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Image for "The Private Life of the Master Race" (in Theatre Arts, issue of September 1944)

"The Private Life of the Master Race" (in Theatre Arts, issue of September 1944)

By: Brecht, Bertold

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Theatre Arts, Inc.: 1944

Edition: (Vol. XVIII, No. 9)

Seller ID: 22525

Condition: Very Good+


[generally a nice clean copy, with a bit of bumping to the edges of the covers, inevitable due to the cover slightly overlapping the magazine's pages]. (B&W photos, facsimiles, drawings, etc.) Special issue of this popular theatrical magazine, entitled "A Book of Scripts." The English version presented here of the Brecht piece (translated by Eric Russell Bentley, and accompanied by his essay on Brecht and his work) is actually a partial work: a prefatory note explains that the play "consists in its entirety of seventeen scenes," although only five are included here. (The five... View more info

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The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

By: Brecht, Bertold (translated by W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, David R. Godine: 1976

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 23976

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj


[nice tight clean copy with no discernible wear to book; jacket shows slight wear at a few corners, tiny chip at bottom rear hinge, a couple of itty-bitty scuff marks on rear panel]. (B&W photo frontispiece) The libretto of Brecht's "epic opera," with music by Kurt Weill, about a city established by a gang of thieves, where the only unpardonable sin is poverty. Originally written in 1930, "the text has never been available until the publication of this edition." [NOTE: Weill's music is not included in this volume.] View more info