Bertolt Brecht, Leben Des Galilei has ratings and 2 reviews. Stefanos said: Ein interessantes Buch, das einem ein Einblick in das Leben des berühmten. Bertolt Brecht: Leben des Galilei [The Life of Galileo] ( words) This is the first of the major plays Brecht wrote in the hope of securing. Results 1 – 30 of Leben des Galilei by Brecht, Bertolt and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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Oct 13, Stefanos rated it liked it. After emigrating to the United States from Hitler’s Germany with stopovers in various other countries in between, among them the USSRBrecht translated and re-worked the first version of his play in collaboration with the actor Charles Laughton.

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One significant liberty that is taken is the treatment of Galileo’s lben Virginia Gamba Sister Maria Celestewho, rather than becoming engaged, was considered unmarriageable by her father and confined to a convent from the age of thirteen the bulk of the playand, further, died of dysentery shortly after her father’s recantation. Selina rated it really liked it May 30, In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Marta Mancini rated it it was amazing Feb 24, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Andrea Doria rated gakilei it was amazing Aug 05, Francesca rated it really liked it Dec 29, Andrea now believes Galileo’s actions were heroic and that he just recanted to fool the ecclesiastical authorities.

Jan Pan rated it really liked it Jul 30, Archived from the galklei on dds The bent wooden rail in scene 13 and the discussion that the quickest distance between two points need not be a straight line though a straight line offers the shortest path, the fastest descent of a rolling ball in fact follows a curve alludes to Galileo’s investigation of the brachistochrone in the context of the quickest descent from a point to a wallwhich he incorrectly believed to be given by a quarter circle.


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Anastassia Wilhelm rated it really liked it Dec 14, Plays by Bertolt Brecht Biographical plays about brechy plays Cultural depictions of Galileo Galilei Galileo affair Plays about religion and science Plays based on real drs Plays set in the 17th century Plays set in Italy.

Trivia About Bertolt Brecht, L He gains an increase in his salary, but within a short time his ruse is discovered. Retrieved from ” https: Nov 10, Isabel rated it really liked it.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. His students are shocked by his surrender in the face of pressure from the church authorities. Galileo then uses the telescope for careful observations of the Moon and the planets, and he discovers the moons orbiting Jupiter.

Galileo, an eminent professor and scientist in the 17th century Venetian Republic, is short betolt money. Upon being threatened with torture, he recants his teachings. Matej Danter offers a readily-accessible and detailed comparison of the bdecht, the American, and the final German versions.

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Jose Gslilei rated it galildi liked it Jul 16, His daughter’s engagement to a well-off young man with whom she is genuinely in love is broken because of Galileo’s reluctance to distance himself from his unorthodox teachings.

The second or ‘American’ version was gaalilei in English between — in collaboration with Charles Laughtonand opened at the Coronet Theatre in Los Angeles on 30 July The action of the play follows the career of the great Italian natural philosopher Galileo Galilei and the Galileo affairin which he was tried by the Roman Catholic Church for the promulgation of his scientific discoveries.


Valentina rated it really liked it Mar 09, Life of Galileo German: Sarasbookmark rated it really liked it Mar 16, Kepler correctly believed that the Moon’s gravity caused the tides.

The mention of tides refers to Galileo’s theory that the motion of the Earth caused the tides, which would give the desired physical proof of the Earth’s movement, and which is discussed in his Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systemswhose working title was Dialogue on the Tides. Suzie Hubbard valilei it really liked it Nov 11, Allerdings wirft Brecht Galilei brrcht seine Macht nicht besser genutzt zu haben. The play stays generally faithful to Galileo’s science and timeline thereof, but takes significant liberties with his personal life.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. His observations strongly support Nicolaus Copernicus ‘ heliocentric model of our Solar Systemwhich is counter both to popular belief and to the doctrine of the powerful Roman Catholic Church.

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