“Neither Hitler’s concentration camps nor Stalin’s gulag could lay claim to Bertolt Brecht.
Perhaps he is now finally being undone, this time by scholars keen to deconstruct him. But then he guessed what his fate might be when he once wrote: ‘I fled the tigers, I fled the fleas;
What got me at last – mediocracies.”
anon Green Left, circa 2000.
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