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- 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...
- The Floating Press 1753; US$ 3.99
Antony and Cleopatra is a tragic play by Shakespeare, which tells the ill-fated love story between Antony and Cleopatra and the antagonistic role played by Julius Caesar, future Emperor of Rome. "I will tell you. The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd on the water: the poop was beaten gold; Purple the sails, and so perfumed... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95
Macbeth is Shakespeare's shortest tragedy and one of his best-known plays. Often referred to as an archetypal tale, it warns against lust for power and the betrayal of friends. Shakespeare based the play loosely on a King Macbeth of Scotland. The play is traditionally considered "cursed", and thus many actors refer to it as "The... more...