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Mother Courage by Gowdridge

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Published by Penguin UK .
Written in English


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Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7351104M
ISBN 100140244700
ISBN 109780140244700

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The name Mother Courage derives from the German writings of Grimmelshausen, whose novel The Rungate Courage inspired Brecht’s title. Mother Courage and Her Children, originally performed on stage in Zurich in , has since been produced sixteen times globally, most recently in The play begins in Dalarna, Sweden. Mother Courage and Her Children is widely regarded as Brecht's best work, a theatrical landmark and one of the most powerful anti-war plays in history. This unique bilingual edition allows students to compare the original German text with a translation by one of /5(6). The play ”Mother Courage and her children” is written in 12 scenes or part that are tagged with numbers but loosely connected in between. The plot is related to a novel by Hans Jacob Grimmelshausen “Der abenteuerliche Simplicissimus” in which 30 years long war, that started in the 17 th century, between Protestants and Catholics was described. I am so pleased that this is the first release of our little label Mother Courage! In , Jessica published her first children’s book, Lenny and the Ants. Her collection of poems and drawings, MADRE, was inspired by the birth of her son, Lev.

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