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Author Whybrow, Nicolas.

Title Street scenes : Brecht, Benjamin and Berlin / Nicolas Whybrow
Published Bristol ; Portland, Or. : Intellect, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Contents Terra terror : the unlikely event -- Chaussee Strasse : the last place -- Chaussee Strasse : Brecht's spectacles -- Oranienburger Strasse : the space of recurrence -- Grosse Hamburger Strasse : the space of disappearance -- Niederkirchner Strasse : wall wounds -- Potsdamer Platz : white noise -- Strasse des 17 Juni : the space of (dis)unity -- Karl Liebknecht Strasse : the space of light
Summary Always the focal point in modern times for momentous political, social and cultural upheaval, Berlin has continued, since the fall of the Wall in 1989, to be a city in transition. As the new capital of a reunified Germany it has embarked on a journey of rapid reconfiguration, involving issues of memory, nationhood and ownership. Bertolt Brecht, meanwhile, stands as one of the principal thinkers about art and politics in the 20th century. The 'Street Scene' model, which was the foundation for his theory of an epic theatre, relied precisely on establishing a connection between art's functioning
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956.
Theater -- Germany -- Berlin -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 128047694X
1841509086 (electronic bk.)
9781841509082 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)