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Pygmalion Wisehouse Classics Edition 2016

Pygmalion  Wisehouse Classics Edition   2016 Author George Bernard Shaw
ISBN-10 9176374440
Release 2017-10-15
Pages 102
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PYGMALION is a play by George Bernard Shaw, named after a Greek mythological character. It was first presented on stage to the public in 1913. Professor of phonetics Henry Higgins makes a bet that he can train a bedraggled Cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, to pass for a duchess at an ambassador's garden party by teaching her to assume a veneer of gentility, the most important element of which, he believes, is impeccable speech. The play is a sharp lampoon of the rigid British class system of the day and a commentary on women's independence. In ancient Greek mythology, Pygmalion fell in love with one of his sculptures, which then came to life. The general idea of that myth was a popular subject for Victorian era English playwrights, including one of Shaw's influences, W. S. Gilbert, who wrote a successful play based on the story called Pygmalion and Galatea first presented in 1871. Shaw would also have been familiar with the burlesque version, Galatea, or Pygmalion Reversed. Shaw's play has been adapted numerous times, most notably as the musical My Fair Lady and the film of that name. (more o:

Pygmalion and Galatea 1902 1911

Pygmalion and Galatea  1902 1911 Author William Schwenck Gilbert
ISBN-10 OCLC:904732882
Release 1902
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CASHEL BYRON S PROFESSION has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from CASHEL BYRON S PROFESSION also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full CASHEL BYRON S PROFESSION book for free.

Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler Author Andrew Upton
ISBN-10 0868197521
Release 2004-01-01
Pages 98
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Andrew Upton has unravelled the mystery of Ibsen's masterpiece and constructed a psychological thriller of cinematic intensity and power. His superb adaptation gives Australian readers a fresh and exciting insight into one of the great dramatic works of modern literature. (4 acts, 4 male, 3 female).

Living Justice

Living Justice Author Thomas Massaro
ISBN-10 9781442210141
Release 2011-10-16
Pages 210
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For over a decade Living Justice has introduced readers to Catholic social teaching. Grounded in scripture, theology, reason, and experience, these faith-based principles for promoting justice and peace in modern society have inspired a remarkable burst of social activism in recent decades. The second classroom edition has been revised and updated throughout while maintaining the book's accessible introduction to both the foundations of Catholic social teaching and social justice in the world today. Living Justice leads readers step-by-step through the building blocks of Catholic social thought, including its central themes, sources, and methods. Along the way readers encounter great heroes of social change and prophets of peace and justice. Key updates to the second classroom edition include further reflection on the use of the just-war theory in light of events in Iraq and Afghanistan, the revival of terrorist threats, the papacy of Benedict XVI, the social encyclical Caritas in Veritate, the recent financial crisis, business ethics today, and ongoing environmental concerns. With its helpful resources, including discussion questions and an annotated list of print and web resources on Catholic social teaching, Living Justice remains a perfect text for courses on social justice.

Getting Married

Getting Married Author Bernard Shaw
Release 101-01-01
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A comedy play by the renowned playwright George Bernard Shaw, '

The Long Shadow of Little Rock

The Long Shadow of Little Rock Author Daisy Bates
ISBN-10 9781610752473
Release 2014-08-01
Pages 269
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At an event honoring Daisy Bates as 1990’s Distinguished Citizen then-governor Bill Clinton called her "the most distinguished Arkansas citizen of all time." Her classic account of the 1957 Little Rock School Crisis, The Long Shadow of Little Rock, couldn't be found on most bookstore shelves in 1962 and was banned throughout the South. In 1988, after the University of Arkansas Press reprinted it, it won an American Book Award. On September 3, 1957, Gov. Orval Faubus called out the National Guard to surround all-white Central High School and prevent the entry of nine black students, challenging the Supreme Court's 1954 order to integrate all public schools. On September 25, Daisy Bates, an official of the NAACP in Arkansas, led the nine children into the school with the help of federal troops sent by President Eisenhower–the first time in eighty-one years that a president had dispatched troops to the South to protect the constitutional rights of black Americans. This new edition of Bates's own story about these historic events is being issued to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the Little Rock School crisis in 2007.

The New Penguin Book of American Short Stories from Washington Irving to Lydia Davis

The New Penguin Book of American Short Stories  from Washington Irving to Lydia Davis Author Kasia Boddy
ISBN-10 9780141194431
Release 2011-10-06
Pages 320
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The last 50 years have proved a particularly lively period in the history of the short story form. This new collection gives a full picture of the richness and diversity of this most American of genres from its very beginnings to the present day. The collection offers a freshly stimulating combination of old favourites such as Mark Twain's 'Jim Smiley's Jumping Frog' and Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Tell-Tale Heart', unfamiliar works by well-known authors, such as Ernest Hemingway's 'Out of Season', Stephen Crane's 'An Episode of War' and F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Lost Decade' , and some remarkable stories by wonderful but less well known writers such as Mary Wilkins Freeman and Charles W. Chestnutt who deserve a wider audience. It's a compact book but it covers a lot of ground. There are 31 stories, covering 199 years (that is, the first story was published in 1807; the last is from 2006). The final three authors are Lorrie Moore, Jhumpa Lahiri and Lydia Davis. Table of contents Washington Irving - The Little Man in Black (1807) Nathaniel Hawthorne - Young Goodman Brown (1835) Edgar Allan Poe - The Tell-Tale Heart (1843) Fanny Fern - Aunt Hetty on Matrimony (1851) Mark Twain - Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog (1865) Joel Chandler Harris - The Tar Baby Story (1880) Mary Wilkins Freeman - Two Friends (1887) Charles W. Chesnutt - The Wife of his Youth (1898) Henry James - The Real Right Thing (1899) Stephen Crane - An Episode of War (1899) O. Henry - Hearts and Hands (1903) Sherwood Anderson - The Untold Lie (1917) Ernest HemingwayOut of Season (1923) Edith Wharton - Atrophy (1927) Dorothy Parker - New York to Detroit (1928) Eudora Welty - The Whistle (1938) William Faulkner - Barn Burning (1939) F. Scott Fitzgerald - The Lost Decade (1939) Zora Neale Hurston - Now You Cookin' with Gas (1942) Bernard Malamud - The First Seven Years (1950) Flannery O'Connor - A Late Encounter with the Enemy (1953) John Updike - Sunday Teasing (1956) John Cheever - Reunion (1962) Grace Paley - Wants (1971) Alice Walker - The Flowers (1973) Donald Barthelme - I Bought a Little City (1974) Raymond Carver - Collectors (1975) Richard Ford - Communist (1985) Lorrie Moore - Starving Again (1990) Jhumpa Lahiri - The Third and Final Continent (1999) Lydia Davis - The Caterpillar (2006)

Student Body College Edition

Student Body  College Edition Author Frank Winters
ISBN-10 0881456721
Release 2016-07-19
Pages 68
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"Sexual assault on college campuses...addressing the problem is thornier than it sounds. Should campuses adjudicate cases, or only police? What if the victim wants privacy or nobody's really sure what happened at all? These tricky questions propel the action in STUDENT BODY, Frank Winters's compelling drama... A group of buddies is hanging out in their campus's scrappy theater, surrounded by plywood and power tools, when a freshman arrives seeking advice. She has discovered video on her camera from last week's party, and amid the revelry is footage of what looks like a rape. Should she call the cops? Delete the file? What if the apparent victim was willing-or the apparent rapist was someone they know? As the group debates, argues, and eventually votes (then votes again, and again) on what to do, stories from that night emerge, revealing that everyone present played some role in what happened, and everyone has something to lose. ...Winters constructs it succinctly, keeping the focus on the difficult ethical questions, not on teary confessions of knowledge or guilt. After all, if nailing one culprit solved much, it wouldn't make for such interesting drama." Miriam Felton-Dansky, The Village Voice

Pygmalion and My Fair Lady

Pygmalion and My Fair Lady Author George Bernard Shaw
ISBN-10 0451517601
Release 1975-04-01
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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Broadway premiere of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Lowe's "My Fair Lady," this special edition contains Shaw's original play and the script and lyrics for the Tony(- and Academy Award(-winning musical. Revised reissue.

Nightwing Vol 3 Nightwing Must Die Rebirth

Nightwing Vol  3  Nightwing Must Die  Rebirth Author Tim Seeley
ISBN-10 9781401281939
Release 2017-09-26
Pages 144
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Dick GraysonÕs DC Universe Rebirth adventure from fan-favorite creators Tim Seeley (BATMAN ETERNAL, GRAYSON) and Javier Fernandez (RED HOOD/ARSENAL) continues in NIGHTWING VOL. 3: NIGHTWING MUST DIE! As the original Robin, Dick Grayson has long lived in the shadow of Batman. But now, as Nightwing, heÕs finally his own man. He has a new city to protect in BlŸdhaven, and a new love in his lifeÑformer villain Shawn Tsang. But someone doesnÕt think that Nightwing is quite the hero he could be. TheyÕve sent a twisted doppelgŠnger, Deathwing, to BlŸdhaven to kidnap Shawn...sending Dick on a globe-spanning chase to get her back before something terrible happens. Together with current Robin Damian Wayne, his partner from his brief stint as Batman, Dick must stay one step ahead of an enemy who seems to have all of his skills and memories. But when Nightwing finds out whoÕs pulling DeathwingÕs strings, heÕll realize the shadow of his time as Batman might be too long to ever truly escape. Collects issues #16-21.

The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays

The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays Author Oscar Wilde
ISBN-10 9781451685985
Release 2014-07-21
Pages 400
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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 alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work. Wilde’s classic comedy of manners, The Importance of Being Earnest, a satire of Victorian social hypocrisy and considered Wilde’s greatest dramatic achievement, and his other popular plays—Lady Windermere’s Fan, An Ideal Husband, and Salome—challenged contemporary notions of sex and sensibility, class and cultural identity. Enriched Classics enhance your engagement by introducing and explaining the historical and cultural significance of the work, the author’s personal history, and what impact this book had on subsequent scholarship. Each book includes discussion questions that help clarify and reinforce major themes and reading recommendations for further research. Read with confidence.

Plays Unpleasant

Plays Unpleasant Author George Bernard Shaw
ISBN-10 9781473375284
Release 2015-06-04
Pages 400
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Bernard Shaw's unique place among English critics has been recognized since the time he wrote the famous weekly assessments of the contemporary theatre in The Saturday Review from January 1895 to May 1898. The author collected those essays in the three volumes titled Our Theatres in the Nineties, but the present selection is the first to appear in a single volume. It contains some forty complete essays chosen to provide a representative cross-section of English theatre history in the eighteen-nineties. The Introduction examines Shaw's qualities as a critic, pointing to the remarkable body of knowledge with which he sustained his judgments and the invariable intellectual courtesy and serious consideration with which he approached his weekly task, and to the wit with which he lightened it. Shakespeare, Ibsen, Wilde, and Pinero are among the playwrights, Irving, Ellen Terry, Mrs. Patrick Campbell, Forbes-Robertson, Bernhardt, and Duse, among the players, to whom Shaw's attention was particularly given in the essays reprinted here. He is seen championing Shakespeare the poet as emphatically as Isben the social thinker, while his campaign to convert Irving to Ibsenism is seen in the essays and is discussed temperately in the Introduction.Keywords: Bernard Shaw Mrs Patrick Campbell Nineties English Critics Contemporary Theatre Theatre History Complete Essays Ellen Terry Remarkable Body Pinero Duse Body Of Knowledge Unique Place Bernhardt Playwrights Cross Section Judgments Forbes Wit English History

Contemporary Canadian Short Stories

Contemporary Canadian Short Stories Author Klaus Peter Müller
ISBN-10 PSU:000021321047
Release 1990
Pages 186
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Contemporary Canadian Short Stories has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Contemporary Canadian Short Stories also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Contemporary Canadian Short Stories book for free.

How to Stand Up for Your Rights and Win

How to Stand Up for Your Rights and Win Author Roy M. Cohn
ISBN-10 0671253425
Release 1982-09
Pages 336
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How to Stand Up for Your Rights and Win has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from How to Stand Up for Your Rights and Win also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full How to Stand Up for Your Rights and Win book for free.

George Bernard Shaw s Plays

George Bernard Shaw s Plays Author Bernard Shaw
ISBN-10 0393977536
Release 2002
Pages 545
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Presents four plays by George Bernard Shaw, incuding "Mrs. Warren's Profession," "Pygmalion," "Man and Superman," and "Major Barbara," each with an explanatory annotation, and includes information on the author and his work, a chronology, and a selected bibliography.