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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SHUI TA: It's too little! sun: It's enough! SHUI TA: I must have at least 500. SUN:
What for? shUI TA: May I just discuss something with my cousin's fiancé? Aside to
Sun: All this stock of tobacco is pledged to two old people against the 200 silver ...
Ah yes! Enter Shui Ta. MRS YANG: And a glance is enough for Mr Shui Ta to spot
a good worker who will tackle anything. And he takes a hand. shui TA: Hey, you
two! What's happening here? Why are you only carrying one sack? The ForMER
shui TA: Wait! Hand over the money! The agent hands over money and goes.
Then as in our text from 's Hui TA, pitifully' down to “They're watching the shop' (p.
89) after which Mrs. Shin says: Have a drop of water, dear. She gets some water.
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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