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Wedekind, Frank

Line breaks: Frank Wede|kind
Pronunciation: /ˈveɪdəkɪnd
 
, ˈveːdəkɪnt/

Definition of Wedekind, Frank in English:

( 1864–1918), German dramatist. A key figure of expressionist drama, he scandalized contemporary German society with the explicit and sardonic portrayal of sexual awakening in The Awakening of Spring (1891).

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