Eric Bentley: Spring's Awakening

Books | Libretto

Publisher: Applause Books
Author: Frank Wedekind
Series: Applause Books
Format: Sheet Music | Libretto
Tragedy of Childhood. Spring's Awakening is a tragi-comedy of teenage sex. Its fourteen-year-old heroine, Wendla, is killed by abortion pills. The young Moritz, terrorized by the world around him, and especially by his teachers, shoots himself. The ending seems likely to be the suicide of Moritz's friend, Melchior, but in a confrontation with a mysterious stranger (the famous Masked Man) he finally manages to shed his illusions and face the consequences.

This is the English edition of the play, and features the script for the players plus a history of the play, production notes and selected song lyrics.
ISBN: 9781557832450
Published on: 05 November 2007
No of pages: 120
Language: English
Catalogue No: HL00314228

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