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.
Ergebnisse 1-3 von 3
The dull rumble of the waggon continues for a few seconds. Then the lights go up
and a landing is seen. Over the stage are suspended big black letters: 'breslau,
schustergasse 2'. This is followed by scene 1. Thereupon: voice: That's how ...
THE VOICE After scene i: That's how neighbour betrayed his neighbour How the
little people ripped one another apart And enmity grew in tenements and city
districts And we strode in confidently And took on to our battle waggon All who
Before scene 9: A doctor too is on our waggon He decides which Polish miners'
wives Shall be sent off to the brothel in Krakow And he does this well and without
any fuss In memory of the loss of his wife Who was Jewish and got sent away ...
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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