The revolution just like Saturn eats up its own sons – Buchner on the mithology of revolution

It is an analysis of Buchner's Danton-drama. The article traces back the rather controversial presentation of the revolution in the play to Buüchner's experiences as a second generation revolutionary. According to the author, the contradictory nature of the revolution is also expressed in the way how the myth of the revolution and the absurd outlook on the world confront in the play.