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Brecht’s American

Patty Lee Parmalee

Front Matter
Table of Contents
Introduction: America and the Postwar Generation in Germany
1. 1920–1922 America Represents Cruel Progress: “In the Jungle” and Its Sources
2. 1924–1926 America as Business: “Joe Fleishhacker” and Other Fragments
3. Brecht’s Political Development
4. 1927–1929 Studying Marx: “Mahagonny” and the Learning Plays
5. 1929–1931 The World Economic Crisis and Brecht’s Commitment: “St. Joan of the Stockyards”
Postscript: Exile and Return: Brecht and American After 1933
Conclusion: The Old and the New

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