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  • Aiasby Sophocles; Herbert Golder; Richard Pevear

    Oxford University Press, USA 1999; US$ 9.99

    Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated Greek tragedies, the Greek Tragedy in New Translation series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. Under the general editorship of Peter Burian and Alan Shapiro,... more...

  • Bakkhaiby Euripides; Reginald Gibbons; Charles Segal

    Oxford University Press, USA 2001; US$ 34.99

    Regarded by many as Euripides' masterpiece, Bakkhai is a powerful examination of religious ecstasy and the resistance to it. A call for moderation, it rejects the temptation of pure reason as well as pure sensuality, and is a staple of Greek tragedy, representing in structure and thematics an exemplary model of the classic tragic elements. Disguised... more...

  • Fierce and Trueby Children?s Theatre Company; Peter Brosius; Elissa Adams

    University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 54.00

    A collection of plays written for teenage audiences from the leading theater for young people and families in North America more...

  • The Chemistry of the Theatreby Jerzy Limon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    This innovative, theoretical work focuses on temporal issues in theatre and the 'chemistry' of theatre - the ways in which a variety of factors in performance combine to make up what we call 'theatre'. Discussing a range of canonical plays, from Shakespeare to Beckett, the book makes a unique contribution to theatre and performance studies. more...

  • Plays from New River 1by M.Z. Ribalow

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00

    This is the first volume of Plays from the New River, a place where gifted writers of plays and screenplays are paid and nurtured to write whatever they most want to write. These three very different plays are among the results. Wendy Hammond's Absence considers an era of American foreign policy by focusing on the intensely human story of a Mormon... more...

  • English Mystery Playsby none; Peter Happe

    Penguin Books Ltd 1975; US$ 23.98

    Humour, pathos and suffering, and the culminating drama of the Crucifixion and Resurrection, give these plays a wonderful immediacy. Their action was conceived on a cosmic scale and all the enthusiasm and vitality of their writing is retained to this day. The energies of whole communities, notably at Chester, York and Wakefield, were devoted to their... more...

  • York Mystery Playsby Richard Beadle; Pamela M. King

    Oxford University Press, UK 1995; US$ 8.99

    This volume is the only paperback to offer the main body of the plays which make up York's famous Corpus Christi cycle. The selection here emphasises the scope of the oldest and best-preserved of the English Mystery cycles, and the modern spelling, detailed notes, and general introduction make the volume particularly useful for both readers and... more...

  • Tours et détoursby Catherine Khordoc

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2012; US$ 29.95

    Cette étude examine l?inscription du mythe de Babel dans des romans contemporains de langue française. more...

  • Disputationes graecae contra ludaeosby Andreas Külzer

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 168.00

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  • Abschiedsbriefe in Literatur und Kultur des 18. Jahrhundertsby Marie Isabel Schlinzig

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    ?See, we dream when we speak of death,? Werther writes on his deathbed in his farewell letter to Lotte. As shown in this study, Werther is following an old tradition of final letters that began to take modern form in the 18th century. Drawing on a large number of sources, this volume undertakes a first comprehensive investigation of the... more...