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I Refuse to Be Called Black - Unapologetically African by Dr. Thobile Sifunda
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,640. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama
This book is explosively unconventional especially for the Africans.It redefines our history told in prescriptive but sufficient dosages of psychological metaphors to free Africans from the burden of past enslavement.
Roach Rhino Redux: Revisiting Parallels in Kafka and Ionesco by Ethan Hirsh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,030. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Short Stories
Fifty years after doing a college thesis comparing Kafka's short story "The Metamorphosis" and Ionesco's play "Rhinoceros," Ethan Hirsh takes a lively look at how the two works have withstood the test of time. Hirsh supplements his recent research with a "Coda for Conservation" that examines the dire plight of endangered rhinos in the wild. All sale proceeds go to support rhino conservation.
एक ख्वाब की मौत (कहानी संग्रह) by वर्जिन साहित्यपीठ
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 18,080. Language: Hindi. Published: May 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama
झूला कुछ तीस साल बीत गये, शादी के बाद साल-दर-साल। अगर सब कुछ सफलता और विफलता के मामले में मापा जाता है, तो उनकी शादी एक विफल शादी थी। हालांकि वे एक साथ बने रहे, एक दूसरे के लिए बहुत कम महसूस करते थे, दिलो में कोई वास्तविक जुडाव नहीं था, पर वे एक साथ रहते रहे क्योंकि उनके कोई दूसरा विकल्प नहीं था। तलाक उनके लिए एक विदेशी शब्द था, एक बात जो समुद्र के पार होती है, गोरे लोगों के देशों में। उसके लि
How William Shakespeare and Emilia Bassano-Lanier Invented Romantic Love by Paul Kauffman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama
This short book is an amazing new study of Shakespeare’s complex inner life, drawing on his sonnets, plays and personal history. The book also studies the poetry, prose and sexual conquests of the highly educated, multilingual and musical Emilia Bassano-Lanier who was mistress of Shakespeare’s patron and Shakespeare’s most probable muse.
Play Time by Francis Bass
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama, Essay » Literature
Nine essays analyzing specific plays, pulling apart the ways the playwrights are using the medium of theatre to manipulate or comment on or distort or theorize about time. The idea isn’t so much to definitively state What X Play is About, but more to point out what I find interesting in each play, and figure out how the artist—or how theatre as a medium—achieved it.
The Dramatic Concepts of Antonin Artaud by Eric Sellin
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 59,820. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / French
Antonin Artaud (1896-1948) inaugurated the Theater of Cruelty, a dramatic movement that has had a profound influence on avant-garde theater in Europe and the U.S. The movement is exemplified by the Peter Brook production of Marat-Sade. This book was the first to analyze Artaud's theories, their sources, and the extent to which he implemented them in his own plays. New Foreword by Peter Thompson.
То был мой театр by Владимир Станцо
Price: Free! Words: 57,800. Language: Russian. Published: June 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama
Это - книга, написанная "в стол" в 1984-85 гг. без надежд на скорое издание. Книга - о Театре на Таганке и о времени, не столь уж далёком, с его приметами и привязанностями, верой и безверием. Это - книга любви к тем, кому она посвящена, и книга грусти, причины для которой "очень даже есть", как пел Владимир Высоцкий. Автор книги - журналист, поэт и, по его словам, человек, "отравленный" Таганкой.
Autumn Leaves by Robert Oliver
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 149,160. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Claire Bedard falls for the handsome chef Ryan James, but their love turns toxic when Ryan’s abusive past surfaces to control her. Will she be able to help him move beyond his darkness and need for control, or will it ultimately ruin her?
Ebony Swan: The Case for Shakespeare’s Race by Jeffrey McQuain
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,570. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Shakespeare, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama
Was Shakespeare black? That is the question in “Ebony Swan: The Case for Shakespeare’s Race,” an explosive new book by Dr. Jeffrey Hunter McQuain. This nonfiction work exposes a 400-year-old conspiracy to cover up the fact that the world’s greatest writer was not white but biracial. Thoroughly researched, “Ebony Swan” makes a compelling case, giving readers an exciting new way to see Shakespeare.
Man's Folly by Robert C. Waggoner
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 30,560. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama
"Man's Folly" is a collection of eight short stories. The stories are surrounded by life and place involving the trials and tribulations facing us. All the stories have an upside and a downside that we're familiar with. Enjoy the stories.
Gambling on Magic by Christopher G. Moore
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 116,960. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama
Gambling on Magic is set in Bangkok where life is more than good for Joey Balfour, ex-patriot gambling king, former TV personality, and the current owner of the mysterious and exotic Feng Shui Flower Shop in downtown Bangkok. Then ex-chief of security arrives in Bangkok to reopen an old unsolved Las Vegas casino theft...
Christopher Marlowe - The Man Who Wrote Shakespeare by John Barber
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In October 2016 a story was reported in most popular newspapers that using old-fashioned scholarship and 21st-century computerised tools to analyse texts a team of international scholars have established that Shakespeare’s collaboration with other playwrights was far more extensive and that one of the major contributors was Christopher Marlowe, presumed killed in a bar brawl in 1593.