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The Complete Talking Heads

By: Alan Bennett

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Picador: May 2003

Seller ID: 45398

ISBN: 031242308X

Condition: Used - Very Good


Alan Bennett's award-winning series of solo pieces is a classic of contemporary drama, universally hailed for its combination of razor-sharp wit and deeply felt humanity. In "Bed Among the Lentils," a vicar's wife discovers a semblance of happiness with an Indian shop owner. In "A Chip in the Sugar," a man's life begins to unravel when he discovers his aging mother has rekindled an old flame. In "A Lady of Letters," a busybody pays a price for interfering in her neighbor... View more info

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Caligula and Three Other Plays

By: Albert Camus

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vintage: February 1962

Seller ID: 108309

ISBN: 0394702077

Condition: Used - Very Good


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The Rover and Other Plays (Oxford World's Classics)

By: Aphra Behn

Price: $5.48

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: May 2000

Seller ID: 59345

ISBN: 0192834517

Condition: Used - Very Good


Aphra Behn (1640-89) was both successful and controversial in her own lifetime; her achievements are now recognized less equivocally and her plays, often revived, demonstrate wit, compassion and remarkable range. This edition brings together her most important comedies in a single volume: The Rover, her best-known play; The Feigned Courtesans, a lively comedy of intrigue; The Lucky Chance, a comedy with a bitter edge, which takes a satirical look at marriage customs; and... View more info

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The Crucible

By: Arthur Miller

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Penguin Classics: March 2003

Seller ID: 81127

ISBN: 0142437336

Condition: Used - Very Good


From Arthur Miller, America's most celebrated playwright, a searing portrait of a community engulfed by hysteria, inspired by Senator Joseph McCarthy's anti-communist "witch-hunts" in the 1950s"I believe that the reader will discover here the essential nature of one of the strangest and most awful chapters in human history," Arthur Miller wrote in an introduction to "The Crucible," his classic play about the witch-hunts and trials in seventeenth-century Salem, Massac... View more info

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The Crucible (Penguin Plays)

By: Arthur Miller

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Penguin Books: October 1976

Seller ID: 94541

ISBN: 0140481389

Condition: Used - Very Good


The place is Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692, an enclave of rigid piety huddled on the edge of a wilderness. Its inhabitants believe unquestioningly in their own sanctity. But in Arthur Miller's edgy masterpiece, that very belief will have poisonous consequences when a vengeful teenager accuses a rival of witchcraft--and then when those accusations multiply to consume the entire village. First produced in 1953, at a time when America was convulsed by a new epidemic of ... View more info

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The Crucible (Penguin Plays)

By: Arthur Miller

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Penguin Books: October 1976

Seller ID: 94558

ISBN: 0140481389

Condition: Used - Very Good


The place is Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692, an enclave of rigid piety huddled on the edge of a wilderness. Its inhabitants believe unquestioningly in their own sanctity. But in Arthur Miller's edgy masterpiece, that very belief will have poisonous consequences when a vengeful teenager accuses a rival of witchcraft--and then when those accusations multiply to consume the entire village. First produced in 1953, at a time when America was convulsed by a new epidemic of ... View more info

The Crucible: A Play in Four Acts (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)

By: Arthur Miller

Price: $4.48

Publisher: Penguin Classics: October 1995

Seller ID: 103169

ISBN: 0140189645

Condition: Used - Very Good


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The Crucible (Penguin Plays)

By: Arthur Miller

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Penguin Books: October 1976

Seller ID: 108472

ISBN: 0140481389

Condition: Used - Very Good


The place is Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692, an enclave of rigid piety huddled on the edge of a wilderness. Its inhabitants believe unquestioningly in their own sanctity. But in Arthur Miller's edgy masterpiece, that very belief will have poisonous consequences when a vengeful teenager accuses a rival of witchcraft--and then when those accusations multiply to consume the entire village. First produced in 1953, at a time when America was convulsed by a new epidemic of ... View more info

The Crucible: A Play in Four Acts (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)

By: Arthur Miller

Price: $4.48

Publisher: Penguin Classics: October 1995

Seller ID: 110301

ISBN: 0140189645

Condition: Used - Very Good


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The Crucible: A Play in Four Acts (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)

By: Arthur Miller

Price: $4.48

Publisher: Penguin Classics: October 1995

Seller ID: 110597

ISBN: 0140189645

Condition: Used - Very Good


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Translations: A Play (Faber Paperbacks)

By: Brian Friel

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: March 1995

Seller ID: 104149

ISBN: 0571117422

Condition: Used - Very Good


The action takes place in late August 1833 at a hedge-school in the townland of Baile Beag, an Irish-speaking community in County Donegal. In a nearby field camps a recently arrived detachment of the Royal Engineers, making the first Ordnance Survey. For the purposes of cartography, the local Gaelic place names have to be recorded and rendered into English. In examining the effects of this operation on the lives of a small group, Brian Friel skillfully reveals the far-re... View more info

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Doctor Faustus (Signet Classics)

By: Christopher Marlowe

Price: $2.48

Publisher: Signet Classics: February 2001

Seller ID: 94155

ISBN: 0451527798

Condition: Used - Very Good


Based on the legend of an early sixteenth-century astrologer and necromancer. Doctor Faustus is an enduring tale of the brilliant mind of a mortal man -- and the soul he sold to the devil...This new edition includes a revised introduction, a history of the play on stage, and an updated bibliography by the editor, Sylvan Barnet of Tufts University. View more info

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The Iceman Cometh

By: Eugene O'Neill

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vintage: November 1999

Seller ID: 54416

ISBN: 0375709177

Condition: Used - Very Good


"Spellbinding--soaring theater--. For reasons that remain mysterious, it seems especially moving today."--"The New York Times" Eugene O'Neill mined the tragedies of his own life for this depiction of a seedy, skid row saloon in 1912, peopled by society's failures: worn-out anarchists, failed con artists, drifters, whores, pimps, and informers. The pipe-dreaming drunks of Harry Hope's bar numb themselves with rotgut gin and make grandiose plans, while waiting for the ... View more info

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Arms and the Man (Shaw Library)

By: George Bernard Shaw

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Penguin Books: January 1988

Seller ID: 21349

ISBN: 0140450351

Condition: Used - Very Good


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John Bull's Other Island

By: George Bernard Shaw

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 1st World Library - Literary Society: September 2004

Seller ID: 60037

ISBN: 1595402446

Condition: Used - Very Good


Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. 1st World Library-Literary Society is a non-profit educational organization. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - Great George Street, Westminster, is the address of Doyle and Broadbent, civil engineers. On the threshold one reads that the firm consists of Mr Lawrence Doyle and Mr Thomas Broadbent, and that their rooms are on the first floor. Mos... View more info

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Hedda Gabler (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Henrik Ibsen

Price: $1.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: August 1990

Seller ID: 71730

ISBN: 0486264696

Condition: Used - Very Good


This dark psychological drama was first produced in Norway in 1890 and depicts the evil machinations of a ruthless, nihilistic heroine: the infamous Hedda Gabler. Readers will discover a masterly exploration of the nature of evil, along with the potential for tragedy that lies in human frailty. A true masterpiece. View more info

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A Doll's House (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Henrik Ibsen

Price: $1.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: February 1992

Seller ID: 88524

ISBN: 0486270629

Condition: Used - Very Good


One of the best-known, most frequently performed of modern plays, displaying Ibsen's genius for realistic prose drama. A classic expression of women's rights, the play builds to a climax in which the central character, Nora, rejects a smothering marriage and life in "a doll's house." A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

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Four Great Plays : A Dolls House, The Wild Duck, Hedda Gabler, The Master Builder

By: HENRIK IBSEN, ALYSSA HARAD

Price: $3.48

Publisher: N/A: July 2005

Seller ID: 105000

ISBN: 1416500383

Condition: Used - Very Good


Enduring Liturature Illuminated by Practical Scholarship Four of the most popular and profound works from the playwright known as the "father of modern theater." This Enriched Classic Edition includes: • A concise introduction that gives readers important background information • A chronology of the author's life and work • A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context • An outline of key themes... View more info

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A Raisin in the Sun

By: Lorraine Hansberry

Price: $3.75

Publisher: Vintage: December 1994

Seller ID: 101032

ISBN: 0679755330

Condition: Used - Very Good


When it was first produced in 1959, A Raisin in the Sun was awarded the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for that season and hailed as a watershed in American drama. A pioneering work by an African-American playwright, the play was a radically new representation of black life. " A play that changed American theater forever." --The New York Times. View more info

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A Raisin in the Sun

By: Lorraine Hansberry

Price: $3.75

Publisher: Vintage: December 1994

Seller ID: 102531

ISBN: 0679755330

Condition: Used - Very Good


When it was first produced in 1959, A Raisin in the Sun was awarded the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for that season and hailed as a watershed in American drama. A pioneering work by an African-American playwright, the play was a radically new representation of black life. " A play that changed American theater forever." --The New York Times. View more info