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Ready Reference Treatise: Death of a Salesman
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 42 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 63. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
"Death of a Salesman" is one of the finest plays ever written by an American writer. The story revolves around the struggles and conflicts of the members of a family, and how it ends in a tragedy. This short treatise critically analyzes the novel, its characters and other significant elements.
Ready Reference Treatise: Much Ado about Nothing
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 55 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 76. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Who could have thought that the vast and enchanting English literature and the English speaking world would be indebted to a person who had no academic higher education? Yes, William Shakespeare is the person who gave a new direction to the literary world and the academic pursuits all over the world.
A Quick Guide to “An Inspector Calls”
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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.
Quick Guide: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 19 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 157. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” by Tennessee Williams is a Four Act play. It was first enacted in 1955. The play was produced by the Playwrights’ Company. It is known as one of the best known plays written by Tennessee Williams, and it is also said to be the author’s favourite.
A Quick Guide to "Murder in the Cathedral"
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 27 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 160. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
“Murder in the Cathedral” by T. S. Eliot was first performed in 1935. It is a verse drama that presents the assassination of Archbishop Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral in 1170.
A Quick Guide to "The Playboy of the Western World"
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 28 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 162. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Playboy of the Western World” by Irish playwright John Millington Synge is a three-act play. The play was first performed on 26th of January, in 1907, at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin. The play is set in Michael James Flaherty’s public house in County Mayo, on the west coast of Ireland, during the early 1900s.
Ready Reference Treatise: Arcadia
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 105 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 171. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Arcadia” by Tom Stoppard is a famous play written in 1993. The play revolves around the relationship between past and present and between order and disorder and the certainty of knowledge.
Literature Help: Blood Wedding
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 178 · A Quick Guide, Book 37. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
It is often said that the play "Blood Wedding" is inspired by a real life incident. The author, Lorca, is said to have read about a sensational crime in the Madrid daily ABC in 1928. Almost similar incident is presented in the play, with the help of several fictionalized other events.
Quick Guide: Woman In Mind
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 26 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 179. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Woman In Mind” by Alan Ayckbourn is definitely one of the best plays written by him. It was his 32nd play. It is uniquely original play that deals with a subject matter that is not very common. The play has two settings: a real world and an imaginary world.
Literature Help: Lady Windermere's Fan
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 181 · A Quick Guide, Book 39. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story revolves around the title character, Lady Windermere. She comes to know that her husband may be having an affair with another woman. Lady Windermere decides to confront her husband and so she does, but instead of feeling guilty or ashamed her husband invites the other woman, Mrs. Erlynne, to his wife’s birthday ball.