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Author Murphy, G. Ronald, 1938- author.

Title Brecht and the Bible : a study of religious nihilism and human weakness in Brecht's drama of morality and the city / G. Ronald Murphy
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Published [Chapel Hill, North Carolina] : [University of North Carolina Press], [2020]
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Description 1 online resource (104 pages) : illustrations
Series UNC studies in the Germanic languages and literatures ; number 96
University of North Carolina studies in the Germanic languages and literatures ; no. 96
Contents Introduction: the problem -- Die Bibel: the city besieged -- Baal: a bohemian in the city -- Mahagonny: no new Jerusalem -- Mutter Courage und ihr Kinder: to save or not to save the city besieged
Notes Reprint. Originally published in 1980
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 101-104)
Subject Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956 -- Criticism and interpretation
Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956 -- Religion
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1469656752