Bertolt Brecht Writing Styles in Brecht on Theatre: The Development of an Aesthetic

This Study Guide consists of approximately 30 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Brecht on Theatre.
This section contains 834 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Brecht on Theatre: The Development of an Aesthetic Study Guide

Perspective

The author's background is that of a theorist and practitioner experienced and knowledgeable about both his message (Marxism / Socialism) and the medium (the theatre) through which that message is to be delivered. His expertise is of both the intellectual and actual sorts - he didn't just think about these theories, he applied them to his work and as a result, transformed those theories based on what he learned. In that sense, he was in some ways a social scientist. His reasons for writing were grounded in his socio-political beliefs. He strongly believed, and contended to others, that the aristocracy-defined, social and political environment of the times in which he lived and worked needed to be transformed. In other words, the works in this collection are all manifestations and/or reflections of that belief. His intended audience has what might be described as two facets. The first is that...

(read more)

This section contains 834 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Brecht on Theatre: The Development of an Aesthetic Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Brecht on Theatre: The Development of an Aesthetic from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook