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Mother Courage and Her Children | Study Guide

Bertolt Brecht

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Author

Bertolt Brecht

First Performed

1941

Type

Play

Genre

Satire, War Literature

About the Title

The play's title, Mother Courage, refers to the verbally ironic name given to the protagonist of the play, Anna Fierling, a complex figure who earns a meager living from selling war supplies in the 17th century while her three grown children die as its casualties.

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