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Wedekind

[vey-duh-kint]
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noun
  1. Frank [frahngk] /frɑŋk/, 1864–1918, German poet and dramatist.
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Historical Examples

  • To Shaw the irony is a weapon, to Wedekind an end in itself.

    Modernities

    Horace Barnett Samuel

  • Wedekind's dramatic masterpieces, however, are Die Erdgeist.

    Modernities

    Horace Barnett Samuel

  • Where Shaw, however, sees but the problem, Wedekind has only eyes for the poetry.

    Modernities

    Horace Barnett Samuel

  • Like Guy de Maupassant, Wedekind treats only the one subject.

    Modernities

    Horace Barnett Samuel

  • But as an actor Wedekind is not distinguished, though versatile.


British Dictionary definitions for wedekind

Wedekind

noun
  1. Frank. 1864–1918, German dramatist, whose plays, such as The Awakening of Spring (1891) and Pandora's Box (1904), bitterly satirize the sexual repressiveness of society
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