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- Faber and Faber 2009; US$ 14.57
Liubov Ranevskya, a widowed landowner returns home more or less insolvent after five years abroad. Everything appears just as she remembers it but hers is a diminishing world. The vast and beautiful cherry orchard is soon to be sold off against her mounting debts.The insistent warnings of Lopakhin, a peasant's son turned wealthy businessman, go unheeded,... more...
- Faber and Faber 2010; US$ 7.28
See? All we need is... a map and...some kind of plan. This overcoat is neutral darling, neither Bolshevik nor Menshevik. Just essence of Prole. In Kiev during the Russian Civil War, the Turbin household is sanctuary to a ragtag, close-knit crowd presided over by the beautiful Lena. As her brothers prepare to fight for the White Guard, friends... more...
- A&C Black 2010; US$ 22.09
The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary Irish Playwrights is an authoritative single-volume guide to the work of twenty-five Irish playwrights from the 1960s to the present, written by a team of twenty-five eminent scholars from Ireland, the United States, Britain and Germany contributing individual studies to the work of each playwright. Each of the... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2011; US$ 100.00
Thomas Middleton's intense study of betrayal, corruption, lust and violence, Women Beware Women, is one of the revenge tragedies most commonly studied and performed today. This guide offers scholars and students an introduction to its critical and performance history, including notable stage productions, TV, audio and film versions and dramatic... more...
- A&C Black 2006; US$ 19.50
A guide to all of the plays of Martin Crimp. For a decade, Martin Crimp has been in the vanguard of new writing for the British stage. His main stage plays include Dealing with Clair , The Treatment , Attempts on Her Life , The Country , and Cruel and Tender , with his 1997 masterpiece, Attempts on Her Life , arguably being one of the best plays of... more...
- Faber and Faber 2011; US$ 14.57
Hear what I have to say about the cherry orchard, because it is mine. I say bring it down, tear it down. Smash it down and tear it down. Watch, watch. Just you watch. I will build holiday villas, as far as the eye can see. I will build a place for everyone to come and enjoy. For the future. And this will be the future. A new life. A new way of life.... more...
- Faber and Faber 2011; US$ 13.11
John Blakemore is a solitary boy who finds it impossible either to understand or adapt to the ways of the school. His adolescent earnestness put off teacher and pupil alike. And now suddenly he seems to be in danger of losing his only friend. David Hare's emotional new play, written at the invitation of the Rattigan estate as a response to The Browning... more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 6.99
The works of William Shakespeare have been a permanent feature on school curricula for years, and almost everybody can boast even a basic knowledge of his life and craft. This title offers a fresh look at Shakespeare's work showing how and why it remains such an integral part of popular culture and the English language. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; Not Available
In The Theory of the Modern Stage , leading drama critic, Eric Bentley, brings together landmark writings by dramatists, directors and thinkers who have had a profound effect on the theatre since the mid nineteenth century, from Adolphe Appia to Émile Zola. Here, Antonin Artaud sets out a manifesto for a Theatre of Cruelty, Bertolt Brecht discusses... more...