The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Bertolt Brecht

"The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui" is a satirical play that uses the rise of a fictional 1930s Chicago mobster, Arturo Ui, to parallel the rise of Adolf Hitler in Nazi Germany. The narrative is a critique of those who allowed Hitler to come to power, emphasizing that his rise was indeed resistible. The play explores themes of power, corruption, manipulation, and the dangers of complacency, showcasing the destructive potential of unchecked ambition and the failure of society to prevent the ascent of dangerous individuals.

The 1686th greatest book of all time


Published
1941
Nationality
German
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
German

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