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- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 104.00
The theme for Shakespeare Survey 67 is 'Shakespeare's Collaborative Work'. more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57
Journalist Lara, and her ex-MP and crime-writer husband Richard, are happy and successful. Having moved to a fashionable gated community they invite their old neighbours Caitlin and Joe to dinner. When the security system fails, the food is delivered by a stranger and the dinner party takes quite a different turn. April De Angelis's darkly comic... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 24.78
On Raftery's Hill 'This is a play that howls to be seen; its courage is matched only by its dramatic power.' Sunday Independent Ariel 'An astonishing piece of theatre. Interweaving themes drawn from Irish, Greek and biblical myth, she spins a tale of power that is honest, emotional, dark and true . . . Die to see it.' Irish Examiner ... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57
For the teenagers of the small Ayrshire town of Stewarton, there's change in the air. Rab's back from Cambridge. He feels alienated there; he feels alienated in his home town, too. Michelle's returned to spend some time with her great-gran while she can. She reckons university isn't all it's cracked up to be, too. Meanwhile, Norma's sweeping up... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2010; US$ 50.16
Offering a wide perspective on Molière`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 Molière studies through the major philosophical research of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
One of Europe's greatest playwrights, Caryl Churchill has been internationally celebrated for four decades. She has exploded the narrow definitions of political theatre to write consistently hard-edged and innovative work. Always unpredictable in her stage experiments, her plays have stretched the relationships between form and content, actor and... 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...
- The Floating Press 1914; US$ 4.99
This book is aimed squarely at the theater-goer. It hopes to offer a concise general treatment upon the use of the theater, so that the person in the seat may get the most for his money; may choose his entertainment wisely, avoid that which is not worth while, and appreciate the values artistic and intellectual of what he is seeing and hearing. more...
- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 14.57
Now we don't want to start Christmas like this, do we? Cheating at snakes and ladders, fighting over comic books, a bungled infidelity beneath the tree. Christmas has arrived in the Bunker household along with family and friends. But as the children lurk just out of sight, it's the adults who are letting the side down. I couldn't. Not in... more...