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  • Romeo and Juliet (No Fear Shakespeare) by SparkNotes
    Romeo and Juliet (No Fear Shakespeare) (English, Paperback) SparkNotes

    "The play plus a translation anyone can understand"--Cover.

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  • Into The Woods by John Yorke
    Into The Woods (Paperback) John Yorke

    Takes us on a journey to the heart of storytelling, revealing that there truly is a unifying shape to narrative forms - one that echoes the fairytale journey into the woods and, like any great art, comes from deep within.

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  • the princess saves herself in this one by Amanda Lovelace
    the princess saves herself in this one (English, Paperback) Amanda Lovelace

    the princess saves herself in this one is a collection of poetry about resilience. It is about writing your own ending.

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  • North by Seamus Heaney
    North (English, Paperback) Seamus Heaney

    Here the Irish experience is refracted through images drawn from different parts of the Northern European experience, and the idea of the north allows the poet to contemplate the violence on his home ground in relation to memories of the Scandinavian and English invasions which have marked Irish history so indelibly.

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  • Everyman and Mankind by Douglas Bruster
    Everyman and Mankind (English, Paperback) Douglas Bruster

    Everyman and Mankind are morality plays that mark the turn of the medieval period to the early modern, with their focus on the individual. Both plays are modernised here with full on-page commentaries, a detailed, illustrated introduction and all the scholarly qualities associated with Arden editions

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  • A World of Difference by Lynda Prescott
    A World of Difference (English, Paperback) Lynda Prescott

    An international selection of 15 short stories by distinguished modern writers including Peter Carey, Zadie Smith and Bernard Malamud. Featuring the theme of 'difference', each story has something to say about cultural encounters, often arising from experiences of migration or uprooting. With biographic and photographic portraits.

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  • Selected Poems of Sylvia Plath by Sylvia Plath
    Selected Poems of Sylvia Plath (English, Paperback) Sylvia Plath

    Sylvia Plath is one of the defining voices in twentieth-century poetry. The poems are taken from Sylvia Plath's four collections Ariel, The Colossus, Crossing the Water and Winter Trees, and include many of her most celebrated works, such as 'Daddy', 'Lady Lazarus' and 'Wuthering Heights'.

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  • The Duchess of Malfi by John Fletcher
    The Duchess of Malfi (English, Paperback) John Fletcher

    The Duchess of Malfi is a macabre, tragic play which is often performed and studied at A level and university. This Arden edition brings all the scholarship and comprehensive analysis associated with the series and offers readers a deeper understanding of the play than competing editions.

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  • Othello by William Shakespeare
    Othello (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    This second edition of Othello has a new, illustrated introduction by leading American scholar Ayanna Thompson, which addresses such key issues as race, religion and gender, as well as looking at ways in which the play has been adapted in more recent times....

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  • Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda (Paperback) F. Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda Fitzgerald

    Through his alcoholism and her mental illness, his career highs (and lows) and her institutional confinement, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald's devotion to each other endured for more than twenty-two years. This book presents a collection of correspondence between Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald.

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  • H.P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life by Michel Houellebecq
    H.P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life (Paperback) Michel Houellebecq

    From the notorious, bestselling author of ATOMISED: a scholarly love letter on the hugely influential and reclusive literary horror writer H.P. Lovecraft

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  • The Tao of Pooh & The Te of Piglet by Benjamin Hoff
    The Tao of Pooh & The Te of Piglet (Paperback) Benjamin Hoff

    The Tao of Pooh & The Te of Piglet (Winnie-the-Pooh)

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  • The Complete Brecht Toolkit by Stephen Unwin
    The Complete Brecht Toolkit (English, Paperback) Stephen Unwin

    A practical, hands-on guide - for actors, directors, teachers and students - to Brecht's history and practice of theatre.

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  • Essays by George Orwell
    Essays (Paperback) George Orwell

    Features that illuminate the life and work of one of the most individual writers of this century. Displaying an almost unrivalled mastery of English plain prose, this essays create a literary manner from the process of thinking aloud and continue to challenge, move and entertain.

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  • Cicero Philippic II: A Selection by Christopher Tanfield
    Cicero Philippic II: A Selection (English, Paperback) Christopher Tanfield

    This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 1) prescription of Cicero's Philippic II sections 44?50 (? viri tui similis esses) and 78 (C. Caesari ex Hispania redeunti?)?92, and the A-Level (Group 2) prescription of sections 100?119, giving full Latin text, commentary and vocabulary, with a detailed introduction that also covers the prescribed text...

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  • Othello (No Fear Shakespeare) by SparkNotes
    Othello (No Fear Shakespeare) (English, Paperback) SparkNotes

    Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character.

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  • Roxana by Daniel Defoe
    Roxana (English, Paperback) Daniel Defoe

    Roxana (1724), Defoe's last and darkest novel, is the autobiography of a woman who has traded her virtue, at first for survival, and then for fame and fortune. Its narrator tells the story of her own "wicked" life as the mistress of rich and powerful men. Endowed with many seductive skills, she is herself seduced: by money, by dreams of rank, and by the illusion that she can escape her own past....

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  • Der Besuch der alten Dame by Friedrich Durrenmatt
    Der Besuch der alten Dame (Multiple languages, Paperback) Friedrich Durrenmatt

    Includes the full German text, accompanied by German-English vocabulary. Notes and a detailed introduction in English put the work in its social and historical context.

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  • The Mabinogion by Sioned Davies
    The Mabinogion (English, Paperback) Sioned Davies

    The 11 tales of the Mabinogion combine Celtic mythology and Arthurian romance. This new translation recreates the storytelling world of medieval Wales and re-invests the tales with the power of performance.

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  • Dream Story by Arthur Schnitzler
    Dream Story (English, Paperback) Arthur Schnitzler

    A novella that tells how through a simple sexual admission a husband and wife ware driven apart into rival worlds of erotic revenge.

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