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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You all come along to the station with Inc. SHUI TA: I am exceedingly sorry that
anything like this should happen in my shop. The woman: He watched the boy go
off! SHUI TA: I can assure you, officer, that I should hardly have invited you in if I ...
If things had been a bit less miserable we'd have hit it off quite well together. I'd
like to know where she is. We had better get on. He usually comes about now.
They get up. sun sees Shui Ta coming: Give us one of your sacks, you old cripple
SUN: What do you think you are talking about? she N TEH: Please come
tomorrow to Sandalmakers' Street. You'll find a small tobacco shop. If I'm not
there my cousin will be. sun, laughs: And if your cousin isn't there nobody will be,
is that it?
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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