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    Mother Courage and Her Children (Penguin Classics) (Paperback) By (author) Deceased Bertolt Brecht, Edited by John Willett, Edited by Ralph Manheim, Translated by John Willett, Foreword by Olympia Dukakis, Introduction by Norman Roessler

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    Description"Mother Courage and Her Children" is a classic in the repertory of Western theater. Written in response to the outbreak of World War II, this "chronicle play" of the Thirty Years War follows one of Brecht's most enduring characters, Courage, as she trails the armies across Europe, selling provisions from her canteen wagon. However, Courage pays the highest price of all. One by one, her children are devoured by violence, but she will not give up her livelihood-the wagon and the war.


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    Title
    Mother Courage and Her Children
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Deceased Bertolt Brecht, Edited by John Willett, Edited by Ralph Manheim, Translated by John Willett, Foreword by Olympia Dukakis, Introduction by Norman Roessler
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780143105282
    ISBN 10: 0143105280
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.2
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DD
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GERMNY
    Ingram Subject Code: PY
    Libri: I-PY
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 19
    B&T General Subject: 630
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 89
    BISAC V2.8: DRA004000
    B&T Approval Code: A24323030
    DC22: 832/.912, 832
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 832
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PT2603.R397 M82 2007
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    Penguin USA
    Publication date
    18 December 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    ""The Threepenny Opera" and "Mother Courage" are the great plays of our time." -Lillian Hellman