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Mother Courage

Mother Courage (German Mutter Courage) is a character from a Grimmelshausen novel Lebensbeschreibung der Ertzbetrügerin und Landstörtzerin Courasche (The Runagate Courage) dating from around 1670. The character had played a cameo role in Der abentheuerliche Simplicissimus Teutsch (1668).

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Mother Courage And Her Children
... Mother Courage and Her Children (German Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder) is a play written in 1939 by the German dramatist and poet Bertolt Brecht (1898–1956) with significant contributions from Margarete Steffin ... Mother Courage is considered by some to be the greatest play of the 20th century, and perhaps also the greatest anti-war play of all time ...
Kattrin - Popular Culture
... of Penelope Pennywise is roughly based on Mother Courage ... band My Chemical Romance created the character Mother War for their third album The Black Parade ... Mother War's song, "Mama", is influenced by themes from Mother Courage and Her Children, including the effect of war on personal morals ...
The Power Of One (film) - Synopsis
... Born in 1930 to a recently widowed British-born mother on a farm in rural South Africa, P.K ... learning the ways of England from his mother and the ways of Africa from his Zulu nanny (Nomadlozi Kubheka), whose son Tonderai is his best friend ... everything changes for the worse when the cattle are struck down by plague, causing his mother to have a nervous breakdown ...
Mother Courage
... Mother Courage (German Mutter Courage) is a character from a Grimmelshausen novel Lebensbeschreibung der Ertzbetrügerin und Landstörtzerin Courasche (The Runagate Courage) dating from ... The Bertolt Brecht play Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder (Mother Courage and Her Children) gave her currency in the 20th century ... Mother Courage is cast as a walking contradiction by Brecht ...

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