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The Brecht Yearbook / Das Brecht-Jahrbuch 41 (2016) and 42 (2017) are both in production at Camden House Publishing now and are expected to be distributed before the end of the year.

The Brecht Yearbook / Das Brecht-Jahrbuch 40 (2015) appeared in December 2016.
For the Table of Contents click here.
IBS members and subscribers who paid dues in 2015 automatically receive this volume. Others can order the volume from the publisher, Camden House:

Digital Brecht Yearbook

Past volumes of the Brecht Yearbook are freely accessible online with a five-year embargo:

Contents of the past five volumes 36-40 (not yet online):

39. The Creative Spectator. Theodore F. Rippey, ed. The Brecht Yearbook / Das Brecht-Jahrbuch 39 (2014).

38. Distance and Proximity / Nähe und Distanz. Theodore F. Rippey, ed. The Brecht Yearbook / Das Brecht-Jahrbuch 38 (2013).

37. The B-Effect: Influences of/on Brecht /  Der B-Effekt: Einflüsse von/auf Brecht, Friedemann Weidauer, ed. The Brecht Yearbook / Das Brecht-Jahrbuch 37 (2012).

36. Brecht in/and Asia / Brecht in/und Asien. Friedemann Weidauer, Markus Wessendorf, ed. The Brecht Yearbook / Das Brecht Jahrbuch 36 (2011).

Manuscript Submission

Download the Yearbook style sheet from the left-hand menu. Send manuscripts to the editor of the Brecht Yearbook / Brecht-Jahrbuch (digital submission preferred).

For all volumes beginning with BY 43 (2018)

Markus Wessendorf

Department of Theatre and Dance

University of Hawai'i at Manoa

1770 East-West Rd.

Honolulu, HI 96822  USA

email: wessendo[at]

Tel: 808 / 956-2600

Fax: 808 / 956-4234

For BY 41 (2016) and BY 42 (2017):

Theodore F. Rippey
Department of German, Russian and East Asian Languages
Bowling Green State University
103 Shatzel Hall
Bowling Green, Ohio 43403  USA
email:  theodor[at]
Tel: 419 / 372-7137
Fax: 419 / 372-2571


Distribution of the Brecht Yearbook:
Auslieferung des Brecht-Jahrbuchs:

To order copies of the Yearbook (from vol. 35), click here:

Beginning with Brecht Yearbook 35, the distribution and publication is Camden House Publishers:

Inquiries for North America

Boydell & Brewer

668 Mount Hope Avenue

Rochester, NY 14620-2731 USA

Tel +1 585 275 0419

Fax +1 585 271 8778


Inquiries for UK, Europe, and rest of the world:

Boydell & Brewer
Bridge Farm Business Park
Top Street
Martlesham IP12 4RB
Suffolk UK

Tel  +44 (0) 1394 610 600
Fax +44 (0) 1394 610 316

To order earlier volumes, contact the IBS secretary / treasurer.

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