All's Well That Ends Well (Modern Library Classics)

By William Shakespeare

“A younger guy married is a guy that’s marr’d.”
—All’s good That Ends Well
Eminent Shakespearean students Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen supply a clean re-creation of this vintage play approximately gender, wish, and sexual love.
THIS quantity additionally comprises greater than 100 PAGES OF particular FEATURES:
• an unique advent to All’s good That Ends Well
• incisive scene-by-scene synopsis and research with very important evidence concerning the work
• observation on earlier and present productions in keeping with interviews with best administrators, actors, and designers
• images of key RSC productions
• an outline of Shakespeare’s theatrical occupation and chronology of his plays
Ideal for college kids, theater execs, and common readers, those smooth and obtainable variations from the Royal Shakespeare corporation set a brand new normal in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.

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Troilus and Cressida (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 25) (Bilingual Edition)

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

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


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Love Virtually

By Daniel Glattauer

'Write to me, Emmi. Writing is like kissing, yet with out lips. Writing is kissing with the mind.' It starts accidentally: Leo gets emails in errors from an unknown lady known as Emmi. Being well mannered he replies, and Emmi writes again. a number of short exchanges are all it takes to spark a mutual curiosity in one another, and shortly Emmi and Leo are sharing their innermost secrets and techniques and longings. The erotic pressure simmers, and it sort of feels just a topic of time sooner than they're going to meet in individual. yet they maintain casting off the instant - the possibility either excites and unsettles them. And in the end, Emmi is fortunately married. Will their emotions for every different live on the try out of a real-life come upon? And if this is the case, what then? Love nearly is a humorous, fast moving and totally soaking up novel, with lots of twists and turns, a few love affair performed totally through e mail.

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Winners and Losers

By Marcus Youssef

Two pals go the time jointly enjoying a made-up video game within which they identify humans, locations, or issues and debate whether or not they are profitable or no longer; in different phrases, whether or not they are winners or losers. every one good friend seeks to defeat the opposite, and since this type of males grew up economically privileged and the opposite didn't, the contest very quickly heats up.

Marcus Youssef is affiliate creative manufacturer at Vancouver's NeWorld Theatre and teaches theater at Concordia college in Montreal.

James Long has been making theater considering that 1995 and is inventive director of Theatre alternative in Vancouver.

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A Streetcar Named Desire (New Directions Paperbook)

By Tennessee Williams

The Pulitzer Prize and Drama Critics Circle Award successful play―reissued with an advent by way of Arthur Miller (Death of a Salesman and The Crucible), and Williams' essay "The international I stay In."

it's a very brief checklist of 20th-century American performs that proceed to have an analogous energy and effect as once they first appeared―57 years after its Broadway most efficient, Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire is a kind of performs. the tale famously recounts how the light and promiscuous Blanche DuBois is driven over the sting by way of her attractive and brutal brother-in-law, Stanley Kowalski. Streetcar introduced the careers of Marlon Brando, Jessica Tandy, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden, and solidified the location of Tennessee Williams as some of the most vital younger playwrights of his new release, in addition to that of Elia Kazan because the maximum American degree director of the '40s and '50s.

Who greater than America's elder statesman of the theater, Williams' modern Arthur Miller, to write down as a witness to the lightning that struck American tradition within the kind of A Streetcar Named Desire? Miller's wealthy point of view on Williams' singular kind of poetic discussion, delicate characters, and dramatic violence makes this a special and invaluable new version of A Streetcar Named Desire. This definitive new version also will comprise Williams' essay "The global I dwell In," and a short chronology of the author's lifestyles.

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Coriolanus (Dover Thrift Editions)

By William Shakespeare

A hugely political play, Coriolanus issues an army hero of historical Rome who makes an attempt to shift from his occupation as a basic to turn into a candidate for public workplace — a disastrous stream that results in his participating with the enemy and heading an assault on Rome. regardless of his battlefield self assurance and accomplishments, Coriolanus proves psychologically ill-suited as a candidate for the place of work of consul and makes a simple scapegoat for the stressed citizenry and his political opponents.
The final of Shakespeare's tragedies, Coriolanus was once written in nearly 1608 and derived from Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans. A undying story of delight, revenge, and political chicanery, it is still ever-relevant for contemporary readers and audiences.

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The Misanthrope and Tartuffe

By Molière

Vintage performs translated via a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet into English verse. within the Misanthrope, society itself is indicted and the impurity of its critic's causes is uncovered. In Tartuffe, the bigoted and prudish Orgon falls thoroughly below the ability of the wily Tartuffe. Introductions via Richard Wilbur.

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Love's Labour's Lost (Modern Library Classics)

By William Shakespeare

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

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Peer Gynt

By Henrik Ibsen

One of the masterpieces of worldwide literature, this nice verse drama through Norway's famed playwright humorously but profoundly explores the virtues, vices, and follies universal to all humanity because it follows the roguish lifetime of an enthralling yet boastful younger guy. A literary pride because it was once first released in 1875.

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