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Mother Courage and Her Children

Mother Courage and Her Children $14.99

Bertolt Brecht trans John Willett

Published by Methuen

Large Mixed Cast
Stunning re-issue of Brecht's best known play and a landmark in modern literature and theatre history

In this chronicle of the Thirty Years War, Mother Courage follows the armies back and forth across Europe, selling provisions and liquor from her canteen wagon

One by one she loses her children to the war but will not part with her livelihood - the wagon

The Berlin production of 1949, with Helene Weigel as Mother Courage, marked the foundation of the Berliner Ensemble

"One of the greatest poets and dramatists of our century" ~ Observer

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