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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... Steve Giles and Marc Silberman) Brecht on Theatre – (edited by Marc
Silberman, Steve Giles and Tom Kuhn) Brecht in Practice – (David Barnett) The
Craft of Theatre: Seminars and Discussions in Brechtian Theatre (Ekkehard
Schall) Brecht ...
At the beginning of the 1930s, while both Saint Joan of the Stockyards and
Round Heads and Pointed Heads were written for the orthodox theatre, the
didactic Lehrstücke, with all their formal originality, were written for leftwing
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 ...
The simple scenery was by Carrar's designer Heinz Lohmar, this time with
costumes by Sylta Busse, who had previously been with one of the German
theatre groups in the USSR. Brecht himself received no royalties, nor does the
play's run ...
Brecht, who had already licensed a first performance of the new version by the
university theatre at Berkeley, was prepared to agree, this time specifying his
conditions as 'a very good cast' and an 'excellent performance'. The translation in
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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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