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Bentley, Eric. The Brecht Memoir, PAJ Publications, 1985. Bentley was Brecht's first English translator. In this book he chronicles his experiences working with the paradoxical playwright, generally concluding that despite Brecht's oddities and personal failings, he was a gemus.

Brustein, Robert. The Theatre of Revolt. An Approach to Modern Drama, Little, Brown, 1962

Brustem presents the thesis that modern theater consists of a rebellion against the classical norm wherein plays uphold a sense of community or communion By contrast, the theater of revolt seeks not to reinforce community values to but to question and overturn them.

Esslin, Martin. Brecht: A Choice of Evils, Methuen, 1985. Esshn has written three major treatments of Brecht This one explains the dualities in his plays and in his nature, emphasizing that Brecht presented no transcendent Utopia but exposed the evil in both sides of political and social issues

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