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By Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956, author
eBook. English.
Published [London]: Bloomsbury, [2013]
In 'The Beggar', a beggar dares to speak the truth to an emperor when the emperor descends to complain about the smell. It was neither produced nor published...

By Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956, author
eBook. English.
Published [London]: Bloomsbury, 2013
It has been four years since Anna's fiancé, Andreas, was declared missing in action in the trenches of World War I. Therefore, she is understandably shocked...

By Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956, author
eBook. English.
Published [London]: Bloomsbury, [2013]
When the Roman general and politician Lucullus dies, we witness his trial by jury, who will decide whether he takes his place among the heroes in the...

By Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956, author
eBook. English.
Published [London]: Bloomsbury, [2014]
'The Measures Taken', first produced in 1930 in the Grosses Schauspielhaus, Berlin, is a didactic parable showing how dedication to an idealist cause...

By Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956, author
eBook. English.
Published [London]: Bloomsbury, [2013]
Partly based on Synge's 'Riders to the Sea', 'Señora Carrar's Rifles' transposes the Irish play of the early 20th century to mid-century Andalucia. There...

By Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956, author
eBook. English.
Published [London]: Bloomsbury, [2014]
In a prologue set in Soviet Georgia, a narrator introduces the story of choice and sacrifice. The servant girl Grusha sacrifices everything she has to...

By Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956, author
eBook. English.
Published [London]: Bloomsbury, 2013
Svendson is an ironmonger who suddenly picks up a new customer; apparently wealthy, and with a healthy desire for Svendson's wares, the customer keeps...

By Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956, author
eBook. English.
Published [London]: Bloomsbury, [2013]
For his adaptation of the story of the emperor's daughter Turandot and the suitors who would marry her, Brecht has the action take place during a strike...

By Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956, author
eBook. English.
Published [London]: Bloomsbury, [2014]
'He Who Says No' forms a pair with 'He Who Says Yes', inspired by the Japanese Noh play 'Taniko', relating two different versions of a fable about consenting...

By Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956, author
eBook. English.
Published [London]: Bloomsbury, 2013
Brecht's early one act farce charts the attempts of a self-confident and manipulative Bavarian peasant boy to outwit the vigilant parents of a girl of...
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