TITLE

THE POSITION OF BERTOLT BRECHT

AUTHOR(S)
Becker, William
PUB. DATE
October 1953
SOURCE
New Republic;10/26/53, Vol. 129 Issue 13, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the playwright Bertolt Brecht. By far the most remarkable individual working today in the German theatre, one might well say, in the theatre anywhere is Brecht. He is the only living playwright whom one can justifiably rank among the master spirits of modern dramaturgy. He is, in addition, a lyric poet of extraordinary gifts. In fact, the posterity will attach a much greater importance to the general theatrical aesthetic, which he has formulated in his theoretical writings, and demonstrated in his stage work of the past few years, than to his plays as such.
ACCESSION #
14487183

 

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