Download E-books Hamlet (Modern Library Classics) PDF

By William Shakespeare

A continuation of the most important sequence of person Shakespeare performs from the realm well known Royal Shakespeare corporation, edited through wonderful, more youthful new release Shakespearean students Jonathan Bate and Eric RasmussenIncorporating definitive textual content and state of the art notes from William Shakespeare: entire Works-the first authoritative, modernized version of Shakespeare's First Folio in additional than three hundred years-this amazing sequence of person performs combines Jonathan Bate's insightful severe research with Eric Rasmussen's textual services.

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Download E-books Rebel Women: Staging Ancient Greek Drama Today (Plays and Playwrights) PDF

A set of essays by means of many wonderful members, fascinated with the portrayal of insurgent ladies in old Greek drama

Ancient
Greek drama presents the trendy level with a number of robust female
characters who stand towards the patriarchal constructions that
seek to restrict and outline them. for modern theatre administrators their
representation serves as a automobile for studying and illuminating
issues of gender, strength, relations and morality, as germane at the present time as when
the performs have been first written.

Rebel girls brings together
essays through major writers from throughout diverse disciplines examining
the illustration of historic Greek heroines of their unique contexts
and on present day degree. Divided into 3 sections, it considers in turn
international productions, Irish models, and experiences of the original
texts. The articles discover how such characters as Iphigenia, Medea,
Antigone and Clytemnestra were portrayed lately and the
challenges and provocation they provide to either modern audiences
and dramatists alike.

'Seamus Heaney and Athol Fugard are brought
together as members by way of the muse that old Greek tragedy
has provided to them either. There are choices right here on Iphigenia, Medea,
Antigone, Clytemnestra, movie, drama, Greece, Russia ... and especially
Ireland. Amidst all this sort, the extent of curiosity and of
scholarship are regularly high.' Oliver Taplin, Professor of
Classical Languages and Literature, Oxford collage

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Download E-books The Poisoned Crown (The Accursed Kings, Book 3) PDF

By Maurice Druon

‘This used to be the unique online game of thrones’ George R.R. Martin

No guy is impervious to the poisons of the crown…

Having murdered his spouse and exiled his mistress, King Louis X of France turns into besotted with Princess Clemence of Hungary and makes her his new Queen.

However, notwithstanding the problem of the succession will be guaranteed, it truly is faraway from so, as Louis embarks on an ill-fated struggle opposed to Flanders.

Where his father, Philip IV, was once robust, Louis is susceptible, and the pursuits of his proud, profligate barons threaten his energy and the way forward for a country as soon as governed by way of an Iron King.

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Download E-books The Tragedy of Coriolanus (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 26) (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 L'Eventail de Lady Windermere / Lady Windermere's fan, édition bilingue PDF

By Oscar Wilde

Los angeles vertueuse woman Windermere s’apprête à donner un bal pour son anniversaire. Elle est tout à ses préparatifs lorsqu’elle découvre que son époux entretient une femme à los angeles réputation sulfureuse. Sa jalousie explose. Le mari dément. Mais, comble du déshonneur, il lui demande d’inviter cette mystérieuse inconnue le soir même…

Premier grand succès théâtral d’Oscar Wilde, L’Éventail de girl Windermere tourne en dérision les travers d’une société gouvernée par l’hypocrisie et l’argent. Ironie, cruauté et amour se mêlent dans cette comédie parfaitement maîtrisée et d’une drôlerie exquise, où l’auteur, distillant paradoxes et mots d’esprit, questionne aussi le pouvoir et l’inanité du langage.

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Download E-books Man and Superman (Penguin Classics) PDF

By George Bernard Shaw

Shaw begun writing guy AND SUPERMAN in 1901 and made up our minds to jot down a play that may encapsulate the recent century's highbrow inheritance. Shaw drew not just on Byron's verse satire, but in addition on Shakespeare, the Victorian comedy stylish in his youth, and from authors from Conan Doyle to Kipling. during this strong drama of rules, Shaw explores the position of the artist, the functionality of girls in society, and his idea of artistic Evolution. As Stanley Weintraub says in his new advent, this is often "the first nice twentieth-century English play" and is still a vintage exposé of the everlasting fight among the sexes.

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Download E-books Twelfth Night (Folger Shakespeare Library) PDF

Named for the 12th evening after Christmas, the tip of the Christmas season, Twelfth Night performs with love and gear. The Countess Olivia, a girl along with her personal loved ones, draws Duke (or count number) Orsino. different would-be suitors are her pretentious steward, Malvolio, and Sir Andrew Aguecheek.

Onto this scene arrive the twins Viola and Sebastian; stuck in a shipwreck, each one thinks the opposite has drowned. Viola disguises herself as a male web page and enters Orsino’s carrier. Orsino sends her as his envoy to Olivia—only to have Olivia fall in love with the messenger. The play complicates, then splendidly untangles, those relationships.

The authoritative version of Twelfth Night from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the relied on and popular Shakespeare sequence for college kids and normal readers, includes:

-Freshly edited textual content in accordance with the simplest early revealed model of the play

-Full explanatory notes comfortably put on pages dealing with the textual content of the play

-Scene-by-scene plot summaries

-A key to the play’s well-known traces and phrases

-An creation to studying Shakespeare’s language

-An essay via a number one Shakespeare student delivering a latest standpoint at the play

-Fresh pictures from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s big holdings of infrequent books

-An annotated advisor to extra reading

Essay by way of Catherine Belsey

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, is domestic to the world’s biggest choice of Shakespeare’s revealed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare students from around the world. as well as exhibitions open to the general public all year long, the Folger bargains a whole calendar of performances and courses. for additional info, stopover at Folger.edu.

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Download E-books Teatro breve del Siglo de Oro: Loas y entremeses (Penguin Clásicos) PDF

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 vehicles 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 l. a. mano de autores como Lope de Rueda, Agustín de Rojas, Alonso de Castillo Solórzano, Hurtado de Mendoza, Calderón de los angeles 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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Download E-books The Distance from Here: A Play PDF

By Neil LaBute

His motion pictures within the corporation of guys and your mates and pals either won serious renown for his or her biting satire and caustic wit. Now, with the gap from the following, he has written his such a lot riveting play but, an extreme examine the darkish facet of yank suburbia. With little to occupy their time except discovering a good position to hold out—the zoo, the mall, the college parking lot—Darrell and Tim are American youngsters who lack any path or objective of their lives. whilst Darrell’s suspicion concerning the faithlessness of his female friend is proven and Tim involves her safeguard, there's not anything to brake their momentum as all 3 velocity towards catastrophe.

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By Alex Berenson

August Busch IV had every thing - or appeared to. In 2006, Busch turned the manager government of Anheuser-Busch, the 6th member of his kin to manage the mythical brewery. At age forty two, Busch was once good-looking, prosperous, married to a stunning girl, and working one of many greatest businesses in the US. years later, Busch misplaced regulate of Anheuser-Busch. quickly he was once jobless, divorced, and suffering from alcohol and medicine. Then he woke to discover his female friend, a waitress named Adrienne Martin, useless in his mattress. From prize-winning novelist and previous manhattan instances reporter Alex Berenson, The Prince of Beers is the real tale of the secrets and techniques, lies, habit, and family members disorder in the back of Martin's demise and Busch's stunning downfall.

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