Brecht and Company

Brecht and Company

Sex, Politics, and the Making of the Modern Drama

Book - 1994
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The result of twenty-five years of research on three continents, Brecht and Company is a revolutionary portrait of one of the world's greatest theater artists -- and the people upon whom he built his reputation. A noted Brecht scholar, John Fuegi traces the evolution of Brecht's parasitic relationships and aggressive ambition through close analysis of diaries, letters, and drafts of the literary works, revealing a man who was personally dazzling, a genius at assembling and directing the plays created in his workshop, but ultimately lacking in literary stamina, for which he depended on his lovers. A landmark study about the life and times of one of the most influential figures in twentieth-century theater, Brecht & Co. will forever change our understanding of Brecht and his oeuvre.
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [1994]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©1994
ISBN: 9780802115294
0802115292
Branch Call Number: 832.912 BRECHT FUEGI 1994
Characteristics: xx, 732 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm

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