Bertolt Brecht,Hugh Rorrison's Bertolt Brecht Journals, 1934-55 (Diaries, Letters and PDF

By Bertolt Brecht,Hugh Rorrison

ISBN-10: 0413655105

ISBN-13: 9780413655103

"Those who brush aside Brecht as a yea-sayer to Stalinism are recommended to learn those journals and average their opinion." (Paul Bailey, Weekend Telegraph)

Brecht's "Work Journals" disguise the interval from 1938 to 1955, the years of exile in Denmark, Sweden, Finland and the US, and his go back through Switzerland to East Berlin. His criticisms of the paintings of alternative writers and intellectuals are perceptive and polemic, and the money owed of his personal writing perform supply perception into the construction of his dramatic works of the interval, the advance of his political considering and his theories approximately epic theatre. additionally built-in into the journals are Brecht's quick reactions to and observation upon the occasions of the interval: his political exile's view of the process international conflict II and his account of the home Un-American actions committee.

"A marvellous, motley university of political principles, family element, creative debate, poems, images and cuttings from newspapers and magazines, assembled, surely for posterity through one of many nice writers of the century" (New Statesman and Society)

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