Bertolt Brecht, Ludwig Rubiner, Paul Kornfeld, Yvan Goll,'s An Anthology of German Expressionist Drama: Prelude to the PDF

By Bertolt Brecht, Ludwig Rubiner, Paul Kornfeld, Yvan Goll, Georg Kaiser, Oskar Kokoschka, Reinhard Sorge, Carl Sternheim, Walter Hasenclever, Rolf Lauckner

Tremendous great assortment because it includes a few performs that aren't that straightforward to discover translated outdoor of anthologies resembling this. get pleasure from! makes one annoyed with the nation of publishing today!!! this article may basically be placed out by way of a school press lovely much.

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CONTENTS
Acknowledgments
Introduction

PART I-TH E THEORY
M a n in t h e C e n t e r , Ludwig Rubiner
Translated through Walter H. Sokel

E p i l o g u e t o t h e A c t o r , Paul Komfeld
Translated through Joseph Bernstein

Two S u p e r d r a m a s , Yvan Goll
Translated via Walter H. Sokel

M a n i n t h e T u n n e l , Georg Kaiser
Translated through Walter H. Sokel

PART II—THE PLAYS
M u r d e r e r t h e W o m e n ’s H o p e , Oskar Kokoschka
Translated by way of Michael Hamburger

T h e B e g g a r , Reinhard Sorge
Translated by means of Walter H. and Jacqueline Sokel

T h e S t r o n g b o x , Carl Stemheim
Translated via Maurice Edwards and Valerie Reich

Job, Oskar Kokoschka
Translated by way of Walter H. and Jacqueline Sokel

H u m a n i t y , Walter Hasenclever
Translated by means of Walter H. and Jacqueline Sokel

A l okay i b i a d e s S a v e d , Georg Kaiser
Translated through Bayard Quincy Morgan

T h e I m m o r t a l O n e , Yvan Goll
Translated via Walter H. and Jacqueline Sokel

C r y in t h e S t r e e t , Rolf Lauckner
Translated by way of Maurice Edwards and Valerie Reich

B a a l , Bertolt Brecht
Translated through Eric Bentley and Martin Esslin

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