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The Theban Plays
The Theban Plays
Written by Sophocles, Translated by David Grene, Introduction by Charles Segal
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679431329
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The Theban Plays

Written by Sophocles
Translated by David Grene
Introduction by Charles Segal


Format: Hardcover, 280 pages
On Sale: October 18, 1994
Price: $22.00

The legends surrounding Oedipus of Thebes and his ill-fated offspring provide the subject matter for Sophocles’ three greatest plays, which together represent Greek drama at the pinnacle of its achievement.

 

Oedipus the King, the most famous of the three, has been characterized by critics from Aristotle to Coleridge as the perfect exemplar...

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Playing Shakespeare
Playing Shakespeare
Written by John Barton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307773913
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Playing Shakespeare
An Actor's Guide
Written by John Barton


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 10, 2010
Price: $13.99

Now in its first American edition, Playing Shakespeare is the premier guide to understanding and appreciating the mastery of the world’s greatest playwright.

Together with Royal Shakespeare Company actors–among them Patrick Stewart, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Ben Kingsley, and David Suchet–John Barton demonstrates how to adapt Elizabethan theater for the modern stage... Read more >
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Copenhagen
Copenhagen
Written by Michael Frayn
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307433060
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Copenhagen

Written by Michael Frayn


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: August 4, 2010
Price: $13.99

The Tony Award—winning play that soars at the intersection of science and art, Copenhagen is an explosive re-imagining of the mysterious wartime meeting between two Nobel laureates to discuss the atomic bomb.

In 1941 the German physicist Werner Heisenberg made a clandestine trip to Copenhagen to see his Danish counterpart and friend... Read more >
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Richard II
Richard II
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969306
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Richard II

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $5.95

Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of Richard II, chronologically the first of the eight plays in Shakespeare’s History Cycle, which marks the beginning of a great schism within the nobility of England that will leave the nation riven by bloody conflict for the... Read more >
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Chekhov: The Essential Plays
Chekhov: The Essential Plays
Written by Anton Chekhov, Translated by Michael Heim
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375761348
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Chekhov: The Essential Plays

Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Michael Heim


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2003
Price: $10.00

Because Chekhov’s plays convey the universally recognizable, sometimes comic, sometimes dramatic, frustrations of decent people trying to make sense of their lives, they remain as fresh and vigorous as when they were written a century ago. Gathered here in superb new renderings by one of the most highly regarded translators of... Read more >
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Shakespeare After All
Shakespeare After All
Written by Marjorie Garber
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307490810
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Shakespeare After All

Written by Marjorie Garber


Format: eBook, 1008 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2008
Price: $18.99

A brilliant and companionable tour through all thirty-eight plays, Shakespeare After All is the perfect introduction to the bard by one of the country’s foremost authorities on his life and work. Drawing on her hugely popular lecture courses at Yale and Harvard over the past thirty years, Marjorie Garber offers passionate... Read more >
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Requiem for a Nun
Requiem for a Nun
Written by William Faulkner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307946805
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Requiem for a Nun

Written by William Faulkner


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $15.00

This sequel to Faulkner’s most sensational, Sanctuary, was written twenty years later but takes up the story of Temple Drake eight years after the events related in Sanctuary. Temple is now married to Gowan Stevens. The book begins when the death sentence is pronounced on the nurse Nancy for the murder...

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Buried Child
Buried Child
Written by Sam Shepard
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ISBN: 9780307274977
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Buried Child

Written by Sam Shepard


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2006
Price: $14.00

A newly revised edition of an American classic, Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize—winning Buried Child is as fierce and unforgettable as it was when it was first produced more than twenty-five years ago.

A scene of madness greets Vince and his girlfriend as they arrive at the squalid farmhouse of Vince’s hard-drinking grandparents... Read more >
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Pygmalion and Major Barbara
Pygmalion and Major Barbara
Written by George Bernard Shaw
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553214086
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Pygmalion and Major Barbara

Written by George Bernard Shaw


Format: Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 1, 1992
Price: $5.95

George Bernard Shaw was the greatest British dramatist after Shakespeare, a satirist equal to Jonathan Swift, and a playwright whose most profound gift was his ability to make audiences think by provoking them to laughter.

In one of his best-loved plays, Pygmalion, which later became the basis for the musical My Fair... Read more >
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Lolita: A Screenplay
Lolita: A Screenplay
Written by Vladimir Nabokov
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ISBN: 9780307787606
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Lolita: A Screenplay

Written by Vladimir Nabokov


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $11.99

The screenplay for Kubrik's 1962 film tells the story of an older man's obsession with a young girl. Read more >
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