An Anthology of German Expressionist Drama: Prelude to the by Bertolt Brecht, Ludwig Rubiner, Paul Kornfeld, Yvan Goll,

By Bertolt Brecht, Ludwig Rubiner, Paul Kornfeld, Yvan Goll, Georg Kaiser, Oskar Kokoschka, Reinhard Sorge, Carl Sternheim, Walter Hasenclever, Rolf Lauckner

Super great assortment because it comprises a few performs that aren't that simple to discover translated outdoors of anthologies reminiscent of this. take pleasure in! makes one annoyed with the nation of publishing today!!! this article could in simple terms be placed out via a school press beautiful much.

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CONTENTS
Acknowledgments
Introduction

PART I-TH E THEORY
M a n in t h e C e n t e r , Ludwig Rubiner
Translated through Walter H. Sokel

E p i l o g u e t o t h e A c t o r , Paul Komfeld
Translated via Joseph Bernstein

Two S u p e r d r a m a s , Yvan Goll
Translated by means of Walter H. Sokel

M a n i n t h e T u n n e l , Georg Kaiser
Translated through Walter H. Sokel

PART II—THE PLAYS
M u r d e r e r t h e W o m e n ’s H o p e , Oskar Kokoschka
Translated by means of Michael Hamburger

T h e B e g g a r , Reinhard Sorge
Translated by way of Walter H. and Jacqueline Sokel

T h e S t r o n g b o x , Carl Stemheim
Translated by way of Maurice Edwards and Valerie Reich

Job, Oskar Kokoschka
Translated by way of Walter H. and Jacqueline Sokel

H u m a n i t y , Walter Hasenclever
Translated through Walter H. and Jacqueline Sokel

A l ok i b i a d e s S a v e d , Georg Kaiser
Translated via Bayard Quincy Morgan

T h e I m m o r t a l O n e , Yvan Goll
Translated through Walter H. and Jacqueline Sokel

C r y in t h e S t r e e t , Rolf Lauckner
Translated via Maurice Edwards and Valerie Reich

B a a l , Bertolt Brecht
Translated by means of Eric Bentley and Martin Esslin

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