Leonce and Lena (German: Leonce und Lena) is a play by Georg Büchner ( –) which is considered a comedy, but is actually a satire veiled in humor. Title, Leonce ile Lena Volume of MitosBoyut tiyatro/oyun dizisi. Author, Georg Büchner. Publisher, Mitos Boyut Yayinlari, ISBN, Buy Leonce ile Lena by Georg Büchner (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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Crown Princess of the Kingdom of Pipi. Meeting with Valerio, escaping the kingdom, going to Italy and so on, all these tasks are the pathway to the door of fate.

In act 3, Leonce and Lena return to the Kingdom of Popo with Valerio and the governess to be married. King Peter is a small-minded bureaucrat who frequently becomes tangled up in his own muddled philosophy and who must tie a knot in his handkerchief to remind iel to spare a thought for his people.

When they remove their disguise it becomes known to everyone that they are the true prince and princess and their love was true. Let us say fate exists, but it is not one door.

Finally, Leonce, Lena, Valerio and the governess arrive with masks on their faces. Lena does not know who Leonce is and does not feel she could love him. Introduction, “Leonce und Lena and Lenz”, pp xii — xxii. King Peter and his followers try to figure out how to solve the problem that Prince Leonce and Princess Lena are not there in their wedding day. Lena is similarly fearful of the idea of an arranged marriage and is unable to grasp why the state must “drive a nail through two hands which never sought each other out”.

King Peter of the Kingdom Popo is being dressed up by valets. Leonce and Lena meet in the garden. It may be presumed that Leonce and Lena represent the symbol of the rebellion against their parents but regardless they have done what their parents wanted.


Therefore, King Peter settles to make the two robots represent the prince and princess and have them married instead of the real prince and princess. Valerio takes off the masks and presents the two world famous automatons.

Ruler of the Kingdom of Popo. Therefore, the two robots get married and then take off their masks. This article needs additional citations for verification. King Peter decides to make those two robots get married instead of prince Leonce and princess Lena.

Like Fantasiothe eponymous hero of the French play by Alfred de MussetLeonce is much older than his years and jaded by melancholy; he cannot abide the insincerity and shallowness of courtly life and political responsibilities.

It was written in the spring of for a competition ‘for the best one- or two-act comedy in prose or verse’ sponsored by the Stuttgart publisher Cotta. They ran away from their fate and faced another fate, but ironically the fates are exactly the same thing.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. There are two imaginary countries: For example, in Act I, Leonce meets Valerio, who enjoys his life. He meets Valerio who is a lot different to him and will be his companion later.

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Leonce and Lena German: They disguise themselves as robots and Valerio introduces them to the kingdom to stage a wedding. If they believe it was fate that they have met each other, then they would be together. At the same time in the Kingdom of Pipi, Lena is with her governess in the garden lamenting because she has to be married with the prince of the ule of Popo, a man whom she had never llena.

He concerns more with his duties as a King than with his people.

He is averse to the idea of an arranged marriage, and though aware of his duty to his father wishes, flees the realm. She tells the governess that she does not want to get married with a man who she does not know and love. Retrieved from ” https: Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Rosetta loves Leonce but is treated cruelly by him in return.


Leonce ile Lena

June Learn how ils when to remove this template message. There are also a number of strong links between the character of Leonce and, for example, Valeria, in Brentano ‘s Ponce de Leon and Hamletthe protagonist of William Shakespeare ‘s tragedy. He might be described as hedonistic in his preoccupation with food, drink and a comfortable living, and this coarsely materialistic aspect of his character is in stark contrast with the dreamy, contemplative melancholy of Leonce.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. This page was last edited on 30 Juneat If Leonce and Lena did not run away from their fate, they would get married, but they may not be happy with each other.

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Views Read Edit View history. Articles needing additional references from June All articles needing additional references Articles containing German-language text Articles with Project Gutenberg links. She is similar to Leonce. There is not much about their love story in this play and they decide to be leba rapidly.

Companion to Prince Leonce. Crown Prince of Popo. The character of Leonce can be seen as an amalgamation of characterisations from plays by different authors.