[ber-tawlt] /ˈbɛr tɔlt/ (Show IPA), 1898–1956, German dramatist and poet.
Bertolt (ˈbɛrtɔlt). 1898–1956, German dramatist, theatrical producer, and poet, who developed a new style of “epic” theatre and a new theory of theatrical alienation, notable also for his wit and compassion. His early works include The Threepenny Opera (1928) and Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (1930) (both with music by Kurt Weill). His later plays are concerned with moral and political dilemmas and include Mother Courage and her Children (1941), The Good Woman of Setzuan (1943), and The Caucasian Chalk Circle (1955)
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a historic county in S Wales, now part of Powys, Gwent, and Mid Glamorgan. Historical Examples Poems of Henry Vaughan, Silurist, Volume II Henry Vaughan Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria’s Reign John Ashton Poems of Henry Vaughan, Silurist, Volume II Henry Vaughan Poems of Henry Vaughan, Silurist, Volume II Henry Vaughan The Motor […]
a town in N Ohio.
noun a town in SE Wales, in Powys: textile and leather industries. Pop: 7901 (2001) short for Breconshire Historical Examples Poems of Henry Vaughan, Silurist, Volume II Henry Vaughan Medival Wales A. G. Little Lothair Benjamin Disraeli Wild Wales George Borrow Wild Wales George Borrow Lothair Benjamin Disraeli Lothair Benjamin Disraeli Lothair Benjamin Disraeli Notes […]