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Peter Weiss

Peter Weiss was a German playwriter, dramatist, visual artist, filmmaker, and novelist who died in 1982. His works include Marat/Sade, The Shadow of the Coachman??'s Body, The Aesthetics of Resistance, The Conversation of the Three Walkers, Trotsky in Exile, and Bodies and Shadows: Two Short Novels. West Germany??'s most important literary prize, the Georg B?chner Prize, was awarded to Weiss only after his death in 1982. James Rolleston is Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures at Duke...See more