Approaching Mother Courage

or, Who"s afraid of Bertolt B? by Christopher Michael Sperberg

Publisher: Humanities Honors Program, Stanford University in Stanford, Calif

Written in English
Published: Pages: 69 Downloads: 571
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  • Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 66-68.

StatementBy Christopher Michael Sperberg.
SeriesStanford honors essays in humanities ;, no. 22, Stanford honors essay in humanities ;, no. 22.
LC ClassificationsPT2603.R397 M927
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 69 p. ;
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4431830M
LC Control Number79066010

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Four theatrical productions were produced in Switzerland and Germany from tothe last three supervised and/or directed by Brecht, who had returned to Cited by: 7.

quotes from Bertolt Brecht: 'Art is not a mirror held up to reality but a hammer with which to shape it.', 'Hungry man, reach for the book: it is a weapon.', and 'The human race tends to remember the abuses to which it has been subjected rather than the endearments.

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Brecht gets inspiration for the title and idea of Mother Courage from a seventeenth-century text by the Approaching Mother Courage book author Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen.

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Mother Courage is suspicious when the Swedish Commander says he needs brave soldiers. It means he is in trouble and wants his men to stick their necks out. “In a good country virtues wouldn’t be necessary. Everybody could be quite ordinary.” (Scene 2, p. a National Arts Centre English Theatre Company / Manitoba Theatre Centre (Winnipeg) coproduction Study Guide THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ENGLISH THEATRE.

Mother Courage And Her Children Words | 5 Pages. Mother Courage and her Children is tragic play that highlights the current and after effects of the thirty year war as. "Mother Courage and Her Children" mixes dark humor, social commentary, and tragedy. The title character, Mother Courage, travels across war-weary Europe selling alcohol, food, clothing, and supplies to soldiers on both sides.

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I6 I MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN bread in my can. They were going moldy, what else could I do. THE SERGEANT: No funny business!Where are your papers. MOTHER coURAGE (rummaging·among papers in a tin box and clambering down from her wagon): Here, Sergeant. Here's a missal. got it in Altotting to wrap my.

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Mother Courage and Her Children is set during the Thirty Years' War, but it was written either shortly before or during the early years of the Second World War. Hitler's warmongering intentions had become clear to many Germans by the mids, and Brecht himself, already opposed to the man he called "the great bandit," had repeatedly emigrated so as to escape the rise of fascism.

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