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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... restaurant and the factory scene with its brutal 'Song of the Eighth Elephant'. In
particular Sun, by ending up as an enfeebled addict, is much more convincingly “
broken-down' than the bowler-hatted 'charming manager' of the standard text.
Mrs YANG: And no enmities, no slanderous allegations by the uneducated—for
he was not spared that — could hold my son back from the fulfilment of his duty.
One of the workers begins singing the song of the eighth elephant. The others
The 'Song of the Smoke' (p. 19) was inserted with the title 'Song of the
impoverished family.” The verse “They are bad' was likewise a later addition (p.
15). 2 The details of Mrs. MiTzu's demand for the rent in advance (p.28) were
added to the ...
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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