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The Cambridge companion to Brecht

Author: Peter Thomson
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This Companion offers nineteen essays and reference material covering the whole of Brecht's theatre work.


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Named Person: Bertolt Brecht
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Thomson
ISBN: 0521424852 9780521424851
OCLC Number: 491483811
Notes: Textes en anglais.
Description: XXXII-302 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: A Brecht calendar; A note on titles; Part I. Context and Life: 1. Brecht's Germany: 1898-1933 Eve Rosenhaft; 2. Brecht's lives Peter Thompson; 3. Part II. The Plays: 4. Brecht's early plays Tony Meech; 5. The Threepenny Opera Stephen McNeff; 6. Brecht's clowns: Man is Man and after Joel Schlechter; 7. Learning for a new society: the Lehrstuck and after Roswitha Mueller; 8. Saint Joan of the Stockyards Christopher McCullough; 9. The Zelda syndrome: Brecht and Elisabeth Hauptmann John Fuegi; 10. The good person of Szechwan: discourse of a masquerade Elizabeth Wright; 11. Mother courage and her children Robert Leach; 12. Heavenly food denied: Life of Galileo Darko Suvin; 13. The Caucasian Chalk Circle: the view from Europe Maria Shevtsova; Part III. Theories and Practices: 14. Brecht and the Berliner Ensemble - the making of a model Carl Weber; 15. Key words in Brecht's theory and practice of theatre Peter Brooker; 16. Brecht's poetry Philip Tomson; 17. Brecht and music: theory and practice Kim H. Kowalke; 18. Brecht and stage design: the Buhnenbildner and the Buhnenbauer Christopher Baugh; 19. Actors on Brecht Margaret Eddershaw; 20. Brecht's legacy Michael Patterson; Bibliography; Index of works by Brecht; General index.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature
Responsibility: ed. by Peter Thomson and Glendyr Sacks.


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