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The Good Person of Szechuan Summary
Bertolt Brecht

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The Good Person of Szechuan Summary

Introduction

Bertolt Brecht's parable The Good Person of Szechwan is one of the playwright's major plays, popular and regularly produced because of its universal themes. Many critics believe the play is one of the best examples of Brecht's epic theater because it challenges the audience. Although Brecht worked on the idea behind the play as early as the late 1920s, it was primarily written from 1939-43 in various European countries and the United States while in exile from his native Germany during World War II. Brecht tried to get Good Person produced in the United States in 1941, but the play did not make its debut until February 4,1943, at the Schauspielhaus Zurich, in Zurich, Switzerland. The play was produced throughout Europe in the 1940s. The first English-language production of The Good Person ofSzechwan in the United States took place in either Cleveland's Eldred Theater or Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota...

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