The Sunken Bell
The complete collection of Büchner's plays in one volume Büchner was acknowledged by figures as divergent as Antonin Artaud and Bertolt Brecht to be the forefather of modern theatre. On his death at the age...
Reissue of this Methuen classic to tie in with a major new productionThe republic of Andorra is invaded by totalitarian forces. The populace capitulates to the anti-Semitism of the aggressor and betrays Andr...
Pub 1982 - trans Charles Osborne - includes Anatol & Love Games
The foremost dramatist of German classicism wrote The Robbers, his first play, in 1781; in the trilogy Wallenstein, written nineteen years later, Schiller tried to combine the strengths of Sophocles, Shakesp...
Friedrich Durrenmatt trans James Kirkup
Samuel French Ltd
The scene is a madhouse and the focus is on three inmates who are nuclear physicists. One thinks he is Newton and another, Einstein. The third has visitations from Solomon. They appear to be nice, likeable l...
Frank Wedekind trans Stephen Spender
Georg Buchner & Gerhart Hauptmann & Bertolt Brecht
Rare First English Edition - published 1927
William C Reeve
Includes Critical Essays on Danton's Death & Leonce and Lena & Woyzeck - with d/j
Bertolt Brecht - trans John Willett
Written between 1939 and 1942 these are the longest but in some ways the most light hearted of all Brecht's discussions of theatre Here Actor, Actress, Dramaturg (or literary adviser) and Electrician argu...
Ernst Barlach - 1960
Bertolt Brecht trans John Willett
9 Male 6 Female
A parable in which the gods come to earth in search of a thoroughly good person Written in exile in 1939-41, Brecht shows that in an unjust society good can only survive by means of evil The gods come to ...
Frederick Schiller trans Robert David MacDonald
Two plays concerned with tyranny and freedom Schiller's first play, The Robbers (1781), was written in great secrecy under the prison like conditions of Württenberg's Karlsschule ... Karl, the son of a ...
Jacob Lenz trans/adapt Meredith Oakes & Robert David MacDonald & Anthony Meech
Three forward-looking plays that question the abuse of privilege, attitudes to women and the values of the theatre by Goethe's protegé, Jacob Lenz Introduction by Nicholas Dromgoole "Lenz emergesas a su...
Bertolt Brecht trans Alistair Beaton
The city burns in the heat of civil war and a servant girl sacrifices everything to protect an abandoned child But when peace is finally restored, the boy's mother comes to claim him Calling upon the anci...
Georg Buchner trans Stephen Spender & Goronwy Rees
First Edition - pub 1939
Modern German Authors Texts & Contexts Series
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