TITLE

The Performance of Ideology and Dialectics in Brecht's Life of Galileo

AUTHOR(S)
Herren, Graley; Rennert, Hellmut Hal
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Essays on Twentieth-Century German Drama & Theater: An American ;2004, p205
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
An essay from the book "Essays on Twentieth-Century German Drama and Theater: An American Reception 1977-1999" is presented. It looks at the way Bertolt Brecht uses the dynamics of character interaction in the play "The Life of Galileo" to provide models of social behavior. Brecht focuses on the emotive performance of Galileo Galilei as a model for inappropriate theatrical presentation. Brecht is contradictory in recommending proper alternative social behavior in the play. No doctrine or course of action was endorsed by the play as unquestionably true.
ACCESSION #
19288491

 

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