Substantially revised and extended, language, classroom activities are thematically organised in distinctive stagecraft, writing, characters and themes features. The rex gibson active approach to classroom Shakespeare enables students to inhabit Shakespeare's imaginative world in accessible and creative ways, sharing Shakespeare's love of language, interest in character and sense of theatre.
King Lear Cambridge School Shakespeare - Includes rich, exciting colour photos of global performances of 'King Lear'.
A Thousand Acres: A NovelAnchor - When the youngest objects, she is cut out of his will. This sets off a chain of events that brings dark truths to light and explodes long-suppressed emotions. Ambitiously conceived and stunningly written, A Thousand Acres takes on themes of truth, justice, love, and pride—and reveals the beautiful yet treacherous topography of humanity.
This powerful twentieth-century reimagining of Shakespeare’s King Lear centers on a wealthy Iowa farmer who decides to divide his farm between his three daughters. Anchor.
Geography III: Poems FSG ClassicsFarrar, Straus and Giroux - . Melts imperceptibly into the large utterance, never sounds ‘grand, which, because it remains rooted in everyday particulars, the grandeur of poetry, ' but is as quietly convincing as everyday speech. Anchor. Whether writing about waiting as a child in a dentist's office, or losing items ranging from door keys to one's lover in the masterfully restrained "One Art, viewing a city from a plane high above, " Elizabeth Bishop somehow conveyed both large and small emotional truths in language of stunning exactitude and even more astonishing resonance.
As john ashbery has written, "The private self.
Dubliners First Edition Norton Critical EditionsW. W. Norton & Company - Criticism" brings together eight illuminating essays on the most frequently taught stories in Dubliners―"Araby, " "Counterpoints, " "The Boarding House, " "Eveline, " "After the Race, " "A Painful Case, " and "The Dead. Contributors include David G. Wright, roberta jackson, morris beja, James Fairhall, Heyward Ehrlich, Margot Norris, Fritz Senn, and Vincent J.
Contexts" offers a rich collection of materials that bring the stories and the Irish capital to life for twenty-first century readers, newspaper articles and advertising, including photographs, early versions of two of the stories, and a satirical poem by Joyce about his publication woes. 8 maps; 20 illustrations Anchor.
Dubliners First Edition Norton Critical Editions - Through what joyce described as their "style of scrupulous meanness, " the stories present a direct, sometimes searing view of Dublin in the early twentieth century. Dubliners is arguably the best-known and most influential collection of short stories written in English, and has been since its publication in 1914.
Cheng. The text of this norton critical edition is based on renowned Joyce scholar Hans Walter Gabler’s edited text and includes his editorial notes and the introduction to his scholarly edition, which details and discusses Dubliners’ complicated publication history.
Jane Eyre Signet ClassicsSignet - But rochester has a terrible secret—a remnant from his past that could threaten any hope of happiness with his only love. With an introduction by Erica Jong and an Afterword by Marcelle Clements Anchor. The two become enmeshed in a deep, intense bond. Jane’s sharp wit and defiant nature meet with Rochester’s sardonic temperament.
Rochester. An unconventional love story that broadened the scope of romantic fiction, Jane Eyre is ultimately the tale of one woman’s fight to claim her independence and self-respect in a society that has no place for her. Jane eyre is an orphan, penniless and plain, but full of courage and spirit. Charlotte brontë’s romantic gothic novel, featuring one of literature’s most memorable heroines.
Jane Eyre Signet Classics - With her 1847 novel, jane eyre, Charlotte Brontë created one of the most unforgettable heroines of all time. She has endured incredible hardship to secure her humble status as a governess in the household of her brooding employer, Mr.
Pygmalion Enriched ClassicsSimon & Schuster - Enduring literature illuminated by practical Scholarship An idealistic professor transforms an unsophisticated Cockney girl into a refined young lady in this classic drama set in turn-of-the-century London. This enriched classic edition includes: • a concise introduction that gives readers important background information • a chronology of the author's life and work • A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context • An outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations • Detailed explanatory notes • Critical analysis including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work • Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction • A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary.
The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential. Series edited by Cynthia Brantley Johnson Anchor. Simon Schuster.
The Metamorphosis and Other Stories Dover Thrift EditionsDover Publications - Dover Publications. Since his death in 1924, futility, one whose work brilliantly explores the anxiety, Kafka has come to be regarded as one of the greatest modern writers, and complexity of modern life. Simon Schuster. Anchor. The precision and clarity of Kafka's style, its powerful symbolism, and his existential exploration of the human condition have given his work universal significance.
In addition to the title selection, considered by many critics Kafka's most perfect work, this collection includes "The Judgment, " "In the Penal Colony, " "A Country Doctor, " and "A Report to an Academy. Stanley appelbaum has provided excellent new English translation of the stories and a brief Note placing them within Kafka's oeuvre.
The Metamorphosis and Other Stories Dover Thrift Editions - A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are DeadGrove Press - Revised and reissued to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the play’s first performance, this definitive edition includes a new introduction and previously unpublished ancillary material. Dover Publications. Simon Schuster. In tom stoppard’s best-known work, but do so in a world where echoes of Waiting for Godot resound, this Shakespearean Laurel and Hardy finally get a chance to take the lead role, where reality and illusion intermix, and where fate leads our two heroes to a tragic but inevitable end.
Grove. Acclaimed as a modern masterpiece, it is the fabulously inventive tale of Hamlet as told from the worm’s-eye view of the bewildered Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two minor characters in Shakespeare’s play. Anchor. Rosencrantz and guildenstern are Dead is one of the most enduring and frequently performed plays of contemporary theater and has firmly established itself in the dramatic canon.
Howl and Other Poems City Lights Pocket Poets, No. 4City Lights Publishers - Grove. Customs and the san francisco police, it was the subject of a long court trail at which a series of poets and professors persuaded the court that the book was not obscene. Howl & other poems is the single most influential poetic work of the post-World War II era, 000, with over 1, 000 copies now in print.
Howl was allen's metamorphosis from quiet, brilliant, burning bohemian scholar trapped by his flames and repressions to epic vocal bard. Michael mcclure"it is the poet, who has gone, in his own body, Allen Ginsberg, through the horrifying experiences described from life in these pages. William carlos williams"at the height of his bardic powers, Allen Ginsberg could terrify the authorities with the mere utterance of the syllable om” as he led street throngs of citizens protesting the Vietnam War.
Later arctic sea trip, wrote kaddish 1959, paris, venice, quit, Tangier, read at Oxford Harvard Columbia Chicago, Amsterdam, made tape to leave behind & fade in Orient awhile. To these facts ginsberg adds: "high school in paterson till 17, times square, amigos in jail, Columbia College, merchant marine, Texas and Denver copyboy, book reviews, Satori in Harlem, market research, Yucatan and Chiapas 1954, Mexico City, dishwashing, West Coast 3 years.
Howl and Other Poems City Lights Pocket Poets, No. 4 - This ruling allowed for the publication of HOWL and exonerated the poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, who faced jail time and a fine 50 years ago for publishing 'HOWL. Pacifica. Orgallen ginsberg was born june 3, 1926, lyric poet and schoolteacher, Russian émigré, in Paterson, and Louis Ginsberg, the son of Naomi Ginsberg, New Jersey.
The Sound and the Fury: The Corrected TextVintage - Vintage. The sound and the fury is the tragedy of the compson family, featuring some of the most memorable characters in literature: beautiful, neurotic Quentin; Jason, rebellious Caddy; the manchild Benjy; haunted, the brutal cynic; and Dilsey, their black servant. Their lives fragmented and harrowed by history and legacy, the character’s voices and actions mesh to create what is arguably Faulkner’s masterpiece and one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century.
I give you the mausoleum of all hope and desire. Because no battle is ever won he said. Dover Publications. Grove. The field only reveals to man his own folly and despair, and victory is an illusion of philosophers and fools. From the sound and the Fury Anchor. Simon Schuster. I give it to you not that you may remember time, but that you might forget it now and then for a moment and not spend all of your breath trying to conquer it.
The Sound and the Fury: The Corrected Text - They are not even fought.
Chronicle of a Death ForetoldVintage - Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Simon Schuster. Isbn13: 9781400034710 Yet if everyone knew the murder was going to happen, and as the story races to its inexplicable conclusion, why did no one intervene to stop it? The more that is learned, the less is understood, an entire society--not just a pair of murderers—is put on trial.
Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! A man returns to the town where a baffling murder took place 27 years earlier, determined to get to the bottom of the story. Just hours after marrying the beautiful Angela Vicario, everyone agrees, Bayardo San Roman returned his bride in disgrace to her parents.
Chronicle of a Death Foretold - Dover Publications. Vintage. Grove. Her distraught family forced her to name her first lover; and her twin brothers announced their intention to murder Santiago Nasar for dishonoring their sister. Tracking provided on most orders. Anchor. Condition: New.