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The Life of Galileo | Study Guide

Bertolt Brecht

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Overview

Author

Bertolt Brecht

First Performed

1943

Type

Play

Genre

Drama

About the Title

Life of Galileo is a literal translation of the original German title of the play, Leben des Galilei. In English, the title is sometimes shortened to simply Galileo. In each of these versions, the title reflects the central subject of the play, which dramatizes significant moments in the adult life and scientific career of the famous astronomer Galileo Galilei (1564–1642).

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