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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Look at the stamp, postmarked Pekin. sHUI TA: 250 silver dollars? That is a lot.
sun: Do you think I'd fly for nothing? SHUI TA: It sounds like a good job. Mr Yang
Sun, my cousin has asked me to help you get this pilot's job which means so ...
The sistER-IN-law: In Pekin, they say: is that right? Mrs YANG: Yes, in Pekin.
SHEN TEH: Sun, hadn't you better tell your mother that Pekin is off? sun: Your
cousin can tell her if he feels the same way as you. Between you and me, I don't.
He agreed that you should have the old people's money because he was
thinking of your pilot's job in Pekin. But he will not bring the 3oo silver dollars to
the wedding. sun: And why not? SHEN TEH, looking him in the eyes: He says
you only ...
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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