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Names: Roessler, Norman, editor, author, | Squiers, Anthony, editor, author.

Title: Philosophizing Brecht : critical readings on art, consciousness, social theory and performance / edited by Norman Roessler Anthony Squiers.

Description: Leiden | Boston : Brill Rodopi, 2019. | Series: Consciousness, literature and the arts | Philosophizing Brecht: An Introduction for Dark Times / Anthony Squiers -- The Performance of racialized bodies and Brecht’s operatic anthropology / Kevin S. Amidon -- Consciousness in Brechtian acting: de-familiarizing the self / Peter Zazzali -- Brecht and film theory: how Brecht’s theory and Method impacted the development of “screen theory” / Jeremy Spencer -- Philosophizing with Brecht and Gunther Anders: what Is wrong with moralism? / Wolfgang Fritz Haug --Philosophizing with Brecht and Plato: on Socratic courage / Anthony Squiers --Brecht, the popular, and intellectuals in dark times: of donkeys and “Tuis” / Philip Glahn -- Brecht, dialectics and dialogical art: an engagement with contemporary art practices / Jose Maria Duran -- Philosophizing Brecht: an (In)conclusion / Norman Roessler. | Includes bibliographical references and index.

Identifiers: LCCN 2019015818 (print) | LCCN 2019020636 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004404502 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004404434 (hardback : alk. paper)

Subjects: LCSH: Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956--Criticism and interpretation. | Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956--Knowledge--Philosophy. | Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956--Political and social views.

Classification: LCC PT2603.R397 (ebook) | LCC PT2603.R397 Z79466 2019 (print) | DDC 832/.912--dc23

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