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.



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

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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The man of record achievements is the dominant type of this age, which will begin tomorrow and never end. The Hindu inactive-panactive man is being outdated in our zones: the panactive 0 Kaiser, as usual, is not quite accurate (he despised historical accuracy as mindless irrelevance). Rimbaud traded in Ethiopia, not Egypt- I 14 M A N IN THE TUNNEL man vibrates here at a speed that makes motion invisible. Drama is a transition—but also the immediate springboard onto completeness. Man, after this schooling, is excellently equipped for establishing himself in this world.

Certainly, I understand your advice. t h e f r i e n d . At last! Just imagine! A theater of your own! And at your age! Despair brought you to that, but despair is precisely what should make you humble; in your situa­ tion one must be grateful for every penny. t h e p o e t. Certainly, the situation is desperate. t h e f r i e n d . If he merely paid for the printing of your last plays, you would be helped; you’d have a small income, you could live. You can’t expect performances soon any­ way; your plays are too strange and avant-garde for that.

All right: so, well hear, we’ll hear. . a l l in a hubbub, yawning, stretching. Yes, well hear. s e c o n d r e a d e r cries out. Here come the papers! Two waiters with papers from the left. v o i c e s lively, to and fro. Here! Bring them here! Give me one! Give me one! Me! Me! No, the Tribune! Allow me— What on earth. . Hell, give it to me!! Put it here! Put it here! Crap. ! The papers have been tom out of the hands of the waiters, are being read greedily; those who have not obtained any read over their neighbors9shoulders.

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