The persecution and assassination of Jean-Paul Marat: as performed by the inmates of the Asylum of Charenton under the direction of the Marquis de Sade; [a play]

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Simon & Schuster, Jun 1, 1966 - Drama - 117 pages
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The problem of revolution is the central concern of this unusual play within a play

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1966)

Peter Weiss (1916-1982) was a German playwright, novelist, filmmaker, and painter. His works include the plays Marat/Sade and The New Trial (also published by Duke University Press) and the novels The Shadow of the Coachman's Body and The Conversation of the Three Walkers. West Germany's most important literary award, the Georg Buchner Prize, was awarded to Weiss posthumously in 1982.

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