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The Novels and Plays of Hans Henny Jahnn

Hans Henny Jahnn (17 Dec. 1894, Hamburg-Stellingen, Germany – 29 Nov. 1959, Hamburg-Blankense, Germany), German writer and musician.

First
Published
German Title English Title/Translation Type
1919
Pastor Ephraim Magnus Pastor Ephraim Magnus Play
1921
Die Krönung Richards III The Coronation of Richard III Play
1922
Der Arzt, sein Weib, sein Sohn The Doctor, His Wife, His Son Play
1924
Der gestohlene Gott The Stolen God Play
1926
Medea Medea Play
1929
Perrudja Perrudja Novel
1931
Straßenecke. Ein Ort. Eine Handlung Street Corner Play
1931
Neuer Lübecker Totentanz New Lübeck Death Dance Play
1934
Armut, Reichtum, Mensch und Tier Poverty. Wealth. Man and Beast Play
1949
Das Holzschiff[1] The Ship Novel
1949
Die Niederschrift des Gustav Anias Horn I[1] The Notebook of Gustav Anias Horn I Novel
1950
Die Niederschrift des Gustav Anias Horn II[1] The Notebook of Gustav Anias Horn II Novel
1952
Spur des dunklen Engels The Trace of the Dark Angel Play
1954
13 nicht geheure Geschichten Thirteen Uncanny Stories Novel
1955
Thomas Chatterton Thomas Chatterton Play
1956
Die Nacht aus Blei The Night of Lead Novel
1956
Jeden ereilt es[2] It Catches Up With You Novel
1957
Hier ist ein Neger zu lynchen[3] Here Is a Nigger to Lynch Play
1961
Epilog[1] Epilogue Novel
1961
Die Trümmer des Gewissens – Der staubige Regenbogen The Ruins of Conscience/The Dusty Rainbow Play
1963
Hans Heinrich Hans Heinrich Play
1968
Ugrino und Ingrabanien[2] Ugrino und Ingrabanien Novel



Notes

1. From the Fhiß ohne Ufer (River without Banks) trilogy with an epilogue
2. Fragment
3. Revised version of Strassenecke


Sources

Anderson, M.A., J. Guicharnaud et al. Crowell's Handbook of Contemporary Drama. New York: Thomas Y. Cromwell Company, Inc., 1971.

Freeman, T.P. The Case of Hans Henny Jahnn: Criticism and the Literary Outsider. Rochester: Camden House, 2001.

Goodreads Inc, 2018.

Serafin, S.R., gen. ed. Encyclopedia of World Literature in the 20th century, 3rd edn, vol.2. Farmington Hills, MI: St James Press., 1999.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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