The Duchess of Malfi (Brecht)

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The Duchess of Malfi is an adaptation by the twentieth-century German dramatist Bertolt Brecht of the English seventeenth-century tragedy by John Webster.[1] He collaborated with H. R. Hays and Anglo American poet, W. H. Auden. [2] It was written during Brecht's period of exile in the United States.[2] In premiered in New York, in 1946.[3]


  1. ^ Werner Hecht (1998) Brecht Chronik 1998–1956, Suhrkamp, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany.
  2. ^ a b Thomson, Peter; Sacks, Glendyr, eds. (December 21, 2006). The Cambridge Companion to Brecht. Cambridge University Press. p. xxi. Retrieved February 26, 2014.
  3. ^ Squiers, Anthony (2014). An Introduction to the Social and Political Philosophy of Bertolt Brecht: Revolution and Aesthetics. Amsterdam: Rodopi. p. 189. ISBN 9789042038998.