This thesis establishes the connection between mathematical and literary formalism by examining the works of the mathematician David Hilbert and the playwright Bertolt Brecht. Specifically, this involves the discussion of Brecht's Threepenny Opera (and his theory on theater) and Hilbert's theory on Hilbert Spaces.
von Held, Kristina
Mathematics; German Studies
Nicholson, Kevin, "Bertolt Brecht and David Hilbert: a Connection Through Formalism" (2011). Senior Independent Study Theses. Paper 927.
hilbert space, threepenny opera, dreigroschenoper, formalism
Bachelor of Arts
Senior Independent Study Thesis
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