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Rescuing Brecht

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Rescuing Brecht
We hope you enjoy this free piece from the TLS, which is available every Thursday in print and via the TLS app. This week’s issue features Herodotus muddling his Croesuses, Mary Beard’s Roman jokes, Saturday night in Robert Graves territory, Hugo Ball’s Dada dandyism, why you shouldn’t try to get to utopia – and much more. In August 1956, the month of his death, Bertolt Brecht had a note put up for the actors of his Berliner Ensemble before they set off for London without him to perform Mother Courage, George Farquhar’s The Recruiting Officer and The Caucasian Chalk...
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