Brecht[breHt; E brekt]
Brecht definition by Webster's New World
Brecht, Bertolt 1898-1956; Ger. playwright
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- Brechtian adjective
Brecht definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Bertolt 1898-1956.
German poet and playwright who developed “epic drama,” a style that relies on the audience's reflective detachment rather than the production's atmosphere and action. His works include The Threepenny Opera (1928) and The Caucasian Chalk Circle (1948).
- Brechtˈi·an adjective