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By Henrik Ibsen

One of the masterpieces of global literature, this nice verse drama through Norway's famed playwright humorously but profoundly explores the virtues, vices, and follies universal to all humanity because it follows the roguish lifetime of a captivating yet smug younger guy. A literary satisfaction because it used to be first released in 1875.

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Download E-books The Life of King Henry the Eighth (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 24) (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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According to Edgardo Cozarinsky, the Argentine movie critic: "There is anything recognizably Scandinavian approximately Brother Carl: un-easy, difficult exchanges among its characters, with brooding, ever-present nature surrounding them. The interaction of formal speech and undeniable silence remembers Dreyer's Gertrud (rather than Bergman's The Silence and Persona). On nearer inspection, notwithstanding, it's in contrast to the other Scandinavian movie. The miracles, in contrast to that during Dreyer's Ordet, usually are not 'real' ones. yet they're the single sort those characters can have the funds for. Brother Carl is an outsider's remark, with very own diversifications, on these motifs that filmgoers go along with the Scandinavian movie culture. and lots more and plenty of its elusive fascination is determined by this versatile distance btween fabric that could look customary and the clean glance that establishes its personal perspective."

Brother Carl was once shot in and round Stockholm in 1970 and had its international optimal on the Cannes movie pageant in 1971. It used to be indicates on the San Francisco, Chicago, and London movie gala's, and had its U.S. theatrical finest in 1972.

Note: This booklet variation doesn't include images.

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Download E-books The Tragedy of Mister Morn PDF

By Vladimir Nabokov

For the 1st time in English, Vladimir Nabokov’s earliest significant paintings, written while he used to be purely twenty-four: his in basic terms full-length play, brought by means of Thomas Karshan and wonderfully translated by way of Karshan and Anastasia Tolstoy.

The Tragedy of Mister Morn used to be written within the wintry weather of 1923­­–1924, while Nabokov used to be thoroughly unknown. The five-act play—the tale of an incognito king whose love for the spouse of a banished progressive brings at the chaos the king has fought to prevent—was by no means released in Nabokov’s lifetime and lay in manuscript till it seemed in a Russian literary magazine in 1997. it's an astonishingly precocious paintings, in beautiful verse, touching for the 1st time on what might turn into this nice writer’s significant issues: extreme sexual wish and jealousy, the elusiveness of happiness, the facility of the mind's eye, and the everlasting conflict among fact and fable. The play is Nabokov’s significant reaction to the Russian Revolution, which he had lived via, however it methods the occasions of 1917 mainly during the prism of Shakespearean tragedy.

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By Hugh Howey

Daniel Stillman has forty two fb pals. His mobile phone includes 18 contacts, of them for pizza supply. Six humans persist with him on Twitter. 4 readers join his web publication; he is lovely convinced one in every of them him on accident.

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

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

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Download E-books Two Gentlemen of Lebowski: A Most Excellent Comedie and Tragical Romance PDF

By Adam Bertocci

What if…William Shakespeare had written The colossal Lebowski?

The Dude has met the Bard—and he doth abide.

Join “The Knave” and Sir Walter on a wild story of unsuitable id, kidnapping, bowling, and a rug that, in religion, fairly tied the room together—in a sidesplitting Shakespearean comedy of mistakes and ninepins, informed in 5 wonderful acts of iambic pentameter and impeccable interval prose.

Already a theatrical hit and a world viral phenomenon, Two gents of Lebowski comes alive anew during this definitive and lavishly illustrated version, that includes lately chanced on old engravings, scholarly annotations, and a revelatory afterword from the writer.

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Download E-books Una gata sobre un tejado de zinc / El análisis perfecto hecho por un loro (Artes escénicas/Obras) PDF

Una fiesta de cumpleaños en una plantación del Delta del Mississippi: un hombre que se está muriendo de cáncer y que ha creído toda l. a. vida que «el animal humano es una bestia […] que en el fondo tiene los angeles loca esperanza de ¡poder comprar los angeles vida eterna!» reúne a toda su familia. Una mujer a los angeles que desprecia, un hijo mendaz, otro hijo borracho, unos nietos insoportables, el médico y el reverendo… y, en el centro de todo, una nuera bella y ansiosa, «Maggie los angeles gata», dispuesta a no dejarse arrebatar nada de lo que los angeles vida, tan parca en concesiones, le ha dado.
Una gata sobre un tejado de zinc (1955), que aquí ofrecemos en l. a. versión definitiva fijada por el autor en 1974, es un intento de «atrapar l. a. verdadera naturaleza de los angeles experiencia de un grupo de personas, ese intercamcio turbio, tembloroso, evanescente −¡tan fieramente cargado!− de los seres humanos en los angeles tormenta de una predicament corriente».

Además de este gran clásico de Tennessee Williams, en este volumen se incluye un pieza corta de los angeles misma época, Un análisis perfecto hecho por un loro (1957), un cuadro hilarante y patético de dos antiguas bellezas sureñas en el bar de un inn de St. Louis.

Thomas Lanier (Tennessee) Williams nació en 1911 en Columbus, Mississippi, hijo de un comerciante de zapatos descendiente de una linajuda familia sureña.
En 1918 se trasladaron a St. Louis. En l. a. época de l. a. Depresión, Williams trabajó en una fábrica, y, tras un paso no muy brillante por las universidades de Missouri y Washington, en 1938 se licenció en l. a. de Iowa.
Empezó su carrera teatral escribiendo piezas de un solo acto que le valieron en 1939 el premio crew Theater y una beca de l. a. Author’s League of the United States. Tras el fracaso de su primer estreno profesional, Battle of Angels (1940), combinó fabric autobiográfico y técnicas innovadoras en El zoo de cristal (1945), con l. a. que ganó el premio del long island Drama Critics’ Circle e inició una fulgurante carrera de éxitos: obras como Un tranvía llamado Deseo (1947), Verano y humo (1948), La rosa tatuada (1951), Una gata sobre un tejado de zinc (1955), De repente el último verano (1958) o Dulce pájaro de juventud (1959) son hoy clásicos insustituibles del repertorio contemporáneo. Escribió también ficción narrativa: los angeles novela La primavera romana de l. a. señora Stone (1950), y cuentos como los recogidos en La noche de l. a. iguana y otros relatos y Ocho mortales poseídas (1974). Murió en Nueva York en 1983.

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By Elfriede Jelinek, Penny Black

First produced in 1998 on the well-known Vienna Burgtheater, the amazing and provocative activities Play by means of Austrian playwright Elfriede Jelinek is a postdramatic theatrical exploration of the making, advertising and sale of the human physique and of feelings in recreation. It explores modern society's obsession with health and physique tradition bringing into sharp concentration our have to belong to a bunch, a crew or a state. activity is noticeable as a sort of struggle in peacetime

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By George F. Walker

Canada’s most sensible playwright sears the web page with 3 new darkly comedian performs that denounce political tradition, individualism, and the accompanying ethical depravity. The identify play, Dead Metaphor, examines the collision of a politician’s own lives, complex by way of a son’s go back from Afghanistan. In The Ravine, a mayoral candidate learns that his ex-wife resides in a gully within reach and desires to place successful on him. The Burden of Self-Awareness has funds on the centre of a dramatic clash of values. all the 3 performs is populated through characters attempting to navigate the more and more blurred traces of what’s correct and improper – attempting to continuously remain proficient, alert, and able to act for the typical reliable. or simply to get even.

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