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Assessed Essay Questions 2016-17


GE 212: Bertolt Brecht - Theatre as Revolution

Seminar Groups 2016-17:

Bibliography of secondary works on these texts

Seminar Worksheets and Handouts

Week 1: Introduction: Worksheet; Lecture 1 ppt, Handout week 1

Week 2: Epic Theatre, Culture, History, Marx: Worksheet, Lecture 2 ppt

Week 3: The Lehrstück: Die Maßnahme: Worksheet, Lecture 3 ppt

Week 4: Film as Class Struggle: Kuhle Wampe (Brecht/Dudow, 1931): Worksheet; Lecture ppt

The screening of Kuhle Wampe will take place on We 3 February 2-4pm in H344

Week 5: Theatre as Class Struggle: Die heilige Johanna der Schlachthöfe: Worksheet, Lecture ppt,

 Handout Brecht poems, Handout Schiller's 'Lied von der Glocke', structural analysis of play,

Week 6: READING WEEK

Week 7: Theatre as Class Struggle II: Die heilige Johanna der Schlachthöfe: Worksheet, Hl. Johanna handout,

Week 8: Epic Theatre in Exile: Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder: Worksheet, ppt

Week 9: Epic Theatre in Exile II: Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder: Worksheet,

Week 10: Kleines Organon für das Theater: ppt;

Assessed Essay Questions 2016-17 (subject to approval by Eternal Examiner)

Resources:

A superb resource for background research and essay writing is the Bibliographies tool on the Warwick German Studies Web, here: 'Now search the bibliographies'!