Life of Galileo

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Unrelenting in his search for simple truth Galileo Galilei shatters beliefs held sacred for two thousand years. But, under threat of torture by the Holy Inquisition, his scientific and personal integrity are put to the test as he argues for his very life in a passionate debate over science, politics, religion and ethics that resonates to this day.Includes an interview with Dr. E.C. Krupp, Director of the Griffith Observatory.An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Neil Dickson, Roy Dotrice, Jeannie Elias, Jill Gascoine, Stacy Keach, Peter Lavin, Robert Machray, Christopher Neame, Moira Quirk, Darren Richardson, Alan Shearman, Simon Templeman, Joanne Whalley and Matthew Wolf.The Life of Galileo is part of L.A. Theatre Works' Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world.
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auth_author2 Foreman, Richard, 1937-, Gascoine, Jill., Keach, Stacy., Loewenberg, Susan Albert., Machray, Robert., Manheim, Ralph, 1907-1992., Neame, Christopher, 1942-, Quirk, Moira., Roessler, Norman., Templeman, Simon., Whalley, Joanne, 1964-, Willett, John., Wolf, Matthew.
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display_description Unrelenting in his search for "simple truth" Galileo Galilei shatters beliefs held sacred for two thousand years. But, under threat of torture by the Holy Inquisition, his scientific and personal integrity are put to the test as he argues for his very life in a passionate debate over science, politics, religion and ethics that resonates to this day.Includes an interview with Dr. E.C. Krupp, Director of the Griffith Observatory.An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Neil Dickson, Roy Dotrice, Jeannie Elias, Jill Gascoine, Stacy Keach, Peter Lavin, Robert Machray, Christopher Neame, Moira Quirk, Darren Richardson, Alan Shearman, Simon Templeman, Joanne Whalley and Matthew Wolf.The Life of Galileo is part of L.A. Theatre Works' Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world.
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subject_facet Biographical fiction, Galilei, Galileo, -- 1564-1642 -- Drama, Galilei, Galileo, -- 1564-1642 -- Fiction, German fiction -- Translations into English, bplnew
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title Life of Galileo
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title_full Life of Galileo / Bertolt Brecht ; foreword by Richard Foreman ; introduction to the Penguin Classics edition by Norman Roessler ; edited with an introduction by John Willett and Ralph Manheim ; translated by John Willett, The life of Galileo [electronic resource]
title_short Life of Galileo
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