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  • The Wolves and the Lambby William Makepeace Thackeray

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    The Wolves and the Lamb (1854) is a comedy in two acts by William Makepeace Thackeray. The play is set in familial surroundings and revolves around the lives of the wealthy widower and city merchant Horace Milliken and his family. Miss Prior, governess to Milliken's children, is also an important character. The play opens in Milliken's villa... more...

  • Redemption and Two Other Playsby Leo Nikolayevich Tolstoy

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Tolstoy's Redemption is the story of physical degeneration and spiritual regeneration of the main character, Fédya. The Power of Darkness is a tragedy about a group of peasants living in abject misery. Fruits of Culture also deals with the issues faced by the peasants in Russia. In all three plays, Tolstoy merges the personal and the political... more...

  • The Eleven Comediesby Aristophanes

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Eleven Comedies: Knights, Acharnaians, Peace, Lysistrata, The Clouds, The Wasps, The Birds, The Frogs, The Thesmophoriazusae, The Ecclesiazusae, and Plutus. Eleven of his forty plays have come down to us virtually complete. These, as well as fragments of some of his other plays, provide us with the only real example we have of a genre of comic... more...

  • Thirteen Hands And Other Playsby Carol Shields

    Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 21.95

    With a Foreword by the Author ?Before becoming a playwright I was a novelist, and one who was often impatient with the requisite description of weather or scenery or even with the business of moving people from room to room. I was more interested in the sound of people talking to each other, reacting to each other, or leaving silences for others... more...

  • Bacchaeby Euripides; Paul Woodruff

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 6.50

    [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...

  • Ghostsby Henrik Ibsen

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99

    In this drama Ibsen has touched issues that were severely sensitive. The characters drawn in detail are deeply embedded in the plot. The themes of infidelity, illegitimate children and incest have been touched upon that were taboo topics of the time. He proved his mettle as a brilliant and bold writer as he delves into the psychology of the main characters... more...

  • The Saint's Tragedyby Charles Kingsley

    ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 4.99

    Books for All Kinds of Readers ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Each edition has been optimized for maximum readability, using our patent-pending conversion technology. We are partnering with leading publishers around the globe to create accessible editions of their titles. Our... more...

  • Touch and Goby D. H. Lawrence

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    This play by Lawrence is designed to produce what he believed was "A people's Theatre", catering to the needs of those who are caught between the forces of Labour and Capitalism. The play portrays a group of miners and their continuous conflicts in choosing their leadership and the consequent problems faced by them. more...

  • The Tragical History of Doctor Faustusby Christophe Marlowe

    ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 4.99

    The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus (1604), a play by Christopher Marlowe, is based on the medieval legend of a German scholar and magician. Faustus sells his soul to the devil for knowledge and power. The deal with Lucifer is sealed in Faustus' own blood. Faustus, of course, lives a damned life and cries out to Christ for salvation. more...

  • The Amazing Interludeby Edna St. Vincent Millay

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Books for All Kinds of Readers. ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead™ are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the letters. We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible... more...