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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It took place just at the beginning of the Federal Theatre Project, and the formal innovations of the Living Newspaper and the Ladies Garment Workers' revues were still to come, but he did see Odets's agitprop play Waiting for Lefty and ...
been cleared from the great cities; the theatres closed during 1944/5 were open again with a mixture of new and old directors; four victorious allies were pushing their own plays. Except in Zurich, where he was hoping to stage Puntila, ...
'But when will the real, radical epic theatre come into being?' Whether or not the new Berlin audience, many of whom had been going to theatres under Hitler, would ever have accepted this is a debatable point.
... the gest of keeping your mouth shut, the gest of looking about you, the gest of sudden fear etc. the pattern of gests in a dictatorship. now epic theatre can show that both 'intérieurs' and almost naturalistic elements are within ...
... the only one of the politicians i saw. meyerhold has lost his theatre, but is supposed to be allowed to direct opera. literature and art are up the creek, political theory has gone to the dogs, what is left is a thin, bloodless, ...
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July 1941 to 5 November 1947
December 1947 to 20 October 1948
October 1948 to 18 July 1955