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  • Overruledby Benjamin Disraeli

    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...

  • Antigoneby Sophocles; Paul Woodruff

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2001; US$ 6.95

    Woodruff's work with Peter Meineck makes this text one that is accessible to today's students and could be staged for modern audiences. Line notes printed at the bottom of the page bring a reader further quick assistance. . . . The choral odes as rendered here deserve special notice. After giving a succinct analysis of each in his introduction, Woodruff... more...

  • Belle Moralby Ann-Marie Macdonald

    Knopf Canada 2010; US$ 16.95

    ?An extremely intelligent and erudite play that mixes the comic and gothic stylistically, with the scientific and political thematically.? The Globe and Mail "Bright and satiric.... Few other writers are so good at telling a story while arguing an intellectual point." NOW (Toronto) "The most significant aspect of Belle Moral is the profound... more...

  • The Complete Plays of Sophoclesby Sophocles

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 7.99

    Award-winningpoet-playwrights Robert Bagg and James Scully presenta gripping new translation of Western literature?s earliest treasures in TheComplete Plays of Sophocles . In the tradition of Robert Fagles?bestselling translations of The Iliad and The Odyssey , andretaining the textual authenticity of Richmond Lattimore?sAeschylus, Bagg and Scully... more...

  • Three Playsby Mario Vargas Llosa; David Graham-Young

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 14.99

    In these three plays?each introduced by the author?Mario Vargas Llosa, the internationally acclaimed novelist and a cultural and political figure in Peru, explores the complexities of Peruvian society and the writer's imagination. more...

  • John Gabriel Borkmanby Henrik Ibsen; Frank McGuinness

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 14.57

    John Gabriel Borkman, wealthy, powerful, revered, sacrificed love for success and was handsomely rewarded. Now, disgraced and destitute after financial scandal and a jail sentence, he paces out each day alone, planning his comeback. Downstairs, his wife, Gunhild, lives a parallel existence, plotting for their son to restore the family's reputation.... more...

  • Alan Bennett Plays 2by Alan Bennett

    Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 21.87

    This second volume of plays by Alan Bennett includes his two Kafka plays, one an hilarious comedy, the other a profound and searching drama. Also included is An Englishman Abroad and A Question of Attribution . The fascination of these two plays lies in the way they question our accepted notions of treachery and, in different ways, make a sympathetic... more...

  • The Lady in the Vanby Alan Bennett

    Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 11.66

    Adapted by the author from his autobiographical memoir, The Lady in the Van tells the story of Miss Mary Shepherd, whom Alan Bennett first came across when she was living in the street near his home in Camden Town. Taking refuge with her van in his garden originally for three months, she ended up staying fifteen years. Funny, touching and unexpectedly... more...

  • An Oresteiaby Anne Carson; Aeschylus; Sophocles; Euripides

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 15.99

    A Bold, Iconoclastic New Look at One of the Great Works of Greek Tragedy In this innovative rendition of The Oresteia , the poet, translator, and essayist Anne Carson combines three different visions?Aischylos' Agamemnon , Sophokles' Elektra , and Euripides' Orestes ?giving birth to a wholly new experience of the classic Greek triumvirate of... more...

  • Euripides' Alcestisby Ted Hughes

    Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 11.66

    Alcestis is the story of a king, Admetus, who is able to escape death because his wife, Alcestis, has volunteered to die in his place. Ted Hughes's version goes beyond translation to an inspired rethinking of the story in terms of his own vision of human suffering. Although he started working on this piece in 1993, he did not finish until a few... more...