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The Good Woman of Setzuan (Paperback): Bertolt Brecht

The Good Woman of Setzuan (Paperback)

Bertolt Brecht; Edited by Eric Bentley

Series: Penguin Modern Classics

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In 1952, Hannah Arendt hailed Bertolt Brecht as "beyond a doubt the greatest living German poet and possibly the greatest living European playwright." His plays, widely taught and studied, are searing critiques of civilizations run amok.

During the thirties, the subversive nature of his work sent Brecht from Germany to Scandinavia and later to the United States. The Good Woman of Setzuan, written during Brecht's exile and set in Communist China, is a parable of a young woman torn between obligation and reality, between love and practicality, and between her own needs and those of her friends and neighbors.

Adhering closely to the original German text, this is a performance-friendly translation of one of Brecht's most popular plays.

General

Imprint: Penguin Classics
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: Penguin Modern Classics
Release date: July 2007
First published: 2009
Authors: Bertolt Brecht
Editors: Eric Bentley
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 144
ISBN-13: 978-0-14-118917-8
Languages: English
Subtitles: German
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Drama texts, plays > General
LSN: 0-14-118917-7
Barcode: 9780141189178

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