The Taming of the Threw (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 11) (Bilingual Edition)

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual version 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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Othello (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 34) (Bilingual Edition)

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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Speed-the-Plow: A Play

By David Mamet

Speed-the-Plow is an exhilaratingly sharp, comical, stressful play concerning the strength of cash and intercourse in Hollywood, and the way they corrupt motion picture manufacturers. Speed-the-Plow opened at Lincoln heart to sold-out seats, rave stories and lots more and plenty fanfare in March 1988—staring Madonna, Joe Mantegna, and Ron Silver—and later moved to and had a long-standing run on Broadway.

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

By David Greig

David Greig: Plays 1 brings jointly 4 key performs via the playwright defined through the Daily Telegraph as 'one of the main fascinating 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 realize an innocence that's approximately to be destroyed eternally. San Diego deals an odd and sometimes nightmarish trip into the guts 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 discovered mendacity within the snow within the foothills as he attempts to piece jointly his id. In The American Pilot a crash-landing in a distant valley in kingdom increases questions about how the area sees the US and the way the USA sees the realm.

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

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

San Diego
'A surreal and interesting piece of theatre . . . unbelievable . . . 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 stylish, worthwhile, enticing 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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The Life and Death of King John (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 15) (Bilingual Edition)

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual version 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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The Discovery of Heaven

By Harry Mulisch

The Discovery of Heaven, Harry Mulisch's magnum opus, is a wealthy mosaic of twentieth-century trauma within which many themesfriendship, loyalty, kin, artwork, know-how, faith, destiny, reliable, and evilsuffuse a suspenseful and resplendent narrative.

The tale starts with the assembly of Onno and Max, complex participants whom destiny has mysteriously and magically introduced jointly. They percentage accountability for the beginning of a striking and radiant boy who embarks on a mandated quest that takes the reader far and wide Europe and to the land the place all such quests commence and finish. Abounding in philosophical, mental and theological inquiries, but laced with humor that's as infectious because it is willful, the invention of Heaven lingers within the brain lengthy after it's been learn. It not just tells an available tale, but in addition convinces one who it simply will be attainable to carry order into the chaos of the realm via a story.

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The Distance from Here: A Play

By Neil LaBute

His movies within the corporation of guys and your folks and acquaintances either received serious renown for his or her biting satire and caustic wit. Now, with the space from the following, he has written his so much riveting play but, an extreme examine the darkish part of yank suburbia. With little to occupy their time except discovering an honest position to hold out—the zoo, the mall, the college parking lot—Darrell and Tim are American childrens who lack any path or objective of their lives. whilst Darrell’s suspicion in regards to the faithlessness of his female friend is proven and Tim involves her safety, there's not anything to brake their momentum as all 3 velocity towards catastrophe.

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A Raisin in the Sun

By Lorraine Hansberry

This groundbreaking play starred Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeill, Ruby Dee and Diana Sands within the Broadway creation which opened in 1959. Set on Chicago's South part, the plot revolves round the divergent desires and conflicts inside 3 generations of the more youthful kinfolk: son Walter Lee, his spouse Ruth, his sister Beneatha, his son Travis and matriarch Lena, known as Mama. whilst her deceased husband's assurance cash comes via, Mama goals of relocating to a brand new domestic and a greater local in Chicago. Walter Lee, a chauffeur, has different plans, even though: paying for a liquor shop and being his personal guy. Beneatha goals of clinical tuition.

The tensions and prejudice they face shape this seminal American drama. Sacrifice, belief and love one of the more youthful family members and their heroic fight to maintain dignity in a harsh and altering global is a searing and undying record of wish and concept. Winner of the long island Drama Critic's Award as top Play of the 12 months, it's been hailed as a "pivotal play within the heritage of the American Black theatre." via Newsweek and "a milestone within the American Theatre." through Ebony.

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Titus Andronicus & Timon of Athens (Modern Library Classics)

By William Shakespeare

“These phrases are razors to my wounded heart.”
—Titus Andronicus
 
“We have visible larger days.”
—Timon of Athens
 
Eminent Shakespearean students Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen supply clean new versions of the 2 nice tragedies: Titus Adronicus, a photo tale of revenge, and Timon of Athens, a cautionary story approximately fake pals and unearned loyalty.
 
THIS quantity additionally contains greater than 100 PAGES OF specific FEATURES:
 
• unique Introductions to Titus Andronicus and Timon of Athens
• incisive scene-by-scene synopsis and research with important evidence concerning the work
• remark on prior and present productions in response to interviews with top administrators, actors, and designers
• photos of key RSC productions
• an outline of Shakespeare’s theatrical occupation and chronology of his plays
 
Ideal for college kids, theater pros, and basic readers, those smooth and obtainable variations from the Royal Shakespeare corporation set a brand new regular in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.

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Hedda Gabler (Dover Thrift Editions)

By Henrik Ibsen

This darkish mental drama was first produced in Norway in 1890 and depicts the evil machinations of a ruthless, nihilistic heroine: the notorious Hedda Gabler. Readers will find a masterly exploration of the character of evil, besides the potential of tragedy that lies in human frailty. a real masterpiece.

From university Library Journal
Grade nine Up-Ibsen's vintage is definitely served via the abilities of Juliet Stevenson and 7 different British actors, all veterans of the Royal Shakespeare corporation, level, and movie. With very good diction and usually convincing emotion, the polished solid conveys the darkish depression that touches each person within the play, and at last overwhelms Hedda. short, yet friendly song lightly marks the tip of every act, and sound caliber is nice all through. quite whole liner notes make it effortless to discover a selected music, and there's lots of playbill-style information regarding the performers and the play. whereas this recordings isn't a needs to purchase, it will likely be a necessary audio part of periods learning the paintings of Norway's nice nineteenth century playwright.
Barbara Wysocki, Cora J. Belden Library, Rocky Hill, CT

Review
Drama in 4 acts by means of Henrik Ibsen, released in 1890 and produced the next 12 months. The paintings unearths Hedda Gabler as a egocentric, cynical girl bored by way of her marriage to the student Jorgen Tesman. Her father's pair of pistols offer intermittent diversion, as do the attentions of the ne'er-do-well pass judgement on Brack. while Thea Elvestad, an established acquaintance of Hedda's, unearths that she has left her husband for the author Ejlert Lovborg, who as soon as pursued Hedda, the latter turns into vengeful. studying that Ejlert has forsworn liquor, Hedda first steers him to a rowdy collecting at Brack's and in this case burns the seemingly extraordinary manuscript that he loses there whereas inebriated. Witnessing his desperation, she sends him one of many pistols and he shoots himself. Brack deduces Hedda's complicity and calls for that she turn into his mistress in alternate for his silence in regards to the subject. as a substitute, she ends her ennui with the rest pistol. The paintings is notable for its nonjudgmental depiction of an immoral, damaging personality, the most vividly discovered ladies in dramatic literature. -- The Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature --This textual content refers to an out of print or unavailable variation of this identify.

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