Brecht (brĕkt, brĕt), Bertolt 1898-1956.
German poet and playwright who developed a politicized form of theater he called "epic drama," a style that relies on the audience's reflective detachment rather than emotional involvement. His works include The Threepenny Opera (1928) and The Caucasian Chalk Circle (1948).
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