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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1 The good Chen Teh uses the gods' present of money to fit out a small tobacco
shop. Concerned from the outset to obey the gods' commandments, to help her
neighbours, to put her own interests second and to satisfy every request, ...
Interlude Before the eyes of the audience Chen Teh transforms herself into her
cousin Chui Ta. As she sings a song to explain how impossible it is to perform
good deeds without toughness and force she is meantime donning costume and
Chui Ta, seeing in this unforgotten lover a victim of his own shady traffic, has just
begged him to give up this suicidal vice when Wang the water seller appears with
his regular monthly enquiry as to the whereabouts of Chen Teh. Reproachfully ...
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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