The Duchess of Malfi (Brecht)

The Duchess of Malfi is an adaptation by the twentieth-century German dramatist Bertolt Brecht of the English seventeenth-century tragedy by John Webster.[1] He collaborated with H. R. Hays and Anglo American poet, W. H. Auden. [2] It was written during Brecht's period of exile in the United States.[2] In premiered in New York, in 1946.[3]


  1. Werner Hecht (1998) Brecht Chronik 1998–1956, Suhrkamp, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany.
  2. Thomson, Peter; Sacks, Glendyr, eds. (December 21, 2006). The Cambridge Companion to Brecht. Cambridge University Press. p. xxi. Retrieved February 26, 2014.
  3. Squiers, Anthony (2014). An Introduction to the Social and Political Philosophy of Bertolt Brecht: Revolution and Aesthetics. Amsterdam: Rodopi. p. 189. ISBN 9789042038998.

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