The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone

By Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams's first novel

The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone is classic Tennessee Williams. released in 1950, his first novel used to be acclaimed via Gore Vidal as "splendidly written, designated, brief, entire, and fine." it's the tale of a prosperous, fiftyish American widow lately a recognized degree good looks, yet now "drifting." the unconventional opens quickly after her husband's dying and her retirement from the theatre, as Mrs. Stone attempts to regulate to her aimless new existence in Rome. She is adjusting, too, to getting older. ("The wisdom that her attractiveness was once misplaced had stumble upon her lately and it was once nonetheless sometimes forgotten.") With poignant wit and his personal specific model of delight in, Williams charts her flow into an affair with a merciless younger gigolo: "As compelling, as attention-grabbing, and as technically skillful as his play" (Publishers Weekly).

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The Magic Tower and Other One-Act Plays (New Directions Paperbook)

By Tennessee Williams, Thomas Keith

A significant selection of never-before-collected one-acts: "The height of my virtuosity was once within the one- act performs. a few of that are like firecrackers in a rope" (Tennessee Williams).
Here are photos of yankee lifestyles in the course of the nice melancholy and after, populated through a hopelessly hopeful refrain lady, a munitions producer ensnared in a love triangle, an overconfident mob dandy, a terrible couple who quarrel to conquer depression, a tender "spinster" enthralled via the impulse of uprising, and, in "The Magic Tower," a passionate artist and his spouse whose early life and optimism are usually not sufficient to guard their "dream marriage." This new quantity gathers a few of Williams's such a lot exuberant early paintings and comprises one-acts that he may later extend to strong full-length dramas: "The lovely Trap," a happy tackle The Glass Menagerie, and "Interior: Panic," a gorgeous precursor to A Streetcar Named Desire.

The performs include:
     * At Liberty
     * The Magic Tower
     * Me, Vashya
     * Curtains for the Gentleman
     * In Our career
     * each Twenty mins
     * Honor the dwelling
     * The Case of the overwhelmed Petunias
     * Moony's child do not Cry
     * The darkish Room
     * the beautiful capture
     * inside: Panic
     * nation of Earth
     * I by no means dress until After darkish on Sundays
     * a few difficulties for The Moose Lodge

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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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Parc Sauvage

By Jacques Roubaud

Septembre forty two. Deux enfants d'une dizaine d'années, Dora et ' Jacques ' (c'est son nouveau prénom, il ne faut pas qu'il l'oublie) arrivent dans une grande propriété des Corbières. Dora est venue avec Vlad, son oncle, ' qui ne peut plus jouer en ce second '. Sa mère est restée à Toulouse. Les mom and dad de ' Jacques-maintenant ' sont il ne sait où, loin. l. a. maison est vaste. Il y a des poules, des canards, des vignes, les ' jumeaux ', qui se ressemblent tellement qu'ils ne savent peut-être même pas eux-mêmes qui est Joan et qui est Jean. Il y a Teresa, leur mère, qui parle catalan, venue avec Jim, qui parle anglais ; et Camillou, leur grand-père, que Dora aime dès qu'elle le voit. Sainte-Lucie lui appartient et il les reçoit, ' en attendant '. En attendant qu'on vienne les chercher pour les emmener dans los angeles montagne, vers l'Espagne.

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Love's Labour's Lost (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 7) (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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Machine of Death: A Collection of Stories About People Who Know How They Will Die

By Ryan North, Matthew Bennardo, David Malki

The laptop were invented many years in the past: a computer which could inform, from only a pattern of your blood, the way you have been going to die. No dates, no details. Just a slip of paper with a number of phrases spelling out your final destiny -- right away all-too particular and maddeningly vague.

A best ten Amazon patron favourite in technological know-how Fiction & fable for 2010, The desktop of Death is an anthology of unique tales sure jointly via a imperative premise. From the funny to the adventurous to the mind-bending to the touching, the writers discover what the area will be like if a blood try may well are expecting your death.

But don't believe for a second it is a ebook fullyyt composed of news approximately humans assembly their ironic dooms. There is a few of that, after all. yet greater than that, this can be a genre-hopping selection of stories approximately those who have realized extra approximately themselves then maybe they need to have, and how that knowledge affects their relationships, their belief of the area, and the way they consider approximately themselves.

Features thirty-four tales by means of Randall Munroe, Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw, Tom Francis, Camille Alexa, Erin McKean, James L. Sutter, David Malki !, Ryan North, and many others

Features illustrations by way of Kate Beaton, Kazu Kibuishi, Aaron Diaz, Jeffrey Brown, Scott C., Roger Langridge, Karl Kershl, Cameron Stewart, and so on

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The Sonnets (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 40) (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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Are You Sitting Down?

By Shannon Yarbrough

A rape sufferer elevating a biracial child. A drug addict haunted by way of a useless female friend. A gay mourning a useless lover. A instructor having an affair along with his scholar. And a businesswoman sexually burdened by way of her boss. What do all of them have in universal? all of them sit down at Lorraine White's vacation dinner desk; also they are her youngsters.

But Lorraine's youngsters will not be the single ones within the relations facing ghosts of the prior. this can be the 1st Christmas the Whites have spent jointly because the dying in their father. And it rather well can be their final, as arguments occur, secrets and techniques are published, and maybe a assassin walks between them.

In his most modern novel, Yarbrough explores the broken soul of 1 small city family members and breaks throughout the barriers of affection, convincing his readers that regardless of how difficult existence will get, occasionally the help of kinfolk is the one precise origin we have now left to rely on - no matter if we wish to or now not.

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