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The Elusive Transcendent

The Role of Religion in the Plays of Frank Wedekind


Fred Whalley

Contents: The quest for Leben – The Rejection of Christianity: Elins Erweckung and Frühlings Erwachen – The Elusive Transcendent in Erdgeist and Die Büchse der Pandora – The Use of Biblical Allusion in Der Marquis von Keith – The Life of Christ in Karl Hetmann, Der Zwergriese (Hidalla) – The Deification of Reason: Die Zensur – Heaven, Hell and All Points in Between: Wedekind’s Last Plays.