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  • The Presence of Pessoaby George Monteiro

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    Fernando Pessoa (1888--1935) is perhaps the most engaging of the great Western modernists of this century. Born in Portugal but raised and educated in southern Africa, Pessoa wrote poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. George Monteiro provides refreshingly new interpretations of Pessoa's Mensagem ( Message ) and the modernist novella 0 Banqueiro... more...

  • Los bandos de Veronaby Francisco deRojas Zorrilla

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76

    Rojas Zorrilla escribió dramas profanos y religiosos: quince autos sacramentales, dos entremeses y cerca de setenta comedias de costumbres y dramas históricos. En esa época, en que abundaban las obras de teatro y tenían una enorme difusión popular, sus dramas destacaban por su intensidad trágica y sus comedias por su ritmo, sus enredos y su lenguaje... more...

  • Pink (NHB Modern Plays)by Sam Holcroft

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 5.82

    Two careers hang in the balance. Self-made millionaire Kim Keen is one of the most successful businesswomen in the country. As she prepares to launch her latest range on national television an unexpected visitor arrives in her dressing room with a different set of priorities to promote. A play from the author of Rules for Living (National Theatre).... more...

  • Milliner and the Weaver (NHB Modern Plays)by Marie Jones

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 5.82

    Henrietta from Belfast and Elspeth from Dublin are unlikely comrades. The Suffragette movement binds them together, but as the question of Home Rule divides Ireland, will national politics tear them apart? A play from the author of Stones in his Pockets , first staged at the Tricycle Theatre in 2010 as part of the Women, Power and Politics season.... more...

  • Bloody Wimmin' (NHB Modern Plays)by Lucy Kirkwood

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 5.82

    The protests at Greenham Common were a political landmark of the eighties. But how much did Greenham impact on the fight for nuclear disarmament, the progress of the women's movement and the culture of protest itself? From the author of Chimerica , first staged at the Tricycle Theatre in 2010 as part of the Women, Power and Politics season. ... more...

  • You, Me and Wii (NHB Modern Plays)by Sue Townsend

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 5.82

    A play set in a council house in a small Leicestershire town. Vincent's skiing on the Wii, Sheila's feeding her great-granddaughter McKenzie, and Kerry's getting on with the ironing. None of them are planning on voting in the election, but when Selina Snow rings the doorbell to canvas, perhaps she can change their minds, or they can change hers. ... more...

  • Playing the Game (NHB Modern Plays)by Bola Agbaje

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 5.82

    Election time. The Students' Association needs a new President, and Akousa's achingly cool flatmates are certain she is perfect for the position. How can they persuade her, and how much is she willing to compromise? From the author of Gone Too Far! , Playing the Game was first staged at the Traverse Theatre, in 2010 as part of the Women, Power... more...

  • Lioness (NHB Modern Plays)by Rebecca Lenkiewicz

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 5.82

    Elizabeth I described herself as Queen, King and Prince, thriving in a male world, and saving the country from debt and wars. Self-proclaimed wife and mother to England, her virgin status was part of her myth, as she consistently refused marriage, citing herself as already taken. Here we see Elizabeth as both a woman and a leader as she encounters... more...

  • New Readings in the Literature of British India, c. 1780-1947by Shafquat Towheed

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 36.99

    The contributions to this book amply demonstrate the richness, vitality, and complexity of the colonial transactions between Britain and India over the last two centuries, and they do so by approaching the topic from a specific perspective: by interpreting the rubric 'new readings' as broadly, creatively, and productively as possible. They cover a... more...

  • The Unravelling (NHB Modern Plays)by Fin Kennedy

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 10.19

    In a fabric shop, a dying mother challenges her daughters to weave her the greatest tale, using nothing more than pieces of cloth. A Fringe First Award-winning play about the power of mythology to change your life. Written in an ensemble storytelling style that will suit younger performance groups around the country, especially those looking for... more...