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20; Two plays and a monologue

by Francis Bass

<p>Two full length plays and one monologue set in speculative worlds. “Suggest the Empire,” a history play about an invented history, explores the theatrical nature of nationalism and empire, while “Tallahassee Ca. 2045” unfolds in a possible ...

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A Collection of English Miracle-Plays, or Mysteries

Containing Ten Dramas From the Chester, Coventry, and Towneley Series, With Two of Latter Date

by William Marriott

<p>Plays, which he published in 1744. They are also in some mss. Termed Pageants, by which name they were generally called, although not in all in stances, when performed by members of trading companies.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780259703310

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A Drama on the Seashore

by Honoré de Balzac

<p>This short section of Honore de Balzac's vast story cycle The Human Comedy unfolds against the beautiful backdrop of the western coast of France. A couple on vacation have a chance encounter with a fisherman. After chit-chatting for a while, ...

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A Guide to Ancient Greek Drama

by Ian C. Storey & Arlene Allan

<p>This newly updated second edition features wide-ranging, systematically organized scholarship in a concise introduction to ancient Greek drama, which flourished from the sixth to third century BC.</p> <ul> <li>Covers all three genres of ...

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A History of Classical Greek Literature, Volume 1

by John Pentland Mahaffy

<p>It is remarkable that the Old dithyrambs were spoken of as introductions to the more solemn cyclic choirs, whereas their dramatic outcome was always played after the tragedies. The critics are ready with msthetical reasons for this, but we ...

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

by William Shakespeare & Sheba Blake

<p>A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy written by William Shakespeare in 1595/96. It portrays the events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta, the former queen of the Amazons. These include the adventures of ...

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A Midsummer Night's Dream | The Pink Classics

by William Shakespeare & Sheba Blake

A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy written by William Shakespeare in 1595/96. It portrays the events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta, the former queen of the Amazons. These include the adventures of four ...

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A Tale of Two Cities

by Charles Dickens

The SoTo publishing house, founded in 2014, was in the beginning an Imprint publisher only. During the years it was shown that the readers are still preferring the classics of history of literature. <br /> Nowadays the SoTo publishing house ...

ISBN: 9788826436913

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A Tragedie of Abrahams Sacrifice

Written in French by Theodoore Beza and Translated Into English by Arthur Golding

by Theodore Beze

<p>Entered according to Act of the Parliament of Canada in the Office of the Minister of Agriculture, by the Librarian of the University of Toronto, in the year Of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and six.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780243704750

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A Very Coveted Diamonds Jewellery

by Patrice Martinez

<p data-version='1.1'>We often find in a family a jewellery of "high value" passing from one generation to another. But in a mansion of beautiful Athens, a gift of inestimable cost will cause much anguish to its owner, a wealthy Athenian trader.

ISBN: 9781507143667

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Acts of Compassion in Greek Tragic Drama

by James Franklin Johnson

<p>The ability of human beings to feel compassion or empathy for one another—and express that emotion by offering comfort or assistance—is an important antidote to violence and aggression. In ancient Greece, the epics of Homer and the tragic ...

ISBN: 9780806154923

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Aesop's Fables

by Aesop

Aesop's Fables or the Aesopica is a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and storyteller believed to have lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 BCE. Of diverse origins, the stories associated with Aesop's name have descended to ...

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Aesop's Fables

by Aesop

Aesop's Fables or the Aesopica is a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and storyteller believed to have lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 BCE. Of diverse origins, the stories associated with Aesop's name have descended to ...

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Aesop's Fables

by Aesop

Aesop was an Ancient Greek fabulist or story teller credited with a number of fables now collectively known as Aesop's Fables. Although his existence remains uncertain and (if he ever existed) no writings by him survive, numerous tales credited ...

ISBN: 9788893152068

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Aias

by Sophocles

<p>Sophocles' play is a famous retelling of Aias's (Ajax's) demise. After the armor is awarded to Odysseus, Aias feels so insulted that he wants to kill Agamemnon and Menelaus. Athena intervenes and clouds his mind and vision, and he goes to a ...

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Ajax

by Sophocles

Sophocles was one of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have survived. Sophocles wrote over 100 plays but only 7 have survived including the famous Oedipus trilogy. This edition of Ajax includes a table of contents.<br> ...

ISBN: 9781531283476

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Alcestis

by Euripides

<p>Euripides was one of the three great tragedians of classical Athens, the other two being Aeschylus and Sophocles. Some ancient scholars attributed ninety-five plays to him, of these, eighteen or nineteen have survived complete. Euripides is ...

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Alcestis

by Euripides

Euripides was one of the greatest Greek tragedians and is considered one of the most important figures in ancient literature. Euripides is thought to have written close to 100 plays and almost 20 of them have survived. This edition of Alcestis ...

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All That You've Seen Here Is God

New Versions of Four Greek Tragedies Sophocles' Ajax, Philoctetes, Women of Trachis; Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound

by Sophocles & Aeschylus

<p>These contemporary translations of four Greek tragedies speak across time and connect readers and audiences with universal themes of war, trauma, suffering, and betrayal. Under the direction of Bryan Doerries, they have been performed for ...

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All's Well That Ends Well

by Sheba Blake & William Shakespeare

<p>All's Well That Ends Well is a play by William Shakespeare. Helena, the low-born ward of a Spanish countess, is in love with the countess' son Bertram, who is indifferent to her. Bertram goes to Paris to replace his late father as attendant ...

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