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Trivia About Manual of Piety: In contrast to many other avant-garde approaches, however, Brecht had no desire to destroy art as an institution; rather, he hoped to ‘re-function’ the apparatus of theatrical production to a new social use. A perfectly ironic symbol for this book of firecracker verse. Clara rated it brechh liked it Oct 23, Published April 7th by Grove Press first published Brechtian theatre articulated popular themes and forms with avant-garde formal experimentation to create a modernist realism that stood in sharp contrast both to its psychological and socialist varieties.

Alan Ziebarth rated it it was amazing Dec 24, There is this sense of beauty that supersedes it though. During the war years, Brecht became a prominent berolt of the Exilliteratur.

Aug 11, Mike Cahoon rated it really liked it. Isabell rated it liked it Mar 02, I think that’s why I liked it. I got into the habit of reading one a day and then reading the original german version to see how it changed hauspostills flow and to be honest the translations worked pretty well.

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Very direct, and always the right word at the right moment. Tati90 rated it really liked it Feb 17, Cruna Cristina Barbera rated it really liked it Jan 21, Lots of stuff about post war germany, lots of insight. Riccardo rated it really liked it Mar 22, With all the cynicism, brutality, humor, and social political themes boiled down into verses.

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Ben Donnelly rated it it was amazing Jul 19, Less epic for sure but the feeling is there. To ask other readers questions about Manual of Pietyplease sign up. This ‘Brecht’ was a collective subject that “certainly seemed to have a distinctive style the one we now call ‘Brechtian’ but was no longer personal in the bourgeois or individualistic sense.

The hardcover edition I have has a big cross in relief on the cover.

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Witty, shocking, thoughtful, musical– Brecht knows how to lay ’em down. His characteristically sly wit combines with mordant social commentary to make Manual of Piety Brecht at his most hilarious–and also his most brutally incisive. From his late twenties Brecht remained a life-long committed Marxist who, in bertolg the combined theory and practice of his ‘epic theatre’, synthesized and extended the experiments of Piscator and Meyerhold to explore the theatre as a forum for political ideas and the creation of a critical aesthetics of dialectical materialism.

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A seminal theatre practitioner of the twentieth century, Brecht made equally significant contributions to dramaturgy and theatrical production, the latter particularly through the seismic impact of the tours undertaken by the Berliner Ensemble—the post-war theatre company operated by Brecht a Bertolt Brecht born Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht was a German poet, playwright, and theatre director.

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Margarita rated it it was amazing Jan 02, He was a fantastic writer as well as a playwright – and even more remarkable as a poet.

His first and best book of poetry, Manual of Piety uses the traditional form of devotional literature to provid Book jacket: Paperbackpages. Lydia rated it it was amazing May 18, This is “theatre as collective experiment [ A seminal theatre practitioner of the twentieth century, Brecht made equally significant contributions to dramaturgy and theatrical production, the latter particularly through the seismic impact of the tours undertaken by the Berliner Ensemble—the post-war theatre company operated by Brecht and his wife and long-time collaborator, the actress Helene Weigel—with its internationally acclaimed productions.

Sep 20, Matthew rated it it was amazing. Brecht’s modernist concern with drama-as-a-medium led to his refinement of the ‘epic form’ of the drama which constitutes that medium’s rendering of ‘autonomization’ or the ‘non-organic work of art’—related in kind to the strategy of divergent chapters in Joyce’s novel Ulyssesto Eisenstein’s evolution of a constructivist ‘montage’ in the cinema, and to Picasso’s introduction of cubist ‘collage’ in the visual arts.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Preview — Manual of Piety by Bertolt Brecht. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It’s super fucking bleak and that’s great. Alice rated it really liked it Jul 04, Known primarily as a dramatist, Bertolt Brecht was also a gifted poet. Oct 21, Tosh rated it it was amazing.