Brecht


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

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Many of the extensively quoted German passages from the texts covered in Whites book, though they may make the reading difficult for non-German readers, convey this typical gestus of Brecht, so difficult to communicate fully in translation.
Brecht wrote ``Mother Courage'' as the Nazis were devouring Europe, but he set the play three centuries earlier, during the Thirty Years War.
Neither Anna nor Kragler is a character big on taking dramatic action, meaning the path is open for a reconciliation that is, even for the young Brecht, surprisingly upbeat.
What: Musical theater by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill in a joint production by the University of Oregon and Lane Community College
Unconventional programming calls for unconventional partnerships, and the Los Angeles Opera's production of Brecht and Weill's ``Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny'' -- opening Saturday -- should prove intriguing for precisely this reason.
Here is a telling anecdote: In 1961, William Seitz included Brecht in the Museum of Modern Art's traveling exhibition "The Art of Assemblage.
Brecht once said that 'All great poems have the value of documents'; but 'realistic' or not, poems will always require imaginative engagement if they are to have living significance.
Essays include: Lawrence J Guntner, "Shakespeare in East Germany: Between Appropriation and Deconstruction"; Armin-Gerd Kuckhoff, "National History and Theater Performance: Shakespeare on the East German Stage"; Maik Hamburger, "From Goethe to Gestus: Shakespeare into German"; Gunther Klotz, "Shakespeare Contemporized: GDR Shakespeare Adaptations from Bertold Brecht to Heiner Muller"; Thomas Sorge, "The Sixties: Hamlet's Utopia Come True?
Rather, it seems that the image of the epistolographer Brecht has not changed substantially, for all the hundreds of hitherto unknown items included here.
Das Verhor in der Oper, edited with notes by Joachim Lucchesi, documents the genesis and the reception of the opera Das Verhor des Lukullus (The Trial of Lucullus) composed in 1951 by Paul Dessau on a libretto by Bertolt Brecht.
Bertolt Brecht warned many years ago that the despot who dissolves parliament one day may dissolve the people the next.
Editor Kira Brecht, who presents a trading opportunity once a week based on technical market signals she analyzes.
STUTTGART, Germany, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Brecht (born on July 2, 1965) has been appointed as a member of the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG representing the employees with effect as of July 1, 2012.