By William Shakespeare

In Othello, Shakespeare creates strong drama from a wedding among the unique Moor Othello and the Venetian girl Desdemona that starts with elopement and mutual devotion and ends with jealous rage and dying. Shakespeare builds many adjustments into his hero and heroine, together with race, age, and cultural historical past. but such a lot readers and audiences think the couple’s robust love may conquer those alterations have been it no longer for Iago, who units out to smash Othello. Iago’s fake insinuations approximately Desdemona’s infidelity draw Othello into his schemes, and Desdemona is subjected to Othello’s frightening verbal and actual assaults.

The authoritative version of Othello from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the depended on and prevalent Shakespeare sequence for college kids and basic readers, includes:

-Freshly edited textual content in response to the easiest early revealed model of the play

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

-Scene-by-scene plot summaries

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

-An creation to analyzing Shakespeare’s language

-An essay by means of a number one Shakespeare pupil supplying a contemporary point of view at the play

-Fresh photos from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s immense holdings of infrequent books

-An annotated advisor to extra reading

Essay by means of Susan Snyder

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, is domestic to the world’s biggest number of Shakespeare’s published works, and a magnet for Shakespeare students from world wide. as well as exhibitions open to the general public all year long, the Folger deals an entire calendar of performances and courses. for additional info, stopover at Folger.edu.

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Will Grayson, Will Grayson

By John Green, David Levithan

One chilly evening, in a impossible nook of Chicago, Will Grayson crosses paths with . . . Will Grayson. teenagers with a similar identify, working in very varied circles, unexpectedly locate their lives getting into new and unforeseen instructions, and culminating in epic turns-of-heart and the main marvelous musical ever to grace the highschool degree. informed in alternating voices from YA superstars, this collaborative novel encompasses a double aiding of the guts and humor that experience received them either legions of enthusiasts.

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The Quick Red Fox

By John D. MacDonald

It used to be the normal blackmail scheme. For years, sultry Lysa Dean's identify on a film had intended a bonanza on the field workplace. Now a suite of images may perhaps suggest the top of her occupation.
When first approached for aid by means of attractive Dana Holtzer, Lysa's own secretary, Travis McGee is punctiliously grew to become off through the cheesy information. yet being low on money, and tenderly attracted by way of the star's intriguingly distant secretary, McGee units out to find his suspects -- simply to discover that they begin turning up useless!

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Japes (Nick Hern Books Drama Classics)

By Simon Gray

Two brothers percentage the home they grew up in, after which percentage the girl they either love. they've got a daughter, yet who's the daddy? Spanning thirty years and delivering a brand new slant at the everlasting triangle, Simon Gray’s humorous, sardonic new play Japes is pushed via involuntary cruelties, harmful injuries of destiny of the negative ravages of time.

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The Ubu Plays: Includes: Ubu Rex; Ubu Cuckolded; Ubu Enchained

By Alfred Jarry

Alfred Jarry is considered one of many founders of contemporary avant-garde theatre— “Dada, Surrealism, Pataphysics, Theatre of Cruelty, the Absurd—all owe a debt to Jarry.” (Encore) This quantity includes his 3 vintage Ubu texts: Ubu Roi, Ubu Cocu and Ubu Enchaîné. in the course of the lucid translations of Connolly and Taylor, the reader involves notice that the violent and loathsome Ubu is Jarry’s darkish metaphor for guy within the sleek age. As Ubu himself stated, “We shall no longer have succeeded in demolishing every thing until we demolish the ruins as well.”

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The Life and Death of King John (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 15) (Bilingual Edition)

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

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


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The God of Hell: A Play

By Sam Shepard

Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard’s most recent play is an uproarious, brilliantly provocative farce that brings the presents of a quintessentially American playwright to endure at the present American dilemma.

Frank and Emma are a quiet, first rate couple who increase cows on their Wisconsin farm. quickly when they conform to submit Frank’s outdated pal Haynes, who's at the lam from a mystery executive undertaking regarding plutonium, they’re visited by way of Welch, an unctuous executive bureaucrat from hell. His competitive patriotism places Frank, Emma, and Haynes at the shielding, reworking a heartland American loved ones right into a scene of torture and selling a radioactive model of conformity with a dangerously lengthy part lifestyles.

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El sueño de los héroes

Las preocupaciones y los temas caracteristicos de los relatos de Adolfo Bioy Casares se dan cita nuevamente en El sueno de los heroes, novela en los angeles que lo fantastico irrumpe en los angeles trivialidad cotidiana de una pandilla de amigos que, durante tres dias del carnaval de 1927, recorren los suburbios de Buenos Aires en busca de aventuras y diversiones. Articulada en torno al enfrentamiento entre el turbio health professional Valerga y Emilio Gauna y a los angeles pasion de este por Clara, el cruce entre espacios y tiempos diferentes adquiere en esta ocasion un tono sombrio y dramatico, ya que el intento de regresar al pasado ignora de forma imprudente que ese peligroso viaje no implica l. a. repeticion de las situaciones vividas, sino que puede dar lugar al despliegue de posibilidades anteriormente evitadas.

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Ride Across Lake Constance and Other Plays

By Peter Handke

This quantity of Handke's plays comprises full-length and 4 shorter performs via the younger Austrian playwright.  the 1st of the full-length performs, The experience throughout Lake Constance, is one in all Handke's best-known works.  It bargains without delay with one in every of Handke's favourite topics: the realities of theater itself, self sustaining of the offstage international, and how language (dialogue) and items (props) function within the skewed global of the stage.
Therein it anticipates They Are loss of life Out, Handke's newest full-length play, that is additionally during this volume.  In many ways extra traditional than lots of Handke's performs, They Are demise Out provides one in all his such a lot interesting protagonists, Quitt, a businessman who first induces a gaggle of affiliates to establish a monopoly after which torpedoes the scheme.
The 4 brief performs that around out the book--Prophecy, Calling for support, Quodlibet, and My Foot My Tutor--were written among 1966 and 1969, ahead of The journey throughout Lake Constance (1971), and convey Handke relocating from the experimental mode of his early paintings towards the richness and complexity that experience marked him because the most vital dramatist seeing that Becket; they endure witness to the reality of Richard Gilman's statement that "in Handke's theater, language, uncovered, assaulted, wrestled with, pushed to limits, and pursued nonetheless extra, starts off to tackle, just like the colour returning to the cheeks of a virtually hanged guy, the symptoms of a wierd and unforeseen resurrection."

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