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The Beggar or the Dead Dog

Bertolt Brecht, Michael Hamburger

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  2m

Outside the city gate the Emperor confronts a blind beggar who has recently lost his dog. The beggar has nothing more to lose, so he tells the emperor the truth about himself.…
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    2m
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Outside the city gate the Emperor confronts a blind beggar who has recently lost his dog. The beggar has nothing more to lose, so he tells the emperor the truth about himself.
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  • Mild Adult Themes

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  • Time Period: Contemporary

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2m
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Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956), playwright, poet and director, was born in Augsburg, Germany in February 1898. He established himself as a playwright during the 1920s and early 1930s with plays such as Baal, Man is Man, The Threepenny Opera,  and The Mother. In 1933, as Hitler came to power in Germany, Mr. Brecht fled to S ...

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Michael Hamburger

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