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Woyzeck by Georg Büchner
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Woyzeck (1879)

by Georg Büchner

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I haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaated this book! Forced to read it for graduate school. It's about a soldier who goes nuts on a strict diet of peas, and then murders his girlfriend. Ick. ( )
  Coffeehag | Oct 24, 2014 |
A play that is harsh, vicious, and like much of Georg Büchner's opus, ahead of its time. Not all that difficult to read and understand if one's level of German is above basic intermediate, Woyzeck tugs at all emotions and provides ample food for thought and reflection. Highly recommended, and as an adjunct, I also recommend watching the film version of Woyzeck, starring the late great Klaus Kinski. ( )
1 vote gundulabaehre | May 7, 2013 |
Read this during my grammar school year for German classes. Quite interesting / unexpected for me, being the green teenager that I was back then.
Liked it even better when we saw the play. That made the whole story come to life even more. ( )
  BoekenTrol71 | Mar 31, 2013 |
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  USYDArtsMusicLibrary | Aug 10, 2010 |
Absolutely fantastic. Darkly humorous and sad. ( )
1 vote thisroyalcity | Oct 20, 2008 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Büchner, GeorgAuthorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Aurell, TageTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Bentley, EricTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Diekhans, JohannesHerausgebersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Motton, GregoryTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Schläbitz, NorbertHerausgebersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed

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[1] Freies Feld.

Die Stadt in der Ferne

Woyzeck und Andres schneiden Stöcke im Gebüsch.

WOYZECK: Ja, Andres; den Streif da über das Gras hin, da rollt abends der Kopf, es job ihn einmal einer auf, er meint' es wär ein Igel.
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