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Bertolt Brecht was born in 1898 and died in 1956, his original name was Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht. He was a German poet, playwright and theatrical reformer whose epic theatre strayed from the conventions of theatrical illusion and developed drama as a social and ideological forum.
The Grade Saver website includes a biography of Bertolt Brecht.
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Books in the Senior Library
Great directors at work : Stanislavsky, Brecht, Kazan, Brook by David Richard Jones
Call Number: Library - SFC - Arts & Languages 792.0233 (DRA)
Performing Brecht : forty years of British performances by Margaret Eddershaw
Call Number: Library - SFC - Arts & Languages 792.9 (DRA)
Makers of modern theatre : an introduction by Robert Leach
Call Number: Library - SFC - Arts & Languages 792 (DRA)
This book includes a chapter on Bertolt Brecht
The Cambridge companion to Brecht by edited by Peter Thomson and Glendyr Sacks