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- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95
The Merchant of Venice is classed as one of Shakespeare's comedies, but is more often remembered for its dramatic characters and situations. Though the villain of the piece, the Jewish moneylender Shylock is often the most prominent and well-remembered character of the play. As he can be played and directed either sympathetically or wholly villainous,... 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...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 16.99
Clybourne Park spans two generations fifty years apart. In 1959, Russ and Bev are selling their desirable two-bedroom at a bargain price, unknowingly bringing the first black family into the neighborhood (borrowing a plot line from Lorraine Hansberry?s A Raisin in the Sun ) and creating ripples of discontent among the cozy white residents of Clybourne... more...
- 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...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 6.99
Four Major Plays: Volume I A Doll House The Wild Duck Hedda Gabler The Master Builder Among the greatest and best known of Ibsen?s works, these four plays brilliantly exemplify his landmark contributions to the theater: his realistic dialogue, probing of social problems, and depiction of characters? inner lives as well as their actions.... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; Not Available
Through their sheer range, daring innovation, flawed but eloquent characters and intriguing plots, the plays of Euripides have shocked and stimulated audiences since the fifth century BC. Phoenician Women portrays the rival sons of King Oedipus and their mother's doomed attempts at reconciliation, while Orestes shows a son ravaged with guilt after... more...
- Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co. 2013; US$ 5.95
English translation of Aristophanes' famous comedy noted for its critique of philosophy, society and education. Includes helpful notes and an introductory essay on Aristophanes, a history of the play and its production, and suggestions for further reading. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 22.00
Offers a major re-examination of the poetry of the First World War at the start of the war's centennial commemoration. more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2012; US$ 78.28
Begegnung mit Paul Celan. Er gilt als einer der bedeutendsten deutschsprachigen Dichter des 20. Jahrhunderts und sein Einfluss auf Literatur, Kunst und Musik ist unumstritten. Sein Leitmotiv: die Shoah. Das Handbuch schlüsselt Gedichte, Prosa und Übersetzungen auf, beleuchtet historische und biografische Hintergründe und bietet Orientierung innerhalb... more...