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Author Mehring, Walter, 1896-1981.

Title Der Kaufmann von Berlin : ein historisches Schauspiel aus der deutschen Inflation / Walter Mehring ; herausgegeben und kommentiert von Georg-Michael Schulz ; in Verbindung mit Anna Lina Dux und Paul Reszke
Published Tübingen : M. Niemeyer, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (133 pages)
Series Conditio Judaica, 0941-5866 ; 77
Conditio Judaica ; 77. 0941-5866
Contents Frontmatter ; Inhaltsverzeichnis; Der Kaufmann von Berlin; Kommentar; Editorische Hinweise; Nachwort; Backmatter
Summary Mehring's drama, first staged by Erwin Piscator in 1929, caused the biggest theatre scandal of the Weimar Republic. It portrayed a diverse picture of the city of Berlin - from the stock exchange to the "Scheunenviertel"--And a socio-political cross section through the German population after the First World War. The text, which also illustrates the lives of Jews in Berlin at that time, is made more accessible to modern readers by a commentary referring to the events surrounding inflation as well as the lives of Jews in Germany
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject German drama -- 20th century.
Jews -- Germany -- History -- 1918-1933
Berlin (Germany) -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Drama.
Germany -- History -- 1918-1933 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Drama.
History.
Drama.
Form Electronic book
Author Schulz, Georg-Michael.
ISBN 3484971355 (electronic bk.)
9783484971356 (electronic bk.)