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Ready Reference Treatise: Coriolanus
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 87 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 109. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
When exactly the play “Coriolanus” was enacted first is not known, however, according to the most of the scholars, the play was launched somewhere between 1605 and 1610. Some others try to emphasize that the play was first staged in probably 1608 or 1609.
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.
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.
Literature Help: If I Were You
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 180 · A Quick Guide, Book 38. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
"If I Were You" revolves around an unhappy married couple, Mal and Jill. They are provided a chance to understand each other by discovering, quite literally, what either of them would do “If I were you.” In fact, the play provides them a chance to swap their bodies for some time.
Literature Help: The Zoo Story
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 40 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 182. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Zoo Story” is focused on a conversation between Peter and Jerry. Peter is a middle class publishing executive, and Jerry is an eccentric transient. Peter and Jerry talk cordially in Central Park. However, as the conversation progresses, it slowly descends into violence.
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.
Literature Help: The Master Builder
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 213 · A Quick Guide, Book 47. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Master Builder” was titled “Bygmester Solness” in Norwegian language. The play was first published in the month of December in 1892. It is said to be one of the most important and revealing works ever produced by Henrik Ibsen.
Literature Help: Private Lives
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 217 · A Quick Guide, Book 51. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The play revolves around a divorced couple. They happen to be on honeymoon with their new spouses. It happens to be coincident that they are staying in adjacent rooms at the same hotel, and they come to know about it.
Quick Guide: Inherit the Wind
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 28 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 226. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The play is set in a very small town of Hillsboro. Most of the people know each other there. They go to the same church and have same beliefs. When Bert Cates is jailed, they gather together to condemn him. They don’t like a person who gives a different opinion from their’s.
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.