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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Bertolt Bretcht, the creator of epic theatre. Titles in this study guide include The Caucasian Chalk Circle, The Good Woman Of Setzuan, Galileo, Mother Courage, The Measures Taken, St. Joan Of The Stockyards, The Threepenny Opera, A Man's A Man, In The Swamp, and Baal.As a playwright, theatre director, and poet of the nineteenth and twentieth-centuries, Brecht forever changed dramas by creating epic theatre, a theatrical movement that interrupted the storyline in order to allow the audience to critically engage with the performance.Moreover, his modernist approach to theatre pushed drama as a medium of art. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Bertolt Brecht's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&AsThe Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.