Category: Drama

  • Download E-books The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 21) (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 Teatro Completo (Letras Hispánicas) PDF

    By Bartolomé de Torres Naharro

    Bartolomé de Torres Naharro (1485-1520) es uno de los autores fundamentales de l. a. Historia del teatro español. Además de ser el primer preceptista teatral en lengua romance en Europa, su obra tuvo una grandísima difusión a lo largo del siglo XVI, muy enhanced a los angeles de otros dramaturgos. Divide sus obras dramáticas, varias de ellas políglotas en comedias " a noticia " y comedias " a fantasía " y recoge en ellas las principales tendencias dramáticas europeas (italianas, latinas, castellanas, portuguesas, etc.) de modo que prefigura aspectos que se desarrollarán en el teatro barroco. Esta es l. a. primera edición plenamente crítica que se publica desde los años cuarenta y pone al día los angeles inmensa bibliografía y los muchos avances catalográficos que ha habido desde entonces.
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  • Download E-books Onto the stage - Slighted Souls and other stage and radio plays PDF

    By BS Murthy

    A compendium of the author’s level and radio performs - whereas 'Slighted Souls' offers with the uprising of the downtrodden, 'Men at paintings on girls at work’ is set sexual harassment at paintings position or even as 'Castle of Despair' is equipped at the flooring of man's urge for achievement, the radio play 'A Love on Hold' depicts the drama of affection and possession.

    "Slighted Souls" is a poignant love tale set in rural Telangana, beset with feudal exploitation of the downtrodden dalits. in addition to forcing the dalits to toil within the fields as bonded exertions with no impunity, the land possessing doras had no qualms in lowering the womenfolk of this ilk as intercourse slaves within the gadis.

    "Men at paintings on ladies at work" is a tragic-comic episode depicting the fallout of sexual harassment on the place of work within the Indian city atmosphere with its conventional cultural underpinnings.

    "Castle of Despair", equipped at the slippery floor of man's innate urge for one-upmanship, portrays its facade of falsity at the grand degree of human tragedy.

    The radio play, "Love on Hold", lends voice to the felt anxieties of a guy and a girl as their past love will get rekindled felt and the dilemmas of ownership confronted by way of the couple in a conservative cultural background.

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  • Download E-books The Life Before Her Eyes PDF

    By Laura Kasischke

    This profound and bold novel explores all that's misplaced and won among teenage girlhood and middle-aged motherhood.

    Diana stands earlier than the reflect along with her ally, Maureen. She is imagining her destiny existence as a forty-year-old spouse and mother-a destiny that might be paid for by means of a awful choice she has simply been pressured to make. In prose infused with the dramatically female sensuality of spring, we event seventeen-year-old Diana's doubtful steps into womanhood-her awkward, heated forays into intercourse; her surprising suits of satisfaction that trade along with her deep insecurities; her clean, fragile development of an id. And opposed to the beautiful precision of the attractions and sounds of renewal, we adventure the initiatives of Diana's adulthood-protecting her loved daughter and conserving onto her winning husband, her exuberance muted through the relaxation of getting made a house and a existence.

    Laura Kasischke has ingeniously created a recognition that encompasses either the reality of a teenager's global and the profound transformation of that international at midlife.

    Shocking, sensually charged, and stunningly unique, The lifestyles earlier than Her Eyes, just like the top poetry, unearths piercing attractiveness in the middle of horror and celebrates the honour of lifestyles within the face of death.

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  • Download E-books Selected Plays 1999-2009: San Diego; Outlying Islands; Pyrenees; The American Pilot; Being Norwegian; Kyoto; Brewers Fayre PDF

    By David Greig

    David Greig: Plays 1 brings jointly 4 key performs by means of the playwright defined via the Daily Telegraph as 'one of the main attention-grabbing and adventurous British dramatists of his generation'.

    In Outlying Island younger Cambridge ornithologists are despatched to a distant island. including its authoritarian leaseholder and his niece they notice an innocence that's approximately to be destroyed eternally. San Diego bargains an odd and infrequently nightmarish trip into the center of the modern American dream, weaving jointly tales of unlawful immigrants, of movie stars and whores, or even of the playwright himself. Pyrenees follows a guy came across mendacity within the snow within the foothills as he attempts to piece jointly his identification. In The American Pilot a crash-landing in a distant valley in a far off nation increases questions on how the area sees the USA and the way the US sees the realm.

    The assortment additionally incorporates a trilogy of brief performs, Being Norwegian, Kyoto and Brewers Fayre, released right here for the 1st time.

    Outlying Island
    'I can't suggest it hugely sufficient . . . A wealthy, charged play, veering among the comedian and the poetic as innocence supplies solution to experience.' Telegraph

    San Diego
    'A surreal and interesting piece of theatre . . . impressive . . . domestic and unsleeping from the legendary dream that's San Diego, the identify David Greig continues to be imprinted on our minds.' Independent

    Pyrenees
    'All the wit and intelligence of past works, probing away at matters which are either modern and timeless...A elegant, lucrative, attractive drama, Greig's top to date.' The Times

    The American Pilot
    'One of the main intellectually stimulating dramatists round. A richly provocative new play.' Guardian

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  • Download E-books The Promise of Stardust: A Novel PDF

    By Priscille Sibley

    Priscille Sibley’s The Promise of Stardust is a haunting and unforgettable debut novel approximately lifestyles and loss of life and love, set opposed to an ethical trouble that could go away you wondering your individual beliefs.

    Matt Beaulieu has enjoyed Elle McClure considering the fact that he was once years outdated. Now married and waiting for their first baby, Elle suffers a deadly twist of fate. to maintain the newborn alive, Matt is going opposed to his wife’s needs and retains his spouse on existence help. yet Matt’s mom thinks that Elle might be euthanized, and she’s able to struggle for what she believes is the appropriate thing.

    A beautiful, compassionate exam of 1 of the main complex moral problems with our time, The Promise of Stardust, will stick with you, lengthy after the final web page has been read.

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  • Download E-books Improv Wisdom: Don't Prepare, Just Show Up PDF

    By Patricia Ryan Madson

    In an impossible to resist invitation to loosen up, go searching, and stay an unscripted existence, a grasp of the paintings of improvisation explains the way to undertake the attitudes and strategies utilized by generations of musicians and actors.

    Let’s face it: lifestyles is whatever all of us make up as we pass alongside. regardless of how conscientiously we formulate a “script,” it truly is absolute to switch after we have interaction with individuals with scripts in their personal. Improv Wisdom exhibits how one can follow the maxims of improvisational theater to real-life challenges—whether it’s facing a difficult boss, a drained baby, or one in every of life’s unending surprises. Patricia Madson distills thirty years of expertise into 13 basic thoughts, together with “Say Yes,” “Start Anywhere,” “Face the Facts,” and “Make blunders, Please,” assisting readers to chill out, imagine on their ft, and tackle every thing existence has to provide with ability, chutzpah, and a feeling of humor.
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  • Download E-books Romeo and Juliet PDF

    Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written through William Shakespeare early in his occupation approximately younger star-crossed fans whose deaths eventually reconcile their feuding households. It was once between Shakespeare's preferred performs in the course of his lifetime and, besides Hamlet, is one among his most often played performs. this day, the identify characters are considered as archetypal younger fanatics. Romeo and Juliet belongs to a convention of tragic romances stretching again to antiquity. Its plot relies on an Italian story, translated into verse because the Tragical heritage of Romeus and Juliet by way of Arthur Brooke in 1562 and retold in prose in Palace of delight by way of William Painter in 1567. Shakespeare borrowed seriously from either yet, to extend the plot, constructed aiding characters, relatively Mercutio and Paris. Believed to were written among 1591 and 1595, the play used to be first released in a 4to model in 1597. this article used to be of negative caliber, and later variants corrected it, bringing it extra in keeping with Shakespeare's unique. Shakespeare's use of his poetic dramatic constitution, specifically results reminiscent of switching among comedy and tragedy to intensify rigidity, his enlargement of teenybopper characters, and his use of sub-plots to brighten the tale, has been praised as an early signal of his dramatic ability. The play ascribes diverse poetic kinds to various characters, occasionally altering the shape because the personality develops. Romeo, for instance, grows more proficient on the sonnet over the process the play.
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  • Download E-books Henry IV, Part I (Folger Shakespeare Library) PDF

    By William Shakespeare

    FOLGER Shakespeare Library
    THE WORLD'S top heart FOR SHAKESPEARE reports
    Each version includes:
    · Freshly edited textual content in accordance with the easiest early revealed model of the play
    · complete explanatory notes with ease put on pages dealing with the textual content of the play
    · Scene-by-scene plot summaries
    · A key to well-known strains and phrases
    · An creation to analyzing Shakespeare's language
    · An essay through a number one Shakespeare student supplying a contemporary viewpoint at the play
    · Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's significant holdings of infrequent books
    Essay by Alexander Leggatt
    The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is domestic to the world's biggest selection of Shakespeare's revealed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare students from all over the world. as well as exhibitions open to the general public all year long, the Folger deals an entire calendar of performances and courses. for additional information, stopover at www.folger.edu.
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  • Download E-books The Two Noble Kinsmen PDF

    By William Shakespeare, John Fletcher

    Thought of by means of Thomas de Quincey to be 'perhaps the main impressive paintings within the language', The Noble Kinsmen is decided in Athens and used to be co-written through Shakespeare with John Fletcher. This Penguin Shakespeare variation is edited through N. W. Bawcutt with an advent via Peter Swaab.

    'Once, he kissed me.
    I enjoyed my lips the higher ten days after'

    When Theseus, Duke of Athens, learns that the ruler of Thebes has killed 3 noble kings he swears to take revenge. yet after Athens triumphs over the rival urban, Theseus is struck through the bravery of 2 Theban cousins and orders his surgeons to take care of them. quickly, the cousins' lifelong friendship is threatened, as either develop into crushed with love for the duke's appealing sister.

    This booklet features a basic creation to Shakespeare's lifestyles and Elizabethan theatre, a separate advent to the play, a chronology, feedback for extra analyzing, an essay discussing functionality recommendations on either degree and monitor, and a observation.
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