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- Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 11.99
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 2011; US$ 11.99
Hear what I have to say about the cherry orchard, because it is mine. I say bring it down, tear it down. Smash it down and tear it down. Watch, watch. Just you watch. I will build holiday villas, as far as the eye can see. I will build a place for everyone to come and enjoy. For the future. And this will be the future. A new life. A new way of life.... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 50.50
?Well translated by Lacy Lockert, who provided an excellent critical introduction, this is a valuable selection of the plays of the great French Neo-Classicist. Included are Horace , The Cid , Cinna , Polyeucte , Rodugune , Nicomede .?? Library Journal . Originally published in 1952. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand... more...
- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 11.99
It's Christmas Day in Stewarton and Irene Gordon's struggling to get in the festive spirit. Her eighteen-year-old daughter has just had a baby, her ex-husband's had a stroke and her eldest is having a breakdown. Even the Dr Who special is disappointing. To compensate, she gets Rab McGuire, a gift-wrapped male sex aid and an escaped chicken that... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1999; US$ 1.95
CliffsNotes on Bertolt Brecht's plays Mother Courage and The Caucasian Chalk Circle . more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011; US$ 5.99
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on The Crucible takes you into Arthur Miller's play about good and evil, self-identity... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "Apollon se plaignait aux neuf S?urs, l'autre jour, De ne voir presque plus de bons vers sur l'amour; Le siècle, disait-il, a gâté cette affaire : Lui nous parler d'amour ! Il ne la sait pas faire. Ce qu'on n'a point au c?ur, l'a-t-on dans ses écrits ? J'ai beau communiquer de l'ardeur aux esprits ; Les belles n'ayant pas disposé la matière,... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 226.95
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... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "ROBERT, arrivant : Personne au rendez-vous. Aurait-on donné contre-ordre... (Examinant les lieux.) Non, aucun avertissement... Les pierres sont en place... Pas une branche brisée... ? De là haut on aperçoit notre forteresse... Voyons si le drapeau d'alarme n'y flotte pas. (Il grimpe dans l'arbre et regarde.) Non. (Il va pour descendre et... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2010; Not Available
This book provides a critical assessment of dramatic literature since 1995, situating texts, companies and writers in a cultural, political and social context. It examines the shifting role of the playwright, the dominant genres and emerging styles of the past decade and how they are related. Beginning with an examination of how dramatic literature... more...