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Saint Joan of the Stockyards

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In this version of the story of Joan of Arc, Brecht transforms her into 'Joan Dark', a member of the 'Black Straw Hats' (a Salvation Army-like group) in twentieth century Chicago. The play charts Joan's battle with Pierpont Mauler, the unctuous owner of a meat-packing plant. Like her predecessor, Joan is a doomed woman, a martyr and (initially, at least) an innocent in a world of strike-breakers, fat cats, and penniless workers. Like many of Brecht's plays it is laced with humor and songs as part of its epic dramaturgical ...

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Saint Joan of the Stockyards
1998, Arcade Publishing, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781559704205

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Saint Joan of the Stockyards
1991, Methuen Drama, London

ISBN-13: 9780413653307

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Saint Joan of the Stockyards
1976, Methuen Publishing Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780413344403

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Saint Joan of the Stockyards
1970, Indiana University Press, Bloomington

ISBN-13: 9780253201270

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