By Stephen Parker
Drawing on letters, diaries and unpublished fabric, together with Brecht's clinical files, Parker bargains a wealthy and spell binding account of Brecht's existence and paintings, considered in the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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Bertolt Brecht: A Literary Life (Biography and Autobiography) by Stephen Parker