Romantic Actors, Romantic Dramas

Romantic Actors  Romantic Dramas Author: James Armstrong
Publisher: Springer Nature

This book reinterprets British dramas of the early-nineteenth century through the lens of the star actors for whom they were written. Unlike most playwrights of previous generations, the writers of British Romantic dramas generally did not work in the theatre themselves. However, they closely followed the careers of star performers. ...

Equestrian Drama

Equestrian Drama Author: Kimberly Poppiti
Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Equestrian Drama: An Anthology of Plays is a collection of four representative equestrian dramas. It includes four annotated plays: Timour the Tartar by Matthew G. Lewis, The Battle of Waterloo by J. H. Amherst, Mazeppa by Henry M. Milner, and The Whip by Henry Hamilton and Cecil Raleigh. An introduction ...

Bound by the City

Bound by the City Author: Denise Eileen McCoskey
Publisher: State University of New York Press

Explores the connections between sexual difference and political structure in ancient Greek tragedy....

Mystery and Morality Plays - The Delphi Edition (Illustrated)

Mystery and Morality Plays   The Delphi Edition  Illustrated Author: Anonymous Playwrights
Publisher: Delphi Classics

The mystery and morality play were two of the three principal kinds of vernacular drama in Europe during the Middle Ages. Mystery plays, usually representing biblical subjects, developed from dramas presented in Latin by churchmen on sacred premises, depicting subjects like the Creation, Adam and Eve and the Last Judgment. ...

Delphi Complete Works of Anton Chekhov (Illustrated)

Delphi Complete Works of Anton Chekhov  Illustrated Author: Anton Chekhov
Publisher: Delphi Classics

Anton Chekhov is considered to be among literature’s greatest short story writers, whilst his plays helped change the course of modern drama. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete works of Anton Chekhov, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the ...

Romeo & Juliet

Romeo   Juliet Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: EDCON Publishing Group

Easy-reading adaptation that will ignite the interest of reluctant and enthusiastic readers. Arranged in a 10-chapter format with key words designed and used in context. Multiple-choice questions require students to recall specific details, sequence events, draw inferences, develop new story names, and choose the main idea. Imrpoves fluency, vocabulary and ...

Dramatizing Blindness

Dramatizing Blindness Author: Devon Healey
Publisher: Springer Nature

Dramatizing Blindness: Disability Studies as Critical Creative Narrative engages with the cultural meanings and movements of blindness. This book addresses how blindness is lived in particular contexts—in offices of ophthalmology and psychiatry, in classrooms of higher education, in accessibility service offices, on the street, and at home. Taking the ...

Balli of Bagdih

Balli of Bagdih Author: Nilotpal Dutta
Publisher: Leadstart Publishing Pvt Ltd

Smart and confident Balli has a deep connection with Bagdih, a coal mine in a fairly remote part of Bihar where his father works and where his Nana had chosen to work after the partition of India. Bagdih, which nurtures everyone who comes to earn livelihood and still holds no ...

Justice

Justice Author: John Galsworthy
Publisher: DigiCat

"Justice" is a 1910 play by the British writer John Galsworthy. It was part of a campaign to improve conditions in British prisons. The play revolves around the workers in the law firm James and Walter How. The junior clerk Falder receives a visit from his lover, the married woman Ruth. ...

Shakespeare by Another Name

Shakespeare by Another Name Author: Margo Anderson
Publisher: Untreed Reads

The debate over the true author of the Shakespeare canon has raged for centuries. Astonishingly little evidence supports the traditional belief that Will Shakespeare, the actor and businessman from Stratford-upon-Avon, was the author. Legendary figures such as Mark Twain, Walt Whitman and Sigmund Freud have all expressed grave doubts that ...

Private Lives, Public Deaths

Private Lives  Public Deaths Author: Jonathan Strauss
Publisher: Fordham Univ Press

Private Lives, Public Deaths draws on classical studies, Hegel, and modern philosophical analyses to describe how Sophocle's tragedy Antigone expresses a key concern of ancient Greek culture: the value of a living individual....

Male Beauty

Male Beauty Author: Kenneth Krauss
Publisher: State University of New York Press

Explores how a younger and more sensitive form of masculinity emerged in the United States after World War II. In the decades that followed World War II, Americans searched for and often founds signs of a new masculinity that was younger, sensitive, and sexually ambivalent. Male Beauty examines the theater, ...

How the Vote Was Won

How the Vote Was Won Author: Cicely Hamilton
Publisher: Graphic Arts Books

First performed in 1908, How the Vote Was Won is a one act play by actress Cicely Hamilton and Christopher St. John. Set in England during the early 18th century, How the Vote Was Won uses comedy to tell a story in support of women’s suffrage. In this one act ...

Men at Play

Men at Play Author: Jonathan Bollen
Publisher: Rodopi

How are masculinities enacted in Australian theatre? How do Australian playwrights depict masculinities in the present and the past, in the bush and on the beach, in the city and in the suburbs? How do Australian plays dramatise gender issues like father-son relations, romance and intimacy, violence and bullying, mateship ...

Fantasies of Female Evil

Fantasies of Female Evil Author: Cristina León Alfar
Publisher: University of Delaware Press

Focuses on Romeo and Juliet, King Lear, Macbeth, Antony and Cleopatra, and The winter's tale. UkBU....

HAMLET

HAMLET Author: shakespeare
Publisher: The Anglo Egyptian Bookshop

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Postdramatic Theatre

Postdramatic Theatre Author: Hans-Thies Lehmann
Publisher: Routledge

Newly adapted for the Anglophone reader, this is an excellent translation of Hans-Thies Lehmann’s groundbreaking study of the new theatre forms that have developed since the late 1960s, which has become a key reference point in international discussions of contemporary theatre. In looking at the developments since the late 1960...

Three Spanish Golden Age Plays

Three Spanish Golden Age Plays Author: Lope De Vega
Publisher: A&C Black

Three classic Spanish plays, made famous by Shakespeare and Webster Two of the most famous and successful playwrights of Spain's Golden Age of playwriting were Lope de Vega (1562-1635) and Rojas Zorrilla (1607-48). From their prodigious output, the three plays in this volume, based on similar sources to Shakespeare's and ...

Filumena

Filumena Author: Eduardo De Filippo
Publisher: A&C Black

Filumena is Eduardo de Filippo's best-known work and arguably his finest comedy, drenched in Neapolitan atmosphere and full of entanglements at once romantic and cynical. Set in the balmy heat of late 1940s Naples, Filumena Marturano lies on her deathbed waiting to marry Domenico Soriano, the man who has kept ...

Androcles and The Lion

Androcles and The Lion Author: George Bernard Shaw
Publisher: The Floating Press

Famed playwright George Bernard Shaw's quirky version of the ancient Androcles fable deftly combines elements of satire and humor along with a surprisingly philosophically complex view of Christianity and religious belief systems in general. This playful take on the issues of persecution and martyrdom is as timely today as it ...

Just So Many Places

Just So Many Places Author: Jessica Stilling
Publisher: NineStar Press

Marissa and Calypso have been outsiders before. As an interracial lesbian couple from very different social classes, they’ve already experienced the odd stare. When the couple arrives on a sheep farm, tucked away in the jagged mountains of Iceland, they plan to forget all their baggage and look to ...