Cymbeline (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 36) (Bilingual Edition)

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual version 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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Much Ado About Nothing (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 6) (Bilingual Edition)

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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The Tragedy of Mister Morn

By Vladimir Nabokov

For the 1st time in English, Vladimir Nabokov’s earliest significant paintings, written while he was once simply twenty-four: his merely full-length play, brought by means of Thomas Karshan and wonderfully translated by means of Karshan and Anastasia Tolstoy.

The Tragedy of Mister Morn used to be written within the wintry weather of 1923­­–1924, while Nabokov was once thoroughly unknown. The five-act play—the tale of an incognito king whose love for the spouse of a banished innovative brings at the chaos the king has fought to prevent—was by no means released in Nabokov’s lifetime and lay in manuscript until eventually it seemed in a Russian literary magazine in 1997. it really is an astonishingly precocious paintings, in beautiful verse, touching for the 1st time on what could develop into this nice writer’s significant issues: severe sexual wish and jealousy, the elusiveness of happiness, the facility of the mind's eye, and the everlasting conflict among fact and myth. The play is Nabokov’s significant reaction to the Russian Revolution, which he had lived via, however it methods the occasions of 1917 particularly during the prism of Shakespearean tragedy.

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Hunter's Moon

By M.A Koontz

When a tender boy come across unknown creatures in his village that nobody desires to discuss his interest is going wild with superstition. determined for spoke back he is going to grandmother hoping to place his brain relaxed yet does the other. as a substitute he stories horror past think tainted with magic, lies, and lust that is going past his mind's eye. And a gloomy and negative mystery haunting his village and himself.

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The Infernal Machine: & Other Plays (New Directions Paperbook)

Four full-length performs via one of many maximum dramatists Europe has produced.

one of the nice figures who pioneered the trendy circulate in global literature, none confirmed himself extra flexible than France's Jean Cocteau. Poet, novelist, critic, artist, actor, film-maker, Cocteau used to be additionally one of many maximum dramatists Europe has produced, with over a dozen performs that are often revived, not just in France, yet in translation in lots of different nations. For this assortment, tremendous translations of 4 full-length performs, one brief play, and the “Speaker's textual content" for the Cocteau-Stravinsky opera Oedipus Rex were chosen. The longer performs (The Infernal desktop, Orpheus, Bacchus, Knights of the around desk) are re-creations of vintage delusion and legend―poetic and hugely unique interpretations of convinced undying subject matters that have encouraged nice drama during the a long time. The Eiffel Tower marriage ceremony get together is, against this, only a "curtain-raiser," yet impressive as un jeu d'esprit, revealing the wit and mental penetration for which Cocteau is legendary.

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Act of Murder

Wigan, 1894. The Richard Throstle Magic Lantern corporation proudly provides its ghoulishly well known magic lantern convey, Phantasmagoria. in the meantime, throughout city a traveling theatre corporation – the Morgan-Drew avid gamers – plods the provinces within the celebrated melodrama The Silver King. the great folks of Wigan are inundated with leisure possibilities, which they sorely desire following a up to date strike which has left the city half-starved. but if Richard Throstle is located murdered in his resort room – his spouse Georgina dozing beside him – and a solid member of The Silver King is offed onstage in the course of a functionality, the neighborhood police within the type of Sergeant Slevin take cost of an research with the intention to see the curtain move up on sordid predilections and shameful secrets and techniques.

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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written through William Shakespeare early in his occupation approximately younger star-crossed fanatics whose deaths finally reconcile their feuding households. It was once between Shakespeare's hottest performs in the course of his lifetime and, besides Hamlet, is certainly one of his most often played performs. this present day, the name characters are considered as archetypal younger fans. Romeo and Juliet belongs to a practice of tragic romances stretching again to antiquity. Its plot relies on an Italian story, translated into verse because the Tragical heritage of Romeus and Juliet via Arthur Brooke in 1562 and retold in prose in Palace of delight by way of William Painter in 1567. Shakespeare borrowed seriously from either yet, to extend the plot, built aiding characters, fairly Mercutio and Paris. Believed to were written among 1591 and 1595, the play was once first released in a 4to model in 1597. this article used to be of negative caliber, and later versions corrected it, bringing it extra based on Shakespeare's unique. Shakespeare's use of his poetic dramatic constitution, in particular results resembling switching among comedy and tragedy to intensify rigidity, his growth of juvenile characters, and his use of sub-plots to brighten the tale, has been praised as an early signal of his dramatic ability. The play ascribes assorted poetic varieties to various characters, occasionally altering the shape because the personality develops. Romeo, for instance, grows more proficient on the sonnet over the process the play.

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Half Girlfriend

By Chetan Bhagat

As soon as upon a time, there has been a Bihari boy referred to as Madhav. He fell in love with woman known as Riya. Madhav did not communicate English good. Riya did. Madhav sought after a courting. Riya did not. Riya simply sought after friendship. Madhav did not. Riya prompt a compromise. She agreed to be his half-girlfriend. From the writer of the blockbuster novels 5 element somebody, One evening @ the decision middle, the three error of My existence, 2 States and Revolution 2020 comes an easy and lovely love tale that may contact your center and encourage you to chase your desires.

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The Story of the Iliad: A Dramatic Retelling of Homer's Epic and the Last Days of Troy

Award-winning poet Simon Armitage dramatizes the tale of Troy, animating this vintage epic for a brand new new release of readers.

Following his hugely acclaimed dramatization of the Odyssey, Simon Armitage the following takes at the destiny of Troy, bringing Homer’s Iliad to lifestyles with fresh creative imaginative and prescient. within the ultimate days of the Trojan struggle, the Trojans and the Greeks are stuck in a sour stalemate. Exhausted and determined after ten years of battle, gods and males conflict between themselves for the distinction of popularity and a hand in victory. Cleverly intertwining the Iliad and the Aeneid, Armitage poetically narrates the story of Troy to its dire finish, evoking an international laid low with deceit, clash, and a dangerous predilection for satisfaction and envy. As with the Odyssey, Armitage unearths the echoes of old delusion in our modern war-torn panorama, and reinvigorates the vintage epics with experience, ardour, and, strangely, Shakespearean wit.

Praise for The Odyssey: A Dramatic Retelling of Homer’s Epic:

“So incredible. . . . Armitage ’s love of the Greek epic is obvious in nearly each line.”—New York Times

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