The Member of the Wedding

By Carson McCullers

The novel that turned an award-winning play and a big movie and that has charmed generations of readers, Carson McCullers’s vintage The Member of the marriage is now to be had in small- structure exchange paperback for the first time. here's the tale of the inimitable twelve-year-old Frankie, who's completely, hopelessly tired of lifestyles till she hears approximately her older brother’s marriage ceremony. reinforced by way of vigorous conversations along with her condo servant, Berenice, and her six-year-old male cousin — let alone her personal unbridled mind's eye — Frankie takes on a very lively function within the marriage ceremony, hoping even to head, uninvited, at the honeymoon, so deep is her wish to be the member of anything higher, extra accepting than herself. “A wonderful examine of the ache of formative years” (Detroit loose Press), The Member of the marriage showcases Carson McCullers at her so much delicate, astute, and lasting best.

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Don Juan in Soho: After Molière

By Patrick Marber

The notorious, amoral hedonist in a society entranced by way of sensation. Moliere's farcical, tragic, anarchic Don Juan (1665) is the foundation for Patrick Marber's new play within which the motion of the unique is relocated to offer day Soho, London.

Whereas Moliere condemned his anti-hero to a literal Hell, Marber condemns him to a hell of his personal making.

Don Juan in Soho premiered on the Donmar Warehouse in December 2006.

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Kleine Weltgeschichte des Theaters

By Manfred Brauneck

Das 20. Jahrhundert hat auch die Theaterkulturen der Welt einander nähergebracht. In diesem handlichen Band führt der renommierte Theaterhistoriker Manfred Brauneck in die Weltgeschichte einer Kunstform ein, die in allen Ländern der Welt stets tief im kultischen und gesellschaftlichen Leben verwurzelt conflict. Im Zentrum stehen die großen Theaterkulturen Europas, Indiens, Chinas und Japans, die über Jahrhunderte hinweg ihre eigenen ästhetischen Formen und Stile entwickelt haben. Ganz unterschiedlich waren auch die sozialen und kulturellen Rahmenbedingungen, die Stoffe und Themen, das Zusammenspiel von Sprache, Bewegung, Tanz und Musik und die Zwecke, denen das Theater diente. Doch mit der Globalisierung ließen sich europäische Künstler vom Theater fremder Kulturen faszinieren, während guy sich außerhalb Europas am westlichen Theater zu orientieren begann. Das Theater der Gegenwart ist in vielfältiger Weise von den Theaterformen früherer Epochen und anderer Länder inspiriert. So wird dieses Buch für den heutigen Theaterbesucher zu einem unentbehrlichen Begleiter werden.

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The Art of Theatre: Word, Image and Performance in France and Belgium, c. 1830-1910 (Romanticism and after in France / Le Romantisme et après en France)

This number of essays explores the connection among artwork, literature and the degree in France and Belgium within the interval 1830-1910. it's the first publication to assemble scholarship in this ignored region of research and gives detailed insights into present learn inside this wealthy interdisciplinary box. the increase in well known theatre, the beginnings of a ‘society of spectacle’, the emergence of the print media and the advance of degree path and set layout, in addition to the difficulty in pictorial and literary illustration, created a dynamic cultural weather in which the interface among writing, portray and dramatic illustration thrived. The chapters during this quantity chart diverse aspects of this phenomenon: from the artwork of acting assumed by means of writers and the collaborations among artists and theatre administrators to the theatrical motifs that infiltrated visible artwork and the more and more ‘dramatized’ courting among portray and spectator on the finish of the century.

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William Shakespeare's The Phantom of Menace: Star Wars Part the First (William Shakespeare's Star Wars)

By Ian Doescher

Sign up for us, solid gentles, for a merry reimagining of Star Wars: Episode 1 as simply Shakespeare can have written it. the total saga begins the following, with an exhilarating story that includes a disguised queen, a tender hero, and fearless knights dealing with a hidden, vengeful enemy.

’Tis a real Shakespearean drama, packed with sword fights, soliloquies, and doomed romance . . . all in excellent iambic pentameter and matched with twenty wonderful Elizabethan illustrations. carry directly to your midi-chlorians: The play’s the item, in which you’ll seize the increase of Anakin!

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Dramas históricos (Obra completa Shakespeare, Volume 3) (Penguin Clásicos)

By William Shakespeare

Los mejores libros jamás escritos.

«Dulce, dulce veneno en l. a. boca de l. a. época.»
El Rey Juan, I, i

De entre todas las pasiones que Shakespeare retrató a lo largo de su extensa obra, l. a. fascinación por el poder es quizá una de las más oscuras; y en ella se centran todos sus dramas históricos. Más allá del episodio anecdótico, generalmente referido a momentos clave del auge de l. a. dinastía Tudor -de Ricardo II a Enrique VIII, de los angeles Guerra de las Dos Rosas a los inicios de los angeles reforma anglicana-, Shakespeare se interesa por el hombre que se oculta tras l. a. máscara de un monarca.

Dramas históricos es el tercer volumen de una colección de cinco que reúne l. a. obra completa de Shakespeare. Aquí se incluyen l. a. trilogía de Enrique VI, Ricardo III, El rey Juan, Ricardo II, las dos partes de Enrique IV, Enrique V y Enrique VIII. Estaedición, a shipment de Andreu Jaume, quien firma también l. a. introducción, presenta las mejores traducciones contemporáneas, respetando el verso y los angeles prosa originales. Un festín para todos los amantes de las buenas letras.

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Théâtre complet

By René de Obaldia

« Interprété par les plus grands acteurs sur les scènes parisiennes et étrangères comme par de nombreuses troupes d’amateurs, joué aussi bien chez les sapeurs pompiers que dans les hôpitaux, les usines, les foyers ruraux, les prisons, les lycées, les maisons de los angeles tradition, les casernes, les salles des fêtes municipales, les cou-vents, que chez les malades mentaux ou à l’Elysée (Deux femmes pour un fantôme, comédie psychosomatique, fut représentée devant Georges Pompidou et les membres du Parlement), René de Obaldia, sans pour autant s’encombrer de théories, ne nous offre-t-il pas un théâtre populaire ?
Dans maintes anthologies et encyclopédies où il determine d’abondance, c’est toujours l. a. profonde singularité de l’auteur dramatique et du romancier qui est soulignée. Une œuvre qui compte parmi les plus originales et les plus savoureuses de notre temps ».

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The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?

By Edward Albee

Three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Edward Albee's so much provocative, bold, and debatable play when you consider that Who's petrified of Virginia Woolf?, The Goat received 4 significant awards for top new play of the 12 months (Tony, long island Drama Critics Circle, Drama table, and Outer Critics Circle). within the play, Martin, a winning architect who has simply became fifty, leads an ostensibly excellent lifestyles along with his loving spouse and homosexual teenage son. but if he confides to his ally that he's additionally in love with a goat (named Sylvia), he units in movement occasions that would spoil his relatives and go away his lifestyles in tatters.

The playwright himself describes it this fashion: each civilization units rather arbitrary limits to its tolerances. The play is ready a relations that's deeply rocked via an incredible occasion and so they clear up that challenge. it truly is my wish that folks will imagine afresh approximately even if all of the values they carry are legitimate.

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The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays: Salome; Lady Windermere's Fan (Signet classics)

A common favourite, The significance of Being Earnest screens Oscar Wilde's theatrical genius at its fabulous top. Subtitled "A Trivial Comedy for critical People", this hilarious assault on Victorian manners and morals turns a pompous global on its head, shall we duplicity result in happiness, and makes riposte the top type of artwork. additionally integrated during this certain assortment are Wilde's first comedy luck, Lady Windermere's Fan, and his richly sensual melodrama, Salome.

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