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Fanny's First Play By Bernard Shaw
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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: Nobel Prize in Literature 1925George Bernard Shaw (26 July... More > 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic and polemicist whose influence on Western theatre, culture and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond. He wrote more than sixty plays, including major works such as Man and Superman (1902), Pygmalion (1912) and Saint Joan (1923). With a range incorporating both contemporary satire and historical allegory, Shaw became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.Born in Dublin, Shaw moved to London in 1876, where he struggled to establish himself as a writer and novelist, and embarked on a rigorous process of self-education. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Bernard_Shaw< Less
If: A Play in Four Acts By Lord Dunsany
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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: Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany... More > (/dʌnˈseɪni/; 24 July 1878 – 25 October 1957) was an Irish writer and dramatist, notable for his work, mostly in fantasy, published under the name Lord Dunsany. More than eighty books of his work were published, and his oeuvre includes many hundreds of published short stories, as well as successful plays, novels and essays. He is best known for his 1924 fantasy novel The King of Elfland's Daughter. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Plunkett,_18th_Baron_of_Dunsany< Less
Magda: A Play in Four Acts By Hermann Sudermann
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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: Hermann Sudermann (30 September 1857 – 21 November 1928)... More > was a German dramatist and novelist.He was born at Matzicken, a village just to the east of Heydekrug in the Province of Prussia (now Macikai and Šilutė, in southwestern Lithuania), close to the Russian frontier. The Sudermanns were a Mennonite family long settled near the former Elbing, East Prussia, (now Elbląg), Poland).His father owned a small brewery in Heydekrug, and Sudermann received his early education at the Realschule in Elbing, but, his parents having been reduced in circumstances, he was apprenticed to a chemist at the age of fourteen. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermann_Sudermann< Less
Honor: A Play in Four Acts By Hermann Sudermann
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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: Hermann Sudermann (30 September 1857 – 21 November 1928)... More > was a German dramatist and novelist.He was born at Matzicken, a village just to the east of Heydekrug in the Province of Prussia (now Macikai and Šilutė, in southwestern Lithuania), close to the Russian frontier. The Sudermanns were a Mennonite family long settled near the former Elbing, East Prussia, (now Elbląg), Poland).His father owned a small brewery in Heydekrug, and Sudermann received his early education at the Realschule in Elbing, but, his parents having been reduced in circumstances, he was apprenticed to a chemist at the age of fourteen. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermann_Sudermann< Less
A Doll's House : a play By Henrik Ibsen
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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: Henrik Johan Ibsen (/ˈɪbsən/;... More > Norwegian: [ˈhɛnɾɪk ˈɪpsən]; 20 March 1828 – 23 May 1906) was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the father of realism" and is one of the founders of Modernism in theatre. His major works include Brand, Peer Gynt, An Enemy of the People, Emperor and Galilean, A Doll's House, Hedda Gabler, Ghosts, The Wild Duck, Rosmersholm, and The Master Builder. He is the most frequently performed dramatist in the world after Shakespeare, and A Doll's House became the world's most performed play by the early 20th century.Several of his later dramas were considered scandalous to many of his era, when European theatre was expected to model strict morals of family life and propriety. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henrik_Ibsen< Less
Lorca: Six Major Plays By Caridad Svich
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LORCA: SIX MAJOR PLAYS gathers Federico García Lorca's most well-known plays in English-language translations by US Latina dramatist Caridad Svich. This new collected edition (previously... More > available only as single set volumes) includes preface by scholars James Leverett and Amy Rogoway. A welcome addition to the translation repertoire of Federico García Lorca's works.< Less
Lorca: Six Major Plays By Caridad Svich
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LORCA: SIX MAJOR PLAYS gathers Federico García Lorca's most well-known plays in English-language translations by US Latina dramatist Caridad Svich. This new collected edition (previously... More > available only as single set volumes) includes preface by scholars James Leverett and Amy Rogoway. A welcome addition to the translation repertoire of Federico García Lorca's works.< Less
Five W. S. Gilbert Plays By David Trutt
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Five plays by W. S. Gilbert are included in this book. They are An Old Score, Ought We To Visit Her, The Wedding March, The Hooligan, Trying A Dramatist. An Old Score has appended to it commentaries... More > and reviews by Gilbert and his contemporaries. The Hooligan has appended to it a reading copy which upgrades the Cockney spelling, grammar and slang to standard modern English. Trying A Dramatist has appended to it Actors, Authors, And Audiences which is an early version of Trying A Dramatist.< Less
Dandy Dick: A Play in Three Acts By Arthur Wing Pinero
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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: Sir Arthur Wing Pinero (24 May 1855 – 23 November 1934) was... More > an English actor and later an important dramatist and stage director.Pinero was born in London, the son of Lucy (née Daines) and John Daniel Pinero, a solicitor. His paternal grandfather was from a Sephardic Jewish family, while his other grandparents were from a Christian English background. He studied law at Birkbeck Literary and Scientific Institution before going on the stage.In 1874 he joined R. H. Wyndham's company at the Theatre Royal in Edinburgh. After also acting in Liverpool, Pinero joined Henry Irving's Lyceum Theatre company in London in 1876, where he acted in supporting roles for five years, and later played under the Bancrofts' management at the Haymarket Theatre. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Wing_Pinero< Less
The Princess of Bagdad: A Play In Three Acts By Alexandre Dumas
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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: Alexandre Dumas, fils... More > (French: [alɛksɑ̃dʁ dyma fis]; 27 July 1824 – 27 November 1895) was a French writer and dramatist, best known for Camille (a.k.a. The Lady of the Camellias). He was the son of Alexandre Dumas, père, also a writer and playwright. He was admitted to the Académie française in 1874 and awarded the Légion d'honneur in 1894.Dumas was born in Paris, France, the illegitimate child of Marie-Laure-Catherine Labay (1794–1868), a dressmaker, and novelist Alexandre Dumas. During 1831 his father legally recognized him and ensured that the young Dumas received the best education possible at the Institution Goubaux and the Collège Bourbon. At that time, the law allowed the elder Dumas to take the child away from his mother. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexandre_Dumas,_fils< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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