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Love Poems (Hardcover) Loot Price: R478
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Love Poems (Hardcover): Bertolt Brecht

Love Poems (Hardcover)

Bertolt Brecht; Translated by David Constantine, Tom Kuhn; Foreword by Barbara Brecht-Schall

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Even in Germany, the true scope and force of Bertolt Brecht s poetry did not become apparent until long after his death in 1956, and even today, so many of his more than 2,000 poems have never appeared in English. Love Poems, the first volume in a monumental undertaking by David Constantine and Tom Kuhn to translate his poetic legacy into English, positions Brecht, the author of Mother Courage and The Threepenny Opera, not merely as one of the most famous playwrights of the twentieth century but also as a fiercely creative twentieth-century poet, one of the best in the whole of German literature. With a personal foreword by his own daughter, Barbara Brecht-Schall, Love Poems features 78 astonishing and deeply personal love poems many addressed to particular women that reveal Brecht as lover and love poet whose bitter struggle to keep faith, hope, and love alive during desperate times represents the essence of human relationships."

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Imprint: Liveright Publishing Corporation
Country of origin: United States
Release date: November 2014
First published: November 2014
Authors: Bertolt Brecht
Translators: David Constantine • Tom Kuhn
Foreword by: Barbara Brecht-Schall
Dimensions: 217 x 151 x 17mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Cloth over boards
Pages: 144
ISBN-13: 978-0-87140-856-3
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Poetry texts & anthologies > General
LSN: 0-87140-856-2
Barcode: 9780871408563

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