Der Obdachlose als tragische Figur? FASonntagZ 15-04-2007

What The Beggar’s Opera is Not

Dears, before getting any answer at all on my previous letter, I have to write to you again because of a matter that causes me some unrest.

Fri 25
May 2007

On Beggars

Posted by dora under Letters to the actors

In a welfare state, and seen from the eyes of a public space passer-by, one wonders about the origins of beggary. In a welfare state, one wonders, beggary is not any more a profession as once it was, but a vocation. Is that possible? Would any one want to be a beggar if other options were available?