Notes, Brecht and Shakespeare file II

Scope and Content

Notes, Brecht and Shakespeare file II: notes or chapter by Margot Heinemann called 'How Brecht read Shakespeare', in Political Shakespeare ed. By J. Dollimore and A. Sinfield (Manchester 1985); reviews of Brecht in Context: Comparative Approaches by John Willett (London 1984) and Brecht: A Biography by Ronald Hayman (London 1983), for article by Margot Heinemann called 'Brecht's New Age' (London Review of Books March 1984), notes on interview of Nigel Lawson by Terry Coleman, Brecht's adaptation of Coriolanus, King Lear, historicising Brecht, poem To Posterity written by Brecht around 1938, Shakespeare in socialist theatre, political questions, film alienation effects