Category: Drama

Teatro Reunido (.)

Con motivo del centenario del nacimiento de Arthur Miller, reunimos en un volumen las cinco piezas teatrales más importantes del dramaturgo: Todos eran mis hijos (1947), Muerte de un viajante (1949), Las brujas de Salem (1952), landscape desde el puente (1955) y Después de l. a. caída (1964). En las obras que integran este volumen, Miller abordó las conflictivas relaciones entre padres e hijos, y entre maridos y mujeres, así como los angeles necesidad de vivir según unos principios morales y de asumir los angeles responsabilidad social e person que a cada hombre le toca, y en todas ellas supo reflejar las frustraciones de l. a. sociedad contemporánea.

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Troilus and Cressida (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 25) (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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Soul of a Whore and Purvis

By Denis Johnson

Plays—hilarious and searing in equivalent measure—by one among our such a lot crucial and unique authors

In his poetry, brief tales, novels, and performs, the nationwide booklet Award-winning writer Denis Johnson has explored the tale of America—especially of the West, land of self-made males and self-perpetuating myths—with searing honesty and real sympathy. those performs, written in verse immediately hypnotic and transparent, make sure his place as considered one of our nice verbal stylists and a literary moral sense for our times.

In Soul of a Whore, a full of life solid of characters—faith healers, pimps, strippers, genuine demons—converge, with unforeseen hilarity, as Bess Cassandra awaits execution for the homicide of her toddler daughter. Purvis's seven reverse-chronological scenes catalog the autumn and upward push of Melvin Purvis, the G-man who introduced down John Dillinger and Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd. Johnson takes us from Washington's again rooms to a Midwestern cornfield, dramatizing the seductive attract of strength and our personal human skill for either pettiness and charm.

In those furiously interesting, sometimes terrifying works, Johnson chronicles and questions America's myths, heroes, and daily realities with verve and style, revealing himself once more to be on the top of his linguistic and insightful powers.

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The Tempest (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 1) (Bilingual Edition)

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual variation of chinese language and English.

This joyous play, the final comedy of Shakespeare's occupation, sums up his stagecraft with a reveal of possible easy ability. Prospero, exiled Duke of Milan, dwelling on an enchanted island, has the chance to punish and forgive his enemies while he increases a tempest that drives them ashore--as good as to prevent a uprising, to rearrange the assembly of his daughter, Miranda, with an eminently compatible younger prince, and, extra very important, to relinquish his magic powers in attractiveness of his advancing age. Richly full of track and magic, romance and comedy, the play's subject matter of affection and reconciliation bargains a well suited banquet for the senses and the heart.

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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The Teen Rebels, Episode 6

By Jacquel Chrissy May

Episode 6: Love Stinks!

It's Valentine's Day, yet not one of the teenager Rebels are feeling the affection; specially considering they found that whether that they had gotten rid of Sheila, they can no longer get rid of her evil deeds.

Sheila (along with an grownup) has developed a "dating list", which ranks the youngsters of Montagne seashore heart university on their "datability". Josie bargains with a tricky weigh down whereas Trixie offers with a surprising mystery relating to her.

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Act of Murder

Wigan, 1894. The Richard Throstle Magic Lantern corporation proudly provides its ghoulishly renowned magic lantern express, Phantasmagoria. in the meantime, throughout city a traveling theatre corporation – the Morgan-Drew avid gamers – plods the provinces within the celebrated melodrama The Silver King. the great people of Wigan are inundated with leisure possibilities, which they sorely want following a contemporary strike which has left the city half-starved. but if Richard Throstle is located murdered in his lodge room – his spouse Georgina napping beside him – and a solid member of The Silver King is offed onstage in the course of a functionality, the neighborhood police within the kind of Sergeant Slevin take cost of an research on the way to see the curtain cross up on sordid predilections and shameful secrets and techniques.

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Japanese Plays: Classic Noh, Kyogen and Kabuki Works (Tuttle Classics)

By A.L. Sadler

Classic Noh, Kyogen and Kabuki Works

Nothing displays the great thing about existence up to jap theater. it's right here that truth is held suspended and vacancy can fill the brain via phrases, tune, dance, and mysticism. A.L. Sadler interprets the mysteries of Noh, Kyogen, and Kabuki in his groundbreaking publication, Japanese Plays. A seminal vintage in its time, it offers a pass element of eastern theater that provides the reader a sampler of its good looks and power.

  • The energy of Noh is in its skill to create an iconic global that represents the attributes that the japanese carry in maximum esteem: kinfolk, patriotism, and honor.
  • Kyogen performs offer comedian aid in certain cases played among the intense and stoic Noh performs. equally, Sadler's translated Kyogen items are layered among the Noh and the Kabuki plays.
  • The Kabuki performs have been the theater of the typical humans of Japan. The process time has given them the patina of folks artwork making them important cultural relics of Japan. Sadler chosen those items for translation due to their lighter material and comparatively upbeat endings—ideal for a western readership. extra linear of their telling and pedestrian within the classes realized those performs express the problems of being in love while a society is bent on conformity and paternal rule.

The final result present in Japanese Plays is an excellent collection of vintage eastern dramatic literature guaranteed to enlighten and pleasure.

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Rebel Women: Staging Ancient Greek Drama Today (Plays and Playwrights)

A set of essays through many exotic members, desirous about the portrayal of insurgent ladies in historic Greek drama

Ancient
Greek drama offers the fashionable level with a bunch of robust female
characters who stand towards the patriarchal buildings that
seek to restrict and outline them. for modern theatre administrators their
representation serves as a automobile for analyzing and illuminating
issues of gender, strength, relatives and morality, as germane this present day as when
the performs have been first written.

Rebel girls brings together
essays by means of major writers from throughout various disciplines examining
the illustration of historic Greek heroines of their unique contexts
and on present day level. Divided into 3 sections, it considers in turn
international productions, Irish models, and stories of the original
texts. The articles discover how such characters as Iphigenia, Medea,
Antigone and Clytemnestra were portrayed lately and the
challenges and provocation they provide to either modern audiences
and dramatists alike.

'Seamus Heaney and Athol Fugard are brought
together as members via the foundation that old Greek tragedy
has provided to them either. There are choices the following on Iphigenia, Medea,
Antigone, Clytemnestra, movie, drama, Greece, Russia ... and especially
Ireland. Amidst all this sort, the extent of curiosity and of
scholarship are regularly high.' Oliver Taplin, Professor of
Classical Languages and Literature, Oxford college

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