Download E-books Winners and Losers PDF

By Marcus Youssef

Two neighbors move the time jointly taking part in a made-up video game within which they identify humans, areas, or issues and debate whether or not they are profitable or no longer; in different phrases, whether or not they are winners or losers. every one buddy seeks to defeat the opposite, and since this sort of males grew up economically privileged and the opposite didn't, the contest very quickly heats up.

Marcus Youssef is affiliate inventive manufacturer at Vancouver's NeWorld Theatre and teaches theater at Concordia college in Montreal.

James Long has been making theater in view that 1995 and is creative director of Theatre substitute in Vancouver.
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Download E-books The Last Days of California: A Novel PDF

By Mary Miller

“[A] significant first novel. . . . Why fear approximately labeling a publication this reliable? simply learn it.”―Laurie Muchnick, New York occasions booklet Review

Jess is fifteen years previous and anticipating the realm to finish. Her evangelical father has packed up the kinfolk to force west to California, hoping to save lots of as many souls as attainable prior to the second one Coming. together with her long-suffering mom and rebellious (and secretly pregnant) sister, Jess fingers out tracts to nonbelievers at each leisure cease, Waffle condo, and gasoline station alongside the best way. As Jess’s trust frays, her teenage myopia evolves into understanding approximately her fracturing relatives. chosen as a Barnes & Noble realize choose and an Indie subsequent decide, Mary Miller’s radiant debut novel reinvigorates the literary road-trip tale with wry vulnerability and savage appeal.

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Download E-books carried away on the crest of a wave PDF

Winner of the 2015 Governor General's Literary Award For Drama

Two brothers in Malaysia attempting to shop their apartment from sinking; a Canadian radio-show host angered via disaster-relief efforts; a jap guy who has been falling down a gap for years after studying of his daughter’s demise; a lonely girl in Utah baking a pie while an FBI agent knocks on her entrance door.

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Download E-books The Tragedy of Macbeth (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 31) (Bilingual Edition) PDF

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual variation 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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Download E-books The Prince of Tides: A Novel PDF

By Pat Conroy

PAT CONROY has created an important, brash thunderstorm of a singular, stinging with honesty and resounding with drama. Spanning 40 years, this can be the tale of turbulent Tom Wingo, his talented and stricken dual sister Savannah, and their fight to overcome the darkish and tragic legacy of the extreme kin into which they have been born.

Filled with the vanishing fantastic thing about the South Carolina low state in addition to the dusty glitter of recent York urban, The Prince of Tides is PAT CONROY at his best possible.

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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 healthier referred to as the chronicler of fin de si`ecle Viennese decadence. here's a designated selection of seven of Schnitzler's best-known performs in new English translations which are fluent and expressive and excellent for analyzing, research, or performance.

Round Dance, written within the overdue Eighteen Nineties, exposes sexual existence in Vienna with such witty frankness that it might probably now not be staged until eventually after the 1st global battle, whilst it provoked a insurrection within the theater and a prosecution for indecency. the gathering additionally comprises Flirtations, The eco-friendly Cockatoo, The Last Masks, Countess Mizzi, and The mammoth Domain. those different performs discover love, sexuality, and dying in a variety of guises, consistently with a pointy, non-judgemental expertise of the complexity and secret of the psyche. accustomed to Freud and his circle, Schnitzler probes underneath the outside 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 in terms of Schnitzler's existence, 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 on hand the broadest spectrum of literature from world wide. every one cheap quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, supplying the main actual textual content plus a wealth of different important positive aspects, together with specialist introductions through prime gurus, voluminous notes to elucidate the textual content, up to date bibliographies for additional learn, and masses extra.

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Download E-books Jerome Bixby's The Man from Earth PDF

By Richard Schenkman

Author note: ebook relies at the movie The guy from Earth via Jerome Bixby
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Synopsis:
After heritage professor John Oldman without notice resigns from the college, his startled colleagues unexpectedly invite themselves to his domestic, urgent him for a proof. yet they re stunned to listen to his cause of untimely retirement: John claims he needs to flow on simply because he's immortal, and can't remain in a single position for greater than ten years with out his mystery being came across. Tempers upward thrust and feelings stream as John s fellow professors try and poke holes in his tale, however it quickly turns into transparent that his story is as most unlikely to disprove because it is to ensure. What starts off out as a pleasant collecting quickly builds to an unforeseen and shattering climax.

Acclaimed technology fiction author Jerome Bixby author of the unique big name Trek and The Twilight quarter, initially conceived this tale again within the early 1960 s. it is going to become his final nice paintings.

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Download E-books Brian Friel: Plays 2: Dancing at Lughnasa, Fathers and Sons, Making History, Wonderful Tennessee and Molly Sweeney (Contemporary Classics (Faber & Faber)) (v. 2) PDF

Plays Two:
Dancing at Lughnasa
Fathers and Sons
Making History
Wonderful Tennessee
Molly Sweeney

Introduced via Christopher Murray, this moment choice of Brian Friel's performs comprises a few of his such a lot acclaimed paintings for the stage.

From the afflicted relatives lifetime of 5 sisters in Nineteen Thirties Donegal that's the middle of Dancing at Lughnasa (now an enormous movie starring Meryl Streep) to the current-day party that's the significant exterior occasion of fantastic Tennessee, Brian Friel demonstrates his emotional variety and empathy for his characters. He conjures up now not easily the inner panorama of humans trapped of their family scenario however the wider landscape-interior and exterior-of which they're a part.

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Download E-books Hamlet ( Folger Library Shakespeare) PDF

By William Shakespeare

Hamlet is Shakespeare’s hottest, and so much complicated, play. It follows the shape of a “revenge tragedy,” within which the hero, Hamlet, seeks vengeance opposed to his father’s assassin, his uncle Claudius, now the king of Denmark. a lot of its fascination, in spite of the fact that, lies in its uncertainties.

between them: what's the Ghost—Hamlet’s father challenging justice, a tempting demon, an angelic messenger? Does Hamlet pass mad, or only fake to? as soon as he's definite that Claudius is a assassin, why does he no longer act? used to be his mom, Gertrude, untrue to her husband or complicit in his murder?

The authoritative version of Hamlet from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the relied on and accepted Shakespeare sequence for college students and basic readers, includes:

-Freshly edited textual content in response to the simplest early revealed model of the play
-Newly revised 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 creation to studying Shakespeare’s language
-An essay by means of a number one Shakespeare pupil offering a latest point of view at the play
-Fresh photographs from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s big holdings of infrequent books
-An updated annotated advisor to additional reading

Essay by way of Michael Neill

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 a whole calendar of performances and courses. for additional information, stopover at Folger.edu.

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