Download E-books A Midsummer-Night's Dream (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 8) (Bilingual Edition) PDF

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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By Priscille Sibley

Priscille Sibley’s The Promise of Stardust is a haunting and unforgettable debut novel approximately existence and loss of life and love, set opposed to an ethical hassle that could depart you wondering your personal beliefs.

Matt Beaulieu has enjoyed Elle McClure due to the fact that he was once years outdated. Now married and anticipating their first baby, Elle suffers a deadly coincidence. to maintain the infant alive, Matt is going opposed to his wife’s needs and retains his spouse on existence aid. yet Matt’s mom thinks that Elle can be euthanized, and she’s able to struggle for what she believes is the fitting thing.

A beautiful, compassionate exam of 1 of the main complicated moral problems with our time, The Promise of Stardust, will stick with you, lengthy after the final web page has been read.

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Download E-books Three Plays: The White Devil; The Duchess of Malfi; The Devil's Law-Case (Penguin English library) PDF

By John Webster

The performs of Jacobean dramatist John Webster are masterpieces of early seventeenth-century English theatre. "The White satan" depicts a depressing, sinister global of duplicity, intrigue and murderous infidelity, whereas "The Duchess of Malfi" tells the macabre tale of a lady who marries underneath herself and units in movement a poor cycle of violence. not like those revenge tragedies, "The Devil's Law-Case" asserts social order in a plot full of twists of destiny. Written at a time whilst the courtroom of King James used to be rife with instability and corruption, Webster's aggravating performs replicate this abuse of strength and are recognized for his or her terrible imaginative and prescient of humanity - but also they are essentially the most wealthy, subtle dramas ever composed.

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Download E-books Aristotle in Hollywood: Visual Stories That Work (Studies in Scriptwriting) PDF

By Ari Hiltunen

Through the centuries Aristotle's Poetics remained whatever of a secret. What used to be the good thinker attempting to say in regards to the nature of drama and storytelling? What did he suggest via pity, worry and catharsis? during this ebook, Ari Hiltunen explains the secret of the 'proper pleasure', which, in keeping with Aristotle, is the objective of drama and will be caused through the use of definite storytelling innovations. Hiltunen develops Aristotle's thesis to illustrate how the world's best-loved fairy stories, Shakespeare's good fortune, and empirical stories at the delight in drama and mind body structure, all provide help to the assumption of a common 'proper excitement' via storytelling. analyzing the main techniques and good judgment of Poetics, Hiltunen bargains a distinct perception to somebody who desires to comprehend the key of winning storytelling, either long ago and in latest multi-billion buck leisure undefined.

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Download E-books The Merchant of Venice (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 9) (Bilingual Edition) PDF

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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By Jeff Lindsay

Life’s difficult for Dexter Morgan. It’s challenging being the world’s in simple terms serial killer with a moral sense, specifically should you paintings for the Miami police. to prevent suspicion, Dexter’s needed to slip deep into his cover: spending time along with his female friend and her little ones, slowly changing into the world’s first serial killing sofa potato. Then a very nasty psychopath begins slicing a path via Miami — a killer whose twisted strategies go away even Dexter speechless. whilst his sister Deborah, a tough-as-nails cop, is drawn into the case, it turns into transparent that Dexter should do pop out of hiding and hunt the monster down. until, in fact, the killer reveals him first. . .

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Download E-books The Winter's Tale (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 14) (Bilingual Edition) PDF

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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Download E-books Grenadine (Yale Drama Series) PDF

By Neil Wechsler

Neil Wechsler’s Grenadine has been selected because the moment winner of the Yale Drama sequence. The play used to be chosen through Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright and contest pass judgement on Edward Albee. Grenadine is the fantastical tale of a man’s quest for romance within the corporation of 3 dedicated acquaintances. Albee writes, “I discovered it hugely unique. . . . The questions the play asks and the solutions it proposes are provocative; the play stretched my mind.”

 

About the Yale Drama Series

Yale collage Press, the Yale Repertory Theatre, and the David Charles Horn Foundation are proud co-sponsors of this significant pageant to aid rising playwrights. each one year’s winner gets the David C. Horn Prize of $10,000, booklet of the manuscript via Yale collage Press, and a staged analyzing at Yale Repertory Theatre. for additional information and whole principles for the Yale Drama sequence, stopover at yalebooks.com.

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Download E-books The Collected Plays PDF

By N. F. Simpson

'I'm extraordinarily methodical and orderly, yet i've got an odd, underlying contempt for it... what i attempt to convey is chaos in a context of order. And that's the foundation of all comedy I suppose.'

N.F. Simpson, The father or mother, 1965

N. F. Simpson used to be one of many top exponents of the theatre of the absurd, and is better identified for his play a powerful Tinkle, made recognized by way of its most desirable on the Royal court docket in 1957, and later to famous person Peter prepare dinner. He used to be an immense strength within the satire increase of the sixties, and wrote a lot remarkable comedy for movie and television for the likes of John Cleese, Beryl Reid, Hattie Jacques and Eric Sykes, in addition to a few brilliantly humorous performs for theatre, which starred tremendous names reminiscent of Harold Pinter and Kenneth Williams. His impression on every body from Peter Cook's much-loved personality E. L. Wisty to Monty Python's Flying Circus helped spawn a iteration of fabulous comedian talent.

Plays integrated within the assortment are a powerful Tinkle, the outlet, Gladly differently, a method Pendulum, The Cresta Run, was once He a person? and his ultimate paintings, if this is the case, Then convinced, first played in 2010.

This assortment celebrates the paintings of this misplaced comedian genius, and seeks to place his recognition again on the center of British - and international - comedy

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Download E-books November: A Play PDF

By David Mamet

David Mamet's new Oval workplace satire depicts at some point within the lifetime of a beleaguered American commander-in-chief. It's November in a Presidential election yr, and incumbent Charles Smith's percentages for reelection are having a look grim. Approval scores are down, his money's operating out, and nuclear battle may be drawing close. notwithstanding his employees has thrown within the towel and his spouse has all started to organize for her post-White apartment lifestyles, Chuck isn't able to quit simply but. Amidst the most important struggle of his political occupation, the President has to discover time to pardon a number of turkeys -- saving them from the slaughter sooner than Thanksgiving -- and this easy PR occasion evokes Smith to chance all of it in try to win again public aid. With Mamet's attribute no-holds-barred kind, November is a scathingly hilarious tackle the nation of the US this present day and the lengths to which individuals will visit win.

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