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Literary studies: plays & playwrights

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Hamlet, Globe to Globe: Taking...
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Dominic Dromgoole
 
Hamlet Globe to Globe takes readers across all seven continents on a fascinating journey into the world of Shakespeare, Hamlet and the stage. From Dominic Dromgoole, Artistic Director of The...
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Botanical Shakespeare
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Gerit Quealy; Sumie Hasegawa Collins
 
A captivating, beautifully illustrated, one-of-a-kind color compendium of the flowers, fruits, herbs, trees, seeds, and grasses cited in the works of the world's...
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A Streetcar Named Desire,
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Tennessee Williams; E. Browne; Arthur...
 
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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Chekhov, Anton
 
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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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Phèdre
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Racine, Jean
 
This is the text in its original language.
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Vishnevyi sad. The cherry orchard
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Chekhov, Anton
 
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Hedda Gabler
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Henrik Ibsen; Patrick Marber
 
Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free.
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1606: Shakespeare and the Year of Lear
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James Shapiro
 
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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Shakespeare's Strangest Tales:...
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Iain Spragg
 
A fascinating playbill of stories from the weird and wonderful world of Shakespearean theatre through the centuries, including distinguished actors falling off stages,...
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Sea Fret
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Tallulah Brown
 
The sea took my house and not yours, everything's different for me. Rising sea levels are threatening the ground beneath her house, but Ruby is distracted. She...
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Shakespeare and the Jews
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James Shapiro
 
First published in 1996, James Shapiro's pathbreaking analysis of the portrayal of Jews in Elizabethan England challenged readers to recognize the significance of...
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Zachary Lesser
 
In 1823 Sir Henry Bunbury discovered an early edition of Hamlet that radically differs from the known and celebrated version of the play. Zachary Lesser examines how this improbable discovery...
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Shakespeare and the Stuff of Life:...
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Delia Garratt; Tara Hamling
 
Shakespeare lived and worked in an extraordinary period of change and discovery which can be hard to understand in 21st century. Just as modern audiences connect to ...
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Aristophanic Comedy and the Challenge...
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John Zumbrunnen
 
Locates in Aristophanes' comedies a complex comic disposition appropriate to the fundamental challenge of ordinary citizenship in a democracy.
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Pleasing Everyone: Mass Entertainment...
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Jeffrey Knapp
 
Shakespeare's plays were immensely popular in their own day - so why do we refuse to think of them as mass entertainment? In Pleasing Everyone, Jeffrey Knapp opens our...
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