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Brecht on stage

Author: Helene WeigelRichard BesselAmanda WillettKarl WeberHans MayerAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2003.
Series: Literature in the modern world.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bertolt Brecht wrote plays to challenge an audience, to make them think and see the possibilities of change -- what he called "dialectical theater." In this documentary contemporaries and scholars discuss his work and the methods he used to revolutionize drama in the 20th century, and its impact on modern theater.
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Genre/Form: Video recordings
Historical films
Documentary films
Biographical films
DVD-Video discs
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Bertolt Brecht; Bertolt Brecht
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Helene Weigel; Richard Bessel; Amanda Willett; Karl Weber; Hans Mayer; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Open University.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 52507076
Notes: This disc is a DVD-R and may fail to play on some DVD equipment.
Originally produced in 1989.
Credits: Director, writer, Richard Bessel ; producer, Amanda Willett ; series producer, Tony Coe.
Performer(s): Commentary: Helene Weigel, Karl Weber, Hans Mayer.
Description: 1 videodisc (24 min.) : black and white with color sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Series Title: Literature in the modern world.
Responsibility: presented by Dr. Richard Bessel ; a production for the Open University ; BBC.

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Bertolt Brecht wrote plays to challenge an audience, to make them think and see the possibilities of change -- what he called "dialectical theater." In this documentary contemporaries and scholars discuss his work and the methods he used to revolutionize drama in the 20th century, and its impact on modern theater.

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