Methuen's edition of the "Collected Plays of Bertolt Brecht", in English, is now included in the "World Classics" series. Each volume contains an introduction and extensive notes, as well as variant versions and relevant texts by Brecht himself. One of a series of eight, this volume features "The Good Person of Szechwan", "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui", and "Mr Puntila and his Man Matti".
Brecht is one of the most important dramatists of the twentieth century whose work is studied on every Theatre Studies course. Published in Methuen Drama's definitive editions of Brecht's collected plays, featuring full editorial apparatus and introductions. Trusted translations plus Brecht's own notes on the plays and all the important textual variants.
Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) is acknowledged as one of the great dramatists whose work has had a considerable influence on the theatre. His landmark plays include The Threepenny Opera, Life of Galileo, and The Caucasian Chalk Circle. His plays and dramatic theory are central to the study of modern theatre.
Good Person of Szechwan; The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui; Mr Puntila and his Man Matti