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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PRESS REPORT A strange story has been reported from Szechwan province. Mr
. Lao Go, a manufacturer of tobacco products in the provincial capital, has been
standing trial for the murder of his cousin, a certain Miss Li Gung. According to ...
Apparently this Yü Schan had made it all too plain to him that he was counting on
Li Gung's money. Rather than gratify Yü Schan's wishes her conscientious cousin
arranged a sensible marriage between Mis Li Gung and the prosperous Mr.
been so enchanted by its 'angel of the slums' it would by now have realised the
amazing fact underlying the situation: that Mr. Lao Go was none other than Miss
Li Gung herself. She was the conscientious 'cousin' whose sometimes equivocal
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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