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Play: A Play by Jed McKenna
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,850. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Play is written in seven vignettes which provide a mostly light and always rewarding overview of the journey of spiritual awakening as presented in Jed McKenna's Enlightenment Trilogy and Theory of Everything, published by Wisefool Press.
Moïra ou les Enfants du Désert
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Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 17,340. Language: French. Published: March 8, 2015. Category: Plays » Women Authors
Moïra ou les Enfants du Désert de CORINNE TISSERAND-SIMON est une pièce de théâtre d'anticipation écrite en 1996.L'action de Moira et les enfants du désert se déroulent dans une uchronie au futur antérieur ou se pose la question de la transmission du savoir et du sens..
Live On Stage! General Grant vs. General Lee: The Checkers Game at Appomattox Court House
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Category: Plays » American / African American
U. S. Civil War generals Ulysses S. Grant of the Union, and Robert E. Lee of the Confederacy, meet in a mysterious checkers match to reenact and simulate their famous battles in the final year of the conflict. (A one act play)
Эстрадные миниатюры
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: Russian. Published: March 5, 2015 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Небольшие рассказы-миниатюры, иногда забавные, иногда похожие на побасенки-новеллы, отражают нашу сегодняшнюю жизнь со всеми ее смешными и грустными сторонами - всё, о чем стоит задуматься, улыбнуться, с чем можно примириться или все же попытаться изменить. Женская логика, понятная и недвусмысленная. Внутренний голос умудренных змеи и голубя одновременно. Декларация нелюбви, которая заканчивается
Radical!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Radical! begins with a play, If the poor are on the moon.., about Mother Teresa (currrently freely available on the web). Monologs follow on artistic and scientific radicals (Berlioz, Sibelius, Sigmund Freud, JS Mill, Conan Doyle, Bernard Shaw, HG Wells, George Orwell, JB Priestley), as well as shorter features. Environmental verse and an essay on a statistical relativity conclude.
DinerFrica
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Plays » American / African American
A group of friends meet at a dormroom apartment to watch the African Cup of Nations Final, but the snack they eat becomes the topic of conversation. N.B: A production of this play was done for an event on the Penn State Harrisburg campus.
Literature Help: Six Characters In Search of an Author
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
It is an absurdist meta-theatrical play which explores the relationship between authors, their characters, and theatre practitioners.
Ready Reference Treatise: Woyzeck
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Woyzeck” by Georg Buchner was first published in 1879. The author had left it incomplete when he died, but several writers, editors, and translators finished the play after the death of the playwright.
"Wild Duck" Summarized and Analyzed
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Several critics consider “Wild Duck” as Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece. The play very skillfully recounts the fatal effects of what Ibsen termed the ‘life lie,’ some kinds of delusions which a person needs to escape from the harsh reality which is intolerable for the person.
Adam Mickiewicz's Forefathers' Eve, Passages
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Eastern European Poetry
With the publication of Forefathers’ Eve, Passages [Ustęp], Charles S. Kraszewski brings the entirety of his new English translation of Mickiewicz’s greatest work to a conclusion. Composed in rhyming couplets that bring Lord Byron to mind, Passages takes up the story of Mickiewicz’s hero Konrad as he and the other Polish youths are transported into penal banishment in the interior of Russia.
Literature Help: Long Day's Journey Into Night
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The action of the play covers the time period of one day from morning till midnight in the month of Augusts 1912. The play is set at the seaside Connecticut home of the Tyrones.
'Darren and George'
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Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
'Darren and George' is a one act Play exploring the relevance of some of George Harrison’s ideas in dealing with a violent delinquent. The play contains adult themes and strong language. 'Darren and George' was performed at The Unity Theatre, Liverpool, in July 2013. The play was a finalist in the 'Ticket to Write' Drama Festival 2013.
Ready Reference Treatise: Death and the King's Horseman
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The incident had taken place in Nigeria during the British colonial rule. There was an important native chief who was going to commit ritual suicide, but he was prevented from doing so by the colonial authorities.
Literature Help: Glengarry Glen Ross
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The play covers the time period of two days. The story revolves around the parts of two days in the lives of four very desperate real estate salesmen from Chicago.
Dogs of War
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Plays » American / African American
A post-apocalyptic Adam and Eve under the command of a Narcoleptic Colonel are part of a military experiment gone awry. Dogs of War premiered at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Edinburgh Scotland in 2001 to critical acclaim. .. an accomplished piece and probably one of the most intriguing examples of American drama at the Fringe" "The Stage" London's Theatrical Newspaper
Fish Dancing
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,450. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Plays » American / African American
Fish Dancing was produced to Critical acclaim at the 2002 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Receiving four star reviews from Three Weeks (Edinburgh Scotland) as well as The Scotsman (Edinburgh Scotland) who called it ".
Quick Guide: No Exit
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature · Quick Guides to Novels and Plays. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The play revolves around the description of the afterlife. Three deceased characters are punished in their afterlife. Those characters are being locked into a room, in Hell, together till eternity.
"She Stoops to Conquer" Summarized and Analyzed
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“She Stoops to Conquer” is known for its enduring appeal. There are only few plays that have remained popular even today, and “She Stoops to Conquer” is one such play. Even today, the play is regularly performed.
Life is a Vaudeville
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,870. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by The Little French eBooks. Category: Plays » Women Authors
It tells the secret story of a family which because of its precarious economical situation, decides to take advantage and impose its artistic talents over established social prejudices during the early years of the XX century, to dedicate to Vaudeville and Couplet in countries and times not yet prepared.
Unwritten Rules
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Category: Plays » Women Authors
A short, hard-hitting, comedic play. Moral decay is alive and not so well in the suburbs as well as urban area neighbourhoods. The uncomfortable feeling of laughing in the face of what is essentially murder and kidnapping propels this relevant comedy/drama.