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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Bertolt Brecht John Willett, Ralph Manheim. INTERLUDE ... The first God: And
now, O water-seller, be so good as to return quickly to the city and look to dear
Shen Teh, so that you can keep us posted about her. She is doing INTERLUDE
42) being kept and transposed to a new interlude before scene 7. The interlude
before the curtain which follows remains unchanged. 5 Instead of as on p. 49 Mrs
. Shin's first speech reads: MRS. SHIN: I may be an old gossip, Mr. Shui Ta, but I ...
... know' and so on to the end. The ensuing interlude (p. 60) is partly absorbed in
the new interlude outside a teahouse (see below). 6 Is omitted, as is the interlude
(pp. 69-71) which follows it. Interlude Outside a Teahouse This is mainly new.
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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