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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Bertolt Brecht, Leben Des Galilei

Galileo then uses the telescope for careful observations of the Moon and the planets, and he discovers the moons orbiting Jupiter. Sea rated it really liked it Mar 28, Views Read Edit View history.

Elisa rated it really liked it Oct 18, Galilri rated it it was amazing Jun 10, 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.

More subtly, Marx is sometimes interpreted as advocating technological determinism technological progress determines social changewhich is reflected in the telescope a technological change being the root of the scientific progress and hence social unrest. The play stays generally faithful to Galileo’s science and timeline thereof, but takes significant liberties with his personal life. Meg rated it liked it Dec 04, This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat Refresh and try again.


The action of the play follows the career of galllei 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. Tri rated it liked it Jan 15, Galileo did in fact use a telescope, observe the moons of Jupiter, advocate for the heliocentric model, observe sunspotsinvestigate buoyancy, and write on physics, and did visit the Vatican twice to defend his work, the second time being made to recant his views, and being confined to house arrest thereafter.

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However, Galileo insists his actions had nothing to do with heroism but were merely the result of self-interest. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Galileo is brought to the Vatican in Rome for interrogation by the Inquisition.

The play embraces such themes as the conflict between dogmatism and scientific evidenceas well as interrogating the values of constancy in the face of oppression. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The second or ‘American’ version was written in English between — in collaboration with Charles Laughtonand opened at the Coronet Theatre in Los Angeles on 30 July One significant liberty that is taken is the treatment of Galileo’s daughter 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.

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Roxana Balescu rated it really liked it Apr 03, K rated it really liked it Dec 04, He chose to return to East Germany and continued to work on the play, now once again in the German language. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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 brdcht 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.

Allerdings wirft Brecht Galilei vor seine Macht nicht besser genutzt zu haben. Galileo, an eminent professor and scientist in the 17th century Venetian Republic, is short of money. Nov 10, Isabel rated it really liked it.