Fear and Misery in the Third Reich
Bloomsbury Academic, 01.03.2012 - 144 Seiten
Also known as The Private Life of the Master Race, this is a sequence of twenty-four realistic sketches showing how "ordinary" life under the Nazis was subtly permeated by suspicion and anxiety. 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.
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There's a knock at the kitchen door. the cook: That'll be my brother. He's bringing
a valve for the wireless. She admits her brother, a worker. My brother. the sa man
and the chauffeur: Heil Hitler! The worker mumbles something that could be ...
the brother: Wrong. They can't make war if they've got nothing for folk to eat, but
then they'll have to make war. the woman: I'm having trouble with the boy 'cause
he won't stop talking about war, don't you do the same. the brother: How's the ...
the toman: But what am I to tell him? the brother: That gas-masks are no good
against gas. the woman: What is then? the brother in an undertone: I was on the
Eastern front in 1917. The fellows in the trenches opposite did something that
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