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  • Electra and the Empty Urnby Mark Ringer

    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...

  • Elizabethan Revenge Tragedy, 1587-1642by Fredson Thayer Bowers

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 37.00

    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 Emigrants or A Trip to the Ohio, a Theatrical Farce (1817)by George Cumberland; G.E. Bentley

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 159.95

    George Cumberland’s unpublished and almost unrecorded farce of about 1817 called The Emigrants or A Trip to The Ohio amiably pokes fun at Yankees, Yorkshiremen, Irishmen, and Utopians, and it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...

  • Eriphyleby Voltaire; Louis Moland; Ligaran

    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...

  • Fifty Modern and Contemporary Dramatistsby Maggie B. Gale; John F. Deeney

    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...

  • Fragments d'Artémireby Voltaire; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "ARTEMIRE. Oui, tous ces conquérants rassemblés sur ce bord, Soldats sous Alexandre, et rois après sa mort, Fatigués de forfaits et lassés de la guerre, Ont rendu le repos qu'ils ôtaient à la terre. Je rends grâce, Céphise, à cette heureuse paix Qui, brisant tes liens, te rend à mes souhaits." À PROPOS DES ÉDITIONS LIGARAN : Les éditions... more...

  • Gadda Goes to Warby Federica G Pedriali

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2013; Not Available

    Introduces and analyses a stage performance of texts by Italian Modernist writer Carlo Emilio Gadda. When do we start going to war and why? And what did it mean to go to war from World War I to World War II and beyond, in Italy, before and after Mussolini, before and after, that is, that warring spirit of the age which keeps nations in fighting mode?... more...

  • Galatéeby Jean de La Fontaine; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "TIMANDRE. Brillantes fleurs, naissez, Herbe tendre, croissez Le long de ces rivages ; Venez, petits oiseaux, Accorder vos ramages Au doux bruit de leurs eaux. Clymène sur ces bords Vient chercher les trésors De sa saison nouvelle : Messagers du matin, Si vous voyez la belle, Chantez sur son chemin." À PROPOS DES ÉDITIONS LIGARAN : Les... more...

  • Gethsemaneby David Hare

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 11.99

    Nothing is more important to a modern political party than fund-raising. But the values of the donors can't always coincide with the professed beliefs of the party. And family scandal within the cabinet has the potential to throw both the money-raisers and the money-spenders into chaos. This richly imagined ensemble play about British public life... more...

  • Ghostsby Henrik Ibsen; Rebecca Lenkiewicz

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 11.99

    Norway, 1881. Mrs. Alving is ecstatic when her son Osvald visits after many years abroad. He has returned to celebrate the heroic memory of his dead father. But within hours of Osvald's homecoming his mother is forced to unearth the past and reveal its terrifying ghosts. more...