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- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 70.00
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 2010; US$ 11.99
Eigengrau / [ay-gen-gr-ow ] - noun. intrinsic light; the colour seen by the eye in perfect darkness Rose believes in true love and leprechauns. Her flatmate Cassie is engaged in a fervent struggle against patriarchal oppression. Across London, Mark believes in the power of marketing. His flatmate Tim Muffin is engaged in a fervent struggle against... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 29.99
Metatheater, or "theater within theater," is a critical approach often used in studies of Shakespearian or modern drama. Breaking new ground in the study of ancient Greek tragedy, Mark Ringer applies the concept of metatheatricality to the work of Sophocles. His innovative analysis sheds light on Sophocles' technical ingenuity and reveals previously... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 37.95
A most thorough study of the Elizabethan Tragedy of Revenge, its origins, development, the ethical influence affecting it and the inter-relations of the plays. Originally published in 1966. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 159.95
George Cumberlands unpublished and almost unrecorded farce of about 1817 called The Emigrants or A Trip to The Ohio amiably pokes fun at Yankees, Yorkshiremen, Irishmen, and Utopians, and it is a treasure-house of slang, such as Obstropelous. Its polymath author was a prolific artist, inventor, geologist, poet, political radical,... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99
Extrait : HERMOGIDE. Tous les chefs sont d'accord, et dans ce jour tranquille, Argos attend un roi de la main d'Eriphyle : Nous verrons si le sort, qui m'outrage et me nuit, De vingt ans de travaux m'arrachera le fruit. EUPHORBE. A ce terme fatal Eriphyle amenée, Ne peut plus reculer son second hyménée ; Argos l'en sollicite, et la vois de nos dieux... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "LE ROI, entouré de ses courtisans ; RUTTEN. LE ROI : Mes amis, je vous ai annoncé, il y a déjà longtemps, les fiançailles de ma chère Elsbeth avec le prince de Mantoue. Je vous annonce aujourd'hui l'arrivée de ce prince ; ce soir peut-être, demain au plus tard, il sera dans ce palais. Que ce soit un jour de fête pour tout le monde ; que... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 31.95
Fifty Modern and Contemporary and Dramatists is a critical introduction to the work of some of the most important and influential playwrights from the 1950s to the present day. The figures chosen are among the most widely studied by students of drama, theatre and literature and include such celebrated writers as: ? Samuel Beckett ? Caryl Churchill... more...