The German writer died in 1837 aged only 23. These translations of his three works for the theatre are by Victor Price, head of the German Language Service at the BBC. Virtually unknown until the end of the 19th century, the Plays have found an important place in the modern international repertory. A title in the Oxford World Classics series.
Buchner's three works for the stage presented in a single volume: Danton's Death, his classic about the French Revolution, Leonce and Lena, and Woyceck.