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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Invite the gods to visit your home before someone else snaps them up; they are
sure to accept. The gentleman has walked on. Wang turns to another. You, sir,
you heard what it's about. Have you any room? It needn't be palatial. The
He turns to leave. The other two gods likewise turn. THE THIRD GoD, the last to
leave, embarrassedly: Forgive our rather sharp tone today! We are very tired, and
we have slept too little. Oh, those nights! The well-off give us the best possible ...
She turns quickly into the carpet shop. Mr SHUFU, who is again standing in his
doorway, to the audience: I am smitten today with the beauty of Miss Shen Teh,
the owner of the tobacconist's opposite, whom I have never previously noticed.
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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