Category: Drama

A Moon for the Misbegotten by Eugene O'Neill, Stephen A. Black

By Eugene O'Neill, Stephen A. Black

Eugene O'Neill's final accomplished play, A Moon for the Misbegotten is a sequel to his autobiographical lengthy Day's trip Into evening. Moon alternatives up 11 years after the occasions defined in lengthy Day's trip Into evening, asJim Tyrone (based on O'Neill's older brother Jamie) grasps at a final probability at love below the whole moonlight. This paperback version positive aspects an insightful creation by means of Stephen A. Black, necessary to an individual who wants a deeper realizing of O'Neill's work.

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Plays 2 by Harold Pinter

By Harold Pinter

The second one quantity of Harold Pinter's gathered paintings comprises The Caretaker.

The Caretaker

It was once with this play that Harold Pinter had his first significant good fortune. The obsessive caretaker, Davies, is a vintage comedian construction, and his uneasy courting with the enigmatic Aston and Mick a landmark in twentieth-century drama.

'The play continues to be a masterpiece.' day-by-day Telegraph

The Collection

This one-act play for tv explores the sexual manoeuvres among within the garments trade.

'Taps the adrenal circulation of up to date guilt and anxiety.' Time

The Lover

Richard and Sarah behavior themselves with obvious respectability within the mornings, while dwelling out a chain of erotic rituals within the afternoons.

'Beautifully written... the sexiest play I consider seeing at the television.' Sunday Times

The quantity additionally comprises evening institution and The Dwarfs, plus 5 revue sketches written throughout the comparable interval.

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Teatro breve del Siglo de Oro: Loas y entremeses (Penguin by Ignacio Arellano

By Ignacio Arellano

Los mejores libros jamás escritos.

«Yo que lo sé, que lo vi, que lo digo;
yo que lo vi, que lo digo y lo sé.»

Loas y entremeses, piezas teatrales de corta duración que solían acompañar con frecuencia a comedias y automobiles sacramentales, son dos de las formas de teatro breve más cultivadas por los grandes dramaturgos del Siglo de Oro. De simples introducciones al espectáculo y entretenimiento entre los diversos actos de las comedias, pasaron a ser verdaderas obras maestras de los angeles mano de autores como Lope de Rueda, Agustín de Rojas, Alonso de Castillo Solórzano, Hurtado de Mendoza, Calderón de l. a. Barca y, por supuesto, Miguel de Cervantes, cuyos entremeses son considerados una de las cimas del género.

Ignacio Arellano, uno de los máximos especialistas en literatura del Siglo de Oro, propone en este libro una cuidada selección de estas formas de teatro breve que ayudará al lector a comprender su génesis y evolución.

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King Lear (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang by William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual version of chinese language and English.

中国广播电视出版社从台湾远东图书公司引进版权,出版了梁实秋翻译的《莎士比亚全集》中英文对照版,这是梁译本《莎士比亚全集》以中英文对照的形式首次在内地出版发行。梁译本的最大特点为:白话散文式的风格;直译,忠实于原文;全译,决不删略原文。除此之外,梁译本还有独到之处:一是加了注释。莎翁作品原文常有版本的困难,晦涩难解之处很多,各种双关语、熟语、俚语、典故也多,猥亵语也不少,梁实秋不但直译,而且加了大量注释,帮助读者理解原文。二是每剧前都加了序言。序言中对该剧的版本、著作年代、故事来源、舞台历史、该剧的意义及批评意见等均有论述。

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Wilhelm Reich in Hell by Robert Anton Wilson

By Robert Anton Wilson

The good psychiatrist Wilhelm Reich as soon as wrote, "No President, Academy, court docket of legislations, Congress or Senate in this earth has the data or energy to choose what is going to be the data of tomorrow." In 1957, the govt of the USA of the USA jailed Dr. Reich and burned all of his released works. Wilhelm Reich in Hell presents a striking new examine the vilification and destruction of an excellent guy who refused to bow to Gestapo strategies.

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The Merchant of Venice (Modern Library Classics) by William Shakespeare

By William Shakespeare

Because the electorate of Venice compete for effective marriages, wealth, and standing, a moneylender is rationale on lethal revenge. distrust and resentment thrive in Shakespeare’s darkish comedy.

Under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, of today’s such a lot complete Shakespearean students, this contemporary Library sequence contains definitive texts and authoritative notes from William Shakespeare: entire Works. each one play contains an advent in addition to an summary of Shakespeare’s theatrical profession; statement on previous and present productions in accordance with interviews with prime administrators, actors, and architects; scene-by-scene research; key proof concerning the paintings; a chronology of Shakespeare’s existence and occasions; and black-and-white illustrations.

Ideal for college students, theater pros, and common readers, those glossy and obtainable variations from the Royal Shakespeare corporation set a brand new ordinary in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.

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Measure for Measure (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by by William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual variation of chinese language and English.

中国广播电视出版社从台湾远东图书公司引进版权,出版了梁实秋翻译的《莎士比亚全集》中英文对照版,这是梁译本《莎士比亚全集》以中英文对照的形式首次在内地出版发行。梁译本的最大特点为:白话散文式的风格;直译,忠实于原文;全译,决不删略原文。除此之外,梁译本还有独到之处:一是加了注释。莎翁作品原文常有版本的困难,晦涩难解之处很多,各种双关语、熟语、俚语、典故也多,猥亵语也不少,梁实秋不但直译,而且加了大量注释,帮助读者理解原文。二是每剧前都加了序言。序言中对该剧的版本、著作年代、故事来源、舞台历史、该剧的意义及批评意见等均有论述。

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Vom Drama zum Theatertext?: Zur Situation der Dramatik in by Hans-Peter Bayerdörfer (ed.)

By Hans-Peter Bayerdörfer (ed.)

During the twentieth century there has been a starting to be discrepancy among literary dramatics and the fashionable degree which resulted in severe dislocations. these days we're confronted with a multiplicity of theatrical texts that may now not be defined utilizing the types of a poetology of drama - together with its epic extensions, nor can they be defined solely from the adjustments and stipulations of degree aesthetics. the connection among drama and the theatre is in a nation of flux and always calls for innovation from each side.

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The Alchemy of Laughter: Comedy in English Fiction by Glen Cavaliero

By Glen Cavaliero

This is the single modern serious examine to debate the character of comedy with unique connection with novels. It examines the comedian forms of novelists from Fielding and Jane Austen to Waugh and Angus Wilson, in addition to much less usual writers reminiscent of Ronald Firbank and Sylvia Townsend Warner. Distinguishing among other forms of humor, it exhibits how comedy works in perform lower than altering literary, social, and environmental stipulations, and is designed to curiosity educational and normal readers equally.

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