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Sunday, 27 December

36. Brecht, Marxism, and Ethics

5:15–6:30 p.m., Tubman, Loews

Program arranged by the International Brecht Society

Presiding: Marc David Silberman, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

Presider's Annotation:
IBS business meeting & dinner following this session at 7:00 pm, near Loews Hotel: Penang Restaurant, 117 N. 10th St.

1. “The Dramaturgy of Debt: Bertolt Brecht’s Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny,” Daniel Cuonz, Yale Univ.

2. “Irony, Belief, and Estrangement: Ethics and Other Selves in Brecht’s Der gute Mensch von Sezuan,” Marton Merrick Marko, Univ. of Montana

3. “‘All Together Now: We All Live by the V-Effect, the V-Effect, the V-Effect, the V-Effect’: Brechtian Elements in East and West German Musicals of the 1960s,” Sunka Simon, Swarthmore Coll.

Respondent: Martina Kolb, Penn State Univ., University Park

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