Millennium Approaches pdf

Millennium Approaches  pdf

Title: Millennium Approaches pdf

Author: Tony Kushner

Genre: ,Plays,Drama,Fiction,LGBT,Plays,Theatre

Pages: 119 pages

Millennium Approaches pdf

Angels in America is a play in two parts by American playwright Tony Kushner. ,The play is a complex, often metaphorical, and at times symbolic examination of AIDS and homosexuality in America in the 1980s. Certain major and minor characters are supernatural beings (angels) or deceased persons (ghosts). The play contains multiple roles for several of the actors. Initially and primarily focusing on a gay couple in Manhattan, the play also has several other storylines, some of which occasionally intersect.

 

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two pdf

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two  pdf

Title: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two pdf

Author: John Tiffany (Adaptation),

Genre: ,Fantasy,Fiction,Young Adult,Plays

Pages: 343 pages

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two pdf

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play will receive its world premiere in London’s West End on July 30, 2016.,It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children.,While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.

 

A Doll’s House pdf

A Doll's House  pdf

Title: A Doll’s House pdf

Author: Henrik Ibsen,

Genre: ,Plays,Classics,Drama,Fiction,Academic,School

Pages: 122 pages

A Doll’s House pdf

A Doll’s House (1879), is a masterpiece of theatrical craft which, for the first time portrayed the tragic hypocrisy of Victorian middle class marriage on the stage. The play ushered in a new social era and “exploded like a bomb into contemporary life”. ,The Student Edition contains these exclusive features: ,· A chronology of the playwright’s life and work,· An

 

The Taming of the Shrew pdf

The Taming of the Shrew  pdf

Title: The Taming of the Shrew pdf

Author: William Shakespeare

Genre: ,Classics,Plays,Fiction,Drama

Pages: 291 pages

The Taming of the Shrew pdf

Renowned as Shakespeare’s most boisterous comedy, The Taming of the Shrew is the tale of two young men, the hopeful Lucentio and the worldly Petruchio, and the two sisters they meet in Padua. Lucentio falls in love with Bianca, the apparently ideal younger daughter of the wealthy Baptista Minola. But before they can marry, Bianca’s formidable elder sister, Katherine, must be wed. Petruchio, interested only in the huge dowry, arranges to marry Katherine -against her will- and enters into a battle of the sexes that has endured as one of Shakespeare’s most enjoyable works.

 

Antigone pdf

Antigone  pdf

Title: Antigone pdf

Author: Sophocles,

Genre: ,Classics,Plays,Drama,Fiction,Academic,School

Pages: 80 pages

Antigone pdf

The curse placed on Oedipus lingers and haunts a younger generation in this new and brilliant translation of Sophocles’ classic drama. The daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta, Antigone is an unconventional heroine who pits her beliefs against the King of Thebes in a bloody test of wills that leaves few unharmed. Emotions fly as she challenges the king for the right to bury her own brother. Determined but doomed, Antigone shows her inner strength throughout the play.,Antigone raises issues of law and morality that are just as relevant today as they were more than two thousand years ago. Whether this is your first reading or your twentieth, Antigone will move you as few pieces of literature can.,To make this quintessential Greek drama more accessible to the modern reader, this Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary of difficult terms, a list of vocabulary words, and convenient sidebar notes. By providing these, it is our intention that readers will more fully enjoy the beauty, wisdom, and intent of the play.

 

Macbeth pdf

Macbeth  pdf

Title: Macbeth pdf

Author: William Shakespeare

Genre: ,Classics,Plays,Fiction,Drama,Academic,School,Literature,Academic,Read For School,Plays,Theatre,Young Adult,High School,Poetry

Pages: 249 pages

Macbeth pdf

One night on the heath, the brave and respected general Macbeth encounters three witches who foretell that he will become king of Scotland. At first sceptical, he’s urged on by the ruthless, single-minded ambitions of Lady Macbeth, who suffers none of her husband’s doubt. But seeing the prophecy through to the bloody end leads them both spiralling into paranoia, tyranny, madness, and murder.,This shocking tragedy – a violent caution to those seeking power for its own sake – is, to this day, one of Shakespeare’s most popular and influential masterpieces.

 

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead pdf

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead  pdf

Title: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead pdf

Author: Tom Stoppard

Genre: ,Plays,Drama,Fiction,Classics,Plays,Theatre

Pages: 126 pages

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead pdf

Hamlet told from the worm’s-eye view of two minor characters, bewildered Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. Echoes of Waiting for Godot resound, reality and illusion mix, and where fate leads heroes to a tragic but inevitable end.

 

Oedipus Rex pdf

Oedipus Rex  pdf

Title: Oedipus Rex pdf

Author: Sophocles,

Genre: ,Classics,Plays,Drama,Fiction,Academic,School

Pages: 75 pages

Oedipus Rex pdf

“…what man wins more happiness than just its shape and the ruin when that shape collapses?”,Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex has never been surpassed for the raw and terrible power with which its hero struggles to answer the eternal question, “Who am I?” The play, a story of a king who acting entirely in ignorance kills his father and marries his mother, unfolds with shattering power; we are helplessly carried along with Oedipus towards the final, horrific truth. ,To make Oedipus more accessible for the modern reader, our Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Classics includes a glossary of the more difficult words, as well as convenient sidebar notes to enlighten the reader on aspects that may be confusing or overlooked. We hope that the reader may, through this edition, more fully enjoy the beauty of the verse, the wisdom of the insights, and the impact of the drama.

 

Julius Caesar pdf

Julius Caesar  pdf

Title: Julius Caesar pdf

Author: William Shakespeare,

Genre: ,Classics,Plays,Fiction,Drama,Academic,School

Pages: 128 pages

Julius Caesar pdf

The Oxford School Shakespeare has become the preferred introduction to the literary legacy of the greatest playwright in the English language. This exclusive collection of the Bard’s best works has been designed specifically for readers new to Shakespeare’s rich literary legacy. Each play is presented complete and unabridged, in large print. Every book is well illustrated, and starts with a commentary and character summary. Scene synopses and character summaries clarify confusing plots, while incisive essays explore the historical context and Shakespeare’s sources. Each book ends with a complete list of Shakespeare’s plays and a brief chronology of the Bard’s life. The detailed explanatory notes are written clearly and positioned right next to the text–no more squinting at microscopic footnotes or flipping pages back and forth in search of endnotes! ,The new edition of the series features new covers and new illustrations, including both new drawings and photos from recent productions of Shakespeare’s plays around the globe. In addition, the notes and the introductory material have been completely revised in line with new research and in order to make them clearer and more accessible. Finally, the entire text has been redesigned and reset to enhance readability. The new edition achieves the feat of unprecedented clarity of presentation without any cuts to the original text or the detailed explanations.