Download E-books Glengarry Glen Ross PDF

By David Mamet

Winner of the 1984 Pulitzer Prize, David Mamet's scalding comedy is set small-time, cutthroat genuine esate salesmen attempting to grind out a residing through pushing plots of land on reluctant dealers in a unending scramble for his or her fair proportion of the yank dream. this is Mamet at his absolute best, writing with brutal strength concerning the difficult lifetime of difficult characters who cajole, connive, wheedle, and wheel and deal for a bit of the motion — the place remaining a sale can suggest a new cadillac yet wasting you can actually suggest wasting all of it. This masterpiece of yankee drama is now an important movie starring Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alan Arkin, Alex Baldwain, Jonathan Pryce, Ed Harris, and Kevin Spacey.

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Download E-books The Night of the Iguana PDF

By Tennessee Williams

Now released for the 1st time as a exchange paperback with a brand new advent and the fast tale on which it used to be based.

Williams wrote: "This is a play approximately love in its purest terms." it's also Williams's powerful and persuasive plea for persistence and resistance within the face of human discomfort. The earthy widow Maxine Faulk is proprietress of a rundown inn on the fringe of a Mexican cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean the place the defrocked Rev. Shannon, his journey workforce of women from a West Texas women's university, the self-described New England spinster Hannah Jelkes and her ninety-seven-year-old grandfather, Jonathan Coffin ("the world's oldest residing and practising poet"), a relations of ugly Nazi tourists, and an iguana tied by means of its throat to the veranda, all locate themselves assembled for a wet and turbulent night.

This is the 1st alternate paperback variation of The evening of the Iguana and springs with an advent via award-winning playwright Doug Wright, the author's unique Foreword, the quick tale "The evening of the Iguana" which used to be the germ for the play, plus an essay by means of famous Tennessee Williams student, Kenneth Holditch.

"I'm uninterested in carrying out companies in compliment and worship of a senile delinquent—yeah, that's what I stated, I shouted! your whole Western theologies, the full mythology of them, are in accordance with the idea that of God as a senile antisocial and, by means of God, i can't and can't proceed to behavior companies in compliment and worship of this...this...this indignant, petulant outdated man." —The Rev. T. Lawrence Shannon, from The evening of the Iguana

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Download E-books Henry IV, Part I (Folger Shakespeare Library) PDF

By William Shakespeare

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· Freshly edited textual content in accordance with the simplest early revealed model of the play
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· An advent to interpreting Shakespeare's language
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Download E-books Le Vrai sang PDF

By Valère Novarina

«Le modèle mystery est peut-être Faust – non celui de Goethe – mais un Faust forain vu enfant à Thonon dans les années cinquante, joué entre deux airs de Bourvil par Gugusse, le célèbre clown de los angeles Loterie Pierrot. Faust-Gugusse prétendait que toute notre vie avait lieu en temps de carnaval, puisque le finale en était un adieu à l. a. chair ; Mme Albertine, sa comparse dans le public, lui lançait, en trois mots, de prendre ça comme un don, une offrande : et elle lui proposait toutes les quatre mins de jouer sa vie aux dés... J’essaye de reconstituer l’ordre des scènes de cette pièce vue enfant ...

Le Vrai sang est un drame forain, un théâtre de carnaval, en ce sens que les acteurs, d’un même mouvement... incarnent et quittent l. a. chair, sortent d’homme, deviennent des figures qui passent sur les murs, des strains peintes d’animaux, des empreintes, des signaux humains épars, lancés, disséminés : des anthropoglyphes.»
Valère Novarina.

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Download E-books The Comedy Errors (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 5) (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 Kaspar and Other Plays PDF

By Peter Handke

Kaspar, Peter Handke's first full-length drama--hailed in Europe as "the play of the last decade" and in comparison in significance to Waiting for Godot--is the tale of an autistic adolescent who reveals himself at a whole existential loss at the degree, with yet a unmarried sentence to name his personal. Drilled by way of prompters who use terrifyingly humorous logical and alogical language-sequences, Kaspar learns to talk "normally" and at last turns into creative--"doing his personal factor" with phrases; for this he's destroyed.

In Offending the Audience and Self-Accusation, one-character "speak-ins," Handke additional explores the connection among public functionality and private id, forcing us to reassess our feel of who we're and what we know.

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Download E-books The Quick Red Fox PDF

By John D. MacDonald

It used to be the traditional 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 way of wonderful Dana Holtzer, Lysa's own secretary, Travis McGee is carefully grew to become off by means of the cheesy info. yet being low on money, and tenderly attracted through the star's intriguingly distant secretary, McGee units out to find his suspects -- purely to discover that they begin turning up lifeless!

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