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A Quick Guide to “An Inspector Calls”
By Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 5 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 133. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
It is a three-act play, and the entire action takes just one night in the year 1912. The Birling family happens to be the focus of the play, and it revolves around them. They are a rich middle-class family. The Birlings live in a luxurious and comfortable house in Brumley, a big industrial city in the north Midlands.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Spanish Tragedy
By Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 97 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 122. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“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.
The Midshipman's Progress
By William Bertram
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 11,880. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
This play revolves around a young innocent recruit into the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic wars. It concentrates on his attitude to his fellow shipmates and the new adult life that he has been suddenly thrust into. This play seeks to immerse readers into the main character's transition from boy to man, warts and all, the whole story semi fictitiously wrapped up in humorous but earthy narrative.
Ismene
By Charles Kraszewski
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
The war of the Seven Against Thebes is ended, and after the fierce civil strife, the city needs a strong ruler. Or so thinks Creon, the regent, who decrees that no one should bury the body of the renegade, his nephew, as a warning to traitors. But can a man make laws not in accord with justice? In this retelling of Antigone, the question is posed from a new angle: the slow sister, Ismene.
The Admiral and the General.
By William Bertram
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 12,320. Language: British English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
This play is about a little known Commonwealth expedition to wage war against the Spanish in the Caribbean. This hasty and ill planned expedition could in hindsight be called a fiasco with both the naval commander and the army commander ending up inside the tower of London on their return.
Gnatwing!
By H.D. Greaves
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Gnatwing! A Farce for Clowns is Theatre-of-the-Absurd for youngsters. Featuring direct audience involvement in a frantic game of hide-and-seek, and a chase that mirrors animated cartoons, Gnatwing!—in clown face and exaggerated movement—is incredibly zany. This simple play when read is, in performance, transformed into a wonderfully inspired madness. Important Performance Information is included.
The Ship that Dare not Speak her Name.
By William Bertram
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 16,800. Language: British English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
At first glance, this play seems outrageous at suggesting there might have been a homosexual relationship existing between Captain Bligh and Fletcher Christian. However when one realises that most of what we know today, came about as a vigorous publicity campaign by Fletcher Christian's influential and talented brother, our attitude changes, or should change.
Incident in a Duckyard
By H.D. Greaves
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
This radio play, adapted from a Hans Christian Andersen story, illustrates how easily racism, bigotry, hypocrisy, stupidity, and apathy can escalate into violence and destroy an innocent and gifted creature. Andersen’s folk tales always have a dark side and involve moral and ethical issues. Using poultry and droll humour to show us ourselves, this one is, indeed, a cautionary tale.
A Quick Guide to The School for Scandal
By Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 1 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 129. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The School for Scandal” written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan was first enacted on 8th of March, 1777, in London at Drury Lane Theatre.
Scharpenelle, klein verhaal van een Grote Oorlog
By Patrick Bernauw
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: Dutch. Published: March 30, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Aan de basis van deze tekst voor vertel- en muziektheater, die zich ook "gewoon" laat lezen, ligt een waar gebeurd verhaal uit de eerste dagen van de WOI. Vijf Vlaamse soldaten vinden een meisje van ongeveer drie jaar oud in een door shrapnell doorboord huis. Ze adopteren haar, houden haar als een soort mascotte bij zich en noemen haar "Elisabeth Shrapnell".
Toneelstuk: Zotte Charlotte
By Patrick Bernauw
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,680. Language: Dutch. Published: March 28, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Charlotte, de dochter van Leopold I, huwt op jonge leeftijd met Maximiliaan van Oostenrijk. In 1860 krijgt hij de keizerskroon van Mexico aangeboden. Kort daarna ontvlamt een burgeroorlog, wordt hij gefusilleerd... en Charlotte krankzinnig. Of toch niet? Want waarom sluit het Belgische koningshuis haar eigenlijk op, voor de rest van haar leven, in het kasteel van Boechout, bij Meise?
See You There, Vasundhara
By Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 53. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A big room in a big mansion, well furnished and well decorated, but gloomy and forlorn. Curtains are drawn, a dim light makes things visible, and morning light seems to be trying to penetrate the curtains. Shashtriji is in his bed, Vasundhara is slowly walking towards him, she carries a cup of tea in her both hands.
Ready Reference Treatise: Endgame
By Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 83 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 105. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Endgame” by Samuel Beckett was originally written in French language, and it was titled “Fin de partie.” This one act play has been written in a style that happens to be associated with the Theatre of the Absurd.
The Little Book Of Monologues
By Anna Andrews
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A selection of five monologues (one male, four female) from the author of The East Lake Series. For auditions, workshops and acting classes.
Shakespeare For Kids: Romeo and Juliet
By CC Beechum
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
The time is the 15th century. The place is Verona, Italy. The Montagues and the Capulets, two noble families, have long disturbed the city's peace, with their senseless feud.
Shakespeare for Kids: Macbeth
By CC Beechum
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Macbeth the play is a tragedy.
Shakespeare For Kids: Midsummer Night's Dream
By CC Beechum
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Join the land of fairies and pixie’s in this single play, Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Shakespeare For Kids: Julius Caesar
By CC Beechum
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Julius Caesar is set in Rome. The action begins on February 15, 44 BC the day of the feast of Lupercal, a Roman festival. A fortune-teller is warning Roman ruler Julius Caesar to "beware the ides of March," the 15th. While he dismisses the fortune-teller as just a dreamer, the men who oppose Caesar, because of his ambition to be king, discuss killing him.
Shakespeare For Kids: Four plays adapted to perform with kids
By CC Beechum
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 18,840. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Julius Caesar. Looking for play ideas for your drama club? Do you need a play to perform with your class? Are the children in need of a class project? Look no further, here’s the book.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Country Wife
By Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 81 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 103. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Country Wife” by William Wycherley is a Restoration comedy. It was written in the year 1675. Since the play was written during the early Restoration period, it presents and aristocratic and anti-puritan ideology.