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Ready Reference Treatise: Equus
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Once, a seventeen years old boy had blinded six horses in a small town near Suffolk. When Peter Shaffer heard about this crime, he got inspired to write the present play.
Literature Help: Six Characters In Search of an Author
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
It is an absurdist meta-theatrical play which explores the relationship between authors, their characters, and theatre practitioners.
Ready Reference Treatise: Woyzeck
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“Woyzeck” by Georg Buchner was first published in 1879. The author had left it incomplete when he died, but several writers, editors, and translators finished the play after the death of the playwright.
"Wild Duck" Summarized and Analyzed
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Several critics consider “Wild Duck” as Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece. The play very skillfully recounts the fatal effects of what Ibsen termed the ‘life lie,’ some kinds of delusions which a person needs to escape from the harsh reality which is intolerable for the person.
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 [Ustęp], 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.
'Darren and George'
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
'Darren and George' is a one act Play exploring the relevance of some of George Harrison’s ideas in dealing with a violent delinquent. The play contains adult themes and strong language. 'Darren and George' was performed at The Unity Theatre, Liverpool, in July 2013. The play was a finalist in the 'Ticket to Write' Drama Festival 2013.
Quick Guide: No Exit
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature · Quick Guides to Novels and Plays. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
The play revolves around the description of the afterlife. Three deceased characters are punished in their afterlife. Those characters are being locked into a room, in Hell, together till eternity.
"She Stoops to Conquer" Summarized and Analyzed
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“She Stoops to Conquer” is known for its enduring appeal. There are only few plays that have remained popular even today, and “She Stoops to Conquer” is one such play. Even today, the play is regularly performed.
Ready Reference Treatise: Cloud Nine
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
The first act of the play is set in British colonial Africa in the Victorian era, and the second act is set in a London park in 2979. The time period between these two acts is twenty-five years which pass for the characters of the play.
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.
The Prime Ministers Mistress
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Lucy is an intern for the Secretary of the Environment who has been having an affair with the Prime Minister.
Ready Reference Treatise: Look Back In Anger
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Jimmy Porter is an educated and intelligent young man of working class; he is highly dissatisfied. Alison is his wife; she is from upper middle class, but she is quite impassive.
The Atomic Monster from Out of Space
Series: The Amateur Vile-Horrors. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014 by Raven's Staff. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
‘The Atomic Monster from Out of Space’ is musical comedy stage play based on the 1950's genre of monster movie, it is written specifically for a large non-professional cast.
Literature Help: The Jew of Malta
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“The Jew of Malta” by Christopher Marlow is assumed to have been written either in 1589 or 1590. The plot of the play is based on religious conflict, intrigue, and vengeance.
A Quick Guide to "The House of Bernarda Alba"
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
The playwright gave a subtitle to the play and it described the play as a play of women in the villages of Spain. It was the last play written by the author. Although the writing was over on 19th of June 1936, it could only be performed for the first time in the year 1945.
Ready Reference Treatise: Juno and the Paycock
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
There was a treaty signed between the IRA and the British government that allowed the self governance of sixteen out of twenty two counties.The treaty was signed in the year 1921. It was, however, a controversial treaty. The die-hard Republicans demanded the independence of all of Ireland.
Literature Companion: Mrs. Warren's Profession
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 115 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 320. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
The first public enactment of the play took place after more than thirty years of its writing. It was publicly performed in London in 1925. On the other hand, “Mrs. Warren’s Profession” opened in New Haven, CT and New York City, in the United States in 1905.
Literature Help: The Rover
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 111 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 316. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“The Rover” by Aphra Behn first premiered in the year 1677. The play is also titled “The Banish’d.” Behn used to work as a spy for Charles II against the Dutch. Unfortunately, the king did not pay her expenses and it resulted in the loss of her meager
Literature Help: An Ideal Husband
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 102 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 287. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“An Ideal Husband” is considered to be one of the dramatic masterpieces created by Oscar Wilde. His other most significant play is titled “The Importance of Being Earnest.”