Category: Dramas Plays

Download E-books Halcyon Days - Acting Edition PDF

By Steven Dietz

Senator Eddie Bowman can't see the purpose of invading a miniscule Caribbean island to rescue a number of overly tanned clinical scholars. yet because the 1983 invasion of Grenada will get underway, the Senator unearths himself at odds with a mysterious foreign-policy professional who cultivates roses, the Presidents's attractive new speechwriter-and his personal son.

A L.A. Theatre Works full-cast functionality that includes: Anne Archer, Ed Begley Jr., Samantha Bennett, Lyvingston Holmes, Richard Masur, Jon Matthews, Christopher McDonald, Gill Segel, Michael Winters

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Download E-books Complete Works of Robert Browning, With Variant Readings and Annotations (Complete Works of Robert Browning Volume IV) PDF

In seventeen volumes, copublished with Baylor collage, this acclaimed sequence positive factors annotated texts of all of Robert Browning’s recognized writing. The sequence encompasses autobiography in addition to affects concerning Browning’s existence and occupation and points of Victorian suggestion and culture.

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Download E-books Euripides ""Hekabe"": Edition und Kommentar (Texte Und Kommentare) (German Edition) PDF

In medieval Byzantium Hecabe used to be Euripides´ most well liked tragedy, in order that it truly is this play for which we've got the main manuscripts. even though which means the construction of a severe version to fulfill sleek standards is especially tough, such an version can now be offered. It includes a revised textual content, a set of testimonials, an intensive textual feedback, a prose translation, an creation that will pay specific realization to the historical past of the transmission and the reception of the textual content, a longer statement and metrical analyses of the lyrical passages.

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Download E-books Theatres of Independence: Drama, Theory, and Urban Performance in India since 1947 (Studies Theatre Hist & Culture) PDF

By Aparna Bhargava Dharwadker

Theatres of Independence is the 1st entire examine of drama, theatre, and concrete functionality in post-independence India. Combining theatre background with theoretical research and literary interpretation, Aparna Dharwadker examines the remarkable stipulations for writing and function that the adventure of recent nationhood created in a dozen significant Indian languages and gives specified discussions of the most important performs, playwrights, administrators, dramatic genres, and theories of drama that experience made the modern Indian degree an essential component of postcolonial and international theatre.The first a part of Dharwadker's learn bargains with the recent dramatic canon that emerged after 1950 and the diversity of how during which performs are written, produced, translated, circulated, and got in a multi-lingual nationwide tradition. the second one half strains the formation of vital postcolonial dramatic genres from their origins in fantasy, heritage, people narrative, sociopolitical adventure, and the intertextual connections among Indian, eu, British, and American drama. The book's ten appendixes gather vast documentation of the paintings of prime playwrights and administrators, in addition to a list of the modern multilingual functionality histories of significant Indian, Western, and non-Western performs from all classes and genres. Treating drama and theatre as strategically interrelated actions, the learn makes post-independence Indian theatre noticeable as a multifaceted serious topic to students of recent drama, comparative theatre, theatre heritage, and the recent nationwide and postcolonial literatures.

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Download E-books Birds and Other Plays (Oxford World's Classics) PDF

By Aristophanes

This new verse translation of Aristophanes' comedies deals one of many world's nice comedian dramatists in a kind that's either traditionally devoted and theatrically lively. Aristophanes' performs have been produced for the pageant theater of classical Athens within the 5th century BC and surround the complete gamut of humor, from brilliantly artistic fable to obscene vulgarity. This version features a colossal normal creation and introductory essays for every of the performs, in addition to complete explanatory notes and an index of names.

About the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made to be had the broadest spectrum of literature from all over the world. each one cheap quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, offering the main actual textual content plus a wealth of different helpful positive factors, together with specialist introductions through best specialists, voluminous notes to explain the textual content, updated bibliographies for extra research, and lots more and plenty more.

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Download E-books 'Tinkers': Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller PDF

By Mary Burke

The historical past of Irish guests isn't analogous to that of the 'tinker', a Europe-wide underworld delusion created via sixteenth-century British and continental Rogue Literature that got here to be visible as an Irish personality by myself as English turned dominant in eire. via the Revival, the tinker represented bohemian, pre-Celtic aboriginality, functioning because the cultural nationalist counter to the Victorian Gypsy mania. lengthy misunderstood as a portrayal of actual travelers, J.M. Synge's influential The Tinker's Wedding was once pivotal to this 'Irishing' of the tinker, whilst it said that figure's cosmopolitan textual roots. Synge's empathetic depiction is heavily tested, as are the various next representations that appeared to him as a version to subvert or emulate. not like their Revival-era romanticization, post-independence writing portrayed tinkers as alien interlopers, whereas contemporaneous Unionists categorised them a contaminant from the adverse South. despite the fact that, after visitors politicized within the Sixties, extra even-handed depictions heralded a querying of the 'tinker' delusion that has formed modern monitor and literary representations of visitors and has triggered tourist writers to transubstantiate Otherness into the empowering rhetoric of ethnic distinction. although its Irish an identical has oscillated among idealization and demonization, US racial historical past allows the cinematic figuring of the Irish-American traveller as lovely 'white trash' rogue. This technique is expert through the mythology of a inhabitants with whom tourists are allied within the white American mind's eye, the Scots-Irish (Ulster-Scots). briefly, the 'tinker' is way extra crucial to Irish, Northern Irish or even Irish-American id than is at present recognised.

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Download E-books Travel and Drama in Shakespeare's Time PDF

This ebook explores interconnections among voyage narratives and shuttle performs in a interval of severe overseas kin and the incipient colonization of the hot international. Eminent Renaissance students use old enquiry and textual research to supply new readings of narrative and dramatic texts, corresponding to The Spanish Tragedy, Dr. Faustus, Eastward Ho! or The Tempest, including fairly vague works. they're envisaged either within the context of the interval and from the far-reaching point of view of Britain's cultural background.

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