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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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By William Shakespeare

In Othello, Shakespeare creates robust drama from a wedding among the unique Moor Othello and the Venetian woman Desdemona that starts off with elopement and mutual devotion and ends with jealous rage and loss of life. Shakespeare builds many modifications into his hero and heroine, together with race, age, and cultural history. but so much readers and audiences think the couple’s powerful love might conquer those ameliorations have been it now not for Iago, who units out to spoil Othello. Iago’s fake insinuations approximately Desdemona’s infidelity draw Othello into his schemes, and Desdemona is subjected to Othello’s scary verbal and actual assaults.

The authoritative variation of Othello from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the relied on and time-honored Shakespeare sequence for college students and basic readers, includes:

-Freshly edited textual content according to the easiest early published model of the play

-Full explanatory notes very easily put on pages dealing with the textual content of the play

-Scene-by-scene plot summaries

-A key to the play’s recognized traces and phrases

-An advent to examining Shakespeare’s language

-An essay by way of a number one Shakespeare student offering a latest point of view at the play

-Fresh photographs from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s mammoth holdings of infrequent books

-An annotated consultant to additional reading

Essay by means of Susan Snyder

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, is domestic to the world’s greatest choice of Shakespeare’s revealed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare students from all over the world. as well as exhibitions open to the general public all year long, the Folger bargains an entire calendar of performances and courses. for additional information, stopover at Folger.edu.

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Download E-books All's Well That Ends Well (Modern Library Classics) PDF

By William Shakespeare

“A younger guy married is a guy that’s marr’d.”
—All’s good That Ends Well
 
Eminent Shakespearean students Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen offer a clean re-creation of this vintage play approximately gender, hope, and sexual love.
 
THIS quantity additionally contains greater than 100 PAGES OF specific FEATURES:
 
• an unique creation to All’s good That Ends Well
• incisive scene-by-scene synopsis and research with important evidence concerning the work
• observation on prior and present productions in accordance with interviews with prime administrators, actors, and designers
• photos of key RSC productions
• an outline of Shakespeare’s theatrical occupation and chronology of his plays
 
Ideal for college kids, theater execs, and common readers, those glossy and obtainable variants from the Royal Shakespeare corporation set a brand new normal in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.

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Download E-books Lidless (Yale Drama Series) PDF

By Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig

It’s been fifteen years on account that Guantánamo, fifteen years for the reason that Bashir final observed his U.S. military interrogator, Alice. Bashir is now death of a ailment of the liver, an organ that he believes is the house of the soul. He tracks down Alice in Texas and calls for that she donate part her liver as restitution for the wear and tear wrought in the course of her interrogations.

But Alice doesn’t bear in mind Bashir; a PTSD capsule trial she participated in whereas within the military has left her with none reminiscence of her time there. it is just whilst her inquisitive fourteen-year-old daughter starts off her personal research that the delicate peace of brain that Alice’s drug-induced oblivion enabled starts off to falter.

Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig’s strong drama asks vital and hard questions: Is guilt an important type of ethical reckoning, or is it a drawback to be triumph over? Will the cost of our nationwide political amnesia be paid in simple terms through the following generation—the daughters and sons who have been by no means there?

Upon awarding the prize, David Hare wrote, “We trendy the play because—although it used to be stylishly written, even though the governing metaphor and simple realism have been held in an excellent balance—it additionally recalled the political urgency which had propelled a prior iteration of writers into the theatre within the first place.”

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By Jeffrey Archer

William Lowell Kane and Abel Rosnovski, one the son of a Boston millionaire, the opposite a penniless Polish immigrant. males, born at the similar day, on contrary aspects of the realm, their paths destined to move of their ruthless fight to construct a fortune.

An unputdownable tale, spanning sixty years, of 2 robust males associated by means of an all-consuming hatred, introduced jointly by means of destiny to save―and ultimately destroy―each other.

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By Rae Carson

Hector of Ventierra is the youngest commander of the Royal defend in his kingdom's background. yet prior to he used to be lord commander, he used to be a lowly squire. during this brief fable novella, set on the planet of The lady of fireside and Thorns, Rae Carson introduces readers to Hector ahead of he grew to become the guy Queen Elisa fell in love with. The King's Guard additionally features a teaser bankruptcy for The sour Kingdom, the realization to the hearth and Thorns trilogy.

At fifteen years outdated, Hector is the youngest squire within the such a lot elite army strength within the kingdom. And his first day is disastrous. all people assumes the single cause he was once recruited is his shut own organization with King Alejandro, no longer simply because he is fairly earned it.

But Alejandro wishes Hector for a mystery project, person who supplies him the opportunity to end up to everyone—including himself—that he's precious to be a Royal shield. Hector needs to holiday into the traditional citadel of Wind to retrieve whatever so very important that the kingdom's destiny relies on it. What Hector unearths within the castle will stretch his bond of friendship together with his king as regards to breaking. and it'll organize him to turn into the fearsome warrior and lord commander Elisa won't ever permit go.

A riveting prequel to Rae Carson's epic and acclaimed fireplace and Thorns series.

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Download E-books Round Dance and Other Plays (Oxford World's Classics) PDF

By Arthur Schnitzler

The playwright Arthur Schnitzler is better often called the chronicler of fin de si`ecle Viennese decadence. here's a designated choice of seven of Schnitzler's best-known performs in new English translations which are fluent and expressive and perfect for examining, examine, or performance.

Round Dance, written within the overdue Eighteen Nineties, exposes sexual lifestyles in Vienna with such witty frankness that it will probably no longer be staged until eventually after the 1st international warfare, whilst it provoked a revolt within the theater and a prosecution for indecency. the gathering additionally contains Flirtations, The eco-friendly Cockatoo, The Last Masks, Countess Mizzi, and The great Domain. those different performs discover love, sexuality, and loss of life in a variety of guises, continually with a pointy, non-judgemental know-how of the complexity and secret of the psyche. accustomed to Freud and his circle, Schnitzler probes underneath the skin of his characters to discover feelings they slightly comprehend. additionally incorporated is the tragicomedy Professor Bernhardi, during which Schnitzler addresses the growing to be anti-Semitism of the interval. The advent through Ritchie Robertson explores the performs when it comes to Schnitzler's lifestyles, to the tradition of turn-of-the-century Vienna, and to Mordernism in general.

About the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made to be had the broadest spectrum of literature from world wide. each one reasonable quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, supplying the main exact textual content plus a wealth of alternative precious good points, together with specialist introductions through best gurus, voluminous notes to elucidate the textual content, updated bibliographies for additional learn, and lots more and plenty extra.

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Download E-books The Collected Plays PDF

By N. F. Simpson

'I'm extraordinarily methodical and orderly, yet i've got an odd, underlying contempt for it... what i attempt to exhibit is chaos in a context of order. And that's the foundation of all comedy I suppose.'

N.F. Simpson, The mother or father, 1965

N. F. Simpson used to be one of many top exponents of the theatre of the absurd, and is healthier identified for his play a powerful Tinkle, made well-known via its most advantageous on the Royal court docket in 1957, and later to big name Peter cook dinner. He was once an incredible strength within the satire increase of the sixties, and wrote a lot remarkable comedy for movie and television for the likes of John Cleese, Beryl Reid, Hattie Jacques and Eric Sykes, in addition to a few brilliantly humorous performs for theatre, which starred sizeable names similar to Harold Pinter and Kenneth Williams. His impact on each person from Peter Cook's much-loved personality E. L. Wisty to Monty Python's Flying Circus helped spawn a iteration of outstanding comedian talent.

Plays incorporated within the assortment are a convincing Tinkle, the opening, Gladly differently, a technique Pendulum, The Cresta Run, was once He an individual? and his ultimate paintings, if that is so, Then certain, first played in 2010.

This assortment celebrates the paintings of this misplaced comedian genius, and seeks to place his attractiveness again on the middle of British - and international - comedy

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By Neil LaBute

His female friend, Marie, through whom he’s fathered a baby; Marie’s overpowering wish for the attractive Drum- significant; and the murderous consequence of this oppressive admixture of situations is definitely one of many bleakest works of global literature. it's also thought of by way of many to mark the start of recent drama. 

In this strong adaption, Neil LaBute embraces the glittering darkness of Woyzeck's violent, erotic, inhumane international and uncompromisingly makes it his personal. From his beginning in an working theatre after which scene through macabre scene, LaBute imbues this vintage together with his singular depth and ethical imaginative and prescient, as he's taking it to its nightmarish conclusion. 

Included during this quantity is Neil LaBute’s provocative new monologue “Kandahar,” within which a soldier again from Afghanistan lightly explains his devastating activities of the day earlier than. A gripping stand-alone piece, this brief paintings is usually a trenchant modern day exploration of the powerful and enduring subject matters of Woyzeck.

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