Mother Courage And Her Children by Bertolt Brecht

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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.This volume contains expert notes on the author's life and work, historical and political background to the play, photographs from stage productions and a glossary of difficult words and phrases. This 1983 Methuen Drama Paperback is in Good condition.

ISBN: 9780413492708 SKU: 893045 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.