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)
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There and in England the 'appeasers' triumphed that autumn when Hitler's demands were granted under the Munich Agreement. Mussolini and Franco too were doing well. In Russia the purges were under way, powered by the great Moscow show ...
... still less about the deaths which usually followed, though now and again the journal makes a brief allusion; and he was anxious not to weaken the position of what he knew to be his own side in the fight against Hitler.
... the Left art of the Weimar Republic and continuing through the Popular Front, the New Deal, the impact of the Spanish Civil War and other sociocultural changes associated with the Thirties and the resistance to Hitler and Mussolini.
... as Hitler's fortunes sank, the Dark Times had been absorbed into his poetry, and if he soon enough spoke of 'Bad Times' (in a poem of 1949) or 'Difficult Times' (in 1955) it was no longer with horror but with a certain resignation.
Whether or not the new Berlin audience, many of whom had been going to theatres under Hitler, would ever have accepted this ... these could have changed their political views after 1945 without abandoning Hitler's aesthetic prejudices.