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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Then omit Shui Ta's next two sentences, (from 'Perhaps' to her business'), and for
Sun's 'All to her credit of course' below substitute “Really.” About a page further
on delete Shui Ta's sentence about the 200 dollars and the rent, and for both ...
Ingratiatingly. Mr. Shui Ta, would you grant just one favour to a man down on his
luck? SHUI TA: What can I do for you? MRs. shin: It's written all over him. I can tell
you what kind of a favour he means. SHUi TA, beginning to understand: No!
102), the scene goes on thus: sHUi TA: There were too many of you. The lifeboat
was on the point of capsizing. I got it afloat again. There wasn't a single morning
when the poor of the district failed to get their rice. My cousin regarded her shop ...
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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