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Towards the end of her life, the French philosopher and mystic Simone Weil (1909-43) was working on a tragedy, Venice Saved. Appearing here in English for the first time, this play explores the realisation of Weil's own thoughts on tragedy. A figure of affliction, a central theme in Weil's religious met ...Show more
Middle-aged history professor George, and his wife Martha, are joined by another college couple. The result is an all-night drinking session that erupts into a nightmare of revelations.
This edition of the Medea is the first complete volume of any play by Seneca to include an introduction, Latin text, apparatus criticus, and commentary.
The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays (Lady Windemere's Fan / An Ideal Husband) by Oscar Wilde
Who would have thought a comedy of manners written more than a hundred years ago would still be so apt and so funny? Oscar Wilde was a genius of play writing, and his deftness, wit and sharp eye for social satire keep audiences in thrall to this day. Alongside Earnest, discover a biblical tragedy retold ...Show more
A Southern family meet to celebrate 'Big Daddy' Pollit's birthday- Gooper with his wife and children, his brother Brick - an ageing, broken football star - and his wife Maggie. But as the party unfolds the facade of a happy family gathering is fractured by sexual frustration, repressed love, and greed i ...Show more
Medea's marriage is breaking up. And so is everything else. Testing the limits of revenge and liberty, Euripides' seminal play cuts to the heart of gender politics and asks what it means to be a woman and a wife. One of world drama's most infamous characters is brought to controversial new life by award ...Show more
The smash-hit play, in print for the first time with a forward and notes from multitalented playwright, writer, commentator and actor Nakkiah Lui. Winner of the Nick Enright Prize for Playwriting, NSW Premier's Awards
The Wizarding World journey continues . . . The powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald was captured in New York with the help of Newt Scamander. But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escapes custody and sets about gathering followers, most of whom are unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise p ...Show more
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