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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Seriously: Leave here at once. THE MAN: What, us? SHUI TA: Yes, you. You are
thieves and parasites. Leave at once, waste no time in arguing, and you can still
save your skins. THE MAN: It is better not to take any notice of him. No arguing ...
Where is the woman who once bought a mug of water from me in the rain,
months ago, in the joy of her heart? Where is she now? Has nobody seen her?
Has none of you heard from her? This is the house which she entered one
evening and ...
Sun has overheard that Chen Teh is expecting a child. He at once sees an
opening for blackmail. Then he hears sobs from the back room; undoubtedly it is
Chen Teh's voice. When Chui Ta reenters the shop Sun once again demands
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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