Bertolt Brecht

The Business Affairs of Mr. Julius Caesar

by Bertolt Brecht Brecht is one of the most influential playwrights of the 20th Century. In college I saw a black and white movie of his production THREE PENNY OPERA. The play was stark, and the music (composed by Kurt Weill) strange and memorable. When I discovered that a recent publishing of his unfinished novel…

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Questions from a Worker who Reads

By Bertolt Brecht Who built Thebes of the 7 gates?  In the books you will read the names of kings.  Did the kings haul up the lumps of rock?  And Babylon, many times demolished,  Who raised it up so many times?  In what houses of gold glittering Lima did its builders live?  Where, the evening…

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