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- Narr Francke Attempto 2010; US$ 51.79
Offering a wide perspective on Moličre`s plays, this study opens a new opportunity for understanding the dramatist`s links to the tradition and methods of Sextus Empiricus and his followers. By concentrating on the multiple uses of paradox in Language, thought, and stagecraft, it updates Moličre studies through the major philosophical research of the... more...
- Open Road Media 2013; US$ 14.99
An engrossing and provocative look at the decline of tragedy in modern art ?All men are aware of tragedy in life. But tragedy as a form of drama is not universal.? So begins George Steiner?s adept analysis of the demise of classic tragedy as a dramatic depiction of heroism and suffering. In The Death of Tragedy , Steiner examines the uniqueness... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 219.95
Romance is a varied and fluid literary genre, notoriously difficult to define. This groundbreaking Companion surveys the many permutations of romance throughout the ages. Considers the literary and historical development of the romance genre from its classical origins to the present day Incorporates discussion of the changing readership of... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 23.00
A brilliant and companionable tour through all thirty-eight plays, Shakespeare After All is the perfect introduction to the bard by one of the country?s foremost authorities on his life and work. Drawing on her hugely popular lecture courses at Yale and Harvard over the past thirty years, Marjorie Garber offers passionate and revealing readings of... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 8.00
?O mother, mother! What have you done?? ? Coriolanus Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of this gripping political and personal tragedy?along with more than a hundred pages of exclusive features, including ? an original Introduction to Coriolanus ? incisive scene-by-scene synopsis and... more...
- Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 14.57
Liubov Ranevskya, a widowed landowner returns home more or less insolvent after five years abroad. Everything appears just as she remembers it but hers is a diminishing world. The vast and beautiful cherry orchard is soon to be sold off against her mounting debts.The insistent warnings of Lopakhin, a peasant's son turned wealthy businessman, go unheeded,... more...
- Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 7.29
Berlin/Wall In two contrasted readings for the stage, David Hare visits a place where a famous wall has come down; then another where a wall is going up. Berlin For his whole adult life, David Hare has been visiting the city which so many young people regard as the most exciting in Europe. But there's something in Berlin's elusive character... more...
- Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 14.57
Small Town, Fife. Andy and Vicky were meant to be getting married tomorrow. The trouble is, Andy's stag weekend was so epic, so legendary, that he didn't survive it. The finest pleasures that Amsterdam and Hamburg have to offer, together with a mile-high fling with a budget-airline stewardess, brought him down to earth with a bump. Now it's time... more...