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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SHEN TEH, quickly: I'll get your rice. MRS SHIN: I was going to ask you if you
could lend me some money. SHEN TEH, as she pours rice into her bowl: I can't
do that. I haven't sold anything yet. MRS SHIN: But I need it. What am I to live on?
Also the unemployed man and Mrs Shin. The sister-IN-law: She never came
home last night! Mrs SHIN: Astonishing behaviour! We manage to get rid of this
maniac of a cousin and there's nothing to stop her having a little rice to spare now
1 Here as elsewhere the rice distributed by Shen Teh was originally milk. Sacks
of tobacco are brought in by the “elderly couple' on p. 13, also by the grandfather
and the niece. The 'Song of the Smoke' (p. 19) was inserted with the title 'Song ...
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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