Bertolt Brecht

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German dramatist and poet who developed a style of epic theater (1898-1956)


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She covered Leonard Cohen's songs for the film I'm Your Fan, performed Bertold Brecht and Kurt Weill's Seven Deadly Sins with the Royal Ballet Company, and sang Pink Floyd's See Emily Play with her mother at a Syd Barrett tribute - a song she liked so much she's included it on her record.
Drawing on historical characters such as Greta Garbo and Bertold Brecht, it vividly captures the edgy atmosphere of the Weimar Republic.
Her analysis is theoretically informed by important theater critics such as Diana Taylor, Marvin Carlson and Bertold Brecht, as well as literary and cultural critics such as Doris Sommers, Michel Foucault and Efrain Barradas.
In her "Franco Fortini traduttore di Bertold Brecht," Passannanti presents a close reading of this poet's "Traducendo Brecht" which is concerned with moral as well as poetic issues.
Bertold Brecht was to have shipped Benjamin's library, his "intellectual wine cellar," as he liked to call it, to Svendborg in Denmark, where Brecht took refuge, but it was lost during WWII.
When during the Nuremberg trials there was talk of the occult roots of Nazism, the materialist jury rapidly backed away from the theme and once again played at being "Last Judge") In this unbelieving age another task is to bring Burian's work objectively into the present, especially his musical and literary work, because the theatre work is temporal and has historical significance (although in at the time Burian's drama was in no way inferior in stature to that of his German fellow-traveler Bertold Brecht, for example, whom the Germans elevated to the world theatrical pantheon).
But many great writers and artists, from George Bernard Shaw to Bertold Brecht to Stanley Kubrick, have recognized the power of humor to make audiences think about social issues in new ways.
Among more modern adaptations are found an expressionist sketch of Joan by Bertold Brecht (1922) and the asymptotic story of Isaac Bashevis Singer, Yentl (1962).
Yet he translated, and introduced his students to, many anti-Hitler works including those of Bertold Brecht whom he admired as a genius.
As the author of the present work points out, in Germany it exhibits continuities that link Martin Luther and Hans Sachs with Adolph Hitler and Bertold Brecht (p.