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ISBN 10 : 1840221127
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Download or read book Three Plays written by Jean Racine and published by Wordsworth Editions. This book was released on 2000 with total page 422 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Plutarch of Chaeronea is one of the great story-tellers of antiquity, a writer whose ability to create unforgettable scenes matches the grandeur of his subject matter. The heroes of his Lives were the great men of antiquity, often greatly flawed, but with tragic depth and epic stature.


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ISBN 10 : 9780143415589
Pages : 182 pages
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Download or read book Three Plays written by Abhishek Majumdar and published by Penguin Books India. This book was released on 2010 with total page 182 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The MetroPlus Playwright Award was instituted in 2008 by The Hindu for the best original unpublished and unperformed English script.


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ISBN 10 : 9780141961965
Pages : 192 pages
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Download or read book Three Plays written by Euripides and published by Penguin UK. This book was released on 2005-05-26 with total page 192 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: One of the greatest playwrights of Ancient Greece, the works of Euripides (484-406 BC) were revolutionary in their depiction of tragic events caused by flawed humanity, and in their use of the gods as symbols of human nature. The three plays in this collection show his abilities as the sceptical questioner of his age. Alcestis, an early drama, tells the tale of a queen who offers her own life in exchange for that of her husband; cast as a tragedy, it contains passages of satire and comedy. The tragicomedy Iphigenia in Tauris melodramatically reunites the ill-fated children of Agamemnon, while the pure tragedy of Hippolytus shows the fatal impact of Phaedra's unreasoning passion for her chaste stepson. All three plays explore a deep gulf that separates man from woman, and all depict a world dominated by amoral forces beyond human control.


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ISBN 10 : 9783752327427
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Download or read book Three Plays written by Granville Barker and published by BoD – Books on Demand. This book was released on 2020-07-20 with total page 296 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Reproduction of the original: Three Plays by Granville Barker


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Download or read book Three Plays written by Ian Walker and published by iUniverse. This book was released on 2005-01 with total page 404 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Vigilance: Winner of the John Golden Prize Virgil, Dick, and Bert have gotten together under the guise of "poker night" to discuss a new resident, a man whose violent outbursts threaten their neighborhood. When the evening ends in murder, none of them know who is responsible, but all of their lives are changed by the revelation of who has betrayed whom. Ghost in the Light "A unheralded little gem terrific writing."-Douglas Gordy, Slant Magazine Based on the life of Han Van Meegeren, Ghost in the Light portrays one of the greatest art forgers in history. In the 1930s, Han's painting, Jesus at Emmaus, was declared "not just a Vermeer, but Vermeer's finest work", and sold for half a million dollars. The world's leading art critics were caught up in the scandal when a number of his "Vermeers" were recovered in postwar Nazi loot. The Stone Trilogy "A riveting, emotional journey stunning."-Wanda Sabir, The San Francisco Bay View Kaleidoscopic and darkly funny, The Stone Trilogy presents three interrelated one-acts that portray the face of love, forgiveness, and oppression in three countries: Ireland during The Troubles, South Africa at the end of Apartheid, and the United States. Together, the plays present an emotional journey through the difficult nature of forgiveness.


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ISBN 10 : 9781725225343
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Download or read book Three Plays written by Charles Williams and published by Wipf and Stock Publishers. This book was released on 2009-08-01 with total page 218 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Early Metaphysical Plays of Charles Williams (put in larger font at top of back page) Behold three plays by a major member of the Inklings, Charles Williams, none of which has been reprinted since 1930. The editor of his Collected Plays (1963) thought them unworthy of inclusion, but these works so surpass the general run of contemporary productions as to reveal how fresh an artist Williams was. We have been long deprived of these intriguing accomplishments. The Witch would hold the stage at any time, whereas The Chaste Wanton reads like a first rate radio drama of the 1930s. Rites of the Passion is an Easter liturgical choral work, first cousin to W. H. Auden's For the Time Being. With Three Plays, Williams anticipated the revival of the British religious verse drama by half a decade. These theological adventures are the forerunners of the plays of T. S. Eliot, Dorothy L. Sayers, and Christopher Fry. An excellent entry into Williams's world.


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Download or read book Three Plays written by Luigi Pirandello and published by Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing. This book was released on 2022-01-18 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Three essential plays by one of Europe's foremost 20th century dramatists The Rules of the Game is based closely on the author's own unhappy marriage centred around Leone Gala and his wife who are separated, their only contract, a formal visiting procedure; Henry IV, shows the effect of madness and delusion on the figure of a king; and in Six Characters in Search of an Author six actors are trapped inside a rehearsal for an unwritten play desperately needing a writer to complete their story and release them. Intrigued by their situation, the director and his company of actors listen as the characters begin to describe and argue over the key events of their lives. SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR HENRY IV RIGHT YOU ARE! (IF YOU THINK SO)


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ISBN 10 : 9781849439176
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Download or read book Racine Three Plays written by Jean Racine and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2010-11-19 with total page 312 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Includes the plays Britannicus, Phedra and Berenice Jean Racine is the greatest tragedian of the French seventeenth century, using its strict rules and conventions to tell stories of overwhelming passion and cruelty. This volume brings together three of his greatest plays. Britannicus, the earliest, is set in the court of the young Emperor Nero, and in an atmosphere seething with erotic tension, documents the power-struggles surrounding the birth of a legendary despot. Berenice probes the hearts of two lovers as they are torn apart amidst the splendours of Imperial Rome, and in Phedra, the most famous of the three, a woman betrayed by her own desires descends into a personal hell of shame, guilt and remorse. These classic versions, by two of the country's most distinguished director-translators, prove that Racine is far from untranslatable; they offer blisteringly effective poetry, urgent plotting and powerhouse roles for both actors and actresses.


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ISBN 10 : 9780571301157
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Download or read book Three Plays After written by Brian Friel and published by Faber & Faber. This book was released on 2013-04-18 with total page 128 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Three exquisite masterpieces from Brian Friel, based on works by Chekhov: The Bear: A Vaudeville; Afterplay (where Sonya from Uncle Vanya and Andrey from Three Sisters meet), and The Yalta Game (from a theme in Chekhov's 1899 story, 'The Lady with the Lapdog'). The Yalta Game: from a theme in Chekhov's 1899 story 'The Lady with the Lapdog' Two strangers meet on holiday and almost manage to convince one another that disappointments are 'merely the postponement of the complete happiness to come...' The Bear: A Vaudeville Elena Popova, a young and attractive widow, has immersed herself in the role of mourning for her philandering but now dead husband. Luka, her frail and ancient man-servant, tries in vain to snap her out of it. Then Smirnov barges in... Afterplay 1920s Moscow, a small run-down caf. Uncle Vanya's niece, Sonya Serebriakova, now in her forties, is the only customer. Until the arrival of the Three Sisters' put-upon brother Andrey Prozorov. Two Plays After (Afterplay and The Bear) premiered at the Gate Theatre, Dublin, in March 2002 and Afterplay transferred to the Gielgud Theatre, London, in September 2002.


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ISBN 10 : 9781783198467
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Download or read book Noah Haidle Three Plays written by Noah Haidle and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2016-08-03 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Includes the plays Rag and Bone, Mr Marmalade and Vigils 'Precocious and formidably talented' (The New Yorker), Noah Haidle is now considered 'one of the most foremost playwrights of his generation' (Boston Globe). This collection celebrates the arrival of Haidle's virtuosic theatrical talent by bringing together three of his most acclaimed plays to date. Rag and Bone , in which two brothers run an under-the-counter business in human hearts and emotions - 'delightful moments of absurdity' (New York Times) Mr Marmalade, in which four-year-old Lucy delivers a crash-course in contemporary relationships, 'alternately hilarious and heartbreaking' (The New Yorker) and Vigils, 'a simple, sweet exploration of human memory and grief' (Variety)


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ISBN 10 : EAN:8596547043768
Pages : 280 pages
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Download or read book Three Plays by Brieux written by Eugène Brieux and published by DigiCat. This book was released on 2022-06-02 with total page 280 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "Three Plays by Brieux" is a book by Eugène Brieux, considered the second greatest playwright in Europe, which discusses issues such as sexually transmitted diseases. This book also contains plays based on social topics including maternity, health, etc. It is a book that exposes the mind to important concepts about humanity.


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ISBN 10 : 9781849438216
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Download or read book Coburn Three Plays written by Ann Coburn and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2003-03-18 with total page 182 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Includes the plays Get Up and Tie Your Fingers, Devil's Ground and Safe Get Up and Tie Your Fingers, Ann Coburn’s first play, was premiered at the 1995 Borders Festival and had a successful run at the 1996 Edinburgh Festival. It is the achingly sad and ultimately uplifting story of three women coping with death, dealing with guilt, and learning to let their children go. Safe is a play which taps into the deep, shared roots of childhood in order to explore contemporary parental fears about the safety of their children. Devil's Ground is the story of an historical act of genocide, told through the personal tragedy of one Reiver family.


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ISBN 10 : 9781783195619
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Download or read book Dea Loher Three Plays written by Dea Loher and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2014-01-31 with total page 176 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Dea Loher is one of the most powerful and individual voices in German theatre today. This volume brings together three of her plays to be performed in English. Olga’s Room Communist. Jew. Revolutionary. Lover. Mother. Olga Benario’s story is a searing tale of survival as alongside her fellow prisoners she struggles to hold onto her disintegrating sense of self. Based on real events of the 1930s-40s, Dea Loher’s gripping first play spans Brazilian revolution and Nazi dictatorship. Innocence A city by the sea. 14 people on the edge. Illegal immigrants afraid of being arrested for a good deed. A philosopher who burns her own books. A woman seeking forgiveness for crimes she didn’t commit. A young married man who finds fulfilment laying out corpses. A blind stripper who spends her life being watched by men she cannot see. Innocence is a darkly comic panorama of urban restlessness. Land Without Words War meets art in this intimate parable. A painter seeks the perfect image, but in K., a Middle Eastern city, she experiences the effects of war, violence and poverty, impossible to depict. Now she is forced to confront her lifelong beliefs in the value of art, and how to deal with her position in the world today.


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ISBN 10 : 9781483138404
Pages : 282 pages
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Download or read book Three Plays Yevgeniy Shvarts written by Avril Pyman and published by Elsevier. This book was released on 2014-05-23 with total page 282 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Three Plays: Yevgeniy Shvarts


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ISBN 10 : EAN:4064066213053
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Download or read book Three Plays The Fiddler s House The Land Thomas Muskerry written by Padraic Colum and published by Good Press. This book was released on 2019-12-12 with total page 177 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "Three Plays: The Fiddler's House, The Land, Thomas Muskerry" by Padraic Colum. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.


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Download or read book Remarks on three plays of Benjamin Jonson Viz Volpone Epicoene and The alchimist By John Upton written by John UPTON (Prebendary of Rochester.) and published by . This book was released on 1749 with total page 124 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:


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ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105008635638
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Download or read book Frisch Three Plays written by Max Frisch and published by Methuen Drama. This book was released on 1992 with total page 257 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This volume contains three of Max Frisch's plays in which he charts the clash between the individual and society. Beyond the deliberately grotesque situation, an important ingredient of each play is language.