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Edinburgh German Yearbook 5 - Brecht and the Gdr: Politics, Culture, Posterity

English · Hardback

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Brecht's activities in the GDR, the regime's marginalizing response and posthumous appropriation of his legacy, and creative responses in the GDR and after.

List of contents

Undogmatic Marxism: Brecht Rehearses at the Berliner Ensemble
Lateness and Late Style in Brecht's Last Poetry
A Life's Work Curtailed? The Ailing Brecht's Struggle with the SED Leadership over GDR Cultural Policy
Brecht and 17 June 1953: A Reassessment
Private or Public? The Bertolt Brecht Archive as an Object of Desire
Remembering Brecht: Anniversaries at the Berliner Ensemble
Brecht's Dependable Disciple in the GDR: Elisabeth Hauptmann
Musical Threnodies for Brecht
The Legacy of Brecht in East German Political Song
Fatzer's Footprints: Brecht's Fatzer and the GDR Theater
Reviving Saint Joan of the Stockyards: Speculation and Solidarity in the Era of Capitalism Resurgent

About the author

Laura Bradley, Karen Leeder

Product details

Authors Laura Bradley
Assisted by Laura Bradley (Editor), Karen Leeder (Editor)
Publisher Boydell & Brewer
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 17.10.2011
EAN 9781571134929
ISBN 978-1-57113-492-9
No. of pages 250
Dimensions 152 mm x 229 mm x 18 mm
Weight 535 g
Series Edinburgh German Yearbook
Subjects Fiction > Poetry, drama
Humanities, art, music > Art > Theatre, ballet

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