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Five Plays

Thomas Middleton (1580-1627) was one of the most prolific and fascinating playwrights of the Jacobean era, producing nearly fifty theatrical pieces in a quarter of a century. This collection comprises five of his most powerful plays, from the comedies satirizing city life, A Trick to Catch the Old One, and A Chaste Maid in Cheapside, to his later tragedies Women Beware Wom

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The Prince of Homburg

Von Kleist s last work and his masterpiece is an historical tragedy in which a prince s love for a woman confounds his orders of battle.

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The Zoo Story & The Sandbox

Yellow Pamphlet Booklet with Two Plays. This Edition of The Zoo Story contains revisions to the original text. These revisions were made by the author in 1999 during rehearsals for his production of the play at the Alley Theatre in Houston, Texas. Diagram of stage arrangements and Property Lists for each play are included. 42 pages. 7.75 x 5.2 inches. Dramatists Play Ser

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Pseudolus

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally importan

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The Beggars Opera

The Beggars Opera introduced to theater the ballad-opera and an immortal cast of characters. The Peachums, employers of a company of pickpockets, shoplifters, and thieves, raised their daughter Polly for finer things, but she has done a dreadful deed. She has married for love. Her husband is Macheath, so exquisite a robber he might have been a lawyer or lord, and so devot

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The Duchess of Malfi and Other Plays

This volume offers John Websters two great Jacobean tragedies, The White Devil and The Duchess of Malfi, together with his brilliant tragicomedy, The Devils Law-Case, and the comedy written with William Rowley, A Cure for a Cuckold. Webster is a radically and creatively experimental dramatist. His tragedies deploy shifting dramatic perspectives which counteract and chall

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Penthesilea

For the first time, in this splendidly illustrated book, an English translation recreates the audacity, romance, and poetry of one of the strangest and most beautiful works of Western literature--the passionate verse drama of Achilles and Penthesilea, queen of the Amazons. 12 color illustrations.

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Fool for Love

Through searing truth and dark humor, Fool for Love shows the story of two people who just cant live without each other whether they like it or not. May is hiding out at an old motel in the Mojave Desert. Eddie, an old flame and childhood friend, finds her there and threatens to drag her back into the life from which she had fled. Reality and dream; truth and lies; past a

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The Death of a Salesman

A Readers edition specially expanded by the author Arthur Miller. A great play of our day. The blood of Willy Loman flows in all of us. The story of the salesman who wanted more for his sons than he knew how to get, who harmed them through his well-meaning dreams but atoned with his life, is at least in part the story of all of us. That is why it is one of the most overwh

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A brave and breathtaking musical.--The New York Times

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