The Good Person of Szechwan
Arcade Pub., 1994 - 147 Seiten
"The Good Person of Szechwan" is one of Bertolt Brecht's most popular plays. In this famous parable, long known in this country under the potentially misleading title of "The Good Woman of Sezuan, " the gods come to earth in search of a thoroughly good person. They encounter Shen Teh, a good-hearted but penniless prostitute who, to muster sufficient ruthlessness to survive in an evil world, must disguise herself as a man.
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Piscator, who saw that he was being neglected and by-passed and felt that this
was a poor reward for all his efforts to get Brecht invited to the United States in
the first place. Thereafter nothing more appears to have been heard from the ...
War: typed by Brecht, it is headed '1943 version' and datelined “Santa Monica
1943'. It eliminates two scenes and five characters and is roughly two-thirds of the
length of the Zurich (authorised) version; a note by Brecht suggests that only one
How highly did Brecht himself rank the play? Certainly he never gave it a
particularly high priority where German productions were concerned. Indeed the
Berliner Ensemble itself were not to stage it until more than a year after his death.
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - jonfaith - www.librarything.com
I want to go with the one I love. I do not want to calculate the cost. I do not want to think about whether it's good. I do not want to know whether he loves me. I want to go with whom I love. Brecht ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - AliceAnna - LibraryThing
Excellent play with a wonderful female protagonist. That the whims of the gods and the inability to be "good" and survive turn her into the more practical male counterpart for survival is fascinating to me. But she should have lost the boyfriend. Can you say "jerk?" I knew you could. Vollständige Rezension lesen