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Learning to KneelNoh, Modernism, and Journeys in Teaching$
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Carrie J. Preston

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780231166508

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231166508.001.0001

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Pedagogical Intermission

Pedagogical Intermission

A Lesson Plan for Bertolt Brecht’s Revisions

(p.149) 4. Pedagogical Intermission
Learning to Kneel

Carrie J. Preston

Columbia University Press

Chapter 4 provides a lesson plan for teaching Bertolt Brecht’s adaptation of the noh play Tanikō (The Valley Hurling) for his lehrstück or learning play Der Jasager with a score by Kurt Weill in 1930. When the play failed to meet Brecht’s pedagogical and political goals – when it failed to teach the right kind of submission and consent – he revised it at least twice and then asked that the versions be performed together, although they never have.

Keywords:   Der Jasager/Neinsager, Kurt Weill, lehrstück, socialism, consent, subversion

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