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By Bertolt Brecht,Antony Tatlow

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ISBN-13: 9781472579164

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Bertolt Brecht's Me-ti, which remained unpublished in his personal lifetime, now seems to be for the 1st time in English. Me-ti counselled opposed to 'constructing too entire photographs of the world'. For this paintings of fragments and episodes, Brecht collected anecdotes, poems, own tales and exams of up to date politics. Given its debatable nature, he sought a hide, utilizing the identify of a chinese language modern of Socrates, identified this day as Mozi. prompted via his funny aphoristic sort and social concentration, in addition to an engrained chinese language wisdom of the move of items, Brecht constructed a realistic, philosophical, anti-systematic ethics, discussing Marxist dialectics, Lenin, Hitler, Stalin, the Moscow trials, and the theories in the back of present occasions, whereas caution how ideology makes humans the 'servants of priests'.

Me-ti is relevant to an knowing of Brecht's serious reflections on Marxist dialectics and his dedication to alter and the non-eternal, the philosophy which informs a lot of his writing and his most famed performs, equivalent to The sturdy individual of Szechwan. Readers will locate themselves either involved and beguiled by way of the reflections and knowledge it offers.

First released in German in 1965 and now translated and edited by means of Antony Tatlow, Brecht's Me-ti: publication of Interventions within the circulation of Things presents readers with a much-anticipated available version of this crucial paintings. It contains a significant creation to the worries of the paintings, its genesis and context - either inside of Brecht's personal writing and in the wider social and political historical past, and offers an unique choice and supplier of texts. large notes light up the paintings and supply remark on comparable works from Brecht's oeuvre.

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