Jean Genet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Jean Genet French writer of novels and dramas for the theater of the absurd (1910-1986)
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Usage

In literature:

The parish of Saint-Jean-le-Thomas belonged to the deanery of Genets and the archidiachone of Avranches.
"Romanesque Art in Southern Manche: Album" by Marie Lebert
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In news:

Jean Genet , introduction by Ahdaf Soueif, translated from the French by Barbara Bray.
Starting in 1970, Jean Genet —petty thief, prostitute, modernist master—spent two years in the Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan.
Funeral Rites by Jean Genet, translated by Bernard Frechtman Grove Press, 256 pp.
The Vision of Jean Genet by Richard N Coe Grove Press, 352 pp.
0 Isabelle Huppert, pictured, is set to star with Cate Blanchett in a production of Jean Genet's "The Maids" in Australia next year.
Jean Genet , introduction by Ahdaf Soueif, translated from the French by Barbara Bray.
Feisty publisher Barney Rosset was responsible for bringing exposure in America to greats Samuel Beckett, Eugene Ionesco, and Jean Genet through his Grove Press imprint.
Jean Genet, introduction by Ahdaf Soueif, translated from the French by Barbara Bray.
The Screens by Jean Genet Grove, 3.95.
From Jean Genet to Truman Capote to Norman Mailer, the 20th century is riddled with writers who set off to chronicle the evil that men do, and returned smitten—"enthralled," in Genet's words.
Edmund White has written biographies of Jean Genet, Marcel Proust, and Arthur Rimbaud.
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