- adj. Of or pertaining to Bertolt Brecht (1898–1956), German poet and playwright, or his works.
- Brecht + -ian (Wiktionary)
“Palmer went on to form The Dresden Dolls - a band she describes as Brechtian punk cabaret.”
“Brechtian" is the worst adjective in the English language.”
“Lastly, Andrew Zhou presented a paper on "Brechtian" performance in the political songs of Hanns Eisler.”
“As a kind of Brechtian, expressionist docu-musical, "Jelly's Last Jam" has brilliance in Wolfe's kaleidoscopic staging, Hope Clarke's vibrant choreography and a vital cast.”
“Unless you purposefully want to create a kind of Brechtian game/platform, the goal should be transparency of tools/rules.”
“She talked, the other day, on one of the ubiquitous bulletin board systems, with a professor of communications who was explaining to her that she was "Brechtian" while the XV was "Craigean.”
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“Brechtian' theatre techniques have become so pervasive - in film and television as well as on the stage - that we have to imagine ourselves back in the 1950s to recognise just how revolutionary they appeared at the time.”
“Beside supplying a Brechtian moment for drawing the audience's attention away from the narrative and onto the cinematic conventions historically used to define and codify the behaviors of women and men, Rainer is simultaneously analogizing the homosocial construction and constriction of the individual woman as so much performance--an actor playing out roles scripted for and handed down to her.”
“In the excellent book, Woody Allen on Woody Allen, the famously nebbish auteur discusses his moody, Brechtian comedy Shadows and Fog, which takes place over the course of a single night in a vaguely European village.”
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