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Collard, Christopher - Aeschylus: Persians and Other Plays, ebook

Aeschylus: Persians and Other Plays

Collard, Christopher


An accurate and readable new translation, with introduction, extensive explanatory notes, and up-to-date bibliography, of four of Aeschylus' plays, including the unique historical tragedy Persians and the hugely influential Prometheus Bound. A new, accurate, and readable translation of four

Rabey, David Ian - The Wye Plays, ebook

The Wye Plays

Rabey, David Ian


A first volume of plays by a startlingly ambitious and inventive dramatist. THE BACK OF BEYOND takes, as its starting point, the route of a sequel to KING LEAR, in which the surviving Shakespearean characters set out on an odyssey through a perilous, blasted landscape, and encounter new

Allan, Cherie - Playing with Picturebooks, ebook

Playing with Picturebooks

Allan, Cherie


Table of contents
1. Introduction: Looking Back
Cherie Allan
2. Looking Beneath the Surface
Cherie Allan
3. Destabilising Modes of Representation
Cherie Allan
4. Disturbing the Air of Reality
Cherie Allan
5. Interrogating…

McInnis, David - Lost Plays in Shakespeare’s England, ebook

Lost Plays in Shakespeare’s England

McInnis, David


Ur-Plays and Other Exercises in Making Stuff Up
Roslyn L. Knutson
4. What is Lost of Shakespearean Plays, Besides a Few Titles?
Andrew Gurr
5. Lost, or Rather Surviving as a Very Short Document
Matthew Steggle

Payne, Deborah C. - Revisiting Shakespeare’s Lost Play, ebook

Revisiting Shakespeare’s Lost Play

Payne, Deborah C.


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Fiona Ritchie
2. Believers Versus Skeptics: An Assessment of the Cardenio/Double Falsehood Problem
Robert D. Hume
3. The Jolt of Jacobean Tragicomedy: Double Falsehood on the Eighteenth-Century English…

Bradley, Anthony - Imagining Ireland in the Poems and Plays of W. B. Yeats, ebook

Imagining Ireland in the Poems and Plays of W. B. Yeats

Bradley, Anthony


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Anthony Bradley
2. “Romantic Ireland”: The Early Poems and Plays (1885–1910)
Anthony Bradley
3. Poems, Paintings, and the Newspaper: Nation and Class in Responsibilities (1914)
Anthony Bradley
4. Anglo-Irish Pastoral, War, and Revolution: The Wild Swans at