Books Like Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht | Suggested Reading

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The Private Life of the Master Race, written by Brecht in 1944, is his interpretation of Hitler's New Order policies.

Hans Jacob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen's Courage: The Adventuress, a novel written in 1670, is centered around a character much like Mother Courage. It is one of the sources Brecht used for Mother Courage.

King Lear, a play by William Shakespeare written around 1605, concerns a family in which the tension between greed and caring plays a role in their destruction.

The Thirty Years' War, a nonfiction book published by C. V. Wedgewood in 1938, is a history of the war, focusing on its effects in Germany.

Germany, Hitler, and World War II: Essays in Modern German and World History, is a collection published in 1995 and edited by Gerhard Weinberg. The topics include Hitler and German history, including events leading up to and including World War II.

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