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By Bertolt Brecht, Ludwig Rubiner, Paul Kornfeld, Yvan Goll, Georg Kaiser, Oskar Kokoschka, Reinhard Sorge, Carl Sternheim, Walter Hasenclever, Rolf Lauckner

Tremendous great assortment because it includes a few performs that aren't that simple to discover translated outdoors of anthologies reminiscent of this. take pleasure in! makes one pissed off with the country of publishing today!!! this article might simply be positioned out by way of a college press beautiful much.

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CONTENTS
Acknowledgments
Introduction

PART I-TH E THEORY
M a n in t h e C e n t e r , Ludwig Rubiner
Translated by way of Walter H. Sokel

E p i l o g u e t o t h e A c t o r , Paul Komfeld
Translated by means of Joseph Bernstein

Two S u p e r d r a m a s , Yvan Goll
Translated by means of Walter H. Sokel

M a n i n t h e T u n n e l , Georg Kaiser
Translated via Walter H. Sokel

PART II—THE PLAYS
M u r d e r e r t h e W o m e n ’s H o p e , Oskar Kokoschka
Translated by way of Michael Hamburger

T h e B e g g a r , Reinhard Sorge
Translated through Walter H. and Jacqueline Sokel

T h e S t r o n g b o x , Carl Stemheim
Translated by means of Maurice Edwards and Valerie Reich

Job, Oskar Kokoschka
Translated by means of Walter H. and Jacqueline Sokel

H u m a n i t y , Walter Hasenclever
Translated through Walter H. and Jacqueline Sokel

A l ok i b i a d e s S a v e d , Georg Kaiser
Translated through Bayard Quincy Morgan

T h e I m m o r t a l O n e , Yvan Goll
Translated by means of Walter H. and Jacqueline Sokel

C r y in t h e S t r e e t , Rolf Lauckner
Translated through Maurice Edwards and Valerie Reich

B a a l , Bertolt Brecht
Translated by way of Eric Bentley and Martin Esslin

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