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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 7.50
"Never before, the entire history of the American theater, has so much of the truth of black people's lives been seen on the stage," observed James Baldwin shortly before A Raisin in the Sun opened on Broadway in 1959. Indeed Lorraine Hansberry's award-winning drama about the hopes and aspirations of a struggling, working-class family living on... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95
The Tempest is thought by many to be Shakespeare's greatest and most perfect play. When the magician Prospero deliberately summons a storm to overcome his enemy King Alonso of Naples ship the passengers are washed ashore on a fantastical island. Prospero manipulates the king, his entourage, apparitions and fiends as he schemes revenge on the hapless... more...
- Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 13.00
A haunting examination of groupthink and mass hysteria in a rural community "I believe that the reader will discover here the essential nature of one of the strangest and most awful chapters in human history," Arthur Miller wrote in an introduction to The Crucible , his classic play about the witch-hunts and trials in seventeenth-century Salem,... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 6.95
"This is the best Prometheus Bound in English. Deborah Roberts' translation is accurate, readable, and true to the original in idiom, imagery, and the combination of a high style with occasional colloquialism. The informative notes and perceptive Introduction will help readers to experience the play with heightened pleasure and understanding."... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2001; US$ 6.50
"Woodruff?s work with Peter Meineck makes this text one that is accessible to today?s students and could be staged for modern audiences. Line notes printed at the bottom of the page bring a reader further quick assistance. . . . ?The choral odes as rendered here deserve special notice. After giving a succinct analysis of each in his introduction,... more...
- Penguin Group Australia 2013; Not Available
Alone in her farmhouse at night, Georgie hears noises out on the highway ? car doors, voices, weeping. She's recently widowed and a little spooked. It's not just her ? the entire world feels wrong, as if the land beneath her feet is dying. It hasn't rained for years. The river has dried up and the olive grove is beginning to wither around her.... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1965; US$ 14.00
Two classic plays translated by a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet into English verse. In The Misanthrope, society itself is indicted and the impurity of its critic?s motives is exposed. In Tartuffe, the bigoted and prudish Orgon falls completely under the power of the wily Tartuffe. Introductions by Richard Wilbur. more...