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- Currency Press 1992; US$ 17.99
Nowras vibrant play is set inside a psychiatric institution where Lewis, a university student, has been employed to direct a show. He becomes emotionally involved with his patients-cum-actors as his operatic production lurches forward and anti-Vietnam protests rage outside. more...
- Nick Hern Books 2016; US$ 11.99
?I am up for it. All the time. That?s not a boast. Or an opinion. It is bone-hard medical fact.? John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester. Charismatic poet, playwright and rake with a legendary appetite for excess. Yet when a chance encounter with an actress at the Playhouse sends him reeling, he is forced to reconsider everything he thinks and feels. With... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 1991; US$ 11.99
This incisive and skillfully articulated study explores the complex power relationships in John Fowles's fictions, particularly his handling of the pivotal subjects of art and sex. Chapters on The Collector , The Magus , The French Lieutenant's Woman , and The Ebony Tower are included, and a final chapter discusses Daniel Martin , Mantissa... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2003; US$ 11.90
Set on September 12, 2001, The Mercy Seat continues Neil LaBute's unflinching fascination with the often-brutal realities of the war between the sexes. In a time of national tragedy, the world changes overnight. A man and a woman explore the choices now available to them in an existence different from the one they had lived just the day before.... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2000; US$ 7.50
Peter Meineck and Paul Woodruff?s collaboration on this new translation combines the strengths that have recently distinguished both as translators of Greek tragedy: expert knowledge of the Greek and of the needs of the teaching classicist, intimate knowledge of theatre, and an excellent ear for the spoken word. Their Oedipus Tyrannus features... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 15.99
Based on the real-life court case of a young naval cadet unjustly accused of stealing a five-shilling postal order and first staged in 1946, The Winslow Boy has been revived many times since, including at The Old Vic in 2013. Ronnie Winslow is expelled from naval college, having been accused of petty theft. Enraged, his father Arthur engages... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 15.99
A heartbreaking tale of orphans, angels, murder and music - dramatised from the Whitbread Award-winning novel set in 18th-century England. Winner of the Time Out Live Award for Best Play In 18th-century Gloucestershire, the evil Otis Gardner preys on unmarried mothers, promising to take their babies (and their money) to Thomas Coram's hospital... more...