Lenz by Georg Buchner

"Lenz" is a novella that explores the mind of Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz, a historical figure and playwright, during his descent into madness. The narrative presents a detailed account of Lenz's mental state as he struggles with depression, anxiety, and hallucinations while living in the mountains. It provides a profound look into the human psyche and the effects of isolation and mental illness.

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