Four Tragedies

Author by : William Shakespeare
Languange : en
Publisher by : Bantam Classics
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Description : Hamlet One of the most famous plays of all time, the compelling tragedy of the young prince of Denmark who must reconcile his longing for oblivion with his duty to avenge his father’s murder is one of Shakespeare’s greatest works. The ghost, Ophelia’s death and burial, the play within a play, and the breathtaking swordplay are just some of the elements that make Hamlet a masterpiece of the theater. Othello This great tragedy of unsurpassed intensity and emotion is played out against Renaissance splendor. The doomed marriage of Desdemona to the Moor Othello is the focus of a storm of tension, incited by the consummately evil villain Iago, that culminates in one of the most deeply moving scenes in theatrical history. King Lear Here is the famous and moving tragedy of a king who foolishly divides his kingdom between his two wicked daughters and estranges himself from the young daughter who loves him–a theatrical spectacle of outstanding proportions. Macbeth No dramatist has ever seen with more frightening clarity into the heart and mind of a murderer than has Shakespeare in this brilliant and bloody tragedy of evil. Taunted into asserting his “masculinity” by his ambitious wife, Macbeth chooses to embrace the Weird Sisters’ prophecy and kill his king–and thus, seals his own doom. Each Edition Includes: • Comprehensive explanatory notes • Vivid introductions and the most up-to-date scholarship • Clear, modernized spelling and punctuation, enabling contemporary readers to understand the Elizabethan English • Completely updated, detailed bibliographies and performance histories • An interpretive essay on film adaptations of the play, along with an extensive filmography


Four Tragedies

Author by : Sophocles
Languange : en
Publisher by : Hackett Publishing
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Description : Meineck and Woodruff's new translations of these plays combine accuracy with concision, clarity, and powerful speech. Each translation includes foot-of-the-page notes, stage directions, and line numbers to the Greek. The Introduction discusses the playwright, Athenian theatre and performance, plots and major characters of each play, and major critical interpretations of the plays.


Four Tragedies And Octavia

Author by : Seneca
Languange : en
Publisher by : Penguin UK
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Description : Based on the legends used in Greek drama, Seneca's plays are notable for the exuberant ruthlessness with which disastrous events are foretold and then pursued to their tragic and often bloodthirsty ends. Thyestes depicts the menace of an ancestral curse hanging over two feuding brothers, while Phaedra portrays a woman tormented by fatal passion for her stepson. In The Trojan Women, the widowed Hecuba and Andromache await their fates at the hands of the conquering Greeks, and Oedipus follows the downfall of the royal House of Thebes. Octavia is a grim commentary on Nero's tyrannical rule and the execution of his wife, with Seneca himself appearing as an ineffective counsellor attempting to curb the atrocities of the emperor.


Four Tragedies And Octavia

Author by : Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Languange : en
Publisher by : Penguin Classics
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Description : Dramas by the classical playwright and philosopher are accompanied by a modern work to demonstrate the Roman's impact on the development of the tragedy


Missing Persons Four Tragedies And Roy Keane

Author by : Colin Teevan
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oberon Books
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Description : Includes the monologues The Bull, The One Within, Somedays, The Last word and The Roykeaneiad A father denied access to his children, a footballer deserting his team, a terrorist lost in the politics of peacetime. Five monologues in the voices of contemporary men, inspired by the heroes and heroines of classical myths.


Four Tragedies Hamlet Othello King Lear Macbeth

Author by : William Shakespeare
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Shakespeare Four Tragedies Hamlet Othello King Lear Macbeth

Author by : William Shakespeare
Languange : en
Publisher by : Perfection Learning
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Description : Includes Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, and Macbeth.


Four Great Tragedies

Author by : William Shakespeare
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Four Revenge Tragedies

Author by : Katharine Eisaman Maus
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press, USA
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Description : The Revenge Tragedy flourished in Britain in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Thomas Kyd's The Spanish Tragedy helped to establish the popularity of the genre, and it was followed by The Revenger's Tragedy, published anonymously and ascribed first to Cyril Tourneur and thento Thomas Middleton. George Chapman's The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois and Tourneur's The Atheist's Tragedy appeared soon after. Each of the four plays printed here defines the problems of the revenge genre, often by exploiting its conventions in unexpected directions. All deal with fundamental moral questions about the meaning of justice and the lengths to which victimized individuals may go to obtain it, whileregistering the strains of life in a rigid but increasingly fragile social hierarchy. Under the General Editoriship of Dr Michael Cordner, of the University of York, the texts of the plays have been newly edited and are presented with modernized spelling and punctuation. In addition, there is a scholarly introduction and detailed annotation.


Four Tragedies

Author by : Allan Noble Monkhouse
Languange : en
Publisher by : Wentworth Press
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