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Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht ( ; born Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht; 10 February 1898 – 14 August 1956) was a German poet, playwright, and theatre director.

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    For once you must try not to shirk the facts:
    Mankind is kept alive by bestial acts.
    Bertolt Brecht (1898–1956)

    We need a type of theatre which not only releases the feelings, insights and impulses possible within the particular historical field of human relations in which the action takes place, but employs and encourages those thoughts and feelings which help transform the field itself.
    —Bertolt Brecht (1898–1956)