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The Caucasian Chalk Circle | Study Guide

Bertolt Brecht

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Overview

Author

Bertolt Brecht

First Performed

1948

Type

Play

Genre

Drama

About the Title

The title The Caucasian Chalk Circle is a reference to a Chinese Yuan dynasty play, The Chalk Circle, which inspired Brecht's work. Rather than a Chinese setting, Brecht's play takes place in a European setting, the Caucasus—a mountain region between the Black and Caspian Seas.

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