War primer bertolt brecht john willett on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers a terrifying series of short poems by one of the worlds leading playwrights set to images of world war ii in this singular book written during world war two. War primer 2 appropriates the first english language version of bertolt brechts remarkable 1955 kriegsfibel in which brecht combined press photographs from the world wars with four line poems compiled intermittently over three decades brechts book was a visual and lyrical attack on war and its propagandists under modern capitalism. During his exile from his native germany in the second world war in sweden finland and in the usa brecht cut out striking war photographs from newspapers and magazines kept them in a portfolio and either immediately or later wrote acerbic satirical angry and often poignant four line poems to accompany them the result is an outstanding literary memorial to the second world war and . Each scene for itself david edgar war primer by bertolt brecht edited by john willett libris 170 pp 3500 february 1998 isbn 1 870352 21 1 brecht in context comparative approaches by john willett methuen 320 pp 1299 february 1998 isbn 0 413 72310 0. An album of pity and anger which fixes the evil of war for all time observer a handsome edition of war primer a series of short poems illustrated and inspired by war photographs brecht clipped from newspapers david edgar london review of books tender angry and incisive independent a modern equivalent of goya
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