The Brecht Memoir

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PAJ Publications, 1985 - Authors, German - 105 pages
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About the author (1985)

Eric Bentley was born in England in 1916 and became an American citizen in 1948. He has earned a reputation as a scholar, teacher, professional theatre critic, performer, and a playwright. Recently, Bentley was honored with the 2006 Village Voice OBIE Awards Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2006 International Association of Theatre Critics Thalia Prize. He is the author of many major texts on drama including "The Playwright as Thinker" (Harvest, 1987), "The Life of the Drama" (Applause, 2000), and "Thinking about the Playwright" (Northwestern, 1987). He is also the author of several collections of plays including "Rallying Cries" (1987), "The Kleist Variations" (2005), and "Monstrous Martyrdoms" (2007), as well as the translator of Pirandello's "Plays "(1998) and the author of "The Pirandello Commentaries" (1986), all available from Northwestern University Press.

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