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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It was just this comparatively conventional form of presentation that most satisfied
the critic of the local émigré paper Deutsche Volkszeitung and, along with the
play's topicality, allowed it to be taken up by Communist or Popular Front theatre
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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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