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Brecht, Bertolt 1898-1956

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Most widely held works by Bertolt Brecht
Galileo by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

408 editions published between 1901 and 2019 in 11 languages and held by 4,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the effect of Galileo's extraordinary discoveries on those around him, and the choice he had to make when accused of heresy by the Inquisition for stating that the earth revolved around the sun
The Caucasian chalk circle by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

483 editions published between 1901 and 2020 in 16 languages and held by 3,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The people of two farms in Georgia (Republic of Russia) debate over land ownership in a socialistic society. The play raises the question of private property; of who bears the right to ownership. Should something (someone) be owned by the one who possesses it? Or, by the one who can make the best use of it?
Mother Courage and her children : a chronicle of the Thirty Years' War by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

318 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 13 languages and held by 3,585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother Courage is the play in which Brecht made his most passionate statement against war, but perhaps Brecht's greatest achievement in the drama lies in the creation of the character of Anna Fierling, nicknamed "Mother Courage," the itinerant trader who drags her canteen through the blood and carnage of the Thirty Years' War and whose fatal error is to believe that she can make the war serve her ends
The threepenny opera by Kurt Weill( Book )

140 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brecht's famous adaptation to the modern era of John Gay's The beggar's opera, satirizing social and political beliefs through its portrayal of a world of thieves and prostitutes
Brecht on theatre : the development of an aesthetic by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

119 editions published between 1964 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 2,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This selection from Brecht's notes and theoretical writing is meant to give English-language readers the main texts and set these in chronological order so as to show how his ideas evolved, gradually forming a quite personal aesthetic which applied to other spheres besides the theater. Too often the theory is treated as if it were a coherent whole which sprang from Brecht's head ready-made. The endless working and re-working which it underwent, the nagging at a particular notion until it could be fitted in, the progress from an embryo to an often very differently formulated final concept, the amendments and after-thoughts; all this is something that tends to be overlooked. The translation tries to convey the flavour to Brecht's style as it too evolved, from the aggressiveness of the first essays to the slightly forced formality of some of his late pronouncements."--Introduction
Kalendergeschichten by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

379 editions published between 1948 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 1,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories, set in different historical periods, offering the author opportunities to exercise social criticism
Threepenny novel by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

282 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in 12 languages and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Brecht's only novel is, of course, based on his own Threepenny Opera, which was itself based on John Gay's The Beggar's Opera. Set in Victorian London, the novel feels similar to Dickens in many ways, but written with a very dry humour and none of the sentimentality. The plot mostly involves the extremely dodgy business dealings of the characters Peachum and Macheath, along with some equally dubious bankers and financiers - in fact it feels surprisingly relevant to current times! A satirical yet rather subtle attack on capitalist society, Brecht's vision here is of a world in which the poor and weak are continually exploited in the most casual fashion by the powerful and unscrupulous who always come out on top. It's very good writing but may be a little slow-going for some."--Goodreads
Materialien zu Brechts "Der gute Mensch von Sezuan" by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

287 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die sieben Todsünden ; [Songs aus] Berliner Requiem, Happy end, Mahagonny, Dreigroschenoper by Kurt Weill( )

63 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Dreigroschenoper = The threepenny opera = L'opéra de quat'sous by Kurt Weill( )

142 editions published between 1930 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstructed in the 1960s, years after the original negative was destroyed by the Nazis, G.W. Pabst's Threepenny Opera remains a deliciously dark film adaptation of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's brilliant musical
The rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

26 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to Mahagonny, where sin is 'in' and love is always on sale. This Old West boomtown rises from the desert to become a razzle-dazzle mecca for lust and the pursuit of pleasure, where cash is king and poverty is punishable by death
Gesammelte Werke by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

312 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saint Joan of the stockyards, a drama by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

14 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Chicago stockyards, 1920-30, the author shows his increasing interest in communism, ans his struggle to relate his artistic efforts to his concern for suffering mankind
Parables for the theatre; two plays: The good woman of Setzuan and the Caucasian chalk circle by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

25 editions published between 1947 and 1990 in English and Catalan and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mother by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

73 editions published between 1933 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herr Puntila und sein Knecht Matti by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

215 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toneelstuk naar een Fins gegeven. Grootgrondbezitter Puntila en zijn knecht Matti zijn onafscheidelijk. Matti weet zich handig in de wisselende gemoedstoestanden van meneer te schikken en er voordeel mee te doen
Saint Joan of the stockyards by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

167 editions published between 1930 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Saint Joan of the Stockyards' is set in a mythical Chicago. Brecht's Saint Joan is a Salvation Army lieutenant who challeges the power of Pierpont Mauler, the Meat King. The play is full of pastiche and parody and stems from the time of world economic crisis around 1929-32, a crucial period of creativity and political experiment for Brecht. However, it was never staged in his lifetime. 'Saint Joan of the Stockyards' was first produced in Hamburg in 1959, three years after Brecht's death
The good person of Szechwan by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

66 editions published between 1901 and 2016 in English and German and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Good Person of Szechwan is one of Bertolt Brecht’s most popular works. When three gods come to earth in search of a thoroughly good person, they encounter Shen Teh, a goodhearted but penniless prostitute, who offers them shelter. Rewarded with enough money to open a tobacco shop, 'Angel of the Slums' Shen Teh soon becomes so overwhelmed by the demands of people seeking assistance that she invents a male alter ego, 'Tobacco K ing' Shui Ta, to deal ruthlessly with the business of living in an evil world. The Good Person of Szechwan is a masterpiece of minimalist design and elegance that shines a light on human nature and social mores."--Publisher's description
Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny by Kurt Weill( )

36 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny: Oper in drei Akten. Text: Bertolt Brecht
Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder; eine Chronik aus dem Dreissigjährigen Krieg by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

64 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marketentster Mutter Courage reist met haar kinderen de slagvelden langs. Ze leeft van de oorlog, maar ze zal door diezelfde oorlog ook haar drie kinderen verliezen
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
  • Weill, Kurt 1900-1950 Other Lyricist Musician Bibliographic antecedent Author Contributor Creator Instrumentalist Collector Composer plus
  • Willett, John 1917-2002 Other Editor Author of introduction Author Contributor Creator Translator plus
  • Bentley, Eric 1916- Other Contributor Performer Translator Adapter Author of introduction Author Editor Instrumentalist Narrator plus
  • Hecht, Werner 1926- Other Editor Adapter Author of introduction Director Author Contributor Author of afterword, colophon, etc. Compiler Redactor plus
  • Manheim, Ralph 1907-1992 Other Translator Author of introduction Author Contributor Creator Editor plus
  • Eisler, Hanns 1898-1962 Other Performer Editor Musician Conductor Author Contributor Creator Instrumentalist Composer plus
  • Hauptmann, Elisabeth Other Translator Author Contributor Editor Compiler Collector Redactor Librettist plus
  • Lenya, Lotte Other Singer Performer Vocalist Author of introduction Producer Director Former owner Author Actor plus
  • Esslin, Martin 1918-2002 Author Translator plus
  • Kuhn, Tom Other Contributor Translator Editor Author plus
Brecht on theatre : the development of an aesthetic
The Caucasian chalk circleMother Courage and her children : a chronicle of the Thirty Years' WarThe threepenny operaBrecht on theatre : the development of an aestheticThreepenny novelMaterialien zu Brechts "Der gute Mensch von Sezuan"The rise and fall of the city of MahagonnyGesammelte Werke
Alternative Names
B. B.

B. B 1898-1956

Becht, Bertolt

Becht, Bertolt 1898-1956


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Bertolt Brecht deutscher Dramatiker und Lyriker (1898–1956)

Bertolt Brecht Dramaturg i poeta alemany

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Bertolt Brecht Duits toneelschrijver (1898-1956)

Bertolt Brecht German poet, playwright, theatre director

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Bertolt Brecht německý dramatik, divadelní teoretik a režisér

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Brecht, Eugen Bertolt Friedrich 1898-1956

Brechtas B.

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Brechtas Bertoltas

Brechts, B. (Bertolts), 1898-1956

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Brehts, B. (Bertolts), 1898-1956

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Brekht, B.

Brekht, B. 1898-1956

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Breḳhṭ, Bārṭolṭ 1898-1956

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Brekht, Bertolʹd 1898-1956

Brekht Bertolt

Brekht, Bertolʹt 1898-1956


Brekt, Bertôlt

Breḳṭ, Berṭôlṭ 1898-1956

Breśaṭa, Berṭalṭa 1898-1956

Brešṭ, Bartholṭ 1898-1956

Breśṭ, Berṭalṭa 1898-1956

Brešṭ, Birtholṭ 1898-1956

Bresta, Bartolta

Breṣṭa, Barṭolṭa 1898-1956

Brext Bertolt

Brīḫt, Birtūld 1898-1956

Briḵt, Birtūld, 1898-1956

Briḵt, Birtūlid, 1898-1956

Briḵt, Birtūlit, 1898-1956

Briḵt, Birtūlt, 1898-1956

Brīšṭ, Bartholṭ 1898-1956

Brist, Bartult

Brišt, Bartūlt 1898-1956

Brīšṭ, Birtholṭ 1898-1956

Brist, Birtuld

Brišt, Birtūld 1898-1956

Brišt, Birtūlid, 1898-1956

Brišt, Birtūlit, 1898-1956

Brist, Birtult

Brišt, Birtult 1898-1956

Buchito, Berutorutu

Buchito, Berutorutu 1898-1956

Bulaishixite, 1898-1956

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Bulaixite, Beituo'erte 1898-1956

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Burechito, Berutoruto

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Burehito, .. 1898-1956

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Burehito, Berutoruto 1898-1956


Bŭrehitʻŭ 1898-1956

Bŭrehit'ŭ, Beŏt'olt'ŭ 1898-1956

Bŭrehitʻŭ, Berŭtʻoltʻŭ

Bŭrehitʻŭ, Berŭtʻoltʻŭ 1898-1956

Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht

Lane, Dorothy 1898-1956

Larsen, Berthold

Larsen, Berthold 1898-1956

Morecht, Mpertolt 1898-1956

Mprecht, ...

Mprecht, .. 1898-1956

Mprecht Mpertolt

Mprecht, Mpertolt 1898-1956

Pirekcṭ, Pertōl

Pirekcṭ, Pertōl 1898-1956

Pirekcṭ, Pertōlṭ

Pirekcṭ, Pertōlṭ 1898-1956

Pireṣṭ, Perṭōlṭ

Pireṣṭ, Perṭōlṭ 1898-1956


Pu-lai-hsi-tʻe 1898-1956

Pu-lai-hsi-tʻe, Pei-tʻo-erh-tʻe

Pu-lai-hsi-tʻe, Pei-tʻo-erh-tʻe 1898-1956

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Pulaihsit'ê, .. 1898-1956

Pulaihsit'ê, Peit'ocrht'ê

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Purehit'u, Peot'olt'u

Pŭrehit'ŭ, Peŏt'olt'ŭ 1898-1956

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Μπρεχτ Μπέρτολντ 1898-1956

Μπρεχτ Μπέρτολτ 1898-1956

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ברעכט, בערטאָלט 1898־1956

برتولت برشت

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برتولت برشت نویسنده، شاعر، نمایشنامه‌نویس و کارگردان تئاتر برجستۀ آلمانی

برتولت بريشت

برتولت بريشت، 1898-1956

برتولت بريشت شاعر وكاتب مسرحي ألماني

برتولت بریخت

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बेर्टोल्ट् ब्रेच्त्

बर्तोल्त ब्रेख्त

বের্টোল্ট ব্রেশ্‌ট জার্মান নাট্যকার ও কবি

বেরতেলৎ ব্রেশট

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બર્ટોલ્ટ બ્રેખ્ત

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แบร์ท็อลท์ เบร็ชท์

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베르톨트 브레히트

베르톨트 브레히트 1898-1956

브레히트, B. 1898-1956

브레히트, 베르톨드 1898-1956

브레히트, 베르톨트 1898-1956

브레히트, 유진 베르톨드 프리드리히 1898-1956

브레히트, 유진 베르톨트 프리드리히 1898-1956


ブレヒト, ベルトル

ブレヒト, ベルトルト

ブレヒト, ベルトルト 1898-1956



布莱希特, 1898-1956

布莱希特, 贝 1898-1956

布莱希特, 贝尓托尓特

布雷希特 1898-1956

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