Fear and Misery of the Third Reich
A&C Black, 30.12.2015 - 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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Hanns Eisler, who had been Brecht's main musical collaborator since 1930, now
became the bureau's president, and sent his son to the Comintern's
KarlLiebknecht School in Moscow. When Piscator invited Brecht to a meeting of
When Piscator invited Brecht to a meeting of progressive theatre directors in that
city in spring 1935 he found old and new friends there, not to mention new ideas
such as 'Verfremdung'. Among them were two members of the Comintern ...
Any chance of a Soviet production of Round Heads and Pointed Heads, or of
work on Piscator's film plans, or of the establishment of a major German émigré
theatre in the Ukraine, now disappeared. As for his commission with Eisler for a ...
Even before the première Brecht was writing to Piscator to this effect, and from
then on he kept the idea in his friend's mind. There is no sign that he even
considered trying for a Soviet production. * * * The story of Fear and Misery of the
To Piscator he proposed it as a teaching exercise for his expected attachment (
never realised) to his old ally's Dramatic Workshop at the New School. His letter
concluded: 'Of course it would require collaboration. You yourself would have to ...
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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
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