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  • Brutus and Other Heroines
    Brutus and Other Heroines (English, Paperback) Harriet Walter

    Award-winning actress Dame Harriet Walter reflects on performing Shakespeare's most famous roles - both male and female. An exploration of the Shakespearean canon through the eyes of a self-identified 'feminist actor' - but, above all, a remarkable account of an acting career unconstrained by tradition or expectations.

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  • The Complete Brecht Toolkit
    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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  • The New Oxford Shakespeare: Modern Critical Edition
    The New Oxford Shakespeare: Modern Critical Edition (English, Hardback) William Shakespeare

    A completely new modern-spelling edition of all of Shakespeare's plays and poems, edited afresh from the original texts. With extensive introductions and on-page notes, it gives students and theatre-lovers the very best resources to understand and enjoy Shakespeare's works.

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  • An Intervention
    An Intervention (English, Paperback) Mike Bartlett

    A touching, funny play about what happens when you hate your best friend, from the acclaimed writer of Cock.

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  • Betrayal
    Betrayal (English, Paperback) Harold Pinter

    'Betrayal is a new departure and a bold one . He shows man betrayed not only by man, but by time - a recurring theme which has found its proper scenic correlative .

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  • Constellations
    Constellations (Paperback) Nick Payne

    it's about quantum multiverse theory, love and honey.Constellations premiered at the Theatre Upstairs at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in January 2012. It transferred to the Duke Of York's Theatre, London, in November, and was awarded the Evening Standard award for Best New Play 2012.

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  • Speaking the Speech
    Speaking the Speech (English, Paperback) Giles Block

    The most authoritative, most comprehensive book yet written on speaking Shakespeare's words

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  • Year of the Fat Knight
    Year of the Fat Knight (English, Hardback) Antony Sher

    Antony Sher's account - richly supplemented by his own paintings and sketches - of researching, rehearsing and performing one of Shakespeare's best-known and most popular characters. As heard on BBC Radio 4. From the author of the acclaimed Year of the King.

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  • Othello
    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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  • Botanical Shakespeare
    Botanical Shakespeare (English, Hardback) Gerit Quealy, Sumie Hasegawa Collins

    A captivating, beautifully illustrated, one-of-a-kind color compendium of the flowers, fruits, herbs, trees, seeds, and grasses cited in the works of the world's greatest playwright, William Shakespeare, accompanied by their companion quotes from all of his plays and poems.

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  • The Letters of Samuel Beckett: Volume 4, 1966-1989
    The Letters of Samuel Beckett: Volume 4, 1966-1989 (English, Hardback) Samuel Beckett

    This final volume in the acclaimed edition of The Letters of Samuel Beckett covers the last twenty-four years of Beckett's life and work.

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  • Poetics
    Poetics (English, Paperback) Aristotle

    A founding text of European aestheticism and literary criticism, Poetics underpins our moden understanding of imaginative writing. Anthony Kenny's new translation is accompanied by associated material from Plato, Sir Philip Sidney, P. B. Shelley, and Dorothy L. Sayers and a wide-ranging introduction.

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  • A View from the Bridge
    A View from the Bridge (English, Paperback) Arthur Miller

    Eddie Carbone is a longshoreman and a straightforward man, with a strong sense of decency and of honour. For Eddie, it's a privilege to take in his wife's cousins, Marco and Rodolpho, straight off the boat from Italy.

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  • The Duchess of Malfi
    The Duchess of Malfi (English, Paperback) John Webster

    A major revision of this classic revenge tragedy. The comprehensive introduction covers recent developments in criticism and key theatre productions, as well as relating the play to other early modern tragedies. The edition gives students and teachers a reliable, annotated text and a stimulating overview of the play's context, critical perspectives and an exploration of its stage history. An...

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  • Mother Courage and Her Children
    Mother Courage and Her Children (Multiple languages, Paperback) Bertolt Brecht, Tony Kushner

    Mother Courage and Her Children is widely regarded as Brecht's best work, a theatrical landmark and one of the most powerful anti-war plays in history. This bilingual edition allows students to compare the original German text with a translation by one of the world's leading playwrights, Tony Kushner.

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  • All My Sons
    All My Sons (Paperback) Arthur Miller

    In Joe and Kate Keller's family garden, an apple tree - a memorial to their son Larry, lost in the Second World War - has been torn down by a storm. But his loss is not the only part of the family's past they can't put behind them.

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  • Shakespeare's Original Pronunciation
    Shakespeare's Original Pronunciation (English, CD-Audio) Ben Crystal

    How did Shakespeare sound to the audiences of his day? For the first time this disc offers listeners the chance to hear England's greatest playwright performed by a company of actors using the pronunciation of his time.

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  • All That You've Seen Here is God
    All That You've Seen Here is God (English, Paperback) Bryan Doerries, Sophocles

    These contemporary translations of four Greek tragedies speak across time and connect readers and audiences with universal themes of war, trauma, suffering, and betrayal. Under the direction of Bryan Doerries, they have been performed for tens of thousands of combat veterans, as well as prison and medical personnel around the world. Striking for their immediacy and emotional impact, Doerries...

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  • A Streetcar Named Desire
    A Streetcar Named Desire (English, Paperback) Tennessee Williams

    Fading southern belle Blanche Dubois depends on the kindness of strangers and is adrift in the modern world. When she arrives to stay with her sister Stella in a crowded, boisterous corner of New Orleans, her delusions of grandeur bring her into conflict with Stella's crude, brutish husband Stanley.

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  • "The Winter's Tale"
    "The Winter's Tale" (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    One of Shakespeare's late plays, The Winter's Tale falls into two distinct parts: the first part tragedy and the second, comedy. John Pitcher's lively introduction and commentary explores the extraordinary merging of theatrical forms in the play and its success in performance.

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