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  • Oresteiaby Aeschylus; Peter Meineck; Helene P. Foley

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 10.95

    Meineck's translation is faithful and supple; the language employed is modern without betraying the grandeur and complexity--particularly the images--of the Aeschylean text. After reading this translation, one has but one further wish: to see it and hear it at Delphi, Epidaurus or Syracuse. --Herman Van Looy, L'Antiquite Classique more...

  • Antigone; Oedipus the King; Electraby Sophocles; H. D. F. Kitto; Edith Hall

    OUP Oxford 1994; US$ 5.99

    Love and loyalty, hatred and revenge, fear, deprivation, and political ambition: these are the motives which thrust the characters portrayed in these three Sophoclean masterpieces on to their collision course with catastrophe.Recognized in his own day as perhaps the greatest of the Greek tragedians, Sophocles's reputation has remained undimmed for... more...

  • Red Star Risingby Brian Freemantle

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 6.79

    Britain's MI5 tolerates Charlie Muffin because he's their best field agent. What none of his colleagues knows, though, is that he is married to Natalia Fedova, a colonel in the FSB, the Russian intelligence successor to the KGB. It's a secret that could land her in front of a firing squad, and him in jail for life. Worst of all, their daughter would... more...

  • Trying to Find Chinatownby David Henry Hwang

    Theatre Communications Group 1999; US$ 16.99

    A major collection by the preeminent Asian-American playwright. more...

  • Film Studiesby Ed Sikov

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 31.99

    Ed Sikov builds a step-by-step curriculum for the appreciation of all types of narrative cinema, detailing the essential elements of film form and systematically training the spectator to be an active reader and critic. Sikov primes the eye and mind in the special techniques of film analysis. His description of mise-en-scene helps readers grasp the... more...

  • Johnny Carsonby Henry Bushkin

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013; US$ 14.56

    An endlessly dishy and incisive account of the King of Late Night at the height of his fame and power, by his lawyer, wingman, fixer, and closest confidant. more...

  • Fleabag: The Original Play (NHB Modern Plays)by Phoebe Waller-Bridge

    Nick Hern Books 2016; US$ 14.99

    ‘I sit on the loo and think about all the people I can have sex with now. I’m not obsessed with sex. I just can’t stop thinking about it.’ The Fleabag bites back. A rip-roaring account of some sort of female living her sort of life. Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s debut play is an outrageously funny monologue for a female performer. It premiered at the... more...

  • A Flea in Her Ear: Full Text and Introduction (NHB Drama Classi)by Georges Feydeau

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 6.99

    Drama Classi series The world's great plays at a great little price. Each pocket-sized volume contains: a full introduction an author biography notes on historical and theatrical context a plot synopsis key dates a further reading list a glossary of unusual words and phrases (English-language texts) A Flea in her Ear is a classic French... more...

  • Antigoneby Sophocles; Reginald Gibbons; Charles Segal

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 7.99

    For readers, actors, students, teachers, and theatrical directors, this new translation of one of the greatest plays in the history of the western world provides the best combination of contemporary, powerful language, along with superb background and notes on meaning, interpretation, and ancient beliefs, attitudes, and contexts. more...

  • The Biblical Drama of Medieval Europeby Lynette R. Muir

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 29.00

    A survey of biblical drama from the whole of medieval Christian Europe. more...