Brecht and Political Theatre: The Mother on Stage

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This production history of The Mother provides substantial new insights into Bertolt Brecht's theatre and drama, his impact on political theatre, and the relationship between text, performance, and politico-cultural context. As the only play which Brecht staged in the Weimar Republic, during his exile, and in the GDR, The Mother offers a unique opportunity to compare his theatrical practice in contrasting settings and at different points in his career. Through detailed analysis of original archival evidence, Bradley shows ...

Brecht and Political Theatre: The Mother on Stage 2006, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199286584

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