Understanding Brecht / Walter Benjamin ; translated by Anna Bostock ; introduction by Stanley Mitchell.

Author
Other titles
  • Versuche über Brecht. English
  • Versuche über Brecht. English.
  • Versuche uber Brecht.
Published
  • London : Verso 1998
Physical description
xix, 124 p ; 20 cm.
ISBN
  • 1859848141
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [122]) and index.
  • Translation of 'Versuche über Brecht'. Frankfurt am Main, Suhrkamp, 1966
  • Originally published in German as "Versuche über Brecht.".
Contents
  • Introduction / Stanley Mitchell -- What is epic theatre? [first version] -- What is epic theatre? [second version] -- Studies for a theory of epic theatre -- From the Brecht commentary -- A family drama in the epic theatre -- The country where it is forbidden to mention the proletariat -- Commentaries on poems by Brecht -- Brecht's Threepenny Novel -- The author as producer -- Conversations with Brecht -- Bibliographical notes -- Index.
Other names
Genre
  • text
Language
  • English
  • German

Summary

  • In this volume we find collected together Benjamin's most sensitive and probing writing on the dramatic and poetic work of his friend and tutor Bertolt Brecht. Benjamin's work still exerts an influence over philosophical and cultural thinking today.
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