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Download E-books Brick Shakespeare: The Comedies—A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, and The Taming of the Shrew PDF

Download E-books Brick Shakespeare: The Comedies—A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, and The Taming of the Shrew PDF

By John Mccann, Monica Sweeney

Discover 4 of Shakespeare's comedies like by no means before—with LEGO bricks! This e-book offers Shakespeare's most pleasurable comedies, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Much Ado approximately Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, and The Tempest, in a single thousand extraordinary colour images. This certain edition of the world's most renowned performs remains real to Shakespeare's unique textual content, whereas giving audiences an exhilarating new viewpoint because the tales are retold with the universally cherished development toy.

Get stuck up in hilarious misadventures as brick Puck leads the fans off course in the course of the brick forests of Athens. Watch Cupid kill with traps within the plot to marry Beatrice and Benedict. surprise on the altering disguises of the boys vying for brick Bianca's affections, and suppose the churn of the sea as Prospero sinks his brother's send into the brick sea. those iconic tales bounce off the web page with enjoyable, artistic units outfitted brick by way of brick, scene through scene!

This exceptional approach to storytelling supplies new lifestyles to Shakespeare's masterpieces. With an abridged shape that keeps unique Shakespearean language and sleek visuals, this ode to the Bard is certain to thrill all audiences, from the main versed Shakespeare fans to younger scholars and beginners alike!

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Download E-books L'échange: Première version PDF

Download E-books L'échange: Première version PDF

By Paul Claudel

Sur los angeles côte Est des Etats-Unis, vivent un riche homme d’affaires américain, Thomas Pollock Nageoire, et Lechy Elbernon, une actrice. Un jeune couple désargenté, Louis Laine, métis d’Indien, et Marthe, son épouse, sont les gardiens de leur propriété.

Louis trompe Marthe avec Lechy Elbernon. De son côté, Thomas Pollock convoite Marthe que Louis "échange" contre une liasse de funds. Le chassé-croisé amoureux se termine mal. Louis décide de partir, abandonnant Marthe et Lechy Elbernon. Celle-ci fait assassiner son amant et incendie los angeles maison de Thomas Pollock, ainsi ruiné. Lechy s’écroule ivre-morte sur le sol, tandis que los angeles sage Marthe accepte l. a. major tendue de Thomas Pollock.

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Download E-books The Hurricane PDF

Download E-books The Hurricane PDF

By Hugh Howey

Daniel Stillman has forty two fb buddies. His cellular phone comprises 18 contacts, of them for pizza supply. Six humans persist with him on Twitter. 4 readers sign up for his web publication; he is lovely convinced one among them him on accident.

And now a class five typhoon is ready to wipe all this away.

In its wake might be left a unmarried lady, a neighbor he by no means knew, and a brand new reprieve from the electronic maelstrom of his lifestyles, an exceptional silence just like the eye of a few impressive hurricane.

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Download E-books Lope de Vega: Five Plays PDF

Download E-books Lope de Vega: Five Plays PDF

By Félix Arturo Lope de Vega y Carpio

The rest by means of Lope de Vega (especially poetry) will be welcomed...

Peribanez
Fuenteovejuna
The puppy within the Manger
The Knight from Olmedo
Justice with no Revenge

translated by means of Jill Booty
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Félix Arturo Lope de Vega y Carpio (25 November 1562 – 27 August 1635) was once a Spanish playwright and poet. He used to be one of many key figures within the Spanish Golden Century Baroque literature. His attractiveness on the planet of Spanish literature is moment in basic terms to that of Cervantes, whereas the sheer quantity of his literary output is unmatched, making him some of the most prolific authors within the heritage of literature.

Nicknamed "The Phoenix of Wits" and "Monster of Nature" (because of the quantity of his paintings) through Miguel de Cervantes, Lope de Vega renewed the Spanish theatre at a time while it used to be beginning to turn into a mass cultural phenomenon. He outlined the major features of it, and besides Calderón de los angeles Barca and Tirso de Molina, he took Spanish baroque theatre to its larger limits. as a result perception, intensity and simplicity of his performs, he's seemed top-of-the-line dramatists of Western literature, his performs nonetheless being represented world wide. He was once additionally the best lyric poets within the Spanish language, and writer of varied novels. even though no longer renowned within the English-speaking global, his performs have been awarded in England as overdue because the 1660s, whilst diarist Samuel Pepys recorded having attended a few variations and translations of them, even if he omits pointing out the author.

Some 3,000 sonnets, three novels, four novellas, nine epic poems, and approximately 1,800 performs are attributed to him. even though he has been criticised for placing volume sooner than caliber, however at the very least eighty of his performs are thought of masterpieces. He was once a chum of the writers Quevedo and Juan Ruiz de Alarcón, and the quantity of his lifework made him envied through not just modern authors reminiscent of Cervantes and Góngora, but in addition by way of many others: for example, Goethe as soon as wanted he have been capable of produce any such gigantic and vibrant oeuvre.

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Download E-books Four Comedies by Pedro Calderón de la Barca PDF

Download E-books Four Comedies by Pedro Calderón de la Barca PDF

By Kenneth Muir

Calderón, the good dramatist of Spain's Golden Age, used to be a talented author of comedy. His critical dramas have lengthy been extremely popular within the English-speaking international, yet his many gleaming comedies are an untapped reservoir for the modern theater. The 4 performs during this quantity, 3 of which seem in English for the 1st time, were translated through Kenneth Muir, the famous British student and director.

These are comedies of intrigue. They activate mysterious, quarrels, and jealousies, and so they abound in difficulty and misunderstandings, but in any case all is defined, to the pride of the viewers. Muir's lengthy adventure with appearing and directing and his willing ear for the nuances of the English language, along with his perceptive severe scholarship, have enabled him to supply a textual content that actors can converse evidently, and that sleek audiences can get pleasure from as did the audiences of seventeenth-century Spain. the smooth, poetical discussion and the masterly stagecraft of Calderón are undiminished in those deft translations.

The performs featured are From undesirable to Worse, the key Spoken Aloud, The Worst isn't continually Certain, and The merits and drawbacks of a Name. Ann L. Mackenzie has supplied an creation to every play and notes at the textual content that would be worthy to the actors and administrators who search to give those comedies as they have been intended―on the degree.

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Download E-books A Wounded Name PDF

Download E-books A Wounded Name PDF

By Dot Hutchison

Ophelia Castellan isn't simply one other woman at Elsinore Academy. Seeing ghosts isn't really a ability prized in destiny society better halves. even if she takes her tablets, the bean sidhe beckon, reminding her of a promise to her useless mom. Now, within the wake of the Headmaster's surprising loss of life, the total academy is in turmoil, and Ophelia can now not forget about the fae. in particular as soon as she starts off seeing the Headmaster's ghosts—--two of them--—on the college grounds. Her merely confidante is Dane, the Headmaster's grieving son. but at the same time she supplies extra of herself to him, Dane spirals towards a sad fate—--dragging Ophelia, and the remainder of Elsinore, with him. you understand how this tale ends. but even within the face of definite loss of life, Ophelia has a call to make—and a promise to maintain.

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Download E-books The Third Part of King Henry the Sixth (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 22) (Bilingual Edition) PDF

Download E-books The Third Part of King Henry the Sixth (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 22) (Bilingual Edition) PDF

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

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

中国广播电视出版社从台湾远东图书公司引进版权,出版了梁实秋翻译的《莎士比亚全集》中英文对照版,这是梁译本《莎士比亚全集》以中英文对照的形式首次在内地出版发行。梁译本的最大特点为:白话散文式的风格;直译,忠实于原文;全译,决不删略原文。除此之外,梁译本还有独到之处:一是加了注释。莎翁作品原文常有版本的困难,晦涩难解之处很多,各种双关语、熟语、俚语、典故也多,猥亵语也不少,梁实秋不但直译,而且加了大量注释,帮助读者理解原文。二是每剧前都加了序言。序言中对该剧的版本、著作年代、故事来源、舞台历史、该剧的意义及批评意见等均有论述。

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Download E-books The Second Part of King Henry the Fourth (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 18) (Bilingual Edition) PDF

Download E-books The Second Part of King Henry the Fourth (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 18) (Bilingual Edition) PDF

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

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

中国广播电视出版社从台湾远东图书公司引进版权,出版了梁实秋翻译的《莎士比亚全集》中英文对照版,这是梁译本《莎士比亚全集》以中英文对照的形式首次在内地出版发行。梁译本的最大特点为:白话散文式的风格;直译,忠实于原文;全译,决不删略原文。除此之外,梁译本还有独到之处:一是加了注释。莎翁作品原文常有版本的困难,晦涩难解之处很多,各种双关语、熟语、俚语、典故也多,猥亵语也不少,梁实秋不但直译,而且加了大量注释,帮助读者理解原文。二是每剧前都加了序言。序言中对该剧的版本、著作年代、故事来源、舞台历史、该剧的意义及批评意见等均有论述。

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Download E-books Fairy Tales: Dramolettes PDF

Download E-books Fairy Tales: Dramolettes PDF

Three mini-plays by means of the German wunderkind and asylum-dweller.

Fairy stories gathers the novel verse dramolettes of the Swiss author Robert Walser. Narrated in Walser's inimitable, playful language, those theatrical items overturn conventional notions of the fairy story, remodeling the Brothers Grimm into metatheater, even metareflections.

Snow White forgives the evil queen for attempting to kill her, Cinderella doubts her prince and enjoys being hated via her evil stepsisters; the Fairy story itself is a personality who encourages her to stick in the confines of the tale. dozing good looks, the royal kin, and its retainers are usually not chuffed approximately being woken from their sleep by way of an absurd, unpretentious, Walser-like hero. Mary and Joseph are greatly surprised through what lies in shop for his or her child Jesus.

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Download E-books Plays 1 PDF

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By Harold Pinter

This quantity includes Harold Pinter's first six performs, together with The Birthday Party.

The Birthday Party

Stanley Webber is visited in his boarding condominium through strangers, Goldberg and McCann. An innocent-seeming celebration for Stanley becomes a nightmare.

'Mr Pinter's terrifying combination of pathos and hatred fuses unforgettably into the stuff of art.' Sunday Times

The Room and The Dumb Waiter

In those early one-act performs, Harold Pinter unearths himself as already in complete regulate of his detailed skill to make dramatic poetry of the banalities of daily speech and the precision with which it defines character.

'Harold Pinter is the main unique author to have emerged from the "new wave" of dramatists who gave clean existence to the British theatre within the fifties and early sixties.' The Times

The Hothouse

The Hothouse was once first produced in 1980, even though Harold Pinter wrote the play in 1958, earlier than starting paintings at the Caretaker. during this compelling learn of bureaucratic energy, we will see the complete emergence of an outstanding and unique dramatic talent.

'The Hothouse is right away sinister and hilarious, suggesting an unholy alliance of Kafka and Feydeau.' Spectator

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