Questions tagged [bertolt-brecht]

Questions about the works of the German author Bertolt Brecht (1898 – 1956) and his life as a writer. Brecht is best known as a playwright, but also wrote poems and short stories. Use this tag with the tag [german-literature].

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Brecht's Life of Galileo and the need for hero

Regarding Brecht's play The life of Galileo. There is a part where Andrea says 'unhappy the land that has no heroes' and Galileo says 'No, unhappy the land that needs heroes' Can you make reference to ...