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By Bertolt Brecht, Ludwig Rubiner, Paul Kornfeld, Yvan Goll, Georg Kaiser, Oskar Kokoschka, Reinhard Sorge, Carl Sternheim, Walter

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CONTENTS
Acknowledgments
Introduction

PART I-TH E THEORY
M a n in t h e C e n t e r , Ludwig Rubiner
Translated by way of Walter H. Sokel

E p i l o g u e t o t h e A c t o r , Paul Komfeld
Translated by means of Joseph Bernstein

Two S u p e r d r a m a s , Yvan Goll
Translated by means of Walter H. Sokel

M a n i n t h e T u n n e l , Georg Kaiser
Translated by way of Walter H. Sokel

PART II—THE PLAYS
M u r d e r e r t h e W o m e n ’s H o p e , Oskar Kokoschka
Translated via Michael Hamburger

T h e B e g g a r , Reinhard Sorge
Translated via Walter H. and Jacqueline Sokel

T h e S t r o n g b o x , Carl Stemheim
Translated through Maurice Edwards and Valerie Reich

Job, Oskar Kokoschka
Translated via Walter H. and Jacqueline Sokel

H u m a n i t y , Walter Hasenclever
Translated by way of Walter H. and Jacqueline Sokel

A l okay i b i a d e s S a v e d , Georg Kaiser
Translated via Bayard Quincy Morgan

T h e I m m o r t a l O n e , Yvan Goll
Translated through Walter H. and Jacqueline Sokel

C r y in t h e S t r e e t , Rolf Lauckner
Translated through Maurice Edwards and Valerie Reich

B a a l , Bertolt Brecht
Translated by way of Eric Bentley and Martin Esslin

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