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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Bertolt Brecht’s Marie-Antoinettism

Anthony Daniels reviews Bertolt Brecht: A Literary Life, by Stephen Parker, at The New Criterion.
"Brecht was consumed by two desires: the achievement of fame at all costs, including to other people, and for freedom to behave exactly as he wished without any limits not imposed or accepted by himself. In these two desires he was a very modern figure."

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