Questions tagged [life-of-galileo]

Questions about the play 'Life of Galileo' ('Leben des Galilei', 1938) by Bertolt Brecht. Use this tag with the tags [bertolt-brecht] and [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 ...