The Leading eBooks Store Online
for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, BlackBerry...
New to eBooks.com?Learn more
- Bestsellers - This Week
- Foreign Language Study
- Bestsellers - Last 6 months
- Graphic Books
- Health & Fitness
- Political Science
- Biography & Autobiography
- Psychology & Psychiatry
- Body Mind & Spirit
- House & Home
- Business & Economics
- Children's & Young Adult Fiction
- Juvenile Nonfiction
- Language Arts & Disciplines
- Crafts & Hobbies
- Science Fiction
- Current Events
- Literary Collections
- Literary Criticism
- Literary Fiction
- Social Science
- The Environment
- Sports & Recreation
- Family & Relationships
- Study Aids
- Folklore & Mythology
- Food and Wine
- Performing Arts
- True Crime
- Foreign Language Books
Most popular at the top
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
This book, winner of the 1969 South Atlantic Modern Language Association Award, presents a new perspective in the criticism of Jacobean tragedy and a truer evaluation of this body of drama. Mr. Herndl reinterprets a number of important Jacobean plays, making clear their essential spirit and the world view from which it rises. Herndl demonstrates the... more...
- 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...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 63.50
Psychisch kranke Figuren bevölkern die Bühne des 19. Jahrhunderts. Im Bemühen um die hohe Form der Tragödie beleben die Dramatiker tradierte Stoffe wie die Orestie oder die römische Geschichte unter dem Vorzeichen der Krankheit neu. Wahnsinn wird zum effektvollen Auslöser oder Resultat von Handlungen. Für Schauspieler sind dies begehrte Rollen, weil... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 22.00
A stimulating introduction to the drama of the early modern era, through a focus on commercial playhouses and their repertoires. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 38.34
User's guide - Editor's notes and intro. - Comprehensive bio. - Detailed plot summaries of each play - Extracts from critical essays that examine important aspects of each work - A complete biography of the writer's plays - A list of critical works about the playwright - An index of themes and ideas covered in the plays more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 105.00
Tadeusz Kantor (19151990) was one of the twentieth centurys most innovative visual artists, stage directors, and theoreticians. His theatre productions and manifestos challenged the conventions of creating art in postWorld War II culture and expanded the boundaries of Dada, surrealist, Constructivist, and happening theatre forms.... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00
A study guide to one of Shakespeare's greatest plays that contains a selection of criticism through the centuries, as well as an introduction by the author, a summary of the plot, a comprehensive list of characters, a biography of Shakespeare, and more. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 13.99
In her long-awaited book, the legendary acting teacher Stella Adler gives us her extraordinary insights into the work of Henrik Ibsen ("The creation of the modern theater took a genius like Ibsen. . .Miller and Odets, Inge and O'Neill, Williams and Shaw, swallowed the whole of him"), August Strindberg ("He understood and predicted the forces that would... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 37.95
August Strindberg was a radical innovator of Western theatre whose diverse dramatic output embodied an essentially modernist sensibility. This new volume gives insight into Strindberg?s work on theatre culture and its significance for theatre today. more...
- Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 14.57
Come on troops. Let's take check: Finn Bar, slightly ruffled but still in fighting form. Maggie, could do with a full night's sleep but otherwise all in order... Stay here. Don't answer the door. I'll go out and get some proper food. In a new flat, three children play hide and seek. Eliot wears a crown, little Finn, King of the Wild Thing's,... more...