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SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS ILLUSTRATED By George Frangoulis
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SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS ILLUSTRATED: Here is a captivating collection of classic paintings which depict scenes from many of the Bard's masterworks. In addition to the fine pictures, this book provides... More > readers with important biographical information of the 13 prominent artists whose works are shown. The paintings herein illustrate Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Henry VIII, Much Ado About Nothing, The Merry Wives of Windsor, and others.< Less
Votes for Women: A Play in Three Acts By Elizabeth Robins
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Elizabeth Robins Pennell (February 21, 1855 – February 7,... More > 1936) was an American writer who, for most of her adult life, made her home in London. A recent researcher summed her up as "an adventurous, accomplished, self-assured, well-known columnist, biographer, cookbook collector, and art critic"; in addition, she wrote travelogues, mainly of European cycling voyages, and memoirs, centred on her London salon. Her biographies included the first in almost a century of the proto-feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, one of her uncle the folklorist Charles Godfrey Leland, and one of her friend the painter Whistler. In recent years, her art criticism has come under scrutiny, and her food criticism has been reprinted.She grew up in Philadelphia. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Robins_Pennell< Less
Joseph Morschauser's How to Play War Games in Miniature A forgotten wargaming pioneer Early Wargames Vol 3 By John Curry & Bob Cordery
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Joseph Morschauser III's 1962 book was ahead of its time. Although as popular as Donald Featherstones's War Games when published, it has largely been forgotten over the years. In many ways, the book... More > was ahead of its time with concepts such as a single base for a unit, gridded movement, speed of play and original combat system. It was very different from the development of the H.G. Wells rules by Donald Featherstone and others. This edition includes: The original book How to Play War Games in Miniature Rules for ancient, musket and the 'modern period' Additional articles by Morschauser An adaption of the rules for the modern period Biographical notes The History of Wargaming Project is edited by John Curry. It aims to present the very best wargaming books and rules to a modern audience. Further details can be found at: www.wargaming.co.< Less
Ethiopian Literary Giants and their Works: Novel, Play and Journalism in Ethiopia (1850's-1960's) By Habtamu Girma Demiessie
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This book gives a comprehensive account on literature landscape of Ethiopia in a period from 1850's through to 1960's. It tries to infer the dynamics of the fabrics of Ethiopian society with... More > biographic sketches of giant Ethiopian writers and their literary works. The book is organized into two parts. In the first part, the history of Ethiopian literature in general and that of Amharic literature in particular is depicted, the reference period being from 1850's to 1960's. To that end, broad elements of literature - fiction and non-fiction - were reviewed, with focus on novel & novella, drama & plays, journalism & journalistic works. In the second part, the short biography of 30 Ethiopian literary giants depicted. The book reflects how the political, socio-economic and socio-cultural dynamics in Ethiopia shaped and/or shaped by literary works & life of Ethiopian writers.< Less
Triple Shorts By Fidelis Morgan
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Short stories, short plays, sketches and monologues and short biographies. How Mata Hari, Helen of Troy and Queen Medb met their ends, parodies of Euripides, Chekhov and Shakespeare, audition... More > speeches and comical revue sketches, a play about Suzanne Valadon and her son Maurice Utrillo plus a selection of short stories of murder and petty crime. A truly entertaining rattlebag of good things by this uniquely talented author.< Less
Le Piccole Donne Di Puccini By Jan Watts
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This is a full length play about the life of Giacomo Puccini. It has a a cast of eight women with Puccini as a statue that comes to life. This statue could be a puppet or played by a woman. It is... More > set in a piazza in Lucca, Tuscany.< Less
An Old Maid By Honore de Balzac
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Katherine Prescott Wormeley (January 14, 1830 – August 4,... More > 1908) was an American nurse in the Civil War, author, editor, and translator of French language literary works. Her first name is frequently spelled as "Katharine".Born in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, the daughter of a naval officer, Katherine Prescott Wormeley emigrated to the United States at a young age.During the American Civil War, she, with noted landscape designer Frederick Law Olmsted and the Rev. Henry Bellows, played a role in the work of the United States Sanitary Commission, a civilian agency set up to coordinate the volunteer efforts of women and men who wanted to contribute to the war effort. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katherine_Prescott_Wormeley< Less
Number 6 By frank gordon
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This is my 6th book of poetry (I have also published a book of radio plays on Lulu.com). My poems are based largely on things that have happened to me. Also, occasionally things I've overheard, or... More > ideas that have just appeared in my head.< Less
Number 6 By frank gordon
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This is my 6th book of poetry (I have also published a book of radio plays on Lulu.com). My poems are based largely on things that have happened to me. Also, occasionally things I've overheard, or... More > ideas that have just appeared in my head.< Less
Here's one I made earlier By Greg Ruprecht Withnail & Diana Leighton
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A group of current and former students of A363, The Open University's* "Advanced creative writing" module, presents a collection of work originally written for their course assignments. ... More > ‘This is wonderful news,’ said Dr Derek Neale, the OU’s Chair of Advanced Creative Writing and Director of English Teaching, when he heard about the project, ‘encapsulating the aims, ideals and spirit of the course and OU CW teaching…your project offers evidence of imaginative adventure and writing output, but also testifies to the collaborative and interactive spirit of the OU writing courses.’** There's something here to suit most tastes: Travel writing, film scripts, life and historical writing, and fiction of all types from horror, to romance, to urban fantasy. * Neither 578 Publishing, its writers, or this anthology are in any way affiliated with The Open University. ** Quotation reproduced with the kind permission of Dr D Neale.< Less

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