Bertolt Brecht,Mark Ravenhill's A Life of Galileo (Modern Plays) PDF

By Bertolt Brecht,Mark Ravenhill

ISBN-10: 147250741X

ISBN-13: 9781472507419

Arguably Brecht's maximum play, A lifetime of Galileo charts the 17th century scientist's awesome struggle with the church over his statement that the earth orbits the sun.

The determine of Galileo, whose 'heretical' discoveries in regards to the sun procedure introduced him to the eye of the Inquisition, is certainly one of Brecht's extra human and intricate creations. briefly silenced by means of the Inquisition's probability of torture, and compelled to abjure his theories publicly, Galileo keeps to paintings in inner most, ultimately smuggling his determine of the country.

Brecht's attractive depiction of the explosive fight among clinical discovery and spiritual fundamentalism is captured masterfully during this new translation by way of RSC writer-in-residence, Mark Ravenhill.

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