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Children’s Drama Adapted from Favorite Classic Tales By Celina Stephens
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This book is intended to accomplish three distinct purposes: first, to arouse a greater interest in oral reading; second, to develop an expressive voice - sadly lacking in the case of most Americans;... More > and third, to give freedom and grace in the bodily attitudes and movements which are involved in reading and speaking. The stories given are for the most part adaptations of favorite tales from folklore, Andersen, Grimm, Aesop, and the Arabian Nights having been freely drawn upon. The use of the book permits the whole range of expression, from merely reading the stories effectively, to "acting them out" with as little, or as much, stage-setting or costuming as a parent or teacher may desire. The stories are especially designed to be read as a part of the regular reading work. Here is what you will find inside this book: The Travellers and the Hatchet; The Old Man and His Grandson; The Crow and the Fox; The Miller, His Son and Their Donkey; Each In His Own Place; The Cat and the Mouse and many more.< Less
A Concise Dictionary of the Terms Used in Drama By Marie Sharma
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It is often said that Dramatic terminology is too obscure and inaccessible to most writers. There are many such words which sound almost similar but they are quite different in their real meanings.... More > The differences between such terms as "Conceiving" and "Conceptualizing", "Preconscious" and "Subconscious", or "Mind" and "Psychology" are quite thin, they are quite significant. This dictionary provides the detailed definitions of the terms used in drama, followed by appropriate references and allusions. All the best. ISBN: 978-1-105-01819-0< Less
A Concise Dictionary of the Terms Used in Drama By Marie Sharma
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It is often said that Dramatic terminology is too obscure and inaccessible to most writers. There are many such words which sound almost similar but they are quite different in their real meanings.... More > The differences between such terms as "Conceiving" and "Conceptualizing", "Preconscious" and "Subconscious", or "Mind" and "Psychology" are quite thin, they are quite significant. This dictionary provides the detailed definitions of the terms used in drama, followed by appropriate references and allusions. All the best. ISBN: 978-1-105-01819-0< Less
Poetics the classic account By Aristotle
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Opinions may differ - like it, loathe it, bored by it? - but who can ignore Aristotle's classic foundation of literary theory, for all the world.
Top 100 Classics: The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli
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The second period of Machiavelli's life was spent in the service of the free Republic of Florence, which flourished, as stated above, from the expulsion of the Medici in 1494 until their return in... More > 1512. After serving four years in one of the public offices he was appointed Chancellor and Secretary to the Second Chancery, the Ten of Liberty and Peace. Here we are on firm ground when dealing with the events of Machiavelli's life, for during this time he took a leading part in the affairs of the Republic, and we have its decrees, records, and dispatches to guide us, as well as his own writings.< Less
Top 100 Classics: Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka
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He slid back into his former position. "Getting up early all the time", he thought, "it makes you stupid. You've got to get enough sleep. Other travelling salesmen live a life of... More > luxury. For instance, whenever I go back to the guest house during the morning to copy out the contract, these gentlemen are always still sitting there eating their breakfasts. I ought to just try that with my boss; I'd get kicked out on the spot. But who knows, maybe that would be the best thing for me. If I didn't have my parents to think about I'd have given in my notice a long time ago, I'd have gone up to the boss and told him just what I think, tell him everything I would, let him know just what I feel.< Less
CHILDREN'S CLASSICS In Dramatic Form By $2 Publishing House
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This book is intended to accomplish three distinct purposes: first, to arouse a greater interest in oral reading; second, to develop an expressive voice—sadly lacking in the case of most... More > Americans; and third, to give freedom and grace in the bodily attitudes and movements which are involved in reading and speaking. The stories given are for the most part adaptations of favorite tales from folklore,--Andersen, Grimm, Aesop, and the Arabian Nights having been freely drawn upon. CONTENTS THE TRAVELLERS AND THE HATCHET THE OLD MAN AND HIS GRANDSON THE CROW AND THE FOX THE MILLER, HIS SON, AND THEIR DONKEY EACH IN HIS OWN PLACE WHAT THE GOODMAN DOES IS ALWAYS RIGHT THE CAT AND THE MOUSE THE GIRL WHO TROD ON THE LOAF THE UGLY DUCKLING THE RED SHOES THE STORY OF ALI COGIA THE WILD SWANS THE TWO COUNTRYMEN THE MAN AND THE ALLIGATOR THE SONG IN THE HEART THE EMPEROR’S TEST CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS< Less
Sherlock Holmes: The Classic Victorian Melodrama By William Gillette, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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All the intrigue and suspense of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous detective stories comes to life in this timeless theatrical adaptation. Originally produced on Broadway in 1899, Sherlock Holmes... More > battles his archenemy Moriarty while he tries to defeat a notorious blackmail plot. Hailed by the press at the time as “thrilling,” the play was an enormous success here and abroad. Playwright William Gillette is credited with giving Holmes his trademark curved pipe and his deerstalker cap as well as inventing the line “Elementary, my dear Watson.” Theatre Arts Press is proud to present this new edition of the classic Victorian melodrama.< Less
Top 100 Classics: The Sandman's Hour By Abbie Phillips Walker
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Top 100 Classics: The Sandman's Hour WHERE THE SPARKS GO THE GOOD SEA MONSTER MOTHER TURKEY AND HER CHICKS THE FAIRIES AND THE DANDELION MR. 'POSSUM THE ROOSTER THAT CROWED TOO SOON ... More > TEARFUL HILDA'S MERMAID THE MIRROR'S DREAM THE CONTEST THE PINK AND BLUE EGGS WHY THE MORNING-GLORY SLEEPS DOROTHY AND THE PORTRAIT MISTRESS PUSSY'S MISTAKE KID THE SHOEMAKER RAT THE POPPIES LITTLE CHINA DOLL THE DISORDERLY GIRL THE WISE OLD GANDER DINAH CAT AND THE WITCH THE STAR AND THE LILY LAZY GRAY THE OLD GRAY HEN THE WORSTED DOLL< Less
Top 100 Classics: Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
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Mr. Bennet was so odd a mixture of quick parts, sarcastic humour, reserve, and caprice, that the experience of three-and-twenty years had been insufficient to make his wife understand his character.... More > Her mind was less difficult to develop. She was a woman of mean understanding, little information, and uncertain temper. When she was discontented, she fancied herself nervous. The business of her life was to get her daughters married; its solace was visiting and news.< Less