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Terence Comedies - Girl From Andros & The Self-Tormentor & The Eunuch & Phormio & The Mother-in-Law & The Brothers

Terence Comedies - Girl From Andros & The Self-Tormentor & The Eunuch & Phormio & The Mother-in-Law & The Brothers

Terence Published by Penguin
014044324X

All six of the Roman dramatist's comedies--from The Girl from Andros, the first romantic comedy ever written, to the socially sophisticated The Brothers--show why Terence became a model for playwrights…

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The Comedies

The Comedies

Terence Published by Penguin
014044324X

Terence’s subtle plots and sensitive characterization have had a lasting influence on modern theatre. In ‘translating’ Greek New Comedy into a different world, the Roman dramatist Terence (c.186-159 BC)…

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Prometheus Bound and Other Plays - Prometheus Bound & The Suppliants & Seven Against Thebes & The Persian

Prometheus Bound and Other Plays - Prometheus Bound & The Suppliants & Seven Against Thebes & The Persian

Aeschylus Published by Penguin
9780140441123

The first of the great Greek tragedians, Aeschylus wrote a large number of plays, of which seven survive. Of the four included in this volume, The Persians is unique in Greek tragedy in having as its subject…

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Three Revenge Tragedies - The White Devil & The Revenger’s Tragedy & The Changeling

Three Revenge Tragedies - The White Devil & The Revenger’s Tragedy & The Changeling

Tourneur & Webster Published by Penguin
141441240

These three plays are among the finest examples of Jacobean Revenge Tragedy. By the early seventeenth century Renaissance humanism had reached a crisis. The period of mental unrest, and the sense of moral…

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Volpone & Bartholomew Fair & The Alchemist

Volpone & Bartholomew Fair & The Alchemist

Ben Jonson Published by Penguin
141441186

As Shakespeare’s nearest rival on the English stage, Ben Jonson has both gained and suffered. Productions of recent years have, as it were, rediscovered him as a comic dramatist of genius and a master…

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Rhinoceros & The Chairs & The Lesson

Rhinoceros & The Chairs & The Lesson

Eugene Ionesco trans Donald Watson Published by Penguin
141184299

These three great plays by one of the founding fathers of the theatre of the absurd, are alive and kicking with tragedy and humour, bleakness and farce. In Rhinoceros we are shown the innate brutality…

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Shakespearean Tragedy - Lectures on Hamlet & Othello & King Lear & Macbeth

Shakespearean Tragedy - Lectures on Hamlet & Othello & King Lear & Macbeth

A.C. Bradley Published by Penguin
140530193

In this seminal work, approaching the tragedies as drama, wondering about their characters as he might have wondered about people in novels or in life, Bradley is one of the most liberating in the line…

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Selected Short Plays - includes The Music-Cure & How He Lied to Her Husband

Selected Short Plays - includes The Music-Cure & How He Lied to Her Husband

George Bernard Shaw Published by Penguin
140450246

These fifteen dramatic sketches include ... The music Cure which chronicles the emotional collapse of a fragile aristocrat, Sir Reginald Fitzambey. Convalescing after a disastrous financial venture, Reginald…

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