday (pp.681-83)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1102)

  12. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.947)

  13. A Short Biographical Dictionary of Foreign Literature (p.284)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.509)

  15. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (p.909)

  16. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.481)

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