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Featuring a new overview of Shakespeare's works by Sylvan Barnet, former Chairman of the English Department at Tufts University, this Signet classic also includes a comprehensive stage and screen history, dramatic criticism from the past and present, and sources from which Shakespeare derived this great work.

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John Webster's "The Duchess of Malfi" is a macabre and tragic play written between 1612 and 1613. Misuse of power, revenge, deception, cruelty, and corruption are among the many themes that run throughout this work. The work is set in the court of Malfi, in reality Amalfi in Italy, and concerns the story of the titular Duchess who is recently widowed and falls in love with Antonio, a lowly steward. However the Duchess' family, wishing her to not split up her inheritance, forbids the union. Also included in this volume are three other plays by John Webster. "The White Devil" is a revenge tragedy loosely based on the murder of Vittoria Accoramboni in Padua on December 22, 1585. "The Devil's Law Case" is the story of Romelio, a prominent merchant of Naples, and Contarino, a young nobleman indebted to the merchant, who hopes to marry Romelio's sister Jolenta. Lastly in "A Cure for a Cuckold" we have a work co-­authored by John Webster and William Rowley. The story takes place at the . . .

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This play revolves around a young innocent recruit into the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic wars. It concentrates on his attitude to his fellow shipmates and the new adult life that he has been suddenly thrust into. This play seeks to immerse readers into the main character's transition from boy to man, warts and all, the whole story semi fictitiously wrapped up in humorous but earthy narrative.

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The series includes: 1 The Wizard of Oz, 2 The Land of Oz, 3 Ozma of Oz, 4 Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz, 5 The Road to Oz, 6 The Emerald City of Oz, 7 The Patchwork Girl of Oz, 8 Tik-­Tok of Oz, 9 The Scarecrow of Oz, 10 Rinkitink in Oz, 11 The Lost Princess of Oz, 12 The Tin Woodman of Oz, 13 The Magic of Oz, and 14 Glinda of Oz. According to Wikipedia: "Lyman Frank Baum (1856 - 1919) was an American author, poet, playwright, actor and independent filmmaker, best known today as the creator, along with illustrator W. W. Denslow, of one of the most popular books in American children's literature, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, better known now as simply The Wizard of Oz. He wrote thirteen sequels, nine other fantasy novels, and a plethora of other works (55 novels in total, 82 short stories, over 200 poems, an unknown number of scripts, and many miscellaneous writings), and made numerous attempts to bring his works to the stage and screen.

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the classic farce by the Tony Award—winning author of is not one play but two: simultaneously a traditional sex farce, and the backstage “drama” that develops during ’s final rehearsal and tour. The two begin to interlock as the characters make their exits from only to find themselves making entrances into the even worse nightmare going on backstage. In the end, at the disastrous final performance, the two plots can be kept separate no longer, and coalesce into a single collective nervous breakdown.

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The Tony Award—winning play that soars at the intersection of science and art, is an explosive re-­imagining of the mysterious wartime meeting between two Nobel laureates to discuss the atomic bomb. In 1941 the German physicist Werner Heisenberg made a clandestine trip to Copenhagen to see his Danish counterpart and friend Niels Bohr. Their work together on quantum mechanics and the uncertainty principle had revolutionized atomic physics. But now the world had changed and the two men were on opposite sides in a world war. Why Heisenberg went to Copenhagen and what he wanted to say to Bohr are questions that have vexed historians ever since. In Michael Frayn’s ambitious, fiercely intelligent, and daring new play Heisenberg and Bohr meet once again to discuss the intricacies of physics and to ponder the metaphysical—the very essence of human motivation.

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T. S. Eliot's verse dramatization of the murder of Thomas Becket at Canterbury, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature The Archbishop Thomas Becket speaks fatal words before he is martyred in T. S. Eliot's best-­known drama, based on the murder of the Archbishop of Canterbury in 1170. Praised for its poetically masterful handling of issues of faith, politics, and the common good, T. S. Eliot's play bolstered his reputation as the most significant poet of his time.

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