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  • The People Speakby Howard Zinn

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99

    To celebrate the millionth copy sold of Howard Zinn's great People's History of the United States , Zinn drew on the words of Americans -- some famous, some little known -- across the range of American history. These words were read by a remarkable cast at an event held at the 92nd Street YMHA in New York City that included James Earl Jones, Alice... more...

  • The Taming of the Shrewby William Shakespeare; Ann Thompson

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 15.00

    An updated edition of The Taming of the Shrew with sections added to the Introduction. more...

  • Theatreby Stephen Archer; Cynthia M. Gendrich; Woodrow B. Hood

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 54.99

    Theatre: Its Art and Craft is an introductory theatre text focusing on theatre practitioners and their processes. Using an accessible tone and a focused exploration of how theatre artists work, the book covers playwrights; directors, actors; designers of sets, costumes, props, lights, sound, and new technology; as well as the varying roles of scholars,... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Ibsenby James McFarlane

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 28.00

    In this 1994 book sixteen chapters explore Ibsen's life and work and his influence on the modern theatre, with supporting reference material. more...

  • The Essential Homerby Homer; Sheila Murnaghan

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2000; US$ 14.50

    Selections from both Iliad and Odyssey , made with an eye for those episodes that figure most prominently in the study of mythology. more...

  • Prometheus Boundby Aeschylus; Deborah Roberts

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 6.95

    "This is the best Prometheus Bound in English. Deborah Roberts' translation is accurate, readable, and true to the original in idiom, imagery, and the combination of a high style with occasional colloquialism. The informative notes and perceptive Introduction will help readers to experience the play with heightened pleasure and understanding."... more...

  • The Theatre of the Absurdby Martin Esslin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00

    In 1953, Samuel Beckett?s Waiting for Godot premiered at a tiny avant-garde theatre in Paris; within five years, it had been translated into more than twenty languages and seen by more than a million spectators. Its startling popularity marked the emergence of a new type of theatre whose proponents?Beckett, Ionesco, Genet, Pinter, and others?shattered... more...

  • Oedipus the Kingby Sophocles; Stephen Berg; Diskin Clay

    Oxford University Press, USA 1978; US$ 5.99

    Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the sense of poetry evident in the originals.... more...

  • Shakespeare and Toleranceby B. J. Sokol

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 36.00

    Analyses early modern attitudes to tolerance, including religion, race, humour and sexuality, as they occur in Shakespeare's poems and plays. more...

  • An Introduction to Post-Colonial Theatreby Brian Crow; Chris Banfield

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 28.00

    This book provides an introduction to post-colonial theatre by concentrating on the work of major dramatists from the third world and subordinated cultures in the first world. more...