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Von Horvath: Plays Two

Ödön von Horváth

Published April 1st 2001
ISBN : 9781840021523
Paperback
168 pages
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These two plays are set in the period of roaring inflation that caused so much suffering to the German people after the First World War. In Sladek, we see how social conditions can lead people to desperate action and violence, opening the road forMoreThese two plays are set in the period of roaring inflation that caused so much suffering to the German people after the First World War. In Sladek, we see how social conditions can lead people to desperate action and violence, opening the road for dictators and fascists. Written just as the Nazis came to power, A Sexual Congress predicts with frightening accuracy the cycle of violence that was to spread throughout Europe.