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- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 5.99
In A Midsummer Night?s Dream , Shakespeare stages the workings of love. Theseus and Hippolyta, about to marry, are figures from mythology. In the woods outside Theseus? Athens, two young men and two young women sort themselves out into couples?but not before they form first one love triangle, and then another. Also in the woods, the king and queen... more...
- For Beginners 2015; US$ 15.95
Stanislavski was the first person to develop a cogent and practical system of acting. Throughout his life he sought the answers to such fundamental questions as: "What is great acting?" and "How can you find inspiration in every performance?" Stanislavski remains the most important influence on actor training today, and yet many of his ideas are... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 21.00
A landmark anthology of the masterpieces of Greek drama, featuring all-new, highly accessible translations of some of the world?s most beloved plays, including Agamemnon, Prometheus Bound, Bacchae, Electra, Medea, Antigone, and Oedipus the King The great plays of Ancient Greece are among the most enduring and important legacies of the... more...
- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 24.78
The present volume gathers all of Beckett's texts for theatre, from 1955 to 1984. It includes both the major dramatic works and the short and more compressed texts for the stage and for radio. 'He believes in the cadence, the comma, the bite of word on reality, whatever else he believes; and his devotion to them, he makes clear, is a sufficient focus... more...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2012; US$ 12.99
A clockwork mouse and his child are discarded by children on Christmas Day. Lost and alone, they desperately want to get back home to the toyshop. Russell Hoban?s masterpiece The Mouse and his Child is the tale which has inspired a thousand wonderful stories about what really happens in the toy box when we?re not looking. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1997; US$ 13.95
Gripping. . . . Lombardo's achievement is all the more striking when you consider the difficulties of his task. . . . [He] manages to be respectful of Homer's dire spirit while providing on nearly every page some wonderfully fresh refashioning of his Greek. The result is a vivid and disarmingly hardbitten reworking of a great classic. --Daniel Mendelsohn,... more...
- Currency Press 2011; US$ 17.99
In 1945 Sheila and Bridie were freed from a Japanese POW camp. Now after a half-century separation, the filming of a TV documentary forces them to relive the past. Woven into their fifty years of separation are a shoe-horn and the threads of loyalty and love which form their 'uncommon bond' (2 acts, 2 women). more...
- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 5.99
In Othello , Shakespeare creates powerful drama from a marriage between the exotic Moor Othello and the Venetian lady Desdemona that begins with elopement and mutual devotion and ends with jealous rage and death. Shakespeare builds many differences into his hero and heroine, including race, age, and cultural background. Yet most readers and audiences... more...
- Currency Press 2014; US$ 17.99
Its Toby Acklands birthday party down near the surf cluband that should mean heaps of grog, drugs and good clean fun. But by the morning a young girl is deadraped by three boys and bashed with a rock. Who is responsible? The boy? The girl? Or the whole town. Blackrock is an intimate and strongly shaped human drama which examines... more...