Bertolt Brecht (Routledge Modern and Contemporary Dramatists) by Meg Mumford

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Subjects:

  • Plays & playwrights: from c 1900 -,
  • Performing Arts,
  • German,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Continental European,
  • Drama / Continental European,
  • Theater - General,
  • Theater - History & Criticism

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Open LibraryOL10204339M
ISBN 100415375096
ISBN 109780415375092

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Brecht on Theatre is a seminal work that has remained the classic text for readers and students wanting a rich appreciation of the development of Brecht's thinking on theatre and aesthetics. First Reviews: 1. Bertolt Bertolt () was the most influential German dramatist and theoretician of the theater in the 20th century.

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The fifth volume in the Brecht Collected Plays series brings together two of Brecht's best-known and most frequently performed and studied plays: Life of Galileo and Mother Courage and Her Children.

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The Threepenny Opera (Die Dreigroschenoper) is a "play with music" by Bertolt Brecht, adapted from a translation by Elisabeth Hauptmann of John Gay's 18th-century English ballad opera, The Beggar's Opera, and four ballads by François Villon, with music by Kurt gh there is debate as to how much, if any, Hauptmann might have contributed to the text, Brecht is usually listed as sole Basis: The Beggar's Opera by John Gay, translated.

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His landmark plays include The Threepenny Opera, Fear and Misery of the Third Reich, The Life of Galileo, Mother Courage and Her Children and The /5(6).

Bertolt Brecht Poems Dm for info. See more of Kaboom Books on Facebook. Brecht's approach to epic theatre drew on the work of earlier director Erwin Piscator, as well as cabaret, Elizabethan history plays and new technologies of light and sound.

Andrew Dickson explores how the rejection of naturalism, in the service of political ideals, underpins Brecht's plays, and considers the influence of Brecht's techniques on theatre today. If you love Brecht's plays, you will find him to be an even better poet.

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(4/3/ PM) I have discovered that your translation is not wholly accurate, I am a fluent German speaker and in class I decided to translate it from the original, and I did not get what you got/5. Brecht on Theatre is a seminal work that has remained the classic text for readers and students wanting a rich appreciation of the development of Brecht's thinking on theatre and aesthetics.

First published in and on reading lists ever since, it has now been wholly revised, re-edited and expanded with additional texts, illustrations and editorial material, and new translations. The Written:.

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