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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...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2007; US$ 9.95
This new volume of three of Euripides' most celebrated plays offers graceful, economical, metrical translations that convey the wide range of effects of the playwright's verse, from the idiomatic speech of its dialogue to the high formality of its choral odes. more...
- Theatre Communications Group 1993; US$ 12.95
Pulitzer Prize-winner for Drama, 1993. The first part of Tony Kushner's epic drama of America in the 1980s. "A vast, miraculous play.... provocative, witty and deeply upsetting.... a searching and radical rethinking of American political drama."--Frank Rich, The New York Times Daring and dazzling! The most ambitious American play of our time."--Jack... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 5.95
[Woodruff?s translation] is clear, fluent, and vigorous, well thought out, readable and forceful. The rhythms are right, ever-present but not too insistent or obvious. It can be spoken instead of read and so is viable as an acting version; and it keeps the lines of the plot well focused. The Introduction offers a good survey of critical approaches.... 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...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available
?A playwright of world stature??Mario Relich, Wasafiri Framed by the age-old battle between traditional authority and youthful rebellion, Dance Like a Man pivots on the strained relationship between Jairaj Parekh and his wife Ratna, both ageing Bharatanatayam dancers. When their daughter arranges for them to meet the boy she wants to marry, the fissures... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.95
A startling encounter on a New York subway platform leads two strangers to a run-down tenement where a life or death decision must be made. In that small apartment, ?Black? and ?White,? as the two men are known, begin a conversation that leads each back through his own history, mining the origins of two fundamentally opposing world views. White is... more...
- Penguin Group US 1984; US$ 13.00
In the Oresteia ?the only trilogy in Greek drama which survives from antiquity?Aeschylus took as his subject the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. Moving from darkness to light, from rage to self-governance, from primitive ritual to civilized institution, the family?s spirit of struggle and regeneration becomes an... more...