The Good Person of Szechwan
"The Good Person of Szechwan" is one of Bertolt Brecht's most popular plays. In this famous parable, long known in this country under the potentially misleading title of "The Good Woman of Sezuan, " the gods come to earth in search of a thoroughly good person. They encounter Shen Teh, a good-hearted but penniless prostitute who, to muster sufficient ruthlessness to survive in an evil world, must disguise herself as a man.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AliceAnna - LibraryThing
Excellent play with a wonderful female protagonist. That the whims of the gods and the inability to be "good" and survive turn her into the more practical male counterpart for survival is fascinating to me. But she should have lost the boyfriend. Can you say "jerk?" I knew you could. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - quantum_flapdoodle - LibraryThing
A look at what happens when the gods look for, and find, a good person. A common prostitute turns out to be the only good person the gods are able to locate; they help her by giving her coins to pay ... Read full review
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Texts by Brecht THF SONG PROM THE OPIUM DEN
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