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The presumed death of Michel Agnolo Florio

by Corrado Sergio Panzieri

Il vero ispiratore e autore delle opere della drammaturgia shakespeariana. Traduzione a cura di Eleonora Sàita.

Tragedy in the Contemporary American Theatre

by Robert J. Andreach

This book examines plays by contemporary playwrights and compares them alongside the works of Eugene O’Neill, Arthur Miller, and Tennessee Williams. Andreach argues that tragedy is not only present in contemporary...

Len Jenkin's Theatre: Wonder and Heart

by Robert J. Andreach

Early in his career, Len Jenkin identified two qualities that theatre should have: wonder and heart. Imagination creates wonder by transforming nature to suggest more than nature. Love engages the heart on the...


by John J. Janc

This is a critical edition, or “édition critique,” of Victor Hugo’s play Hernani. Following the play, there are literary, historical, linguistic and critical notes, indexes of all words and proper names,...

The Ingenious Simpleton: Upending Imposed Ideologies through Brief Comic Theatre

by Delia Méndez Montesinos

This book analyzes the role of the theatrical simpleton in the pasos of the sixteenth-century playwright Lupe de Rueda, in Mario Moreno’s character “Cantinflas,” and in the esquirol of the 1960s Actos...

The Battle of the Sexes Russian Style

by Nadezhda Ptushkina

Nadezhda Ptushkina's plays reflect her keen interest in constructing multidimensional characters that reflect the myriad ways people are affected by today's turbulent world. Often writing strong female roles,...

Playwrights on Playwriting: From Ibsen to Ionesco

by Toby Cole

Dramatists from the past 200 years, among them Chekhov, Shaw, O'Neill, and Miller, speak on their dramatic credos and on their specific plays.

The Buzz

by Rynne Lydia & Hart Tessa

"Success turns smart people crazy. Like smack, it’ll never be enough, only leave you gurning for more.”

Kyla was once a TV personality. Now she's the dress hanging on the arm of her celebrity popstar boyfriend....

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (37 plays, 160 sonnets and 5 Poetry Books With Active Table of Contents)

by William Shakespeare & A to z Classics

This collection gathers together the works by William Shakespeare in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume! It comes with 150 original illustrations which are the engravings...

Peggy to her Playwrights

by Colin Chambers & Peggy Ramsay

Peggy Ramsay (1908-1991) was the foremost play agent of her time. Her list of clients shows her to have been at the centre of British playwriting for several generations from the late 1950s on.

To her remarkable...

'Dearest Squirrel…'

by John Osborne, Pamela Lane & Peter Whitebrook

A completely fresh insight into the mind of one of the UK’s greatest playwrights, the letters between John Osborne and his first wife, actress Pamela Lane, are also a love letter to a now defunct system of...

Falling for Gravity

by Catherine James

This book begins with the observation that contemporary artists have embraced and employed gravity as an immaterial readymade. Necessarily focusing on material practices – chiefly sculpture, installation,...

Spaces of Expression and Repression in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Visual Culture

by Izabella Kimak & Julia Nikiel

The essays included in this book offer an overview of literary works, films, TV series, and computer games, which reflect current social and political developments since the beginning of this century. The contributions...

Frank Capra and the Cinema of Identity

by Malcolm Scott

This study proposes a new definition of Frank Capra’s work as a cinema of identity, focusing on his reflection on American national identity as well as his own positioning as a US immigrant. The interplay...

Geepers, I Love You

by Sally Gladden

Geepers, I Love You by Sally Gladden is an original two-act play. While rummaging through trunks in the attic, Sally finds love letters that her dadParker Gladden (a.k.a Park), a lonely Fayetteville, New York,...

Third Daughter

by Festus Ogunbitan

The Third Daughter is a nonfiction and fiction adaptation of the story of how Princess Diana proved Viscount Althorps desire for a male child wrong by giving birth to future kings of the English dynasty. The...

A Disconnected Heart

by C. G. Gardiner

Forty years after he returned to America and abandoned his fiance Cora Williams, Saul Metzger returns to St. Sabastian, hoping to rekindle a relationship with her. But things have changed. St. Sabastian is no...

Gospel on Stage

by Elaine Petry

After thirty-five years of writing, producing, and acting in community plays, I have recognized and used the stage as a powerful tool of evangelism. I gathered people of all ages and walks of life from various...

Small Town Big City

by Jeff A. Lopez

If you love oldies music, old cars, and good stories, youll love Small Town Big City: When Time Stood Still, a screenplay script. It is about the way it used to be in 63. This nostalgic look back in time will...

Apartment Conversations

by Donald Rilla

Two young individuals carry on a conversation behind the apartment door without setting eyes on one another and fall in love. By chance, they are fixed up on a blind date without either knowing who the other...