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by John Willett,Bertolt Brecht

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ISBN:
1408100703
Author:
John Willett,Bertolt Brecht
Category:
Humanities
Language:
English
Publisher:
Methuen Drama; 1 edition (December 1, 2010)
Pages:
176 pages
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Mr Puntila and his Man Matti (German: Herr Puntila und sein Knecht Matti) is an epic comedy by the German modernist playwright Bertolt Brecht. It was written in 1940 and first performed in 1948.

Mr Puntila and his Man Matti (German: Herr Puntila und sein Knecht Matti) is an epic comedy by the German modernist playwright Bertolt Brecht. The story describes the aristocratic land-owner Puntila's relationship to his servant, Matti, as well as his daughter, Eva, who he wants to marry off to an Attaché.

For his complexity and vitality, Mr. Puntila ranks on a par with Brecht's indelible Galileo and Mother Courage. A hard-drinking landowner, Puntila suffers from a split personality: when drunk, he is friendly and humane; when he sobers up, he is intolerable - ruthless, surly, and self-centered

Bertolt Brecht, John Willett, Ralph Manheim. Written in 1940 during Brecht's exile in Finland, Puntila is one of his greatest creations - to be ranked alongside Galileo and Mother Courage.

Bertolt Brecht, John Willett, Ralph Manheim. A hard-drinking Finnish landowner, Puntila suffers from a divided personality: when drunk he is human and humane; when sober, surly and self-centred. The play contains some of the best comedy Brecht wrote for the theatre

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Mr Puntila and his Man Matti. Brecht changed the spelling of his first name to Bertolt to rhyme with Arnolt. This collective adapted John Gay's The Beggar's Opera, with Brecht's lyrics set to music by Kurt Weill. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. Spouses.

Collected Plays: Six. The Good Person of Szechwan . Mr Puntila and his Man Matti. Bertolt Brecht was born in Augsburg on 10 February 1898 and died in Berlin on 14 August 1956. He grew to maturity as a playwright in the frenetic years of the twenties and early thirties, with such plays as Man equals Man, The Threepenny Opera and The Mother.

Bertolt Brecht; Translator-John Willett. Published by S. French, 1999. New Condition: New Soft cover. Bibliographic Details. Title: Mr. Puntila and His Man Matti (A Play). Publisher: S. French. Publication Date: 1999. Book Condition: New. Store Description. Visit Seller's Storefront. Terms of Sale: 100% Customer Satisfaction. I ship worldwide/APO/FPO and offer a variety of shipping methods to meet your needs. No Additional charges for delivery confirmation. Please note: Shipping times are estimated.

by Bertolt Brecht (Author), John Willett (Translator), Ralph Manheim . His plays and dramatic theory are central to the study of modern theatre.

by Bertolt Brecht (Author), John Willett (Translator), Ralph Manheim (Translator) & 0 more. Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) is acknowledged as one of the great dramatists whose work has had a considerable influence on the theatre. His landmark plays include The Threepenny Opera, Life of Galileo, and The Caucasian Chalk Circle.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices Written in 1940 during Brecht's exile in Finland, Puntila is one of his greatest creations, to be ranked alongside Galileo and Mother.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Brecht Collected Plays: 6: Good Person of Szechwan; The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui; Mr Puntila and his Man Matti. Written in 1940 during Brecht's exile in Finland, Puntila is one of his greatest creations, to be ranked alongside Galileo and Mother Courage.

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Puntila and Matti, His Hired Man - sex comedy epic theatre style, which of course includes left revolutionary politics. Based on local Finnish folklore. The main character in Mr. Puntila and his Man Matti is a wealthy, powerful landlord. There are few areas of modern theatrical culture that have not felt the impact or influence of Brecht's ideas and practices; dramatists and directors in whom one may trace a clear Brechtian legacy include: Dario Fo, Augusto Boal, Joan Littlewood, Peter Brook, Peter Weiss, Heiner Müller, Pina Bausch, Tony Kushner and Caryl Churchill.

Written in 1940 during Brecht's exile in Finland, Puntila is one of his greatest creations - to be ranked alongside Galileo and Mother Courage. A hard-drinking Finnish landowner, Puntila suffers from a divided personality: when drunk he is human and humane; when sober, surly and self-centred. The play contains some of the best comedy Brecht wrote for the theatre.

This translation by John Willett is accompanied by Brecht's own notes and relevant texts, as well as an extensive introduction and commentary by John Willett and Ralph Manheim, editor's of Brecht's collected plays in English.