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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The girl vanishes, and I'm left here to work like a slave. He is losing his temper.
They buy me off with a hat! He tramples on it. Crooks! Thieves, kidnappers! And
the girl has nobody to look after her! Sobbing is heard from the back room.
The policeMAN steps forward: Miss Shen Teh was a girl who made herself
pleasant to everyone – live and let live, as they say. Mr Shui Ta, on the other
hand, is a man of principle. The young lady's warm-hearted nature sometimes
drove him ...
In place of the girl he finds her cousin Chui Ta. The latter says he is prepared to
provide the $500 for the Peking job, which he reckons a sound financial basis for
Sun and Chen Teh. He has asked Mi Tzu to come, a lady tobacco wholesaler ...
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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