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- 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...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 13.99
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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 14.99
Mario Vargas Llosa is Peru's foremost author and the winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature. In 1994 he was awarded the Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's most distinguished literary honor, and in 1995 he won the Jerusalem Prize. His many distinguished works include The Storyteller , The Feast of the Goat , Aunt Julia and the... more...
- 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...
- Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 18.94
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...
- Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 10.19
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...
- Faber & Faber 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... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 11.65
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 months... more...
- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2011; US$ 255.00
This bibliography contains all the dramas and theatrical pieces spoken or sung printed and/or performed in the territory of the German Empire and Switzerland from 1700 to 1799 together with their translations, adaptations and reprints, and in addition all printed foreign-language works as long as they were performed and/or published in the territory... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 8.99
Oscar Wilde was already one of the best known literary figures in Britain when he was persuaded to turn his extraordinary talents to the theatre. Between 1891 and 1895 he produced a sequence of distinctive plays which spearheaded the dramatic renaissance of the 1890s and retain their power today. The social comedies, Lady Windermere's Fan, A Woman... more...