The Plebeians Rehearse the Uprising by Gunter Grass

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A full-length play dealing with the German intellectuals' abandonment of the East German workers during their rebellion in 1953. Translated by Ralph Manheim. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book.

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G-NTER GRASS was born in Danzig, Germany, in 1927. He is the widely acclaimed author of numerous books, including The Tin Drum, My Century, Crabwalk, and Peeling the Onion. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1999.
Published November 23, 1966 by Mariner Books. 122 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, History, Travel. Non-fiction

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Subtitled "A German Tragedy," Gunter Grass's first full-length play corruscates the intellectuals in the persona of Bertold Brecht for their betrayal of the workers of East Germany who rose against the Communists on June 17, 1953.

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