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by Georg Buchner

Woyzeck is based on a true account of a poor man who was executed for stabbing his wife, Marie, to death. Buchner became fascinated with the case, so much so that he used it as inspiration for the play that would culminate his short literary career. Buchner's characters do not represent the actual…

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Posted By beg c #391500 at Oct 03, 2014 3:40 AM

Women in woyzeck , why the writer chosen women to be in the play?

why did he told us the story by killing marie.? What is the purpose of the women in the play , what it gives to the reader.

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Posted By pej at Oct 26, 2013 12:40 AM

Manuscript versions

Where can I get to see the most original setup for the play?
Where there many different copies of the same scene?
And where the scenes not numbered?
And why are there different length to the play? some longer

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Posted By tomiko r #311057 at Mar 26, 2013 11:03 AM

how is the make ou of the scenes

how do the scenes relate to each other. how do the scenes create the play

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Posted By amy h #148697 at Sep 12, 2010 12:48 PM

Woyzech's context

What historical, social and cultural influences inspired Buchner to write Woyzech?

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