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Description - Collected Short Stories of Bertolt Brecht by Bertolt Brecht

Everyone knows that Bertolt Brecht was one of the great 20th-century innovators in theatre - the literary-theatrical equivalent of a Picasso or Stravinsky - and Germany's greatest poet of the last century, but the playwright was also a dazzling writer of stories. Storytelling permeated his art as a dramatist; fundamentally in his plays he was a storyteller. This volume collects the complete short stories written by Brecht, including the prize-winning 'The Monster', and the fragmentary memoir ghost-written by Brecht, 'Life Story of the boxer Samson-Koerner'. Brecht scholar Marc Silberman provides an introduction and editorial notes.

Fans of Brecht will find in the 37 stories assembled here the same directness, lack of affectation, and wry humour that characterise his plays. Every lover of short stories will discover an unexpected trove of pleasure in this "mine for short-story addicts" (Observer).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781472578204
ISBN-10: 1472578201
Format: Hardback
(198mm x 129mm x mm)
Pages: 344
Imprint: Methuen Drama
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 29-Jan-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) is acknowledged as one of the great dramatists of the 20th century whose plays, work with the Berliner Ensemble and writing have had a considerable influence on the theatre. His landmark plays include The Threepenny Opera and, while exiled from Germany and living in the USA, such masterpieces as The Life of Galileo, Mother Courage and The Caucasian Chalk Circle.

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