Jean Genet | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Gene A. Plunka

This literature criticism consists of approximately 26 pages of analysis & critique of Jean Genet.
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Critical Essay by Gene A. Plunka

SOURCE: Plunka, Gene A. “Jules Lefranc: Jean Genet's Eternal Galley Slave and Patron Saint.” University of Dayton Review 21, no. 3 (spring 1992): 17-30.

In the following essay, Plunka observes the connection between sainthood and criminality in Genet's works.

Jean Genet's life has been a constant immersion in solitude. He described the Mettray reformatory as a time “… que j'étais las de ma solitude d'enfant perdu et que mon âme appelait une mère.”1 In Querelle de Brest, Genet, speaking through the diary of Lieutenant Seblon, explained his homoerotic love life in terms of solitude: “Ce regard sévère parfois presque soupçon neux, de justicier même, que le...

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