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The political chanson in German literature from Wedekind to Brecht

Gerald A. Fetz

The political chanson in German literature from Wedekind to Brecht

by Gerald A. Fetz

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Published by University Microfilms in Ann Arbor, Michigan .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Oregon, 1973.

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Book burning or biblioclasm or libricide, is the destroying book, mostly in protests of civil disobedience or political or religious, symbolic meanings.. Some of the most famous book Burning include: Nazi Germany,China. In Nazi Germany, book Burning was a dreadful event to celebrate their Leader (Hitler)'a birthday. Wedekind's play about adolescent sexuality is as disturbing today as when it was first produced Wedekind's notorious play Spring Awakening was written in but had to wait the greater part of a century before it received its first complete performance in Britain, at the National Theatre in The production was highly praised, much of its strength deriving from this translation by .

German (Arts): An introduction to German literature of the 18th century: Enlightenment and Sturm und Drang. The course will follow a socio-historical approach, i.e. it will attempt to delineate some of the relations that exist between the texts and their social, political, and cultural context. Charlotte Ryland is Director of the Stephen Spender Trust and founder of the Queen’s College Translation Exchange, both Oxford-based organisations that promote multilingualism, language-learning and translation. Charlotte is committed to languages outreach and to widening participation at university level, and was the founding co-ordinator of the Oxford German .

Wedekind. Among the best of the German expres-sionist playwrights, Wedekind served as Brechťs mentor in the few years before his own death in Trying to convey his own nomadic, bohemian life in the form of numerous "Tragedies of Sex," Wedekind created plays that attacked the moral and political basis of bourgeois German society. Photo and Art Biography Perfomance and Work Calendar For Children Bibles Funnies Computers Cooking Hobby Education Engineering Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian Fitness and Nutrition History Entertainment Law Literature Medicine Suspense and Obscurity Relationships Politics Reference Spirituality Love Story Math Science Science Fiction Self-Help Outdoors.


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Eric Bentley, an influential theater critic — as well as a scholar, author and playwright — who was an early champion of modern European drama and an unsparing antagonist of Broadway, died on.

Georg Büchner, (born Oct. 17,Goddelau, Hesse-Darmstadt [Germany]—died Feb. 19,Zürich, Switz.), German dramatist, a major forerunner of the Expressionist school of playwriting of the early 20th century.

The son of an army doctor, Büchner studied medicine at the Universities of Strasbourg and Giessen. Caught up in the movement inspired by the Paris.

Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht (10 February – 14 August ), known professionally as Bertolt Brecht (German: [ˈbɛʁˌt̩ɔlt bʁɛçt] ()), was a German theatre practitioner, playwright, and of age during the Weimar Republic, he had his first successes as a playwright in Munich and moved to Berlin inwhere he wrote The Threepenny Opera with Kurt Weill Born: Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht, 10 February.

Read this book on Questia. This is a study of character-presentation in the German drama in the light of the social changes and upheavals in the period that runs from the beginning of the century to the years immediately after the Second World War. Brecht and Weigel persisted, and after some tough wrangling set up their own theatre, the Berliner Ensemble.

In the production of Mother Courage and Her Children, Weigel played the lead. Brecht’s health declined. He also grew impatient with East German politics and bureaucratic constraints.

He died of a heart attack, a in German literature - German literature - The 20th century: German Modernism emerged from turn-of-the-century Aestheticism. Like European Modernism as a whole, German Modernism was in fact a cluster of different literary movements, including Expressionism, Neue Sachlichkeit (“New Objectivity”), and Dada.

Of these, Expressionism is the best known and most important. German literature has always meant to include literature originally written in German, and is taught like that in German literature classes at German schools today, no matter if the authors lived in what today is Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Prague (f.i.

Kafka) or formerly German speaking regions in Poland and the Czech Republic. Inspiring authors like Bertold Brecht and Erich Kästner, Wedekind’s legacy endured, and like Brecht and Kästner, Wedekind’s work was banned during the Nazi era.

Frank Wedekind was an important artist and a forebearer of expressionism in literature. He deserves to be read and remembered. Brecht on Theatre is a seminal work that has remained the classic text for readers and students wanting a rich appreciation of the development of Brecht's thinking on theatre and aesthetics.

First published in and on reading lists ever since, it has now been wholly revised, re-edited and expanded with additional texts, illustrations and editorial material, and new translations. The representation of the German Student Movement and left-wing German terrorism in recent literature", in: Gerrit-Jan Berendse / Ingo Cornils (eds.), Baader-Meinhof returns: history and cultural memory of German left-wing terrorism (German Monitor), pp.

Amsterdam / New York: Rodopi Bertolt Brecht (; [1] [2] [3] German: (); born ; 10 February – 14 August ) was a German Marxist poet, playwright, and theatre director. A theatre practitioner of the 20th century, Brecht made contributions to dramaturgy and theatrical production, the latter through the tours undertaken by the Berliner Ensemble – the post-war theatre company operated by Brecht and.

The Genius of the German Theater: Seven Plays From Two Centuries of Great German Drama (the Mentor Genius of the Theater Series) by Martin (editor); Lessing; Goethe; Schiller; Kleist; Buchner; Wedekind; Brecht Esslin | Jan 1, Brecht’s first proper experiment in epic theatre was Man Equals Man (), written and produced by the ‘Brecht collective’ with the significant participation of Elisabeth Hauptmann, whose translations of Kipling were employed in the writing of the play.

The production encouraged the spectator to view its unfolding narrative with the ‘expert’ attention of a boxing fan who. A companion to German literature: from to the present.

[Eda Sagarra; Peter N Skrine] German political verse --From Biedermeier to realism: Paul Celan --Drama after Brecht --Literature before the Wende --The literature of the German Democratic Republic --Literature in Austria --German-language literature in Switzerland.

Wedekind's notorious play Spring Awakening influenced a whole trend of modern drama and remains relevant to today's society, exploring the oppression and rebellion of adolescents among draconian parents and morals. This seminal work looks at the conflict between repressive adulthood and teenage sexual longings in a provincial German town.

Unlike her counterpart in French literature, and despite her importance in drama, poetry, and prose, the figure of the prostitute in modern German literature has been a largely neglected phenomenon.

Commodities of Desire addresses this omission: it is the first collection of essays to exclusively investigate this colorful and multi-faceted. Life and career Bavaria (–) Bertolt Brecht was born in Augsburg, Bavaria (about 80 km or 50 mi north-west of Munich), to a devout Protestant mother and a Catholic father (who had been persuaded to have a Protestant wedding).

The modest house where he was born is today preserved as a Brecht Museum. [2] His father worked for a paper mill, becoming its managing.

Frank Wedekind >The German dramatist, cosmopolite, and libertarian Frank Wedekind >() was a foe of middle-class hypocrisy and a moralist eager to >reform the world through sexual emancipation.

Frank Wedekind was born Benjamin Franklin [1] Wedekind on Jin Hanover, Germany. Eric Bentley, Critic Who Preferred Brecht to Broadway, Dies at Louis Proyect # NY Times, August 7, Eric Bentley, Critic Who Preferred Brecht to Broadway, Dies at Mr. Bentley, who was also a playwright, was an early champion of modern European drama in the s but had little use for American plays.

The Modern movement in the arts transformed consciousness and artistic form just as the energies of modernity--scientific, technological, philosophical, political--transformed for ever the nature, the speed, the sensation of human life, ' write the editors in their new Preface.

This now classic survey explores the ideas, the groupings and the social tensions that shaped this. He tailored work by lots of the European playwrights he prized, particularly Bertolt Brecht, whom he first met in Los Angeles in The English-born Mr. Bentley variously walked the corridors of Oxford, Harvard and Columbia, the place he taught for a few years with college colleagues like Lionel Trilling and Jacques Barzun, literary lions in.German (Arts): The course deals with the culture, literature and society of the Weimar Republic and the period of the Third Reich and the Holocaust.

Writers studied will include: Brecht, Seghers, Fleisser, Kästner, Tucholsky, Benn, Kolmar, and Lasker-Schüler. Terms: This course is not scheduled for the academic year.Emilie was the daughter of a German industrialist, who like Dr.

Wedekind was a democratic liberal. The Kammerer family immigrated to Switzerland for political reasons. Inexpecting their second child, the Wedekind family returned to Hannover in hopes that Germany would develop into a democracy.