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Chantecler Play In Four Acts
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|November 17, 2009

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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books…
The Widow's Husband And Porthos In Search Of An Outfit -  Two Alexandre Dumas Comedies

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Here are two short one-act comedies, one written by Alexandre Dumas and one inspired by him. "The Widow's Husband" was Dumas's first venture into comedy. It's about a woman whose husband hides himself overseas, leading their friends and family to believe that…
A Doll's House
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|June 28, 2016

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Not staged until 2016, since its record-breaking Broadway premiere starring Ruth Gordon in 1937, this is the first publication of the adaptation of Ibsen’s classic drama as revitalized through the shrewd lens of American drama master Thornton Wilder. With…
Thirteen Plays by Ibsen, including (complete and unabridged): Peer Gynt, Pillars of Society, A Doll…

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Blurb: Henrik Ibsen (1828 - 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. He is the most frequently performed dramatist in the world…
Thirteen Plays by Anton Chekhov, Includes on the High Road, the Anniversary, on the Harmful Effects…

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Anton Chekhov was a Russian author and dramatist who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short stories in history. His career as a dramatist produced four classics. His plays were written in a "stream of conscious style" and they focus on characters…
Armida & Amadis & Roland: Three Opera Librettos

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In these three librettos, Philippe Quinault turns from classical opera to medieval legends--Renaud and Armida, Amadis and Oriana, and Angelica and Roland--exploring the tensions between love and glory. As usual, the dramatist relates his stories deftly with…
Alexis Piron, 'l'antre De Trophonius' Et 'la Robe De Dissention, Ou Le Faux-prodige'

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Alexis Piron fut longtemps l'auteur c l bre d'une com die satirique, 'La M tromanie' et d'une Ode Priape qui lui ferma d finitivement la porte de l'Acad mie. Mais il fut aussi un des meilleurs auteurs dramatiques des Foires parisiennes. La r dition de sa premi re…
The Scotch Woman
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|February 9, 2011

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I don't belong to the house, sir; but I spend most of my time in the coffee-room; write news, politics, and so forth, and am always ready to do an honest gentleman service. If you have any friend you want to have praised, or any enemy to be abused; any author you…
Three Sisters
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|January 1, 2008

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"Three Sisters" is Anton Chekhov's dramatic play written in 1900 and first performed in 1901. The story concerns the lives of an aristocratic family, the Prozorovs, who struggle to search for meaning in the modern world. The three sisters, Olga, Masha, and…
Tartuffe
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|January 1, 2005

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Jean Baptiste Poquelin, better known by his stage name of Moliere, stands without a rival at the head of French comedy. His many great plays include "The School for Husbands" and "The School for Wives," "The Misanthrope" and "The Hypocrite" (Tartuffe), "The…
Plays of Leo Tolstoy: The Power of Darkness, the First Distiller, Fruits of Culture

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This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishings Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it…
The Man Who Was Dead and the Cause of It All (Two Plays)

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Of the three plays left by Tolstoy for publication after his death, one is a short two-act Temperance play called in English The Cause of it All (the Russian title is a colloquialism difficult to render, but "From it all evil flows" is as near as one can get to…
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