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- Oxford University Press, UK 2001; US$ 8.99
Kalidasa's play about the love of King Dusyanta and Sakuntala, their separation by a curse and eventual reunion, is the supreme work of Sanskrit drama its greatest poet and playwright. This new verse translation includes the famous version of the story from the Mahabharata and an introduction to classical Indian aesthetics and drama. - ;KING Yes.... more...
- Faber and Faber 2013; US$ 24.78
In 1956 John Osborne's Look Back in Anger changed the course of English theatre. This volume includes some of the early plays which launched his career along its startling trajectory, as well as his much later play, Dejavu , which brings us Look Back in Anger 's Jimmy Porter thirty-five years on, older and wiser, but no less indignantly eloquent.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00
The Trial of God (as it was held on February 25, 1649, in Shamgorod) A Play by Elie Wiesel Translated by Marion Wiesel Introduction by Robert McAfee Brown Afterword by Matthew Fox Where is God when innocent human beings suffer? This drama lays bare the most vexing questions confronting the moral imagination. Set in a Ukranian village in the... more...
- Insight Publications 2009; US$ 12.99
Insight Text Guides - A Streetcar Named Desire is designed to help secondary English students understand and analyse the text. This comprehensive guide to Tennessee Williams play contains detailed character and chapter analysis and explores genre, structure, themes and language. Essay questions and sample answers help to prepare students for... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 13.11
A landmark play about sexual politics in colonial Africa and modern-day Britain, in which all our assumptions about sex and gender are stunningly exploded. First staged by Joint Stock and premiered in London at the Royal Court Theatre in 1979, it has since been staged all over the world. Set in both colonial Africa and modern-day Britain, Cloud... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 12.50
Originally adapted for the stage, Peter Meineck's revised translations achieve a level of fidelity appropriate for classroom use while managing to preserve the wit and energy that led The New Yorker to judge his Clouds "The best Greek drama we've ever seen anywhere," and The Times Literary Supplement to describe his Wasps as "Hugely... more...
- HarperCollins US 2006; US$ 10.99
The Professor and the Madman , masterfully researched and eloquently written, is an extraordinary tale of madness, genius, and the incredible obsessions of two remarkable men that led to the making of the Oxford English Dictionary -- and literary history. The compilation of the OED , begun in 1857, was one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken.... more...