The Years

The Years

The Years is a 1937 novel by Virginia Woolf, the last she published in her lifetime. It traces the history of the genteel Pargiter family from the 1880s to the "present day" of the mid-1930s.

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Top Girls

Top Girls

Marlene thinks the eighties are going to be stupendous. Her sister Joyce has her doubts. Her daughter Angie is just frightened. Since its premiere in 1982, Top Girls has become a seminal play of the modern theatre. Set during a period

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Sin No More

Sin No More

It is 1971 and Carrolton, Michigan has a rapist on the loose. The sister of one of the victims knows who the rapist is, but cannot prove it. The fact that he is a Catholic priest could protect him from answering

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Bakkhai

Bakkhai

Regarded by many as Euripides' masterpiece, Bakkhai is a powerful examination of religious ecstasy and the resistance to it. A call for moderation, it rejects the temptation of pure reason as well as pure sensuality, and is a staple of

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Moonfleece

Moonfleece

Moonfleece is an intense and thrilling exploration of memory and identity, with themes of contemporary resonance: racism, homophobia, and how those in authority distort both the truth and the past. This play is Philip Ridley's most direct representation yet of

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Illicit

Illicit

If all human hands reach the high skies and cover the gleam of the moon, will the moon fail to cast her glory on Earth? she asked herself. Is Eliza an extraordinary human being who will not be subject to

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Shakespeare Man of the Theater

Shakespeare  Man of the Theater

This volume presents a sampling of the more than 250 papers presented at the Congress of the ISA held at Stratford-upon-Avon in August 1981. Most of the papers are concerned with Shakespeare as a writer for the theater. Other essays deal with

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Twelve Angry Men

Twelve Angry Men

A landmark American drama that inspired a classic film and a Broadway revival—featuring an introduction by David Mamet A blistering character study and an examination of the American melting pot and the judicial system that keeps it in check,

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