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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Her thirteen-year-old daughter is doing homework. the daughter: Mum, am I
getting my two pfennigs? the mother: For the Hitler Youth? the daughter: Yes. the
mother: I haven't any money left. the daughter: But if I don't bring my two pfennigs
Lovely, isn't it? the mother: Of course. the daughter: And all that fresh air. the
mother: Didn't she have to do some work too? the daughter: Of course. But lots to
eat. Only the farmer was a nuisance, she said. s the mother: What'd he do? the ...
She is standing at a table with her daughter while the two SA men deliver a
parcel from the Winter Aid Organisation. the first sa man: Here you are, Ma, a
present from the Fiihrer. the second sa man: So you can't say he's not looking
after you ...
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