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Ready Reference Treatise: The Caretaker
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 111 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 263. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
According to Harold Pinter, he wrote “The Caretaker” while he and his wife were living in Chiswick. There are some events in the play which clearly seem to be drawn on those events which had taken place in Pinter’s own life at the time.
Il mulino
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: Italian. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Drama/Theatrical, Plays » European / Italian
La provincia romana della Giudea, Anno Domini XXXIII. Un misterioso burattinaio tira i fili degli altri personaggi, spettatori-attori di uno spettacolo evanescente, la rappresentazione di una possibile realtà storica.
In de ketel
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: Dutch. Published: July 8, 2014 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Fiction » Historical » General
Olga is een veteraan van de grote slag bij Stalingrad. Haar hele borst hangt vol met medailles. Elk jaar trommelt men haar op voor de traditionele herdenking. Die heldenstatus zint haar echter niet en smaakt zuur in haar mond. De jaarlijkse ceremonie is wel het lievelingsmoment van haar jongere broer, die de glorie van zijn zus graag naar zich toe trekt... Een tragikomische toneelmonoloog!
Ready Reference Treatise: The Spanish Tragedy
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 97 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 122. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“The Spanish Tragedy” is said to be one of the best Elizabethan tragedies written by Thomas Kyd. It is said to have been written between 1582 and 1592. The play was highly popular in its time, and it created a deep impact on the minds of the readers and viewers.
Last coffee
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: Spanish. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Plays » European / Spanish & Portuguese
Sick of your life Gonzalo gets into a problem that knows no exit
WIND OF HELL
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,270. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
This book is about the fall of backsliding Christians.
Literature Help: Mourning Becomes Electra
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 45 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 190. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
“Mourning Becomes Electra” retells the story of Oresteia by Aeschylus. The Greek tragedy has been masterly transformed into this modern play. The play revolves around murder, adultery, incestuous love and revenge, and a group of town dwellers who serve the purpose of Greek chorus.
Mark Twain Presents: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,220. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Playwright Mike Parker's innovative stage play reveals Tom Sawyer as the American icon for eternal boyhood. Whether playing hooky from school, exploring the depths of a cavern, romancing a fair maiden, hunting for buried treasure or even attending his own funeral, Tom is an endearing composite of brash American confidence, unbridled enthusiasm and fresh-faced naivety.
Literature Companion: The Revenger's Tragedy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 67 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 242. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
The play presents a vivid and frequently violent picture of lust and ambition in an Italian court. The tone of the play is satiric and cynicism of Jacobean tragedy is quite noticeable.
A Quick Guide to "The Beggar's Opera"
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 9 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 137. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“The Beggar Opera” is said to have had the longest run in theater history up to that time. It is said to be Gay’s greatest success and it has been played ever since its first performance.
Jane Austen's EMMA
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,300. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Plays » Women Authors
Jane Austen's feisty, provocative and enchanting heroine, Emma Woodhouse, comes to life on the stage in Paula K. Parker's sparkling new adaptation, "Jane Austen's EMMA."
Literature Help: Uncle Vanya
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 212 · A Quick Guide, Book 46. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
The play revolves around a family consisting of an elderly professor and his glamorous young wife, Yelena, who happens to be much younger than the professor. They visit the rural estate that supports their urban lifestyle. Before that the husband and wife had been living in city.
Ready Reference Treatise: An Enemy of the People
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 14 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 35. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Guide books or book notes are primarily written to make students understand the original text better, especially from all those angles which are often overlooked by a casual reader.
Edipo a Colono
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,890. Language: Italian. Published: August 20, 2013 by Michael Hamilton. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Oedipus at Colonus (also Oedipus Coloneus, Ancient Greek: Οἰδίπους ἐπὶ Κολωνῷ, Oidipous epi Kolōnō) is one of the three Theban plays of the Athenian tragedian Sophocles. It was written shortly before Sophocles' death in 406 BC and produced by his grandson (also called Sophocles) at the Festival of Dionysus in 401 BC. In the timeline of the plays, the events of Oedipus at Colonus occur after Oedipu
Everybody Knows That
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
Princess Ada realizes that everyone knows things that she just doesn't know. So she strikes out to learn for herself. Meanwhile Alexandria Dragon is having the same problem in her town.
FLOWER
Price: Free! Words: 300. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American
"FLOWER" is a poem about seeing the truth of life all around us in nature. My writing, in general, always leaves a little room for interpretation as I try to engage the reader.
Just Wedded
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Plays » Medieval
JUST WEDDED exposes the thrill of a conventional marriage. It is a well-written play that will thrill you, inspire you, and satisfy your literary hunger. Aside being full of several lessons, it is a book that is full of truth. About to get married? You must see the book!
Recital
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A last request from a mother to a son in a long-broken relationship. "Recital" was a 2015 Boston Theater Marathon finalist.
Mark Twain's 'Is Shakespeare Dead?'
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Essay » Author profile
Mark Twain's hilarious (1909) debunking of the myth that William Shakespeare wrote the works of Shakespeare, adapted as a monologue for the stage by Keir Cutler, PhD. Performed across North America since 2002. "Cutler humorously distills Twain's thesis that Shakespeare didn't actually write the great works attributed to him. It's a compelling argument . . . great comic effect." Orlando Sentinel
Eva le petit rat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: French. Published: January 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Plays » European / French
Eva est une petite fille unique de 6 ans dont la vie bien réglée est bouleversée par l'annonce de l'agrandissement de sa famille. Comment va-t-elle réagir? Quelles questions se pose-t-elle? Quelle part va-t-elle prendre dans la préparation de l'arrivée du bébé?