Download E-books The First Part of King Henry the Sixth (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 20) (Bilingual Edition) PDF

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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Download E-books Les Liaisons dangereuses (Oxford World's Classics) PDF

By David Coward

The advanced ethical ambiguities of seduction and revenge make Les Liaisons dangereuses (1782) probably the most scandalous and arguable novels in eu literature. Its best movers, the Vicomte de Valmont and the Marquise de Merteuil--gifted, prosperous, and bored--form an unholy alliance and switch seduction right into a video game. and so they play this video game with such wit and magnificence that it really is very unlikely to not appreciate them, until eventually they become aware of mysterious principles that they can not comprehend. within the resulting conflict there will be no winners, and the blameless undergo with the in charge. This new translation supplies Laclos a contemporary voice, and readers could be capable of pass judgement on no matter if the unconventional is as "diabolical" and "infamous" as its critics have claimed, or no matter if it has a lot to inform us a couple of global we nonetheless inhabit.

About the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made to be had the broadest spectrum of literature from world wide. every one reasonable quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, delivering the main exact textual content plus a wealth of alternative worthwhile positive aspects, together with specialist introductions via best specialists, voluminous notes to elucidate the textual content, up to date bibliographies for additional examine, and masses more.

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Download E-books Plays 3 PDF

By Harold Pinter

This revised 3rd quantity of Harold Pinter's paintings comprises The Homecoming, previous instances, No Man's Land, 4 shorter performs, six revue sketches and a brief tale. It additionally includes the speech given through Pinter in 1970 on being presented the German Shakespeare Prize.

The Homecoming

'Of all Harold Pinter's significant performs, The Homecoming has the main strong narrative line... you're involved, lured on, sucked into the vortex.' Sunday Telegraph

'The such a lot severe expression of compressed violence to be chanced on at any place in Pinter's plays.' The Times

Old Times

'A infrequent caliber of excessive rigidity is obvious, revealing in previous instances a fantastically managed and expressive formality that has seldom been completed because the performs of Racine.' monetary Times

'Harold Pinter's poetic, Proustian previous occasions has the inscrutability of a mysterious photo, and the stress of a very good thriller.' Independent

No Man's Land

'The paintings of our greatest residing playwright in its command of the language and its strength to erect a coherent constitution in a twilight quarter of misunderstanding and dismay.' the days

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Download E-books Wilde Complete Plays (World Classics) PDF

By Oscar Wilde

This quantity comprises every little thing Wilde wrote in dramatic form.

Wilde's masterpiece the significance of Being Earnest is outlined the following in its traditional three-act shape, yet with an appendix containing the easiest fabric from the unique four-act model. additionally integrated are his 3 'problem plays', woman Windermere's Fan, a lady of No significance and a fantastic Husband, in addition to his once-banned Salome and several little-known yet interesting dramas. H. Montgomery Hyde, an stated professional on Wilde and writer of a number of books on him, presents an creation to Wilde's lifestyles and paintings with targeted awareness to the composition and function of the plays.

"Wilde is to me our basically thorough playwright. He performs with every thing: with wit, with philosophy, with drama, with actors and audiences, with the entire theatre" (George Bernard Shaw)

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Download E-books The History Boys: A Play PDF

By Alan Bennett

"A play of intensity in addition to dazzle, intensely relocating in addition to thought-provoking and funny." The day-by-day Telegraph

An unruly bunch of vivid, humorous sixth-form (or senior) boys in a British boys' college are, as such boys could be, in pursuit of intercourse, recreation, and a spot at a superb collage, in general in that order. In all their efforts, they're helped and hindered, enlightened and bemused, by means of a maverick English instructor who seeks to expand their horizons in occasionally undefined methods, and a tender background instructor who questions the tools, in addition to the purpose, in their education. In The historical past Boys, Alan Bennett inspires the designated interval and position that the 6th shape represents in an English boy's existence. In doing so, he raises―with mild wit and pitch-perfect command of character―not in simple terms common questions about the character of heritage and the way it's taught but additionally questions on the aim of schooling today.

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Download E-books The God of Hell: A Play PDF

By Sam Shepard

Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard’s newest play is an uproarious, brilliantly provocative farce that brings the presents of a quintessentially American playwright to undergo at the present American dilemma.

Frank and Emma are a quiet, decent couple who bring up cows on their Wisconsin farm. quickly once they conform to publish Frank’s outdated pal Haynes, who's at the lam from a mystery executive venture regarding plutonium, they’re visited via Welch, an unctuous govt bureaucrat from hell. His competitive patriotism places Frank, Emma, and Haynes at the protective, reworking a heartland American loved ones right into a scene of torture and selling a radioactive model of conformity with a dangerously lengthy part lifestyles.

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Download E-books Bug: A Play PDF

By Tracy Letts

This darkish comedy occurs in a seedy lodge room open air Oklahoma urban, the place Agnes, a drug-addled cocktail waitress, is hiding from her ex-con ex-husband. Her lesbian biker pal R.C. introduces her to Peter, a good-looking drifter who will be an AWOL Gulf warfare veteran. They quickly start a courting that occurs virtually totally in the more and more claustrophobic confines of her lodge room. Peter starts off to rant in regards to the conflict in Iraq, UFOs, the Oklahoma urban bombings, cult suicides, after which mystery govt scan on infantrymen, of which he believes he's a sufferer. His delusions infect Agnes and the stress mounts as mysterious strangers seem at their door, earlier occasions hang-out them at each flip and they're attacked by means of genuine insects. Tracy Letts's story of affection, paranoia, and executive conspiracy is a thought-provoking psycho-thriller that combines terror and laughter at a fever pitch.

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Set in a seedy Oklahoma urban lodge room, the play facilities at the assembly among Agnes, a divorced waitress with a keenness for cocaine and isolation, and Peter, a soft-spoken Gulf conflict drifter brought to her by means of her lesbian buddy, R.C. Agnes remains at a resort in hopes of warding off her bodily abusive ex-husband, Jerry, who used to be simply published from criminal. first and foremost, she we could Peter sleep platonically on her flooring, yet no longer lengthy after she promotes him to the mattress. issues develop into extra complex as Jerry eagerly returns to the girl he likes to beat her up, awaiting to renew their courting. On most sensible of that, there s a hidden malicious program infestation challenge that has either Agnes and Peter facing scathing welts and festering sores which has Peter believing this can be the results of experiments performed on him in the course of his remain at a military medical institution. Their fears quickly strengthen to paranoia, conspiracy theories and twisted mental reasons.

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Download E-books Potato Factory PDF

By Bryce Courtenay

Ikey Solomon is especially winning certainly, within the paintings of thieving. Ikey's companion in crime is his mistress, the forthright Mary Abacus, till misfortune befalls them. they're parted and every needs to make the tough trip from nineteenth century London to Van Diemens Land. within the backstreets and dives of Hobart city, Mary learns the paintings of brewing and builds The Potato manufacturing facility, the place she plans a brand new destiny. yet her targets are threatened by means of Ikey's spouse, Hannah, her previous enemy. the 2 girls elevate their separate households. As every one girl units out to damage the opposite, the households are delivered to the sting of catastrophe.

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