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Willett, John 1917-2002

Overview
Works: 203 works in 1,347 publications in 6 languages and 26,955 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Diaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  History  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, ed, Illustrator, Creator, Author of introduction, zxx, Other, Honoree
Classifications: PT2603.R397, 832.912
Publication Timeline
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Publications about John Willett
Publications by John Willett
Publications by John Willett, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about John Willett
 
Most widely held works by John Willett
Brecht on theatre; the development of an aesthetic by Bertolt Brecht( Book )
87 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,110 libraries worldwide
This selection of Bertolt Brecht s critical writing charts the development of his thinking on theatre and aesthetics over four decades. The volume demonstrates how the theories of Epic Theatre and Alienation evolved, and contains notes and essays on the staging of The Threepenny Opera, Mahagonny, Mother Courage, Puntila, Galileo and many others of his plays. Also included is A Short Organum for the Theatre, Brecht s most complete statement of his revolutionary philosophy of the theatre. With over 32 pages of photographs of Brecht s productions and workshops, this is a key volume for Literature and Theatre Studies alike
The theatre of Bertolt Brecht : a study from eight aspects by John Willett( Book )
129 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,897 libraries worldwide
Poems, 1913-1956 by Bertolt Brecht( Book )
57 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,515 libraries worldwide
Art and politics in the Weimar period : the new sobriety, 1917-1933 by John Willett( Book )
41 editions published between 1965 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,404 libraries worldwide
The Weimar years : a culture cut short by John Willett( Book )
45 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,149 libraries worldwide
Weimar Repbulic - German Expressionism - Fauvism - Cubism - Futurism - Dada - De Stijl - 'Mertz' movement_
Collected plays by Bertolt Brecht( Book )
11 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 1,056 libraries worldwide
The authorized translation of the collected plays includes introductions, placing each work in the context of Brecht's total output and the whole range of German literature
Expressionism by John Willett( Book )
36 editions published between 1970 and 1978 in 5 languages and held by 1,032 libraries worldwide
Short stories, 1921-1946 by Bertolt Brecht( Book )
14 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,013 libraries worldwide
Diaries 1920-1922 by Bertolt Brecht( Book )
14 editions published between 1975 and 1987 in English and German and held by 938 libraries worldwide
Brecht in context : comparative approaches by John Willett( Book )
26 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 797 libraries worldwide
This is a revised edition of John Willett's classic study, published for the centenary of Berthold Brecht's birth. Willett sets in context not only Brecht the theatre practitioner, but also Brecht the writer and man of his time
The theatre of Erwin Piscator by John Willett( Book )
23 editions published between 1978 and 1986 in English and German and held by 784 libraries worldwide
Bertolt Brecht journals by Bertolt Brecht( Book )
19 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 717 libraries worldwide
From Scandinavia across Russia to Hollywood, then on, via Switzerland and a flirtation with Salzburg, back to his own disappointing country, Brecht makes shrewd if sometimes harsh judgements on the people he meets. Some people included are: Thomas Mann, the Frankfurt philosophers, Schonberg, Isherwood, D'Annunzio, Ezra Pound, Wordsworth, Margaret Steffin, and more
The good woman of Setzuan by Bertolt Brecht( Book )
35 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 699 libraries worldwide
Brecht's famous parable, written in exile in 1938-41, shows that in an unjust society good can only survive by means of evil. In it, the gods come to earth in search of enough good people to justify their existence. They find a penniless Shen Teh, good-hearted but prostitute and makes her a gift that enables her to set up a business
Collected plays by Bertolt Brecht( Book )
10 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 636 libraries worldwide
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Caspar Neher, Brecht's designer by John Willett( Book )
10 editions published in 1986 in English and German and held by 620 libraries worldwide
Letters by Bertolt Brecht( Book )
14 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 597 libraries worldwide
The theatre of the Weimar Republic by John Willett( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
John Willett britischer Übersetzer, Literaturwissenschaftler und Brecht-Experte
John Willett British translator
John Willett Brits taalkundige (1917-2002)
Willett, John William Mills 1917-2002
Джон Виллетт
Languages
English (484)
German (36)
French (30)
Italian (8)
Spanish (7)
Latin (1)
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