These three lectures were published in German by Rudolf
Steiner Verlag in the volume entitled,
Über die Mysteriendramen, Drei Vortrage.
They were translated for this volume by Ruth Pusch. The
quotations from Rudolf Steiner's dramas are from
Four Mystery Dramas,
translated by Ruth and Hans Pusch, and are used by kind
permission of Steiner Book Centre, Vancouver, Canada.
Cover photograph of the
Portal of Initiation, Scene 4, stage of the Goetheanum,
rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any
form without the written permission of the publishers, except
for brief quotations embodied in critical articles and
Published in the United States of America
Dedicated to the memory of HANS PUSCH whose efforts and
devotion brought about the performances of Rudolf Steiner's
four Mystery Dramas for three decades here in America and also
— with these performances — the English translation
of the dramas.