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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... today, in that the 'tobacco' in the sacks which the visiting family of scene 1
leave in Shen Teh's shop turns out to be opium. What is more, Shen Teh's
evident complicity in this traffic, once Shui Ta begins selling the stuff, makes the
Chui Ta is greatly agitated and asks what he can do for him. The ex-pilot
brusquely refuses food and clothing. He wants just one thing: opium. Chui Ta,
seeing in this unforgotten lover a victim of his own shady traffic, has just begged
him to give ...
Mrs. SHIN: Opium, eh? SHUI TA: Sun! sun: Only a little packet, enough for two or
three pipes. That's all I need. I don't care about clothes or food. But I've got to
have my pipe. sHUi TA, in the depths of horror: Not opium! Don't tell me you're a ...
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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