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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Enter a young gentleman, the carpenter behind him. THE YouNG GENTLEMAN: I
am her cousin. The woman, falling from the clouds: What did you say you were?
THE YouNG GENTLEMAN: My name is Shui Ta. The family, shaking one ...
3 Evening in a Public Park A young man in tattered clothes is watching an
aeroplane, which is evidently making a high sweep over the park. He takes a
rope from his pocket and looks round him for something. He is making for a big
To the young one: Come on, love. He's just a waste of time. That's that out-of-
work pilot. The YoUNG one: But there won't be a soul in the park now, it's going to
rain. The old one: There's always a chance. They walk on. Sun looks round him, ...
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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