Mother Courage and her children

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2007.
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Mother Courage and Her Children is a classic in the repertory of Western theater. Written in response to the outbreak of World War II, this "chronicle play" of the Thirty Years War follows one of Brecht's most enduring characters, Courage, as she trails the armies across Europe, selling provisions from her canteen wagon. However, Courage pays the highest price of all. One by one, her children are devoured by violence, but she will not give up her livelihood-the wagon and the war.
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title_full Mother Courage and her children / Bertolt Brecht ; translated by John Willett ; edited with an introduction by John Willett and Ralph Manheim ; introduction to the Penguin Classics Edition by Norm Roessler ; foreword by Olympia Dukakis
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