The Outsider


Also translated as The Man Oustide, dramatizes the despair of the disillusioned World War II German veteran from the Eastern front, Beckmann, who discovers upon his return home he has lost his wife and his home. He is rejected everywhere he turns and he seems to commits suicide in the Elbe River.
Format: Drama
Cast Size: 10M/6F


Original or Prominent Production: 1947 in Hamburg
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Original Language: German
English Language Translator: David Porter

New Directions; Revised edition, June 1971

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