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ifeoma w #33253
Jan 04, 2007 6:30 AM

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mother courage was translated from german to english do you think that this translation could have effect what we see in the english theatres today

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gradesaver a #3
Aug 14, 2007 9:09 PM

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You are quite right. The translations are decent, overall, however and the main points of the play come across just as strongly. The sense of alienation that Brecht tries for is perhaps lost somewhat in the translations, especially with respect to the songs, however.
 

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