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  • La Sainte Courtisane or The Woman Covered with Jewelsby Oscar Wilde

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; Not Available

    Intent on seducing a Christian man, Honorius, who lives in seclusion in the desert, Myrrhina, a noblewoman and famed temptress, travels to Honorius?s retreat in pursuit of him. La Sainte Courtisane was nearly completed by Oscar Wilde before he was imprisoned, but the author mistakenly left his only copy of the manuscript in a taxicab, and was never... more...

  • The Plays of Oscar Wildeby Oscar Wilde

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; Not Available

    Featuring the entirety of Oscar Wilde?s dramatic works, this collection demonstrates the author?s wide range, unerring wit, and unique perspective. Bringing together Wilde?s most famous plays, including The Importance of Being Earnest , An Ideal Husband , and Lady Windermere?s Fan , along with rare and incomplete dramas like Salome and Vera, this... more...

  • Pygmalionby George Bernard Shaw

    The Floating Press 1912; US$ 3.95

    In George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion a phonetician believes the power of speech is such that he can introduce a Cockney flower girl to polite society after careful language and etiquette training, and no one will discern her true roots. The professor and the flower girl grown close, but after her successful debut she rejects the professor and... more...

  • Caesar and Cleopatraby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every chapter and act. ************. Caesar and Cleopatra, a play written in 1898 by George Bernard Shaw, was first staged in 1901 and first published with Captain Brassbound''s Conversion and The Devil''s Disciple... more...

  • The Doctor's Dilemmaby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every chapter and act. ************. The Doctor''s Dilemma is a play by G. Bernard Shaw first staged in 1906. The thesis of the play, revolutionary for its time, was that medical doctors inevitably face a dilemma between... more...

  • The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Playsby Oscar Wilde; Sylvan Barnet

    Penguin Group US 1985; US$ 4.95

    More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA more...

  • The Complete Playsby John M. Synge

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 12.00

    This volume includes the complete texts of all the plays by J.M. Synge. Produced at the Abbey Theater which Synge founded. Represents one of the major dramatic achievements of the 20th century. From the Paperback edition. more...

  • Harold Pinterby Michael Billington

    Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 14.57

    Michael Billington's engrossing biography examines Pinter's work in the context of his life. Through extended conversations with Pinter and interviews with his friends and colleagues, Billington creates a portrait of the man as well as the artist, from Pinter's Hackney childhood to his Nobel Prize, discussing his writing for stage and screen, as... more...

  • The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Playsby Oscar Wilde; Sylvan Barnet; Elise Bruhl; Michael Gamer

    Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 4.99

    A universal favorite, The Importance of Being Earnest displays Oscar Wilde's theatrical genius at its brilliant best. Subtitled "A Trivial Comedy for Serious People", this hilarious attack on Victorian manners and morals turns a pompous world on its head, lets duplicity lead to happiness, and makes riposte the highest form of art. Also included... more...

  • Seize the Fireby Tom Paulin

    Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 10.19

    After the success of The Riot Act , his version of Sophocles's Antigone , Tom Paulin turned his formidable powers of transformation on Aeschylus's Prometheus Bound . Commissioned by the Open University, Paulin produced a reworking of the myth, deploying a fluent and sinewy diction laced with the vernacular. As drama it is a brilliant object lesson... more...