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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Leonce decides to flee the Kingdom to avoid the wedding. On their way they meet coincidentally or as a sign of fate. Ruler of the Kingdom of Popo. Leonce confesses to Lena he fell in love with her and kisses her but she runs away.

Valerio takes leha the masks and presents the two world famous automatons. If Leonce and Lena did not run away from their fate, they would get married, but they may not be happy with each other. 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. It is a very predictable love story. King Peter decides to make those two robots get married instead of prince Leonce and princess Lena.

Let us say fate exists, but it is not one door.

Leonce ile Lena

Prince Leonce of kingdom Popo and princess Lena of kingdom Pipi have had their political marriage arranged. 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. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Maybe the door is huge, so there are so many ways to be reached or it is behind of a lot of different doors so that we need to choose and experiment.


Leonce and Lena both are heading to Italy. A bit later, Lena and the governess arrive at the same inn.

In act 3, Leonce and Lena return leoncs the Kingdom of Popo with Valerio and the governess to be married. Concubine of Prince Leonce. In Leonce’s own words, he is “bored with loving her”, and makes every effort throughout their encounter in the first act to stifle any remaining sentiment he entertains for her.

Leonce and Lena – Wikipedia

There ilf not much about their love story in this play and they decide to be married rapidly. He concerns more with his duties as a King than with his people. That makes Leonce want to commit suicide by jumping into the river but Valerio stops him. The governess feels pity for Lena and takes her out of the kingdom lwna escape the marriage. 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.

When they remove their disguise it becomes lenx to everyone that they are the true prince and princess and their love was true.

Articles needing additional references from June All articles lfonce additional references Articles containing German-language text Articles with Project Gutenberg links. He reminds the peasants of their good fortune in having their betters allow them to smell the meals that they themselves cannot afford to eat.

Leonde the question arises, has fate determined the final event or did the two coincidentally meet? When Leonce expresses his love to Lena, she does not respond. The president of the council comes in his room and reminds him of the wedding ceremony with Lena on the day after.


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 kingdom of Popo, a man whom she had never met. Introduction, “Leonce und Leoncw and Lenz”, pp xii — xxii. June Learn how and when to remove this template message. Leoncee Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He might be described as hedonistic in his preoccupation with food, drink and a comfortable lleonce, and this coarsely materialistic aspect of his character is in stark contrast with the dreamy, contemplative melancholy of Leonce.

Leonce and Lena meet in the garden. Leonce and Lena are controlled by fate even though they try to escape from it. The two are meant to marry, both do not want to, so they run away, but then they meet each other. She is similar to Leonce.

Leonce and Lena German: She wants to fall in love with someone but is not given a choice. The character of Leonce can be seen as an amalgamation of characterisations from plays by different authors. 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.