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“I’m Interested in those More Invisible Terrains”

Amy Muse

Amy Muse is associate professor and Chair of the English Department at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Drama and Theatre of Sarah Ruhl

Methuen Drama, 2018

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...Raised Catholic, now a Buddhist—she has described herself as “this strange syncretic wandering Catholic former atheist Thomas Merton admirer who just took Refuge” “A Few Important Emails Between Max Ritvo...

Brecht and German Socialism 1942–1956 (California-Berlin, GDR)

Brecht on Art and Politics

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...Introduction to Part Five In the poem ‘To those born later’ Brecht memorably describes his life’s journey through the ‘wars of the classes’ in the first half of the twentieth century (Poems, p. 320). His understanding of the origins...

“I Like Plays that Have Revelations in the Moment, Where Emotions Transform Almost Inexplicably”

Amy Muse

Amy Muse is associate professor and Chair of the English Department at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Drama and Theatre of Sarah Ruhl

Methuen Drama, 2018

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...100 Essays I Don’t Have Time to Write is Sarah Ruhl’s theory of theatre masquerading as a series of vignettes. The essays speak to the reader as moments of being where the playwright turns her attention to us to share a thought, air...

Culture and Society 1927–1933 (Berlin)

Brecht on Art and Politics

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...Introduction to Part Two The years from 1927 to 1933 constitute one of the most productive and problematic phases in Brecht’s career. He wrote several major plays, a series of fragments and Lehrstücke, some four hundred theoretical essays,...

The case of Kipling

John Willett

John Willett (1917–2002) was the greatest English language authority on Brecht the writer and man of the theatre. The foremost translator and editor of Brecht’s drama, poetry, letters, diaries, theatrical essays and fiction, Willett produced a dozen volumes for Methuen Drama on the greatest modern German writer. –This text refers to the Digital edition. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brecht in Context : Comparative Approaches

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 1998

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...During the early 1970s two accidents drove me to go rather more systematically into the relation between Brecht’s writing and that of Rudyard Kipling. First of all I was asked by John Cox the opera director and Alexander Goehr the composer...

Victoria

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David Greig

~playauthor~Written by~ David Greig

Methuen Drama, 2000

Modern Plays

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Scenes: 72

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...A rich epic work, Victoria is a trilogy in one play: three separate but interweaving narratives forming a vast and bold panorama. The same actress plays three women who witness the shifting political and social history of Britain...

Critical Perspectives

Amy Muse

Amy Muse is associate professor and Chair of the English Department at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Drama and Theatre of Sarah Ruhl

Methuen Drama, 2018

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...Sarah Ruhl’s Passion Play and Contemporary Expressions of Medieval Performance Jill Stevenson In her essay “Reading Aloud,” Sarah Ruhl contends: Theatre in its most basic form is a kind of reading aloud. When...

On Life of Galileo (1947–8) from Constructing a Role: Laughton’s Galileo

Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) is acknowledged as one of the great dramatists whose plays, work with the Berliner Ensemble and critical writings have had a considerable influence on the theatre. His landmark plays include The Threepenny Opera, Fear and Misery of the Third Reich, The Life of Galileo, Mother Courage and Her Children and The Caucasian Chalk Circle. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brecht on Performance : Messingkauf and Modelbooks

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...Introduction In the spring of 1944, living in Santa Monica, Brecht got to know the great Hollywood star Charles Laughton, whose performance as the king in Alexander Korda’s The Private Life of Henry VIII, admired by Brecht, had...

On Mother Courage and Her Children (1949–51) from Courage Model 1949

Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) is acknowledged as one of the great dramatists whose plays, work with the Berliner Ensemble and critical writings have had a considerable influence on the theatre. His landmark plays include The Threepenny Opera, Fear and Misery of the Third Reich, The Life of Galileo, Mother Courage and Her Children and The Caucasian Chalk Circle. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brecht on Performance : Messingkauf and Modelbooks

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...Introduction Mother Courage and Her Children was another of the plays premiered in Zurich in Brecht’s absence, this time in April 1941 when Brecht himself was in Finland preparing his imminent departure for the United...

General Introduction and Acknowledgements

Brecht on Art and Politics

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...Waste no thought onThat which cannot be changed!There is an aspect to Bertolt Brecht which has too long remained inaccessible to an English-speaking readership. Brecht is known, as well as for his poems and plays, above all for his theory...