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Download E-books Henry VI: Parts I, II, and III (Modern Library Classics) PDF

By William Shakespeare

“The gaudy, blabbing and remorseful day
Is crept into the bosom of the sea.”
—Henry VI
 
Eminent Shakespearean students Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen supply a clean re-creation of the three-part vintage historical past that revolves round the epic, dynastic Wars of the Roses.
 
THIS quantity additionally contains greater than 100 PAGES OF specific FEATURES:
 
• an unique creation to Henry VI
• incisive scene-by-scene synopses and analyses with very important evidence in regards to the work
• statement on previous and present productions in keeping with interviews with major administrators, actors, and designers
• photos of key RSC productions
• an summary of Shakespeare’s theatrical occupation and chronology of his plays
 
excellent for college students, theater execs, and basic readers, those sleek and available variants from the Royal Shakespeare corporation set a brand new normal in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.

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Download E-books Romeo and Juliet (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 28) (Bilingual Edition) PDF

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual variation of chinese language and English.

中国广播电视出版社从台湾远东图书公司引进版权,出版了梁实秋翻译的《莎士比亚全集》中英文对照版,这是梁译本《莎士比亚全集》以中英文对照的形式首次在内地出版发行。梁译本的最大特点为:白话散文式的风格;直译,忠实于原文;全译,决不删略原文。除此之外,梁译本还有独到之处:一是加了注释。莎翁作品原文常有版本的困难,晦涩难解之处很多,各种双关语、熟语、俚语、典故也多,猥亵语也不少,梁实秋不但直译,而且加了大量注释,帮助读者理解原文。二是每剧前都加了序言。序言中对该剧的版本、著作年代、故事来源、舞台历史、该剧的意义及批评意见等均有论述。

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Download E-books The Distance from Here: A Play PDF

By Neil LaBute

His motion pictures within the corporation of guys and your pals and acquaintances either received severe renown for his or her biting satire and caustic wit. Now, with the space from right here, he has written his such a lot riveting play but, an extreme examine the darkish facet of yankee suburbia. With little to occupy their time except discovering an honest position to hold out—the zoo, the mall, the varsity parking lot—Darrell and Tim are American little ones who lack any course or objective of their lives. while Darrell’s suspicion concerning the faithlessness of his female friend is proven and Tim involves her safety, there's not anything to brake their momentum as all 3 pace towards catastrophe.

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Download E-books Sweet Bird of Youth PDF

By Tennessee Williams

The acclaimed vintage in a brand new version, now with an insightful new advent, the author's unique foreword, and the one-act play, The Enemy: Time, on which Sweet poultry of Youth was once based.

Sometime actor and full-time male hustler probability Wayne returns to the Gulf Coast city of St. Cloud in an try and retrieve his misplaced innocence via reuniting along with his highschool female friend, Heavenly Finley. yet probability arrives there along with his present corporation, the drug-addicted, over-the- hill celeb, Alexandra Del Lago, who makes use of probability, teaches him to exploit others, and doesn't intend to enable him cross. likelihood learns that once he left St. Cloud years sooner than, he left Heavenly with a crippling venereal affliction. Heavenly's brother and her father—the robust Boss Finley, a political candidate who has been liable for neighborhood lynchings—have marked probability as "a felony degenerate" and plan to castrate him. Williams knew the way to inform an outstanding story, and this gritty and wrenching play additionally finds the darkish facet of the yankee goals of youngster and repute through implicating small city injustice, systemic racism, and the intensity of soreness that effects from own and public corruption.

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Download E-books Brian Friel Plays 1: Philadelphia, Here I Come!; The Freedom of the City; Living Quarters; Aristocrats; Faith Healer; Translations PDF

With the construction of Philadelphia, right here I Come! in 1964, Brian Friel demonstrated his declare to be the real inheritor of such wonderful predecessors as Yeats, Synge, O'Casey and Beckett. given that then his paintings has continually validated that his energy is an equivalent know-how of the stipulations of person lives and the old and political forces affecting them. The performs during this first quantity (Philadelphia, right here I Come!, the liberty of the town, dwelling Quarters, Aristocrats, religion Healer and Translations) are brought via Professor Seamus Deane of college university, Dublin.

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Download E-books King Lear: A Parallel Text Edition (Longman Annotated Texts) PDF

By William Shakespeare

An absolutely annotated, modern-spelling model of the 4to (1608) andFolio (1623) texts of King Lear, re-examining the continued textual and bibliographical debate at the dating among the 2 texts. the 2 models are published in parallel on dealing with pages and on-the-page annotations establish and elucidate their significant modifications.

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Download E-books A Midsummer-Night's Dream (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 8) (Bilingual Edition) PDF

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual version of chinese language and English.

中国广播电视出版社从台湾远东图书公司引进版权,出版了梁实秋翻译的《莎士比亚全集》中英文对照版,这是梁译本《莎士比亚全集》以中英文对照的形式首次在内地出版发行。梁译本的最大特点为:白话散文式的风格;直译,忠实于原文;全译,决不删略原文。除此之外,梁译本还有独到之处:一是加了注释。莎翁作品原文常有版本的困难,晦涩难解之处很多,各种双关语、熟语、俚语、典故也多,猥亵语也不少,梁实秋不但直译,而且加了大量注释,帮助读者理解原文。二是每剧前都加了序言。序言中对该剧的版本、著作年代、故事来源、舞台历史、该剧的意义及批评意见等均有论述。

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Download E-books Faust, Part II PDF

By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

During this sequel to Faust, Mephistopheles takes Faust on a trip via old Greek mythology, conjuring for him the insurpassably attractive Helen of Troy, in addition to the classical gods. Faust falls in love with and marries Helen, embodying for Goethe his 'imaginative longing to hitch poetically the Romantic Medievalism of the germanic West to the classical genius of the Greeks'. additional to the subjects of redemption and salvation during this nice drama, are Goethe's eerie premonitions of recent phenomena equivalent to inflation and the construction of existence by means of medical synthesis.

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Download E-books Titus Andronicus (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 27) (Bilingual Edition) PDF

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual variation of chinese language and English.

中国广播电视出版社从台湾远东图书公司引进版权,出版了梁实秋翻译的《莎士比亚全集》中英文对照版,这是梁译本《莎士比亚全集》以中英文对照的形式首次在内地出版发行。梁译本的最大特点为:白话散文式的风格;直译,忠实于原文;全译,决不删略原文。除此之外,梁译本还有独到之处:一是加了注释。莎翁作品原文常有版本的困难,晦涩难解之处很多,各种双关语、熟语、俚语、典故也多,猥亵语也不少,梁实秋不但直译,而且加了大量注释,帮助读者理解原文。二是每剧前都加了序言。序言中对该剧的版本、著作年代、故事来源、舞台历史、该剧的意义及批评意见等均有论述。

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Download E-books Studs Terkel's Working: A Graphic Adaptation PDF

By Harvey Pekar

"Working has been a publication, a radio drama, a Broadway musical, and now a gripping photograph novel. i cannot communicate for Studs, yet i think he could were tickled to determine it tailored through a former govt dossier clerk and salary slave, who understands all approximately working." --Roger Ebert

In the thirty-five years seeing that Pulitzer Prize-winner Studs Terkel's Working used to be first released, it has captivated hundreds of thousands of readers with lyrical and heartbreaking money owed of ways their fellow electorate make cash. generally considered as a masterpiece of phrases, it really is now tailored into comedian ebook shape by way of comics legend Harvey Pekar, the blue-collar antihero of his American e-book Award-winning comics sequence American Splendor.

In Studs Terkel's Working, Pekar deals a super visible edition of Terkel's verbatim interviews, taking part with either demonstrated comics veterans and a few of the comedian underground's brightest new expertise. listed here are riveting bills of the lives of normal Americans--farmers, miners, barbers, hookers, field boys, stockbrokers--depicted with unsurpassed dignity and frankness. a visible deal with with a visceral influence, Studs Terkel's Working will satisfaction Terkel fanatics all over, and introduce his strongest paintings to a brand new generation.

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