Download E-books The Quick Red Fox PDF

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 collection of images may suggest the tip of her profession.
When first approached for support by means of wonderful Dana Holtzer, Lysa's own secretary, Travis McGee is carefully became off via the cheesy information. yet being low on funds, and tenderly attracted by means of the star's intriguingly distant secretary, McGee units out to find his suspects -- simply to discover that they begin turning up lifeless!

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Download E-books Grenadine (Yale Drama Series) PDF

By Neil Wechsler

Neil Wechsler’s Grenadine has been selected because the moment winner of the Yale Drama sequence. The play was once chosen via Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright and contest pass judgement on Edward Albee. Grenadine is the fantastical tale of a man’s quest for romance within the corporation of 3 dedicated associates. Albee writes, “I chanced on it hugely unique. . . . The questions the play asks and the solutions it proposes are provocative; the play stretched my mind.”

 

About the Yale Drama Series

Yale collage Press, the Yale Repertory Theatre, and the David Charles Horn Foundation are proud co-sponsors of this significant festival to help rising playwrights. each one year’s winner gets the David C. Horn Prize of $10,000, ebook of the manuscript by way of Yale college Press, and a staged examining at Yale Repertory Theatre. for additional information and entire principles for the Yale Drama sequence, stopover at yalebooks.com.

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Download E-books My Worst Best Friend PDF

By Dyan Sheldon

The best-selling writer of CONFESSIONS OF A DRAMA QUEEN takes a wise, humorous examine friendship, staying real for your identification, and relocating on.

Gracie and Savannah are top pals —and completely unalike. Savannah is gorgeous, outrageous, and impossible to resist to the other intercourse. Gracie is shy, clever, and could otherwise be learning lizards than assembly boys. nonetheless, they’ve made a shockingly nice staff, and (until now) it appeared as though not anything may come among them. yet in recent times, Savannah’s expertise for mendacity and manipulating is turning into tougher to disregard. She’s fallen head over heels for an elusive university boy, and Gracie can’t support puzzling over: is her pal as convinced as she turns out? whilst Savannah will get among Gracie and her overwhelm, the road isolating ally from worst pal is crossed.

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Download E-books Much Ado About Nothing (Folger Shakespeare Library) PDF

By William Shakespeare, Barbara A. Mowat, Paul Werstine

Much Ado approximately Nothing comprises really diversified tales of romantic love. Hero and Claudio fall in love virtually in the beginning sight, yet an intruder, Don John, moves out at their happiness. Beatrice and Benedick are saved aside by way of delight and mutual antagonism till others choose to play Cupid.

The authoritative version of Much Ado approximately Nothing from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the relied on and regularly occurring Shakespeare sequence for college students and basic readers, includes:

-Freshly edited textual content in line with 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 well-known traces and phrases

-An creation to interpreting Shakespeare’s language

-An essay by way of a number one Shakespeare student offering a contemporary standpoint at the play

-Fresh pictures from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s gigantic holdings of infrequent books

-An annotated advisor to extra reading

Essay through Gail Kern Paster

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 bargains an entire calendar of performances and courses. for additional info, stopover at Folger.edu.

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Download E-books The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone PDF

By Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams's first novel

The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone is classic Tennessee Williams. released in 1950, his first novel used to be acclaimed by way of Gore Vidal as "splendidly written, exact, brief, whole, and fine." it's the tale of a prosperous, fiftyish American widow lately a well-known level attractiveness, yet now "drifting." the unconventional opens quickly after her husband's demise and her retirement from the theatre, as Mrs. Stone attempts to regulate to her aimless new lifestyles in Rome. She is adjusting, too, to getting older. ("The wisdom that her good looks used to be misplaced had encounter her lately and it used to be nonetheless sometimes forgotten.") With poignant wit and his personal specific model of delight in, Williams charts her glide into an affair with a merciless younger gigolo: "As compelling, as interesting, and as technically skillful as his play" (Publishers Weekly).

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Download E-books Romeo and Juliet (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 28) (Bilingual Edition) PDF

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual version 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 Two Gentlemen of Lebowski: A Most Excellent Comedie and Tragical Romance PDF

By Adam Bertocci

What if…William Shakespeare had written The large Lebowski?

The Dude has met the Bard—and he doth abide.

Join “The Knave” and Sir Walter on a wild story of wrong identification, kidnapping, bowling, and a rug that, in religion, relatively tied the room together—in a sidesplitting Shakespearean comedy of error and ninepins, instructed in 5 wonderful acts of iambic pentameter and impeccable interval prose.

Already a theatrical hit and a world viral phenomenon, Two gents of Lebowski comes alive anew during this definitive and lavishly illustrated variation, that includes lately found ancient engravings, scholarly annotations, and a revelatory afterword from the writer.

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Download E-books The Time of Your Life PDF

By William Saroyan

A programme textual content version released along side the Finborough Theatre to coincide with the centenary of the start of William Saroyan, The Time of Your existence runs from 26 November - 20 December.

'In the time of our existence, stay - in order that in that wondrous time you shall no longer upload to the distress and sorrow of the realm, yet shall smile to the countless satisfaction and secret of it'

The Time of Your lifestyles, a wealthy tapestry of human existence, peopled through a large quantity of wistful dreamers, pining lonely hearts, and beer-hall-philosophers, is a 20th century American masterpiece.

The Time of Your lifestyles was once first awarded on the Shubert Theatre, New Haven, united states, on 7 October 1939. It used to be the 1st play to win either the recent York Drama Critics' Circle award and the Pulitzer Prize. . it's been revived thrice on Broadway; was once filmed in 1948, starring James Cagney; and two times filmed for television. It was once final visible within the united kingdom in a star-studded Royal Shakespeare corporation construction in Stratford and London in 1983, and got the subsequent review:

'A striking play which blazes forth like a courageous beacon: warming and entire of fire' day-by-day Mail

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Download E-books Pericles (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 37) (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 Antonin Artaud Anthology PDF

By Antonin Artaud

“I am the man,” wrote Artaud, “who has top charted his inmost self.” Antonin Artaud was once an exceptional poet who, like Poe, Holderlin, and Nerval, desired to dwell within the endless and requested that the human spirit burn in absolute freedom.

To society, he used to be a madman. Artaud, in spite of the fact that, was once no longer insane yet in luciferian pursuit of what society retains hidden. the guy who wrote Van Gogh the guy Suicided via Society raged opposed to the madness of social associations with perception that proves extra prescient with each passing 12 months. this day, as Artaud’s vatic thunder nonetheless crashes above the “larval confusion” he despised, what's such a lot outstanding in his writings is an extravagant lucidity.

This assortment supplies us necessary Artaud at the occult, magic, the theater, brain and physique, the cosmos, uprising, and revolution in its inner most experience.

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