Bertolt Brecht Journals, 1934-55
Bloomsbury Publishing, 14.07.2016 - 576 Seiten
"Those who dismiss Brecht as a yea-sayer to Stalinism are advised to read these journals and moderate their opinion." (Paul Bailey, Weekend Telegraph)
"A marvellous, motley collage of political ideas, domestic detail, artistic debate, poems, photographs and cuttings from newspapers and magazines, assembled, undoubtedly for posterity by one of the great writers of the century" (New Statesman and Society)
Ergebnisse 1-5 von 75
In New York, where he went with Hanns Eisler for the Theatre Union's production of The Mother, there was a new League of American Writers headed by Waldo Frank, with Odets, Michael Gold, Langston Hughes and other Leftists.
So long as Moscow contained such international arts bodies as MORP, MORT, the International Music Bureau (through which Eisler was hoping to promote serialism) and MezhrabpomFilm, the Party's artists and writers had some freedom to ...
It is not surprising that from the start of the journal till his departure for California three years later there was no longer any question of his working in the USSR, let alone settling there, while Hanns Eisler had already given up ...
At the same same time it is they – and for much of the time they alone – who help to give him jobs. He tries to write film stories without much success; these are not on the whole very good. And except in poems like those of Eisler's ...
... to examine him in connection with 'Communist infiltration of the motionpicture industry' rather than his relations with the Eisler brothers, whom their sister Ruth Fischer had denounced to the FBI a little wildly along with Brecht.