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Further Reading

Jacobsen, Josephine, and William R. Mueller, lonesco and Genet: Playwrights of Silence, Hill & Wang, 1968.

This study of absurdist theater focuses on the plays and themes of Genet and Eugene Ionesco.

Sartre, Jean-Paul, and Bernard Fechtman, trans., Saint Genet: Actor and Martyr, Pantheon Books, 1963.

This biography, by one of France's leading intellectuals and friend of Genet, created and perpetuated many of the myths about Genet's life. This book allegedly gave Genet writers block for several years.

Thody, Philip, Jean Genet: A Study of His Novels and Plays, Stein and Day, 1968.

This book is a critical work which includes commentary on Genet's life and frequent themes in his works, as well as extensive criticism of each of his major plays and novels.

White, Edmund, Genet: A Biography, Alfred A. Knopf, 1993.

This in-depth biography of Genet tries to separate the fact from the myths that Genet and others created about himself...

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