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Quick Guide: Three Sisters
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 36 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 276. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
World literature remains incomplete without mentioning the works of the Great Russian writer Anton Chekhov. His short stories are considered to be some of the most widely read works all over the world; however, he was also a playwright of great repute.
Literature Help: The Seagull
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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. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
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.
In de ketel
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: Dutch. Published: July 8, 2014 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
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!
White Nights
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,050. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
(Drama, 2 Men, 1 Woman, Exterior) "White Nights" is a subtle, yet powerful story of four nights in the solitary life of a sensitive young man who defines himself as a "dreamer". Dostoevsky had written the short story in 1848, and there have been several film adaptations worldwide, including Italian director Luchino Visconti, French director Robert Bresson, and American director James Gray.
The Other Thief: an Easter Sunday Monologue
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A dynamic and emotional monologue, viewing the day of Jesus' crucifixion through the eyes of the thief hung beside Him. Average performance time runs15 - 18 minute (depending on the actor). No royalties are charged for performances.
Literature Help: Uncle Vanya
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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. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
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.
Kolja, Son of People's Enemy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,140. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Screenplays » Drama
This film novel enfolds a century, starting from the Hungarian Commune and ending with the return of the country to the capitalist system. It deals with important questions of love and responsibility, cruelty of the Soviet communist and the Hungarian socialist systems; with the role of intelligentsia in system-changes and also with the choreography of how dictators are born.
The Tobacco Tasters
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Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Merchants Press. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Russian
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A marriage goes up in smoke at a tobacco tasting factory. A comedic play set in the real-life Yelets tobacco factory which still employs cigarette tasters, when the head taster dies, a married couple must compete for the coveted position.
The Russian Mood Volume 3
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,380. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The Russian Mood, Volume III consists of the English translations of three Russian operas. They are Dargomyzhsky's "Rusalka", Napravnik's "Dubrovsky", and Rimsky-Korsakov's "Snegurochka" ("The Snow Maiden"). Following each libretto are hyperlinks to you tube sites where excerpts from these operas can be heard.
Catherine the Great and Her Men
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Sam Warren. Category: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
CATHERINE THE GREAT in this monologue tells about the events in her life in Russia and her impressive and amazing accomplishments over her long reign as Empress of Russia. She tells about the twelve young and handsome men who enriched her life and how she, in turn, enriched them. They enjoyed prestige and money. How is that for honesty? She also tells about her one great failure during her reign.
The Firebird
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
This One-Act Play tells of the Firebird and her quest to destroy Kastchei, a sorcerer who has hidden his death. A centuries-old Russian folk tale of magic and magical creatures and of how friendship and courage triumph over evil, this play condenses the action for contemporary audiences, yet retains all the wit, humour, and suspense. Important Performance Information is included.
Adam Mickiewicz's Forefathers' Eve, Parts II and III. A New English Translation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,810. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Gustaw, a love-suicide, is called forth from the grave during the semi-pagan celebration of Forefathers' Eve to confront his faithless lover. Later, his selfish romantic love is turned outward, toward his suffering nation, as he takes on a new persona: the Messianic Konrad. Adam Mickiewicz's Dziady, the greatest expression of Polish literature, is presented here in a new English translation.
Zygmunt Krasiński: The Undivine Comedy. A New English Translation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,180. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Plays » European / French
Count Henryk is a Byronic poet. So devoted is he to ideal beauty, that he neglects his very real wife and son, and is led near his own death by Poetry Incarnate, who is nothing more than the diabolically reanimated corpse of a whore. From poetry, Henryk moves on to politics; the Undivine Comedy predates Marx by decades in its prophecy of coming class warfare, which nothing can solve but charity.
Visada yra ką pasakyti
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Price: Free! Words: 5,690. Language: Lithuanian. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Vyras ir žmona vyksta į laidotuves ir linksmai kalbasi. A husband and wife drive to the funeral and talking about life, marriage and death. Ši radijo pjesė buvo pastatyta ir transliuota per Lietuvos radiją. This play was broadcasted on Lithuanian Radio (National Broadcaster)
Альтер Эго
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Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: Russian. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Альтер Эго - это своего рода космическая феерия о создании вселенского монстра в 11 актах. В этой работе собраны воедино десятки мифов, поверий, даже сказок, поэтому вы вряд ли найдете в ней что-то для себя новое. Но вот именно все вместе смотрится очень красиво.