Fear and Misery of the Third Reich
Bloomsbury Publishing, 17.11.2016 - 224 Seiten
Brecht's series of twenty-four interconnected playlets describe events which took place in ordinary German households in the 1930s. They dramatise with clinical precision the suspicion and anxiety experienced by ordinary people, particularly Jewish citizens, as the power of Hitler grew.
Written in exile in Denmark and first staged in 1938 it was inspired in part by his recent trip to Moscow where he had been researching tasks for the anti-Nazi effort.
This Student Edition features an extensive introduction and commentary and includes: a chronology of the Brecht's life and work; a synopsis of each playlet; an introduction to the context of the play; commentary on themes, characters, style and language; a review of the play in performance; notes on individual words and phrases in the text, and questions for further study.
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Prepares Poems in Exile for publication. Two productions of selected scenes of
Fear and Misery of the Third Reich in New York. Participates in anti-war, anti-
Fascist activities of exile groups. 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 At the Wannsee ...
Exile This fruitful and creative period was brutally interrupted by Nazism. In 1933,
the day after the Reichstag Fire on 27 February, Brecht left Germany with his
young family, at the beginning of what was to become a long exile. Of course, he
The European phase of his exile saw the composition of an important body of
theoretical essays, the first anti-Nazi writings, satirical poems and plays, as well
as Mother Courage and the first versions of Life of Galileo and The Good Person
Remarkably, despite the obvious problems of being a writer and a dramatist in
exile, it was in exile that Brecht developed perhaps his most characteristic voice
and style, and wrote most of the works for which he is now famous. As he put it in
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More a series of vignettes than an actual play with a beginning, middle, and end. Characters appear, and disappear again after sometimes as little as a half page of dialogue. Brecht was cataloging ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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