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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All along the way I looked at my reflection in the shop windows, and now I would
like to buy myself a shawl. After a short hesitation: I should so like to look
beautiful. She turns quickly into the carpet shop. Mr SHUFU, who is again
standing in his ...
sHEN TEH tries on the shawl with the hole in it: Except that I have to; only at
present I'm light-headed. Do you think the colour suits me? THE OLD woman:
You had better ask a man that question. SHEN TEH calls to the old man: Does it
suit me ...
To Shui Ta: I have come about my hand. THE PolicEMAN: He can't use it, there's
no denying. SHUITA, quickly: I see you want a sling for your arm. He fetches a
shawl from the back room and tosses it to Wang. WANG: But that's her new shawl
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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