Download Anthony and Cleopatra (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu PDF

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual version of chinese language and English.

中国广播电视出版社从台湾远东图书公司引进版权,出版了梁实秋翻译的《莎士比亚全集》中英文对照版,这是梁译本《莎士比亚全集》以中英文对照的形式首次在内地出版发行。梁译本的最大特点为:白话散文式的风格;直译,忠实于原文;全译,决不删略原文。除此之外,梁译本还有独到之处:一是加了注释。莎翁作品原文常有版本的困难,晦涩难解之处很多,各种双关语、熟语、俚语、典故也多,猥亵语也不少,梁实秋不但直译,而且加了大量注释,帮助读者理解原文。二是每剧前都加了序言。序言中对该剧的版本、著作年代、故事来源、舞台历史、该剧的意义及批评意见等均有论述。

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Download The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel by David Wroblewski PDF

By David Wroblewski

Born mute, talking in basic terms in signal, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic existence together with his mom and dad on their farm in distant northern Wisconsin. For generations, the Sawtelles have raised and expert a fictional breed of puppy whose considerate companionship is epitomized via Almondine, Edgar's lifelong good friend and best friend. yet with the unforeseen go back of Claude, Edgar's paternal uncle, turmoil consumes the Sawtelles' as soon as peaceable domestic. whilst Edgar's father dies all of sudden, Claude insinuates himself into the lifetime of the farm—and into Edgar's mother's affections.

Grief-stricken and bewildered, Edgar attempts to turn out Claude performed a job in his father's loss of life, yet his plan backfires—spectacularly. pressured to escape into the colossal desert mendacity past the farm, Edgar comes of age within the wild, battling for his survival and that of the 3 yearling canines who keep on with him. yet his have to face his father's assassin and his devotion to the Sawtelle canines flip Edgar ever homeward.

David Wroblewski is a grasp storyteller, and his breathtaking scenes—the elemental north woods, the sweep of seasons, an iconic American barn, a fateful imaginative and prescient rendered within the falling rain—create a riveting relatives saga, an excellent exploration of the boundaries of language, and a compulsively readable glossy vintage.

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Download Philosophers and thespians : thinking performance by Freddie Rokem PDF

By Freddie Rokem

The interplay among philosophy and theater or functionality has lately turn into an enormous and leading edge quarter of inquiry. Philosophers and Thespians contributes to this rising box by way of 4 direct encounters among philosophers and thespians, starting with Socrates, Agathon, and Aristophanes in Plato's Symposium and finishing with a dialogue among Walter Benjamin and Bertolt Brecht a few brief textual content by way of Franz Kafka. Rokem additionally examines intimately Hamlet's advanced and tragic cut up identification as either thinker and thespian, in addition to the serious correspondence among Friedrich Nietzsche and August Strindberg. His investigations—which stream among the fictitious and the historical—culminate in a complete dialogue of the notions of functionality and performativity as derived from the discursive practices of philosophy and function. now and then aggressive or together unique, those discourses additionally merge and interact with one another in inventive ways.

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Download Contemporary American Playwrights by Christopher Bigsby PDF

By Christopher Bigsby

The playwrights coated during this examine have between them gained lots of the on hand awards and skilled enormous good fortune within the theater. they've got now not, notwithstanding, came upon their approach so simply into the educational canon. Christopher Bigsby examines, in a few aspect, the constructing careers of a few of America's so much attention-grabbing and unique dramatic expertise: John Guare, Tina Howe, Tony Kushner, Emily Mann, Richard Nelson, Marsha Norman, David Rabe, Paula Vogel, Wendy Wasserstein, and Lanford Wilson. as well as the recognized works, Bigsby discusses a few of their most modern performs to arrive the level. This full of life and obtainable ebook could be of curiosity to scholars, students and basic theatergoers alike.

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Download Ibsen's Drama: author to audience by Einar Haugen PDF

By Einar Haugen

Ibsen's Drama used to be first released in 1979. Minnesota Archive versions makes use of electronic expertise to make long-unavailable books once more available, and are released unaltered from the unique college of Minnesota Press editions."A dramatist for all seasons" Einar Haugen calls Henrik Ibsen during this sequence of lectures given in honor of the a hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the Norwegian playwright's start. utilizing a changed model of the communications version constructed by means of linguist Roman Jakobson, Haugen offers a readable, succinct research of Ibsen's considering and dramaturgy. He examines the ways that Ibsen the writer communicated along with his nineteenth-century viewers and is in a position, nonetheless, to maneuver and tell playgoers today.Haugen brings to this paintings a life of familiarity with Ibsen in Norwegian and in translation, and he attracts upon his personal adventure as a theatergoer and as an observer of pupil and viewers response to the performs. Ibsen's Drama will carry excitement and a deeper knowing of the playwright to scholars and playgoers alike.Einar Haugen is Victor S. Thomas Professor of Scandinavian and Linguistics, emeritus, at Harvard collage. he's writer, editor, or translator of many books and articles in linguistics, literature, and immigrant historical past, significantly The Norwegian Language in the USA (1953), The Scandinavian Languages (1976), and Land of the unfastened (1978).

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Download Das Drama der Abhängigkeit: Eine Begegnung in 16 Szenen by Hans Benzinger (auth.), Mag. Sabine Kern, Sabine PDF

By Hans Benzinger (auth.), Mag. Sabine Kern, Sabine Spitzer-Prochazka (eds.)

In diesem Sonderheft werden die zahlreichen Facetten der Abhängigkeit aus psychodramatischer Sicht beleuchtet. Dabei wird der Fokus auf die Lebenssituation (psychodramatisch gesprochen: die Lage) von Personen gelegt, die auf bestimmte Substanzen oder Verhaltensweisen angewiesen sind. Der Weg, der sie in diese Lage gebracht hat, wird beschrieben und mögliche Ausstiegsszenarien aufgezeigt. Praxisnah und theoretisch fundiert vermitteln die AutorInnen den aktuellen Wissensstand über das psychodramatische Abhängigkeits- und Therapieverständnis.​

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Download The Irish Dramatic Movement (The Collected Works of W. B. by W. B. Yeats PDF

By W. B. Yeats

Author note: Mary Fitzgerald (Editor), Richard J. Finneran (Editor)
Publish yr note: First released may perhaps twenty seventh 2003
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The amassed Works of W. B. Yeats, quantity VIII: The Irish Dramatic Movement is a part of a fourteen-volume sequence below the final editorship of eminent Yeats students Richard J. Finneran and George turbines Harper. this entire version comprises almost all the Nobel laureate's released paintings, in authoritative texts and with wide explanatory notes.

Edited via the celebrated Yeats students Mary FitzGerald and Richard J. Finneran, The Irish Dramatic Movement gathers jointly -- for the 1st time -- the entire poet's regular essays on drama and the groundbreaking circulate that ended in the long-lasting Irish theater of today.

Although the acceptance of W. B. Yeats as one of many preeminent writers of the 20 th century rests totally on his poetry, drama and the theatre have been between his abiding issues. certainly, in 1917 he wrote, "I want a theatre; i feel myself to be a dramatist." right here during this quantity is the gathering of all his significant dramatic feedback for the years 1899-1919, together with formerly uncollected material.

A training dramatist himself, Yeats had robust convictions concerning the ambitions of the Irish theater and the precise performs to be produced. The essays during this assortment tackle many themes, from the turbulent early years of what turned the Abbey Theatre to the controversies over the performs of John Millington Synge and the connection among drama and nationalism. additionally obtrusive are Yeats's judgments on a number of performs, playwrights, and productions, either in Irish and in English.

FitzGerald and Finneran's quantity contains an creation and a heritage of the textual content, in addition to copious yet unobtrusive annotation. The Irish Dramatic Movement is a vital quantity for either readers of Yeats and scholars of the early years of twentieth-century theater.

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Download Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes PDF

By Jewell Parker Rhodes

Twelve-year-old Lanesha lives in a tight-knit neighborhood in New Orleans' 9th Ward. She doesn't have a posh residence like her uptown kin or plenty of acquaintances just like the different children on her highway. yet what she does have is Mama Ya-Ya, her fiercely loving caretaker, clever within the methods of the realm and ready to are expecting the longer term. So while Mama Ya-Ya's visions express a robust hurricane--Katrina--fast coming near near, it's as much as Lanesha to name upon the desire and power Mama Ya-Ya has given her to assist them either live to tell the tale the storm.

Ninth Ward is a deeply emotional tale approximately transformation and a party of resilience, friendship, and family--as merely love can outline it.

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Download Love and Death in Goethe: One and Double by Ellis Dye PDF

By Ellis Dye

Goethe, in organization together with his more youthful Romantic Schlegels, Novalis, Fichte, and Schelling, struggled with the subject-object dichotomy, and attempted to bridge the space among self and different, recognition and nature. His conception and perform prefigured the Romantics' decision to demonstrate and interrogate the linguistic and cultural buildings informing their very own considering and modes of representation--what Goethe calls one's ''Vorstellungsart.'' His paintings exploits, subverts, and supplants inherited conventions and symptoms, demonstrating with virtuosic irony that literature is a process of texts, pre-texts, and pre-established yet dynamic conceptual types. Love and dying in Goethe: ''One and Double'' explores Goethe's use, in a variety of his poetry and prose, of the subject matter of Liebestod (love and loss of life) and similar embodiments of the ambiguity of harmony in duality. Ellis Dye additionally examines Goethe's use of different topics with regards to love and death--the femme fatale, the vagina dentata, Frau Welt, the Lorelei, venereal sickness, the Lustmord--and considers problems with selfhood and individuation in addition to the prospect that the love-death topic comprises an implicit gender bias towards the existential truth of non-public separateness. Poems, performs, and novels are handled, however, as artistic endeavors, not just as illustrations of an idea or as issues of intersection in a approach of rhetorical conventions, and are tested for highbrow cohesiveness, beauty, and integrity of layout in addition to targeted meanings and results. Love and dying in Goethe: ''One and Double'' explores the which means of the important subject of Romantic poetry within the works of crucial Romantic poet of all. scholars of literary tradition, either the lay reader and the Goethe expert, might be enlightened by way of its technique and locate excitement and guideline in its revelations.

Robert Ellis Dye is professor of German at Macalester collage.

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Download Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes by Tony Kushner PDF

By Tony Kushner

A revised version of 1 of the main influential performs of our time, released with a brand new foreword by way of the author.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Angels in the US: A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes contains Part One, Millennium Approaches and Part , Perestroika

“Glorious. A huge, subversive, altogether impressive masterwork…Details of particular catastrophes can have replaced considering the fact that this Reagan-era AIDS epic gained the Pulitzer and the Tony, however the genuine cosmic and human obsessions—power, faith, intercourse, accountability, the way forward for the world—are as perilous, but as falling-down humorous, as ever.” –Linda Winer, Newsday

"A huge, astonishing play... provocative, witty and deeply upsetting... a looking out and radical rethinking of yankee political drama." - Frank wealthy, New York Times

"A victory for theater, for the remodeling energy of the mind's eye to show devastation into beauty." - John Lahr, New Yorker

“An tremendously extraordinary paintings of the mind's eye and mind, a towering instance of what theater stretched to its complete power can achieve.” -Philadelphia Inquirer

"Angels in the USA is the best drama of our time, talking to us of a whole period of existence and dying as no different play inside reminiscence. It ranks as not anything under one of many maximum performs of the 20th century." - John Heilpern, New York Observer

“Some playwrights are looking to swap the area. a few are looking to revolutionize theater. Tony Kushner is that rarity of rarities: a author who has the promise to do both.” -New York Times

This re-creation of Tony Kushner's masterpiece is released with the author's fresh adjustments and a brand new advent in occasion of the 20 th anniversary of its unique creation. some of the most commemorated American performs in background, Angels in the USA used to be offered Tony Awards for most sensible Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It was once made into an Emmy Award-winning HBO movie directed by means of Mike Nichols. This two-part epic, subtitled "A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes," has bought 1000s of performances world wide in additional than twenty-six languages.

Tony Kushner’s performs comprise Angels in America; Hydriotaphia, or the loss of life of Dr. Brown; The Illusion, tailored from the play via Pierre Cornelle; Slavs!; A vibrant Room known as Day; Homebody/Kabul; Caroline, or Change, a musical with composer Jeanine Tesori; and The clever Homosexual’s advisor to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures. He wrote the screenplays for Mike Nichols’s movie of Angels in the US and for Steven Spielberg’s Munich and Lincoln. His books comprise The paintings of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the Present; Brundibar, with illustrations by means of Maurice Sendak; and Wrestling with Zion: revolutionary Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, co-edited with Alisa Solomon.
Among many honors, Kushner is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, Tony Awards, 3 Obie Awards, night general Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg distinctive Playwright Award. he's a member of the yank Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he was once presented a countrywide Medal of Arts via President Barack Obama. He lives in ny along with his husband, Mark Harris.

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