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Literary studies: plays & playwrights

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Shakespeare: The World as a Stage
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Bill Bryson
 
From bestselling author Bill Bryson comes this compelling short biography of William Shakespeare, our greatest dramatist and poet.
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1606: Shakespeare and the Year of Lear
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Following the biographical style of 1599, this book traces Shakespeare's life and times from the autumn of 1605, when he took an old and anonymous Elizabethan play, The Chronicle...
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A Streetcar Named Desire
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Fading southern belle Blanche Dubois depends on the kindness of strangers and is adrift in the modern world. When she arrives to stay with her sister Stella in a crowded...
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Diadia Vania. Uncle Vanya
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A View from the Bridge
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Arthur Miller; Arthur Miller; Philip...
 
Eddie Carbone is a longshoreman and a straightforward man, with a strong sense of decency and of honour. For Eddie, it's a privilege to take in his wife's cousins, Marco...
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'A Streetcar Named Desire is a play of mythological centrality, redefining American Theatre with its indelible heightened poetic naturalism, breaking down the taboo that sexual obsession and sexual violence could...
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William Shakespeare; R. A. Foakes
 
In this edition, R.A. Foakes brings to bear a number of historical perspectives and critically addresses recent explorations of "King Lear" as a play of redemption, a play of despair...
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1599: A Year in the Life of William...
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James Shapiro
 
Presents the history of Shakespeare, following him through a single year that changed not only his fortunes, but the course of literature. In this one year, we follow what he...
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Hamlet
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The first edition of Shakespeare's most famous tragedy to be developed by and for the Royal Shakespeare Company, this book includes unique material to help the reader understand and enjoy...
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Romeo and Juliet
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William Shakespeare; Rene Weis
A major new edition of Shakespeare's tragedy arguing that the play is ultimately Juliet's. The illustrated introduction discusses the play's stage and screen history, its language and the many critical...
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The Tragedy of Macbeth: The Oxford...
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William Shakespeare; Nicholas Brooke
 
Dark and violent, Macbeth is also the most theatrically spectacular of Shakespeare's tragedies. Indeed, for 250 years - until early this century - it was performed...
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Worlds Elsewhere: Journeys Around...
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Andrew Dickson
 
From the sixteenth-century Baltic to the American Revolution, from colonial India to the skyscrapers of modern-day Shanghai, Shakespeare's plays appear at the most fascinating of times and in the most...
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Shakespeare and Me: Great Writers,...
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With original work from Ralph Fiennes, James Franco, Dame Margaret Drabble, Isabel Allende and Sir Ben Kingsley, among others
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