TITLE

Reviving Brecht: Transformations, or the Reciprocity of Outward Signs and Inward States

AUTHOR(S)
Klassen, Julie; Weiner, Ruth; Rennert, Hellmut Hal
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Essays on Twentieth-Century German Drama & Theater: An American ;2004, p212
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 creates characters in a play. The character of Galy Gay in the play "Mann ist Mann" experiences a radical change in identity which is similar to the form and symbolic behavior which Victor Turner and Arnold van Gennep recognize as marking the process of change in complex. In the play "Der kaukasische Kreidekreis," the character of Schweikian Azdak withholds an appreciation of the temptations of power.
ACCESSION #
19288492

 

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