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Ready Reference Treatise: The Homecoming
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 80 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 102. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“The Homecoming” by Nobel laureate Harold Pinter is a two-act play. It was written in 1964. The play was first published in the year 1965.
Triptych - Three Short Plays by Jack Ketchum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American
This short collection compiles three plays penned by award-winning and best-selling author Jack Ketchum. The first, KILL: A Confession for the Stage - is the final stage play Ketchum ever wrote...inspired by the Boston Strangler Case - it is powerful, and eerie. Also included in this are DRIVE-IN MOVIE - which Ketchum also penned for theathre, and a short piece titled OLIVIA: A Monologue.
Cataloochee
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Big Cataloochee and Little Cataloochee, rich valleys tucked in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, were settled by rugged individualists in 1838. These men were the first to cut the trees and cultivate this land. Then, in 1927, the government decided to build a national park in the east, Great Smoky Mountains National Park. They removed one thousand descendents from their farms and homes.
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.
betrayal 1 & 2 the end of the line
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,700. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
When you got the chance to make something out of your life and then you came across a boy who ruined you and then denied everything that he did. Who do you turn to after that the opportunity is gone you are left with nothing but misery after all that you life changes for the better and great things happen. until you double cross the one that made you feel special and was there in time of need.
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.
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.
Grace - A One-Act Play
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A One-Act play about religion, friendship, and mortality. Four cast members, minimal set.
El crisol del Guerrero. Búsqueda de la perfección en las artes marciales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,480. Language: Spanish. Published: January 28, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Plays » Asian / Japanese
Las tradiciones marciales pasan de una generación a otra, superando el incontenible suceder del tiempo. Han tenido un comienzo para muchas personas; sin embargo, su auténtica realización está en manos de aquellos que llevan marcando el espíritu del guerrero en la sangre, el auténtico "Bushido". Los beneficios avaluados en el mejoramiento personal y, en ocasiones, en la defensa propia y de los sere
Literature Help: The Seagull
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 89 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 272. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
The present book provides introduction, plot overview, character details, complete summary, and critical analysis; however, it is advised that the students, teachers, and readers must read the original play to enjoy the subtleties of literature which can not be summarized in any form.
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 Help: The Master Builder
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 213 · A Quick Guide, Book 47. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“The Master Builder” was titled “Bygmester Solness” in Norwegian language. The play was first published in the month of December in 1892. It is said to be one of the most important and revealing works ever produced by Henrik Ibsen.
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.
The Fading Flower and Swallow the Sun
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,550. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012 by Zarahemla Books. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
In "The Fading Flower," when the son of Emma and Joseph Smith starts investigating the mysteries behind his father's involvement in polygamy, Emma must confront a chapter in her life that she would have rather left closed. "Swallow the Sun" follows C. S. Lewis on his journey from staunch atheist to one of the world's greatest defenders of Christianity.
The Trying Years: Patriarchs of League Unitus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,130. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Screenplays » Drama
At this point the kingdom of Unitus has not yet evolved. The tribes are independent and engage one another in protracted tribal wars. The tribal wars eventually ends and five of the victorious tribal warlords (Wayne Van, Zog Hardy, Bill Sally, Sam Sou, and Lady Midi Cendor) proclaimed themselves Patriarchs and Matriarch of the tribes of Norwegia.
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?
Windows on Shakespeare
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,440. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A handbook of the life and times of Shakspeare and each of the thirty-eight plays focussed on film and sound reproduction.
Treasure Island, A Stage Play for Children
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
This play for children to perform is humorously based on the book by Robert Louis Stevenson. As Poly-Narrator says, “This here presentation of Treasure Island is based on the book by Robert Louis Stevenson. Do you know what it means when a performance is said to be based on the book? Not much, that’s what.” Well-known characters are still part of the play: Jim Hawkins, Long John Silver, & pirates!
Receding References
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
An MTA train operator reacts violently when he finds a noose hanging in his cab. Parties assemble for a solution.The result is a confusing series of exchanges regarding who did what, various meanings for that particular event, and other racial, sexual, and historical transformations that occur without people changing their now incorrect understanding from what it was when first presented to them.
"Top Girls" Made Easy: Literature Guide
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 278 · A Quick Guide, Book 94. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
“Top Girls” by Caryl Churchill was first launched in 1982. The play is focused on a woman named Marlene. She happens to be an ambitious and career-driven woman. Her only interest in life seems to be women’s success in business and their careers.