By Stephen Parker

ISBN-10: 1408155621

ISBN-13: 9781408155622

ISBN-10: 1474240003

ISBN-13: 9781474240000

this primary English language biography of Bertolt Brecht (1898–1956) in 20 years paints a strikingly new photograph of 1 of the 20 th century's so much debatable cultural icons.

Drawing on letters, diaries and unpublished fabric, together with Brecht's clinical files, Parker bargains a wealthy and spell binding account of Brecht's existence and paintings, considered in the course of the prism of the artist. Tracing his outstanding lifestyles, from his youth in Augsburg, during the First international struggle, his politicisation through the Weimar Republic and his years of exile, as much as the Berliner Ensemble's astonishing productions in Paris and London, Parker indicates how Brecht completed his transformative impact upon global theatre and poetry.

Bertolt Brecht: A Literary Life is a robust portrait of an exceptional, compulsively contradictory character, whose artistry left its lasting imprint on sleek culture.

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