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Miss. Julie

by August Strindberg HarperPerennial Classics (September 02, 2014)

On Midsummer’s Eve, Miss Julie, a young noblewoman enters into an illicit affair with her father’s valet, Jean. Worldly and cultured, Jean by turns spurns and encourages Miss Julie’s flirtation, eventually...


The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays

by Oscar Wilde Simon & Schuster (July 21, 2014)

Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers...


Two Gentlemen of Lebowski

by Adam Bertocci Simon & Schuster (October 26, 2010)

What if…William Shakespeare had written The Big Lebowski?

The Dude has met the Bard—and he doth abide.

Join “The Knave” and Sir Walter on a wild tale of mistaken identity, kidnapping, bowling, and a rug...


For colored girls who have considered suicide/When the rainbow is enuf

by Ntozake Shange Scribner (November 02, 2010)

From its inception in California in 1974 to its highly acclaimed critical success at Joseph Papp’s Public Theater and on Broadway, the Obie Award–winning for colored girls who have considered suicide/when...


The Tudors: It's Good to Be King

by Michael Hirst Gallery Books (June 30, 2008)

The Tudors is an intimate, delicious, and daring drama revealing the early years of Henry VIII, an idealistic, lustful tyrant torn between bedding wives and mistresses and conquering Europe. This is not the...


The Tempest

by William Shakespeare Les Editions de Londres (November 17, 2013)

"The Tempest" is a play written by William Shakespeare in 1610 or 1611, believed to be the last play of the Bard. To us, it might be his best: the most astonishing alchemy of tragedy and comedy, of morals and...


The Alchemist

by Ben Jonson Les Editions de Londres (November 17, 2013)

"The Alchemist" is a comedy written by Ben Jonson and performed in 1610 by the King’s men. Created four years after Volpone, The Alchemist is widely considered to be Ben Jonson’s best comedy. Following an...


The Skin of Our Teeth

by Thornton Wilder Harper Perennial (February 25, 2014)

A timeless statement about human foibles . . . and human endurance, this beautiful new edition features Wilder's unpublished production notes, diary entries, and other illuminating documentary material, all...


Our Town

by Thornton Wilder Harper Perennial (March 18, 2014)

This beautiful new edition features an eyeopening Afterword written by Tappan Wilder that includes Thornton Wilder's unpublished notes and other illuminating photographs and documentary material.

Our Town was...


The Collected Plays of Paul Rudnick

by Paul Rudnick HarperCollins e-books (November 16, 2010)

“Paul Rudnick is a champion of truth (and love and great wicked humor) whom we ignore at our peril.” —David Sedaris, author of Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, and Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk

This definitive...


Romeo and Juliet Complete Text with Extras

by William Shakespeare HarperCollins (June 08, 2010)

These violent delights have violent ends

And in their triumph die, like fire and powder,

Which, as they kiss, consume.

When Romeo first lays eyes on the bewitching Juliet, it's love at first sight. But though...


The Unexpected Guest

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (February 10, 2010)

A classic from Agatha Christie, the original queen of mystery.

When a stranger runs his car into a ditch in dense fog in South Wales and makes his way to an isolated house, he discovers a woman standing over...


Volpone or the Fox

by Ben Jonson Les Editions de Londres (June 15, 2013)

Ben Jonson’s "Volpone" is a fine example of Elizabethan theatre and one of the greatest satirical comedies ever written. In this 1606 tale of greed, lust and utter cowardice, Ben Jonson explores the travails...


The Truth Will Out

by Brenda James & William Rubinstein HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Motivated by scholarship and driven by curiosity, Shakespeare historian Brenda James applied a sixteenth-century code-breaking technique to the dedication of Shakespeare's Sonnets. What she uncovered led her...


Philoktetes

by Sophocles Harper Perennial (August 07, 2012)

Among the most celebrated plays of ancient Athens, Philoketes is one of seven surviving dramas by the great Greek playwright, Sophocles, now available from Harper Perennial in a vivid and dynamic new translation...


Antigone

by Sophocles Harper Perennial (August 07, 2012)

Among the most celebrated plays of ancient Athens, Antigone is one of the seven surviving dramas by the great Greek playwright, Sophocles, now available from Harper Perennial in a vivid and dynamic new translation...


Oedipus at Kolonos

by Sophocles Harper Perennial (August 07, 2012)

Among the most celebrated plays of ancient Athens, Oedipus at Kolonos is one of seven surviving dramas by the great Greek playwright, Sophocles, now available from Harper Perennial in a vivid and dynamic new...


Oedipus the King

by Sophocles Harper Perennial (August 07, 2012)

Among the most celebrated plays of ancient Athens, Oedipus the King is one of seven surviving dramas by the great Greek playwright, Sophocles, now available from Harper Perennial in a vivid and dynamic new translation...


Elektra

by Sophocles Harper Perennial (August 07, 2012)

Among the most celebrated plays of ancient Athens, Elektra is one of seven surviving dramas by the great Greek playwright, Sophocles, now available from Harper Perennial in a vivid and dynamic new translation...


Women of Trakhis

by Sophocles Harper Perennial (August 07, 2012)

Among the most celebrated plays of ancient Athens, Women of Trakhis is one of seven surviving dramas by the great Greek playwright, Sophocles, now available from Harper Perennial in a vivid and dynamic new translation...


Aias

by Sophocles Harper Perennial (August 07, 2012)

Among the most celebrated plays of ancient Athens, Aias is one of seven surviving dramas by the great Greek playwright, Sophocles, now available from Harper Perennial in a vivid and dynamic new translation by...


A Country Girl

by Nancy Carson Avon (August 10, 2017)

A must-read sweeping saga, full of intrigue, romance and page-turning drama . . .

Marigold Bingham, though promised to Algie Stokes, the lock-keeper’s son, reconsiders her dreams of marriage when she wrongly...


The Matchmaker

by Thornton Wilder Harper Perennial (May 09, 2017)

Now, for the first time in a standalone edition, Thornton Wilder's brilliant, hilarious play which was adapted into the hit Broadway musical Hello, Dolly with an afterword by Tappan Wilder.

Horace Vandergelder,...


The Oedipus Cycle

by Sophocles Harper Perennial (February 28, 2012)

Award-winning poet and playwright Robert Bagg offers a set of exciting and authentic new translations of Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Kolonos, and Antigone—together known as The Oedipus Cycle. One of the unquestionable...


Much ado about nothing

by William Shakespeare Les Editions de Londres (September 05, 2016)

“Much ado about nothing” is a comedy written by William Shakespeare around 1598 or 1599. It is one of his most famous comedies. “Much ado about nothing” is the story of the developing relationship between...


Hedda Gabler

by Henrik Ibsen Sayre Street Books (August 31, 2016)

Hedda Gabler features one of the stage's most unforgettable heroines -- a role coveted by actresses the world over. Ibsen's fascinating tale of obsession and manipulation was first staged in 1891.

Hedda, the...


Ghosts

by Henrik Ibsen Sayre Street Books (August 31, 2016)

Mrs. Alving is building an orphanage as a memorial to her husband, and her son Oswald has returned for the occasion after many years abroad. The sins of the father are visited upon the unfortunate Oswald, however,...


A Doll's House

by Henrik Ibsen Sayre Street Books (August 31, 2016)

Nora Helmers has recently placed herself at considerable financial risk so that her husband, the overbearing Torvald, could recuperate from an illness. Torvald thinks Nora careless and childlike -- his doll...


A chaste maid in Cheapside

by Thomas Middleton Les Editions de Londres (July 30, 2016)

« A Chaste maid in Cheapside » is a « city comedy » written in 1613 by Thomas Middleton. The maid at the center of the story is Moll Yellowhammer, the daughter of a rich Cheapside goldsmith. Her father wants...


Man and Superman

by George Bernard Shaw Start Publishing LLC (November 01, 2012)

One of Shaw's finest and most devilish comedies, Man and Superman portrays Don Juan as the quarry instead of the huntsman. John Tanner, upon discovering that his beautiful ward plans to marry him, flees to the...


One Day More

by Joseph Conrad Start Classics (May 16, 2014)

Joseph Conrad, born Jozef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski, (1857-1924) was a Polish-born novelist who spent most of his adult life in Britain. He is regarded as one of the greatest English novelists, which is even...


The Albany Depot

by William Dean Howells Start Classics (January 08, 2015)

1892. Howells was an American realist author. He wrote for various magazines including Atlantic Monthly and Harper's Magazine. His career blossomed after the publication of his first realist novel, A Modern...


Bride Roses

by William Dean Howells Start Classics (January 08, 2015)

A Lady, entering the florist's with her muff to her face, and fluttering gayly up to the counter, where the florist stands folding a mass of loose flowers in a roll of cotton batting: "Good-morning, Mr. Eichenlaub!...


The Acorn-Planter

by Jack London Start Classics (May 16, 2014)

Jack London was an American novelist, journalist, social-activist and short-story writer whose works deal romantically with elemental struggles for survival. At his peak, he was the highest paid and the most...


Proserpine and Midas

by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Start Classics (April 25, 2014)

Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, often known as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley) was a British novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, travel writer, and editor of the works...


A Cossack Spring

by Catrin Collier Accent Press (May 15, 2014)

A hidden past, a dangerous love and a voice to reach across the ages. A brand new title from best-selling author Catrin Collier. Allenstein, East Prussia, 1939 - Charlotte von Datski's parents hold a glittering...


Electra

by Sophocles Start Publishing LLC (August 24, 2015)

Set in the city of Argos a few years after the Trojan war, 'Electra' recounts the tale of Electra and the vengeance that she and her brother Orestes take on their mother Clytemnestra and step father Aegisthus...


King Oedipus

by Sophocles Start Publishing LLC (August 24, 2015)

Widely regarded as one of the greatest Greek tragedies, 'King Oedipus' (or 'Oedipus Rex') is the first play in the Oedipus trilogy (followed by 'Oedipus at Colonus' and then 'Antigone'). After defeating the...


The Libation-Bearers

by Aeschylus Start Publishing LLC (August 24, 2015)

Aeschylus was the first of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays can still be read or performed, the others being Sophocles and Euripides. He is often described as the father of tragedy: our knowledge...


Oedipus at Colonos

by Sophocles Start Publishing LLC (August 24, 2015)

Oedipus was the son of King Laius and Queen Jocasta. Before he was born, his parents consulted the Oracle at Delphi. The Oracle prophesied that Oedipus would murder his father and marry his mother. In an attempt...


The Oresteia

by Aeschylus Start Publishing LLC (August 24, 2015)

Aeschylus was the first of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays can still be read or performed, the others being Sophocles and Euripides. He is often described as the father of tragedy: our knowledge...


The Seven Against Thebes

by Aeschylus Start Publishing LLC (August 24, 2015)

Aeschylus was the first of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays can still be read or performed, the others being Sophocles and Euripides. He is often described as the father of tragedy: our knowledge...


Sophocles

by Sophocles Start Publishing LLC (August 24, 2015)

Included herein are the seven surviving plays of Athens' pre-eminent playwright, Sophocles, masterfully translated by Lewis Campbell, M.A., LL.D. The plays included are: 'Antigone,' 'Aias,' 'King Oedipus,' 'Electra,'...


The Trachinian Maidens

by Sophocles Start Publishing LLC (August 24, 2015)

The Trachinian Maidens' (also 'Women of Trachis' or 'The Trachiniae') is an Athenian tragedy by Sophocles, in which Deianeira, the wife of Heracles, is distraught over her husband's neglect of her family. Unable...


Philoctetes

by Sophocles Start Publishing LLC (August 24, 2015)

The winner of the Festival of Dionysus in 409 BC, 'Philoctetes' describes the attempt by Neoptolemus and Odysseus to bring disabled master archer, Philoctetes, with them to Troy. The play covers several deep,...


A Night at an Inn

by Lord Dunsany Start Publishing LLC (August 24, 2015)

Those clever ones are the beggars to make a muddle. Their plans are clever enough, but they don't work, and then they make a mess of things much worse than you or me.


The shoemaker’s holiday

by Thomas Dekker Les Editions de Londres (June 25, 2016)

“The Shoemakers’ Holiday, or the Gentle craft” is a play written by Thomas Dekker and often categorized as a city comedy. An aristocrat, Rowland Lacy, is in love with a girl, Rose Oatley. Rose’s father...


Doctor Faustus

by Christopher Marlowe Les Editions de Londres (June 25, 2016)

“Doctor Faustus” or “The tragical history of the life and death of Doctor Faustus” is a play by Christopher Marlowe first performed in 1594 and published in 1604. “Doctor Faustus” is adapted from...


Equus

by Peter Shaffer Scribner (February 01, 2011)

An explosive play that took critics and audiences by storm, Equus is Peter Shaffer's exploration of the way modern society has destroyed our ability to feel passion. Alan Strang is a disturbed youth whose dangerous...


Neil Simon's Memoirs

by Neil Simon Simon & Schuster (November 08, 2016)

The complete memoirs of Neil Simon, the greatest—and most successful—American playwright of all time, the author of such iconic works as Lost in Yonkers, The Odd Couple, Biloxi Blues, and The Goodbye Girl...