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Mother Courage and her children : a chronicle of the Thirty Years' War

Author: Bertolt Brecht; Eric Bentley; Grove Press,
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, Inc., ©1963.
Series: Evergreen original, E-372.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mother Courage is the play in which Brecht made his most passionate statement against war, but perhaps Brecht's greatest achievement in the drama lies in the creation of the character of Anna Fierling, nicknamed "Mother Courage," the itinerant trader who drags her canteen through the blood and carnage of the Thirty Years' War and whose fatal error is to believe that she can make the war serve her ends.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956.
Mother Courage and her children.
New York, Grove Press [1963]
(OCoLC)654864426
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bertolt Brecht; Eric Bentley; Grove Press,
OCLC Number: 808106
Notes: "The only complete and unabridged edition."
Description: 124 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Evergreen original, E-372.
Other Titles: Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder.
Responsibility: Bertold Brecht ; English version by Eric Bentley.

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Mother Courage is the play in which Brecht made his most passionate statement against war, but perhaps Brecht's greatest achievement in the drama lies in the creation of the character of Anna Fierling, nicknamed "Mother Courage," the itinerant trader who drags her canteen through the blood and carnage of the Thirty Years' War and whose fatal error is to believe that she can make the war serve her ends.

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