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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Wang staggers out followed by Mr Shu Fu, the stout barber, with a heavy pair of
curling tongs in his hand. Mr SHU Fu: I'll teach you to come bothering my
customers with your stinking water! Take your mug and get out! Wang reaches for
He starts to go. SHEN TEH: Oh, Wang, I have just remembered. What happened
about your hand? I did want to give evidence for you, but my cousin . . . waNG:
Don't bother about my hand. Look, I've already learnt to do without my right hand.
Perhaps under those circumstances you will accept the helping hand which Miss
Shen Teh is offering you? Be so good now as to show me the way to Mr Shu Fu's
buildings. Taking the hand of the carpenter's youngest child, Shui Ta walks off, ...
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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