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- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57
Furious that Prince Hippolytus will not worship her, Aphrodite, goddess of love, seeks revenge. Infecting Hippolytus' stepmother, Phaedra, with an overpowering desire for him, Aphrodite's retribution will sweep both prince and queen to a brutal end. A secret torment Storms through her Tosses her into that black harbour Death. Timberlake... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 13.12
Anxiously awaiting the return of his new wife, Adolph finds solace in the words of a stranger. But comfort soon turns to destruction as old wounds are opened, insecurities are laid bare and former debts are settled. Regarded as Strindberg's most mature work, Creditors is a darkly comic tale of obsession, honour and revenge. David Greig's version... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 70.00 US$ 63.70
Dürrenmatt's apparently conflicting statements about his central concerns have baffled scholars attempting to interpret his works. In his critical approach to Dürrenmatt, Timo Tiusanen emphasizes the author's relation to the theater, and analyzes the thirteen original stage plays, eight radio plays, and five adaptations, using the special concept... more...
- Faber & Faber 2015; US$ 14.57
How did you learn to draw a line that is so ferocious and so supple? There is no question Mademoiselle . . . You are one of us. From unexpected quarters in nineteenth century France, a bright new talent emerges: confident, penniless, and a woman. But circumstance is no obstacle to Suzanne Valadon. For the great Edgar Degas, his ambitious prot?g?e... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Originally published in 1971. The Victorian Age was one of popular theatre and increasingly popular journalism. One manifestation of this journalism was the emergence of the dramatic critic from the anonymity and brevity which had previously characterized periodical treatment of the theatre. If Victorian theatre is regarded as existing essentially... more...
- Copyright Group 2013; US$ 1.39
Henry James was born on 15 April 1843 and is regarded as one of the great literary figures of 19th Century writing. Born in New York, he moved between there and Europe, being tutored in Geneva, London, Paris, Bologna, and Bonn. At the age of 19 he briefly attended Harvard Law School, but preferred reading literature to studying law and settled the... more...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2012; US$ 17.99
The greatest plays of Terence Rattigan (1911-77) - including The Browning Version , The Deep Blue Sea , Separate Tables and The Winslow Boy - are now established classics. There have been regular revivals of his work, including recent productions in the West End, at Chichester Festival Theatre and by the Peter Hall Company. From the heady days... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "LE LOUP-GAROU : Les loups se sont-ils réunis ? LE LIEUTENANT , se levant : Tous, excepté Bordier qui fait sentinelle, et Wilfrid le roux qui est allé battre l'estrade. LE LOUP-GAROU : Loups, mes compagnons, Étienne Durer que voici, (un brigand se lève) demande à devenir loup. Depuis six mois qu'il est avec nous, il s'est comporté bravement.... more...