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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From now on, I told myself, you can be a complete jellyfish and it won't matter.
How rich I am, I told myself. I walk alone. I sleep alone. For one whole year, I told
myself I'll have no dealings with a man. sun: But now you're going to marry one?
Mr Shui Ta, Shen Teh told me before she disappeared that she was pregnant!
SUN: What? sHUITA, quickly: A lie! waNG, most seriously, to Shui Ta: Mr Shui Ta,
please don't think Shen Teh's friends will ever give up the search for her. A good
sHui TA, sharply: You do what you're told. Mrs. Shin goes out, protesting. sun:
Woollen rugs. What riches. I'm told people are calling you the Tobacco King, Mr.
Shui Ta. shui TA: I've been lucky. sun: Oh, Mr. Shui Ta, it isn't just luck; you've ...
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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