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The Threepenny Opera free pdf Brutal, scandalous, perverted, yet humorous, hummable, and with a happy ending- Bertolt Brecht's revolutionary masterpiece "The Threepenny Opera" is a landmark of modern drama that has become embedded in the Western cultural imagination. Through the love story of Polly Peachum and "Mack the Knife" Macheath, the play satirizes the bourgeois of the Weimar Republic, revealing a society at the height of decadence and on the verge of chaos. Complemented with music by Kurt Weill, it was one of the earliest and most successful attempts to introduce jazz into the theater, and the song "Mack the Knife" became one of the most popular and widely recorded songs of the twentieth century.

About Bertolt Brecht

Nadine Gordimer is the author of eleven previous novels, as well as collections of stories and essays. She has received many awards, including the Booker Prize (for "The Conservationist" in 1974) and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1991. She lives in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Author : Bertolt Brecht
Publisher : Penguin Books
Data Published : 01 January 2008
ISBN : 0143105167
EAN : 9780143105169
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 129 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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