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Questions tagged [georg-buechner]

Questions about the works of George Büchner (1813 – 1837) and his life as a writer. Büchner wrote 'Der hessische Landbote' (pamphlet), 'Dantons Tod' (play, 1835), 'Lenz' (novella), 'Leonce und Lena' (play, 1836) and 'Woyzeck' (play, unfinished). Use this tag with the tag [german-language].

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Why is Georg Büchner considered such an important figure in German literature?

Georg Büchner was recently proposed as a topic challenge for Lit.SE, and both that proposal and his Wikipedia page concur that he is considered an important figure in the history of German literature, ...
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What is the role of science in Georg Büchner's "Woyzeck"?

I've been reading the play Woyzeck by Georg Büchner in an Italian translation by Giorgio Dolfini. It's a really disquieting story. A specific character, the Doctor, seems to play an enigmatic obscure ...