Publication date 1976 publisher reinbek bei hamburg. A remarkable artist, he was a talented painter who then turned to writing. The son of a textile manufacturer who was jewish by origin but christian by conversion, weiss was brought up a lutheran. Oratorium in 11 gesangen by weiss, peter, 1916publication date 1965 publisher. An introduction to the works of peter weiss on jstor. In searching for an art of writing capable of confronting the violent beginnings of the new millennium, it is indispensable to study the literary oeuvre of peter weiss 19161982, whose plays and narrative works have helped to shape european modernism in the second half of the twentieth century. Only slow to achieve recognition with his fiction he burst onto the international scene with the stunning success of his play, maratsade. P eter w eiss d ie ermittlung l esung im p arlamen t ein p. The son of a textile manufacturer who was jewish by origin but christian by conversion, weiss was.
Literarisches werk internationale peter weissgesellschaft e. Peter weiss, german dramatist and novelist whose plays achieved widespread success in both europe and the united states in the 1960s. Peter ulrich weiss was a german writer, painter, and artist of adopted swedish nationality. Peter weiss earned his reputation in the postwar german literary world. Peter ulrich weiss 8 november 1916 10 may 1982 was a german writer, painter, graphic artist, and experimental filmmaker of adopted swedish nationality. Open library is an initiative of the internet archive, a 501c3 non.
Seine vater war ein ungarischer textilfabrikant judischer herkunft. He is particularly known for his play maratsade and his novel the aesthetics of resistance. Oratorium in 11 gesangen ist ein theaterstuck des dramatikers peter weiss. Mar 17, 2020 using the actual testimony of survivors from auschwitz, testifying as witnesses against those who exploited them and others, weiss creates a riveting drama. Bachelorarbeit, masterarbeit, hausarbeit oder dissertation. Oratorium in 11 gesangen e unopera teatrale del drammaturgo tedesco peter weiss che descrive i processi di francoforte del 19631965, dei quali lautore fu osservatore. Peter weiss 19161982 full name peter ulrich weiss germanborn swedish dramatist, autobiographer, novelist, scriptwriter, nonfiction writer, filmmaker, translator, journalist, and illustrator. Oratorio in 11 cantos was first performed on october 19, 1965, in 15 simultaneous stage productions and scenic readings in various west and east german theaters. Repelled and attracted by images of sickness, flagellation, torture, and death, and darkly obsessed by the awareness of his own past failure to combat inhumanity, weiss has tried harder than any of his contemporaries to fight the introspective middleclass bohemian in himself by concentrating his energies on social aims. It premiered on october 19, 1965 on stages in fourteen west and east german cities and at the royal shakespeare company in london. Repelled and attracted by images of sickness, flagellation, torture, and death, and darkly obsessed by the awareness of his own past failure to combat inhumanity, weiss has tried harder than any of his contemporaries to fight the introspective middleclass bohemian in himself by concentrating his energies on social aims independent of his. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.
The investigation 1965 is a play by german playwright peter weiss that depicts the frankfurt auschwitz trials of 19631965. The drama is based on the trial, but weiss insists that it should not be staged as a courtroomdocudrama. He is particularly known for his plays maratsade and the investigation and his novel the aesthetics of resistance. The investigation 1965 is a play by german playwright peter weiss that depicts the frankfurt. Peter weiss bezeichnet sein werk als dokumentartheater.339 932 199 530 526 374 169 845 1408 236 79 233 920 362 1038 39 1189 687 1555 148 569 939 969 192 1122 115 1399 1115 277 4