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Mother Courage and Her Children - 55 edition

Mother Courage and Her Children (ISBN10: 0394171063; ISBN13: 9780394171067)
ISBN13: 978-0394171067
ISBN10: 0394171063

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0802130822
ISBN10: 0802130828

Summary: Widely considered one of the great dramatic creations of the modern stage, Mother Courage and Her Children is Bertolt Brecht's most passionate and profound statement against war. Set in the seventeenth century, the play follows Anna Fierling -- "Mother Courage" -- an itinerant trader, as she pulls her wagon of wares and her children through the blood and carnage of Europe's religious wars. Battered by hardships, brutality, and the degradation and death of ...show moreher children, she ultimately finds herself alone with the one thing in which she truly believes -- her ramshackle wagon with its tattered flag and freight of boots and brandy. Fitting herself in its harness, the old woman manages, with the last of her strength, to drag it onward to the next battle. In the enduring figure of Mother Courage, Bertolt Brecht has created one of the most extraordinary characters in the literature of drama. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 55
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Publisher: Grove Press, Inc.
Year Published: 1955
International: No



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