Ten Notes: 1, Footprints in the Sands of Time through 5, Blood Brotherhood
• A time line of the play's production history is introduced, revealing that Spring Awakening: A Children's Tragedy was not performed in America until twenty-five years after it was written and produced.
• Spring Awakening: A Children's Tragedywas banned in Germany during the World Wars.
• Wedekind, the author, often had to pay for the publication because of the sexual content.
• Several early publications of Spring Awakening: A Children's Tragedy had all of the sex censored out of it.
• Bentley gives a sensationalistic outline of the play.
• Bentley mentions that Wedekind was influenced to write this play because of two suicides that occurred during the author's years in school.
Ten Notes: 6, God the Father, Father the God through 10, The Question of Style
• Wedekind was forced to leave home while writing A Children's Tragedy.
• Bentley suggests that the masked man at...
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