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The Brecht Yearbook / Das Brecht Jahrbuch, Volume 24
Brecht 100-2000
Edited by Marc Silberman, John Rouse, Florian Vassen, Maarten van Dijk

The Brecht Yearbooks

Celebrating Bertolt Brecht's centenary year, this volume presents selected papers from the 1998 International Brecht Society Symposium in San Diego. The contributors discuss theater and politics, "alienation effects" and gestus, Brecht's poetry, Brecht and music, revisiting the Lehrstück, and Brecht in the Americas. The volume also includes reviews of many recent books on Brecht.

Maarten Van Dijk is managing editor of the Brecht Yearbook and professor of drama at the University of Waterloo, Canada. Guest editors of this volume are Marc Silberman, professor of German at the University of Wisconsin–Madison; John Rouse, associate professor of theater at the University of California–San Diego; and Florian Vassen, professor of German at the Universität Hannover.

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Red image Bertolt Brecht standing, wearing a hat

Spring 1999

402 pp.    6 x 9     illus.
In English and German

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ISBN 978-0-9682722-1-3
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