Literature, Theory, History

By Jonathan Hart

During this interdisciplinary paintings that levels from the ancients during the Renaissance to the current, Jonathan Hart examines structures, legislation, theatre, nature, stereotype, otherness, authority, new historicism, deconstruction, feminism, analyzing, interpretation, poetry, and poetics. The booklet considers the most important subject matters and controversies related to the sector of Comparative Literature, together with subjectivity, Bartolomé de Las Casas, and globalization. whatever the interval, this towering learn assumes that that means, style, personality, language, and constitution are valuable issues for debate.

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Acting Companies and their Plays in Shakespeare's London (Arden Shakespeare)

By Siobhan Keenan

Acting businesses and their performs in Shakespeare's London explores the intimate and dynamic dating among appearing businesses and playwrights during this seminal period in English theatre history.

Siobhan Keenan's research contains chapters at the traditions and workings of up to date appearing businesses, playwriting practices, levels and staging, audiences and consumers, each one illustrated with specified case reports of person performing businesses and their performs, together with troupes akin to woman Elizabeth's avid gamers, ‘Beeston's Boys' and the King's males and works through Shakespeare, Jonson, Middleton, Brome and Heywood.

we're acquainted with concentrating on person playwrights: Acting businesses and their performs in Shakespeare's London makes the case that we additionally have to take into consideration the corporations for which dramatists wrote and with whose participants they collaborated, if we want to higher comprehend the dramas of the English Renaissance stage.

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Complete Works of Seneca (Illustrated)

By Seneca

The top Stoic thinker of the Silver Age of Latin literature, in addition to train to the notorious Nero, Seneca used to be additionally an finished dramatist, whose ground-breaking tragedies replaced the process theatre writing. the traditional Classics sequence offers eReaders with the knowledge of the Classical international, with either English translations and the unique Latin texts. For the 1st time in publishing heritage, readers can benefit from the whole works of Seneca the more youthful in one quantity, with appealing illustrations, informative introductions and the standard Delphi bonus fabric. (Version 1)

* superbly illustrated with pictures on the subject of Seneca's lifestyles and works
* positive aspects the total extant works of Seneca, in either English translation and the unique Latin
* Concise introductions to the essays and different works
* comprises translations formerly showing in Loeb Classical Library variants of Seneca’s works
* first-class formatting of the texts
* comprises part numbers — excellent for students
* simply find the sections, epistles or works you must learn with person contents tables
* contains Seneca's infrequent physique of essays ordinary QUESTIONS, first time in electronic print
* contains a bonus biography - notice Seneca's old world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

Please stopover at www.delphiclassics.com to flick thru our variety of fascinating titles

CONTENTS:

The Tragedies
THE insanity OF HERCULES
THE TROJAN WOMEN
THE PHOENICIAN WOMEN
PHAEDRA
THYESTES
HERCULES ON OETA
AGAMEMNON
OEDIPUS
MEDEA
OCTAVIA

The Epistles
TO MARCIA, ON CONSOLATION
TO MY mom HELVIA, ON CONSOLATION
TO POLYBIUS, ON CONSOLATION
THE ethical EPISTLES

The Essays
ON ANGER
ON THE SHORTNESS OF LIFE
THE PUMPKINIFICATION OF THE DIVINE CLAUDIUS
ON THE FIRMNESS OF THE clever PERSON
ON CLEMENCY
ON THE satisfied LIFE
ON LEISURE
NATURAL QUESTIONS
ON BENEFITS
ON TRANQUILLITY OF MIND
ON PROVIDENCE

The Latin Texts
LIST OF LATIN TEXTS

The Biography
INTRODUCTION TO SENECA via John W. Basore

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Theatre complet - Tome 3

By Jean Giraudoux

De 1928, date des premières représentations de Siegfried, à sa mort, en janvier 1944, Jean Giraudoux a écrit une quinzaine de pièces de théâtre qui font de lui, avec Claudel, l'auteur français le plus vital de los angeles première moitié du XXe siècle.
S'il a continué à être joué et lu depuis l. a. guerre, c'est qu'il a été le dernier écrivain à croire que le théâtre faisait partie intégrante de l. a. littérature. Loin de tout réalisme, ce théâtre prolonge jusqu'à nous les prestiges du classicisme français, dont Giraudoux a retrouvé le variety en le teintant d'ironie savante. los angeles tradition, chez lui, ne peut faire oublier son modernisme ni son appartenance à une époque qu'il a voulu placer entre les parenthèses de deux guerres.
Grand créateur de personnages, vus souvent à travers les acteurs prestigieux de los angeles troupe de Jouvet qui les ont interprétés en leading, Giraudoux se signale à nous non seulement pas l. a. perfection de l'écriture, mais par une sensibilité qui lui fait retrouver, si abstrait et si raffiné soit-il, los angeles réalité des passions. Son humour léger ne l'écarte pas non plus d'une morale du bonheur, où l'éternel féminin joue un rôle de top-rated plan.
Qu'il utilise les grands thèmes classiques ou qu'il invente des events et des personnages inédits, le théâtre de Giraudoux, plus grave qu'il ne paraît, veut nous réconcilier avec l. a. vie. man Dumur

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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 los angeles boca de los angeles época.»
El Rey Juan, I, i

De entre todas las pasiones que Shakespeare retrató a lo largo de su extensa obra, los angeles 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 l. a. 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 los angeles obra completa de Shakespeare. Aquí se incluyen los angeles 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 l. a. prosa originales. Un festín para todos los amantes de las buenas letras.

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Looking at Medea: Essays and a translation of Euripides' tragedy

By David Stuttard

Euripides' Medea is without doubt one of the normally learn, studied and played of all Greek tragedies. A searingly merciless tale of a woman's brutal revenge on a husband who has rejected her for a more youthful and richer bride, it really is strange between Greek dramas for its acute portrayal of girl psychology. Medea can look right away undying and strikingly sleek. but, the play is especially a lot a made from the political and social global of 5th century Athens and an figuring out of its unique context, in addition to a attention of the responses of later a while, is essential to appreciating this paintings and its legacy. This selection of essays through major teachers addresses those concerns, exploring key subject matters resembling revenge, personality, mythology, the top of the play, the refrain and Medea's function as a witch. different essays examine the play's context, non secular connotations, stagecraft and reception. The essays are followed by way of David Stuttard's English translation of the play, that's performer-friendly, available but actual and heavily trustworthy to the unique.

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A Profile of Jonathan Miller

By Michael Romain

Jonathan Miller is without doubt one of the most vital administrators of theater and opera this day. Written with Miller's complete cooperation and with entry to rehearsals, this is often the 1st booklet to discover his paintings intensive. Michael Romain examines this crucial profession in theater via a sequence of interviews with Miller and his collaborators. it truly is infrequent director is keen or capable of talk about his craft and rarer nonetheless to discover colleagues who can recount their impressions of rehearsals and productions. although, in a sequence of conversations with actors, conductors, designers, singers, administrators, and writers, a desirable portrait of Miller emerges. The ebook is split into 3 sections, starting with an advent that units Miller's paintings within the context of up to date eu theater. half is an interview with Miller, overlaying such issues as his occupation, operating equipment, issues of proposal and perspectives of present theater and opera. half 3 is a set of conversations with artists together with Zubin Mehta, Roger Norrington, Dudley Moore, Max von Sydow, Terry arms, John Cleese, Frank Langella, Roger Daltrey and Jack Lemmon. the quantity additionally includes a whole chronology of Miller's paintings in theater, opera, tv, and movie, together with info on imminent productions, in addition to quite a few pictures from productions. Michael Romain has written literary and drama feedback for courses in Britain and the us.

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4.48 Psychosis (Modern Plays)

By Sarah Kane

4.48 Psychosis sees the final word narrowing of Sarah Kane's concentration in her paintings. The fight of the self to stay intact has moved in her paintings from civil warfare, into the relations, into the couple, into the person, and at last into the theatre of phychosis: the brain itself. This play used to be written in 1999 presently earlier than the playwright took her personal lifestyles at age 28. at the web page, the piece seems like a poem. No characters are named, or even their quantity is unspecified. it may be a trip via one person's brain, or an interview among a physician and his patient.

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Bad Boy Nietzsche! and Other Plays

By Richard Foreman

Richard Foreman has been on the innovative of the theatrical avant-garde within the usa and during the global considering that 1968. His mythical productions, written and directed through him at his Ontological-Hysteric Theatre have prompted generations of theater artists. This new anthology collects performs written and played over six years, together with Now That Communism Is lifeless My lifestyles Feels Empty, Maria del Bosco, Panic (How to Be Happy!), Bad Boy Nietzsche!, Bad Behavior and King Cowboy Rufus ideas the Universe.

Richard Foreman based the Ontological-Hysteric Theatre in 1968. The theater is at the moment within the old St. Marks Church, the place he rehearses and produces certainly one of his new performs every year, every one play appearing for sixteen weeks each winter.

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Krapp's Last Tape and Other Dramatic Pieces

By Samuel Beckett

This choice of Nobel Prize winner Samuel Beckett’s dramatic items contains a brief level play, radio performs, and pantomimes. The degree play Krapp’s final Tape evolves a shattering drama out of a monologue of a guy who, at age sixty-nine, performs again the autobiographical tape he recorded on his thirty-ninth birthday.
The radio performs have been commissioned via the BBC; All That Fall “plumbs an identical pessimistic depths [as Waiting for Godot] in what turns out a no much less despairing look for human dignity” (London Times), and Embers is both unforgettable theater, born of the ramblings of an outdated guy and his spouse. ultimately, within the pantomimes, Beckett takes drama to the purpose of natural abstraction along with his portrayals of, in Act with no phrases I, annoyed wanted, and in Act with out phrases I, corresponding motions of residing juxtaposed within the sluggish melancholy of 1 guy and the senselessly busy movement of another.

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