Understanding Brecht (New Edition)

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Verso, 2003 - 124 pages
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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Contents

What is Epic Theatre? First version
1
What is Epic Theatre? Second version
15
Studies for a Theory of Epic Theatre
23
A Family Drama in the Epic Theatre
33
Commentaries on Poems by Brecht
43
Brechts Threepenny Novel
75
The Author as Producer
85
Conversations with Brecht
105
Bibliographical Notes
122
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