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Quick Guide: The Maids
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The play is loosely based on the real life infamous sisters Christine and Lea Papin. In 1933, these sisters were inhumanely killed by their employer and her daughter in Le Mans, France.
Thy Fearful Symmetry: A Tragedy for Modern Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Attis just wants to get laid. But he doesn’t know how to be a man. Worse, he’s in love with his Women’s Studies professor at Berkeley--a known cougar. When his professor gets appointed to fill the remaining term of a retiring US Senator, Attis and his friend Larry plot to seduce and blackmail her. But their plan goes awry, and Attis’ frustration boils over into rape, murder, and self-mutilation.
The House of Admetus: Eumelus, The Lost Trilogy of Plays by Agathon
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Price: Free! Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
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This is the first play in the trilogy House of Ademtus. King Eumelus returns from the Trojan War with his eldest son in triumph. A plot is hatched to kill his eldest son so that his younger son will succeed his father as King, but it is foiled and the plotters face punishment. The King must decide the fate of the plotters who happen to be members of his family.
The Trying Years: Patriarchs of League Unitus
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,130. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
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.
The Carousel
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Price: Free! Words: 15,640. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
The Carousel is an absurdist farce. It employs conventional theatrical methods. Set and technicals are minimal but good performances are required from 4 to 8 actors (depending on doubling). A feature of the play is the use of mime and (apparently) illogical speeches. The reading copy is provided in the hope for performance.
Actor: the Unsung Greek Hero
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Price: Free! Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Actor, a young man of Ancient Greece looking to make a name for himself, ends up on a trail of side-kicking for some of the greatest heroes ever. However, each one seems to be a little off from their legend. All turn out to be jerks. Will Actor survive to be a hero himself?
1001 Nights: The Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
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Shahrazad, the mesmerizing heroine of 'The Arabian Nights,' must spin tales night after night to save lives—including her own. This short story brings her legend to modern readers and illuminates the dazzling orchestral showpiece it inspired. Ideal for oral storytelling.
Study On The tragic Play Oedipus The King: Summary and Analysis
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Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Summary and analysis
Four Fables of Aesop: The North Wind and the Sun, The Tortoise and the Hare, Belling the Cat, The Ants and the Grasshopper
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
This play starts with Anthula, a young Greek girl, who has just returned from the marketplace where she listened to a man named Aesop tell some interesting stories, mainly about animals. She’s not sure she understands the morals, so she tells the stories to the audience who sees them unfold before them. Characters are clothed in ancient Greek costume but have modern attitudes.
A császár első katonája
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,880. Language: Hungarian. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
A drámai helyzetet az hozza létre, hogy a magyarnak született, ám császárhű Benedek Lajos, Magyarország kormányzójaként miként válaszol arra a kérdésre, amely Ausztria és Magyarország sorsát befolyásolja majd!
The Origin of Indo-European languages
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 139,890. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Multi-Language Dictionaries
Structure and genesis of the mother tongue of Sanskrit, Greek and Latin
Edipo a Colono
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,890. Language: Italian. Published: August 20, 2013 by Michael Hamilton. Category: 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
THE BLUE ENVELOPE
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
In a luxury hotel by the seaside, Professor Smith, the great scientist of all times, has classified document to render to the Mister President, but not all the gusts in that hotel are friendly and the good old man will have to be very smart to avoid being robbed.
Orpheus and Eurydice
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
When Eurydice finds herself in Hades she is mocked and tormented by demons. Can her husband rescue her before the fiends of Hell destroy her last spark of humanity? Can Eurydice and Orpheus overcome the wrath of the Queen of the Dead? [Drama / Dramatic Verse (PG) 70 pages | Released in 2012 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc. | Available in print and ebook]
Elizabeth Bathory
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,300. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Category: Plays » Medieval
When Elizabeth Báthory discovers that the blood of maidens will keep her young, she sets off on a bloody killing spree that lasts for years and results in the deaths of hundreds. [A play in five scenes and based on a true story | Drama (PG) released in 2012 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc. | Available in ebook and print]
Rebekah
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Rebekah, wife to Isaac, Daughter in Law to the Great Abraham, Mother of Jacob, Matriarch to the Jewish people, but who is the woman beneath the veil? Who is this Rebekah? How did she live and love? And most importantly why does the Bible refer to her as both a young man and a young woman?
Hector and Achilles
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,540. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
HECTOR AND ACHILLES is an action-packed retelling in dramatic verse of the events surrounding the epic duel between Hector and Achilles. Based on Homer's ILLIAD, it is filled with action, passion, soaring verse, and even rollicking humor. [A Verse Drama (play in 9 scenes) by Edward Eaton (©2013) released by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.]
Queen Esther
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A queen saves her race from genocide in Medo Persia.
Ismene
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Price: $2.99 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.
Além do Arco Iris
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Price: Free! Words: 130. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Música.