Jean Genet Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Jean Genet.

  • 2 Biographies
  • 22 Literature Criticisms
  • ...and more

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Biographies (2)

1,032 words, approx. 4 pages
Dubbed "the Black Prince of letters," by his discoverer, Jean Cocteau, the French novelist and playwright Jean Genet (1910-1986) was obsessed with the illusory, perverse, and grotesque elements of hum... Read more
10,378 words, approx. 35 pages
After Jean Genet's death in a modest Parisian hotel room, after a long bout with throat cancer, Jack Lang, the former minister of culture, said: "Jean Genet has left us, and with him, a black sun that... Read more