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A Doll's House and Other Plays: A Doll's House / The League of Youth / The Lady from the Sea

By: Henrik Ibsen

Price: $9.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin Classics: 2008

Seller ID: 000580


The three plays in this volume, each written a decade apart, demonstrate different sides of Henrik Ibsen's genius, but all deal with themes of alienation from society and the breaking down of convention. A Doll's House (1879) portrays a woman questioning her duty to her husband and seeking to escape the stifling confines of her marriage - a theme that shocked contemporary audiences and established Ibsen's name outside Scandinavia. In The League of Youth (1869), his first... View more info

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Hedda Gabler and Other Plays: The Pillars of the Community / The Wild Duck / Hedda Gabler

By: Henrik Ibsen

Price: $9.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin Books Ltd: 2010

Seller ID: 000581


IIn these three unforgettably intense plays, Henrik Ibsen explores the problems of personal and social morality that he perceived in the world around him and, in particular, the complex nature of truth. The Pillars of the Community (1877) depicts a corrupt shipowner's struggle to hide the sins of his past at the expense of another man's reputation, while in The Wild Duck (1884) an idealist, believing he must tell the truth at any cost, destroys a family by exposing the l... View more info

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions: 2007

Seller ID: 004394


William Shakespeare (1564-1616) is acknowledged as the greatest dramatist of all time. He excels in plot, poetry and wit, and his talent encompasses the great tragedies of "Hamlet", "King Lear", "Othello", and "Macbeth" as well as the moving history plays and the comedies such as "A Midsummer Night's Dream", "The Taming of the Shrew" and "As You Like It" with their magical combination of humour, ribaldry and tenderness. This volume is a reprint of the Shakespeare Head Pr... View more info

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A Midsummer Night's Dream and Other Classic Tales of the Plays: 6 Illustrated Stories from Shakespeare

By: William Shakespeare and Nicola Baxter

Price: $21.95

Publisher: UK, Anness Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003573


This title features six illustrated stories from Shakespeare. Six of Shakespeare's most famous plays are beautifully illustrated in this collection of dramatic retellings. It is an inspiring introduction to the intricate comedies of A Midsummer Night's Dream and Twelfth Night, the tragedies of Hamlet and Macbeth, and the contrasting love stories of Romeo and Juliet and Antony and Cleopatra. Specially retold by Nicola Baxter and with sumptuous paintings by Jenny Thorne, t... View more info