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Author Unwin, Stephen.
Title A guide to the plays of Bertolt Brecht / Stephen Unwin.
Imprint London : Methuen, 2005.

Author Unwin, Stephen.
Series Plays and Playwrights.
Plays and Playwrights.
Subject Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Germany -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (x, 258 pages).
monochrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Print version record.
Contents Cover; Contents; Preface; 1 THE DARK TIMES; 2 BRECHT: PLAYWRIGHT, POET AND ARTIST; 3 POLITICS, ECONOMICS AND A NEW MORALITY; 4 ART AND CULTURE; 5 TOWARDS A MARXIST THEATRE; 6 KEY CONCEPTS OF BRECHA'S THEATRICAL THEORY; 7 STAGING BRECHT; 8 FOUR EARLY PLAYS; Baal; Drums in the Night; In the Jungle of the Cities; Man equals Man; 9 TWO MUSIC-THEATRE PIECES AND KURT WEILL; The Threepenny Opera; The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny; 10 MARXISM AND THE THEATRE; Saint Joan of the Stockyards; The Decision; The Mother; 11 OPPOSITION PLAYS; Fear and Misery of the Third Reich.
Senora Carrar's RiflesThe Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui; Schweyk in the Second World War; 12 FIVE GREAT PLAYS; Life of Galileo; The Good Person of Szechwan; Mother Courage and her Children; Mr Puntila and his Man Matti; The Caucasian Chalk Circle; 13 A LATE MASTERPIECE; The Days of the Commune; 14 LEGACY; 15 CHRONICLE.
Summary Unwin provides a guide to Brecht's plays that will prove useful to the student, teacher and theatre practitioner. Grouping and analysing plays chronologically according to their context Unwin also considers Brecht's theory and looks at his impact and the legacy that he left.
ISBN 9781408150320 (electronic bk.)
1408150328 (electronic bk.)
9781408168493 (ebook)
1408168499 (ebook)
0413774163 (pbk.)
9780413774163 (pbk.)
9781408150313 (E-pub)
OCLC # 607387083
Additional Format Print version: Unwin, Stephen. Guide to the plays of Bertolt Brecht. London : Methuen, 2005 (DLC) 2006386283 (OCoLC)58454418.

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