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Adam Mickiewicz's Forefathers' Eve, Part I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Poetry » Eastern European Poetry
With the publication of Part I of Adam Mickiewicz’s Forefathers’ Eve, Charles S. Kraszewski brings his translation of the complete dramatic cycle to a completion.Begun in the 1820s, Part I is a well crafted first, introductory movement to the entirety of Forefathers’ Eve. Persons and themes and even verbal refrains are introduced here, to be developed and expanded upon in the other three parts.
Adam Mickiewicz's Forefather's Eve, Part IV
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Poetry » Eastern European Poetry
Part IV of Adam Mickiewicz's monumental drama Dziady [Forefather's Eve] continues the saga of Gustaw: a young man tragically separated from his love. Although ostensibly a Wertherian apology for romantic love, in an age when financial concerns and social status often determined who marries whom, Part IV is actually a metaphysical discussion of Christian love for one's neighbors, living and dead.
Adam Mickiewicz's Forefathers' Eve, Parts II and III. A New English Translation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,810. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
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.
Adam Mickiewicz's Forefathers' Eve, Passages
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Eastern European Poetry, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
With the publication of Forefathers’ Eve, Passages [UstÄ™p], Charles S. Kraszewski brings the entirety of his new English translation of Mickiewicz’s greatest work to a conclusion. Composed in rhyming couplets that bring Lord Byron to mind, Passages takes up the story of Mickiewicz’s hero Konrad as he and the other Polish youths are transported into penal banishment in the interior of Russia.
The Abortion Monologues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,330. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Plays » Canadian, Plays » Women Authors
In these dramatic monologues, twenty-three women reveal the details of their lives, relationships and families as they tell the stories of their abortions. Sometimes funny, sometimes heartbreaking, but always thought provoking, The Abortion Monologues exist in stark contrast to the real world in which women seldom publicly discuss this choice.
El crisol del Guerrero. Búsqueda de la perfección en las artes marciales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,480. Language: Spanish. Published: January 28, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Plays » Asian / Japanese
Las tradiciones marciales pasan de una generación a otra, superando el incontenible suceder del tiempo. Han tenido un comienzo para muchas personas; sin embargo, su auténtica realización está en manos de aquellos que llevan marcando el espíritu del guerrero en la sangre, el auténtico "Bushido". Los beneficios avaluados en el mejoramiento personal y, en ocasiones, en la defensa propia y de los sere
Science Fiction Double Feature
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,670. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American
This anthology includes six scripts for ten-minute plays adapted from classic literary science fiction. If you liked the classic “Twilight Zone” television show, you’ll love these old-school science fiction stories.
Dracula: A Play in One Act
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Horror » Undead
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Jonathan Harker and Mina Murray become entangled with the mysterious Count Dracula from the far-off country of Transylvania. Only Dr. Seward and Dr. Van Helsing know the truth - Count Dracula is a deadly vampire who will terrorize the English countryside if he gets the chance. This one-act play may be suitable for some youth drama groups.
Germanicus
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 43,330. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
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This is the first translation into English of the verse drama Germanicus by the Afrikaans poet N.P. Van Wyk Louw. The work was based on the first three chapters of the Annales of the Roman historiographer Tacitus. The drama has been considered a highlight in Afrikaans literature since its publication in 1956.
Guide to YooHoo & Friends
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 900. Language: American English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Plays » Asian / Japanese, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Using this guide you can find you favorite YooHoo&Friends pulsh toy. Learn about their habitat, and their personality using this guide.
Boy With a Bell (One Act), and Six Poems
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Boy with a bell tries to warn a couple about the dangers ahead, or does he? Minimalist farce, one act. Royalty free.
Desire of Ovid's Mother
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 31,130. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Literary collections » Ancient & Classical
NEW and FINAL VERSION OF SCRIPT! JUNE 2015 EDITION. A hard-working single mother unwittingly becomes friends with the very type of upper-class woman her serial-killer son has targeted.