Mother Courage and Her Children

Brecht, Bertolt

| 1983

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"Mother Courage and Her Children" is a classic in the repertory of Western theater. Written in response to the outbreak of World War II, this "chronicle play" of the Thirty Years War follows one of Brecht's most enduring characters, Courage, as she trails the armies across Europe, selling provisions from her canteen wagon. However, Courage pays the highest price of all. One by one, her children are devoured by violence, but she will not give up her livelihood-the wagon and the war. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as...

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Kenneth Olausson



Mor Courage - en klassiker som väcker halvt avsomnade ungdomsupplevelser till livs. Men att läsa ett drama är som att ha teoretisk slöjd. Det finns bättre alternativ om man så säger.