Measure for Measure (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by by William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

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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Japanese Theatre by Faubion Bowers, Joshua Logan

By Faubion Bowers, Joshua Logan

Japanese Theatre, by means of Faubion Bowers, offers an entire historic account for Westerners of the theatre arts that experience flourished for hundreds of years in Japan. "This book," say Mr. Bowers, "is a survey of what theatre arts exist there this day and the way they arose. simply because Kabuki is the dominant kind of drama in Japan this present day, and has been for 3 centuries, i've got given so much awareness to it."

This booklet, with its many fantastic pictures, is an everlasting addition to the West's wisdom of the unique, fascinating theatre of Japan and its culture of serious acting.

Foreword by way of Joshua Logan.

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Me, as a penguin by Tom Wells

By Tom Wells

A charmingly offbeat, surreal comedy of knitting, penguins and Battenberg. sew is hitting the homosexual scene of Hull. Or at the least dipping his toe within the water, whereas staying along with his seriously pregnant sister Liz and her shabby sofa-loving associate Mark. yet why will not sew allow somebody into the lavatory even supposing Liz is demise for a pee? And who's the fellow within the immense penguin gown? Me, As a Penguin premiered at the Read more...

summary: A charmingly offbeat, surreal comedy of knitting, penguins and Battenberg. sew is hitting the homosexual scene of Hull. Or no less than dipping his toe within the water, whereas staying together with his seriously pregnant sister Liz and her shabby sofa-loving accomplice Mark. yet why will not sew permit somebody into the rest room even supposing Liz is demise for a pee? And who's the guy within the monstrous penguin gown? Me, As a Penguin premiered on the Arcola Theatre, London, in 2010. This quantity additionally beneficial properties monologues by way of Tom Wells, a few Goth and Notes for First Time Astronauts. ''a striking piece of writing, wr

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Russia, Freaks and Foreigners: Three Performance Texts by James Macdonald

By James Macdonald

Russia, Freaks and Foreigners is a suite of 3 thematically associated performs set opposed to the backdrop of a fractured, post-Soviet Russian society. Written through acclaimed playwright James MacDonald, who has cerebral palsy, those functionality texts critique authorised notions of normality inside authority, delivering quite a few types of difference—physical, cultural, and moral—and their tales of dislocation. Their topics, contextualized the following by way of significant other essays, extend the bounds of British drama and fix to the comedian ugly culture by means of giving the “abnormal” a huge allure. Russia, Freaks and Foreigners is a bold portrayal of incapacity from the inside. 

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Christopher Marlowe: Merlin's Prophet by Judith Weil

By Judith Weil

Mrs Weil demanding situations broadly approved perspectives of Marlowe. he's not the poet and dramatist of heroic power, 'daring God out of heaven' together with his outrageous heroes. neither is he a dogmatic moralist. as a substitute, he belongs to Merlin's race, as his modern Robert Greene recommended. An ironic author of riddling performs, he doesn't advise his characters, yet cunningly manipulates our responses to them. Like Erasmus or Rabelais, he makes use of the information of his viewers in a number of marvelous methods. This method is thoroughly argued for every play. The reader - possibly at the start sceptical - will locate himself faced with many good points of the drama and the poetry no longer properly accounted for within the traditional perspectives, yet persuasively defined the following. The ebook may perhaps completely regulate our attitudes towards Marlowe.

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The Cambridge Companion to Moliere (Cambridge Companions to by David Bradby, Andrew Calder

By David Bradby, Andrew Calder

An in depth creation to Moli?re and his performs, this spouse inspires his personal theatrical occupation, his theatres, buyers, the performers and theatre employees with whom he labored, and many of the publics he and his troupes entertained with such good fortune. It appears to be like at his specific manufacturers of comedy and satire. L'?cole des femmes, Le Tartuffe, Dom Juan, Le Misanthrope, L'Avare and Les Femmes savantes are tested from numerous diversified viewpoints, and during the eyes of alternative a long time and cultures. The comedies-ballets, a style invented via Moli?re and his collaborators, are re-instated to the vital place which they held in his ?uvre in Moli?re's personal lifetime; his masterpieces during this style, Le Bourgeois gentilhomme and Le Malade imaginaire, have chapters to themselves. eventually, the spouse seems to be at glossy administrators' theatre, exploring the significant function performed through productions of his paintings in successive 'revolutions' within the dramatic arts in France.

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The Cambridge Companion to Oscar Wilde (Cambridge Companions by Peter Raby

By Peter Raby

The Cambridge significant other to Oscar Wilde bargains a vital advent to at least one of the theater's most vital and enigmatic writers. even supposing a basic evaluation, the quantity additionally bargains a number of the most modern pondering at the dramatist and his influence at the 20th century. half One locations Wilde's paintings in the cultural and old context of his time and comprises a gap essay by means of Wilde's grandson, Merlin Holland. half seems to be at Wilde's crucial paintings as playwright and basic author. The 3rd crew of essays examines the subjects and elements that formed Wilde's paintings and contains Wilde and his view of the Victorian lady, Wilde's sexual identities, and examining Wilde on level. the quantity presents an in depth chronology of Wilde's paintings, a bibliography for extra interpreting, and illustrations from vital productions.

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Speed-the-Plow: A Play by David Mamet

By David Mamet

Speed-the-Plow is an exhilaratingly sharp, comical, aggravating play in regards to the strength of cash and intercourse in Hollywood, and the way they corrupt motion picture manufacturers. Speed-the-Plow opened at Lincoln middle to sold-out seats, rave reports and masses fanfare in March 1988—staring Madonna, Joe Mantegna, and Ron Silver—and later moved to and had a long-standing run on Broadway.

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