Life of Galileo
» Jane Tibby
The Neap English Notes for Life of Galileo is a useful guide
to the famous but often hard to interpret work of playwright Bertolt Brecht.
Topics covered include: historical context including Venetian culture,
and religion and science in the seventeenth century; analysis of the main
characters; and the themes of doubt and truth, reason and superstition,
and power and authority.