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Product Description: [LIBRARY EDITION Audiobook CD format in sturdy Vinyl Case with cloth sleeves that keep compact discs protected.] [Edited by Eric Bentley][Introduction by Frank Rich][Read by a Full Cast - including Claire Bloom, Nathan Dana Aldrich, Theodore Bikel, J...read more

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9780787124892 | Unabridged edition (Dove Entertainment Inc, May 1, 2000), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: [LIBRARY EDITION Audiobook CD format in sturdy Vinyl Case with cloth sleeves that keep compact discs protected.

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Product Description: (Volume 3 covers 1953 to 1968) [Performed by a Full Cast] A chilling reenactment of the federal government's anti-Communist investigations. The testimony that the author has gleaned for this book from the thirty-year record of the House Un-American Activities Committee focuses on HUAC's treatment of artists, intellectuals, and performers...read more
By Eric Bentley (editor)

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9781483027654 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 14, 2014), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: (Volume 3 covers 1953 to 1968) [Performed by a Full Cast] A chilling reenactment of the federal government's anti-Communist investigations.
9781483027647, titled "Thirty Years of Treason: Excerpts from Hearings Before the House Committee on Un-american Activities: 1953-1968" | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 14, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: (Volume 3 covers 1953 to 1968) [Performed by a Full Cast] A chilling reenactment of the federal government's anti-Communist investigations.

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Product Description: (Volume 3 covers 1953 to 1968) [Performed by a Full Cast] A chilling reenactment of the federal government's anti-Communist investigations. The testimony that the author has gleaned for this book from the thirty-year record of the House Un-American Activities Committee focuses on HUAC's treatment of artists, intellectuals, and performers...read more
By Eric Bentley (editor)

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9781483027630 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 14, 2014), cover price $118.00 | About this edition: (Volume 3 covers 1953 to 1968) [Performed by a Full Cast] A chilling reenactment of the federal government's anti-Communist investigations.

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Product Description: The testimony that the author has gleaned for this book from the thirty-year record of the House Un-American Activities Committee focuses on HUAC’s treatment of artists, intellectuals, and performers. This highly readable and absorbing collection of significant excerpts from the hearings shows with painful clarity how HUAC grew from a panel that investigated possible subversive activities in a “dignified” manner to a huge, unrelenting accusatory finger from which almost no one was safe...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781560253686 | Nation Books, January 1, 2002, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The testimony that the author has gleaned for this book from the thirty-year record of the House Un-American Activities Committee focuses on HUAC’s treatment of artists, intellectuals, and performers.

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Product Description: [MP3-CD audiobook format in Vinyl case. *NOTE: The MP3-CD format requires a compatible audio CD player.] [Edited by Eric Bentley][Introduction by Frank Rich] [Read by a Full Cast - including Nathan Dana Aldrich, J. Paul Boehmer, Scott Brick, Robertson Dean, Gabrielle de Cuir, Harlan Ellison,Richard Gilliland, Kirby Heyborne, Alex Hyde-White, John Rubinstein, Stefan Rudnicki, Jean Smart, Kristoffer Tabori] Thirty Years of Treason , VOLUME 2 covers 1951-1952...read more
By Eric Bentley (editor) and Full Cast (narrator)

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9781483000244 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 29, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [MP3-CD audiobook format in Vinyl case.

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Product Description: [LIBRARY EDITION Audiobook CD format in sturdy Vinyl Case with cloth sleeves that keep compact discs protected.] [Edited by Eric Bentley][Introduction by Frank Rich] [Read by a Full Cast - including Nathan Dana Aldrich, J. Paul Boehmer, Scott Brick, Robertson Dean, Gabrielle de Cuir, Harlan Ellison,Richard Gilliland, Kirby Heyborne, Alex Hyde-White, John Rubinstein, Stefan Rudnicki, Jean Smart, Kristoffer Tabori] Thirty Years of Treason , VOLUME 2 covers 1951-1952...read more
By Eric Bentley (editor)

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9781483000237, titled "Thirty Years of Treason: Excerpts from Hearings Before the House Committee on Un-American Activities, 1938-1968: Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 29, 2014), cover price $105.00 | About this edition: [LIBRARY EDITION Audiobook CD format in sturdy Vinyl Case with cloth sleeves that keep compact discs protected.

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Product Description: [Edited by Eric Bentley][Introduction by Frank Rich] [Read by a Full Cast - including Nathan Dana Aldrich, J. Paul Boehmer, Scott Brick, Robertson Dean, Gabrielle de Cuir, Harlan Ellison,Richard Gilliland, Kirby Heyborne, Alex Hyde-White, John Rubinstein, Stefan Rudnicki, Jean Smart, Kristoffer Tabori] Thirty Years of Treason , VOLUME 2 covers 1951-1952...read more
By Eric Bentley (editor)

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9781483000251 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 29, 2014), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: [Edited by Eric Bentley][Introduction by Frank Rich] [Read by a Full Cast - including Nathan Dana Aldrich, J.

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Product Description: [Edited by Eric Bentley][Introduction by Frank Rich][Read by a Full Cast - including Claire Bloom, Nathan Dana Aldrich, Theodore Bikel, J. Paul Boehmer, Orson Scott Card, Gabrielle de Cuir, Harlan Ellison, Alex Hyde-White, Coleen Marlo, Richard McConagle, Stefan Rudnicki, Jim Meskimen, Ted Scott, Dean Sluyter, John Rubinstein]Thirty Years of Treason, VOLUME 1 covers 1938-1948...read more

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9781482999617 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 6, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Edited by Eric Bentley][Introduction by Frank Rich][Read by a Full Cast - including Claire Bloom, Nathan Dana Aldrich, Theodore Bikel, J.
9781482999600 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 6, 2014), cover price $105.00 | About this edition: [LIBRARY EDITION Audiobook CD format in sturdy Vinyl Case with cloth sleeves that keep compact discs protected.

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Product Description: [Edited by Eric Bentley][Introduction by Frank Rich][Read by a Full Cast - including Claire Bloom, Nathan Dana Aldrich, Theodore Bikel, J. Paul Boehmer, Orson Scott Card, Gabrielle de Cuir, Harlan Ellison, Alex Hyde-White, Coleen Marlo, Richard McConagle, Stefan Rudnicki, Jim Meskimen, Ted Scott, Dean Sluyter, John Rubinstein]Thirty Years of Treason, VOLUME 1 covers 1938-1948...read more
By Eric Bentley (compiler)

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9781482999624 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 6, 2014), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: [Edited by Eric Bentley][Introduction by Frank Rich][Read by a Full Cast - including Claire Bloom, Nathan Dana Aldrich, Theodore Bikel, J.

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Product Description: In this masterpiece of psychological suspense, Italian Police Commissioner Aurelio Zen is dispatched to investigate the kidnapping of Ruggiero Miletti, a powerful Perugian industrialist. But nobody much wants Zen to succeed: not the local authorities, who view him as an interloper, and certainly not Miletti's children, who seem content to let the head of the family languish in the hands of his abductors -- if he's still alive...read more

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9780553282375, titled "Ratking" | Bantam Books, November 1, 1991, cover price $4.99 | also contains Ratking | About this edition: In this masterpiece of psychological suspense, Italian Police Commissioner Aurelio Zen is dispatched to investigate the kidnapping of Ruggiero Miletti, a powerful Perugian industrialist.

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Product Description: First published in 1946, The Playwright as Thinker is a classic work of drama criticism that helped create the intellectual environment in which serious American theater would thrive in the second half of the twentieth century. At the time of publishing, most drama critics believed dramatic art deserved no intellectual status; Eric Bentley set out to prove them wrong...read more

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9780816672950, titled "The Playwright As Thinker: A Study of Drama in Modern Times" | 4th edition (Univ of Minnesota Pr, September 14, 2010), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: First published in 1946, The Playwright as Thinker is a classic work of drama criticism that helped create the intellectual environment in which serious American theater would thrive in the second half of the twentieth century.
9780156720410 | Revised edition (Mariner Books, November 1, 1987), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Examines the nature of modern drama, studying the styles and achievements of such playwrights as Ibsen, Strindberg, and Brecht

Product Description: Considered by many to be one of Brecht's masterpieces, Galileo explores the question of a scientist's social and ethical responsibility, as the brilliant Galileo must choose between his life and his life's work when confronted with the demands of the Inquisition...read more

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9781439505779 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Considered by many to be one of Brecht's masterpieces, Galileo explores the question of a scientist's social and ethical responsibility, as the brilliant Galileo must choose between his life and his life's work when confronted with the demands of the Inquisition.

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Product Description: Translated and adapted by Eric Bentley Music by Arnold Black, William Bolcom, Lucas Mason, and Peter Winkler Flexible casting, 1m., 1f. or expanded to more actors as needed /Musical Revue A first draft of this entertainment was produced at The Ballroom in New York City in 1994, starring Alvin Epstein and directed by Isaiah Sheffer...read more

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9780573660252 | Samuel French Inc Plays, April 30, 2008, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Translated and adapted by Eric Bentley Music by Arnold Black, William Bolcom, Lucas Mason, and Peter Winkler Flexible casting, 1m.

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Product Description: Winner, 2006 International Association of Theatre Critics Thalia PrizeRecipient, 2007 The Robert Chesley Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award in PlaywritingWinner, 2006 Village Voice OBIE Awards Lifetime Achievement AwardSince their first meeting in Santa Monica, California in 1942, Eric Bentley has been Bertolt Brecht’s other, offstage voice...read more

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9780810123939 | 3 edition (Northwestern Univ Pr, March 6, 2008), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Winner, 2006 International Association of Theatre Critics Thalia PrizeRecipient, 2007 The Robert Chesley Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award in PlaywritingWinner, 2006 Village Voice OBIE Awards Lifetime Achievement AwardSince their first meeting in Santa Monica, California in 1942, Eric Bentley has been Bertolt Brecht’s other, offstage voice.

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Product Description: In the mid-1950s, the House Un-American Activities Committee began investigating the communist influence in the entertainment industry. This searing docudrama from actual transcripts of the hearings reveals how decent people were persuaded to name names, and the steep price paid by those who refused...read more

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9781580813242 | L A Theatre Works, April 30, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In the mid-1950s, the House Un-American Activities Committee began investigating the communist influence in the entertainment industry.

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Product Description: In the mid-1950's, the House Un-American Activities Committee began investigating communist influence in the entertainment industry. This searing docudrama from actual transcripts of the hearings reveals how decent people were persuaded to "name names," and the steep price paid by those who refused...read more

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9781580810555 | Unabridged edition (L A Theatre Works, September 30, 1993), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In the mid-1950's, the House Un-American Activities Committee began investigating communist influence in the entertainment industry.

Paperback:

9780810120860 | 2 edition (Northwestern Univ Pr, April 16, 2007), cover price $18.95

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Product Description: Eric Bentley's graceful look at George Bernard Shaw was first published over 50 years ago, and time has only strengthened the conviction of his ideas and arguments about Shaw. When it arrived in the late 1940's, this book was hailed by the great poet William Carlos Williams as "the best treatise on contemporary manners I think I have ever read...read more

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9781557835598 | Reissue edition (Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, May 1, 2002), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Eric Bentley's graceful look at George Bernard Shaw was first published over 50 years ago, and time has only strengthened the conviction of his ideas and arguments about Shaw.
9780879100377 | Reprint edition (Limelight Editions, May 1, 1985), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Examines Shaw's writings on politics and economics, briefly describes his life, and analyzes his major plays

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Product Description: "As Greek tragedy," says a Spanish writer, "was composed from the crumbs that fell from Homer's table, so the Spanish drama owed its earliest forms to La Celestina (1499)." Fernando de Rojas' tragi-comedy which has also been called "a novel in dialogue" runs to about three hundred pages in the James Mabbe translation, here adapted to the stage by Eric Bentley in a five-act, 93-page version...read more
By Eric Bentley and James Mabbe (trans)

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9780936839011 | Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, March 1, 2002, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: "As Greek tragedy," says a Spanish writer, "was composed from the crumbs that fell from Homer's table, so the Spanish drama owed its earliest forms to La Celestina (1499).

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Product Description: Introduction by Donald LyonsWhat Is Theatre?, originally published in 1968, collects all of Eric Bentley's theater criticism. Bentley's most productive years as a reviewer coincided with some of the greatest years of twentieth-century drama...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780809096954 | 2nd edition (Hill & Wang Pub, May 1, 2000), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Introduction by Donald LyonsWhat Is Theatre?

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Product Description: Included in this are Bentley's published analyses and commentaries on Brecht's plays, as well as some new thoughts of recent years. Also included is Bentley's highly personal memoir of his years with Brecht; his personal recollections of Charles Laughton's L...read more

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9781557833310 | Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, December 1, 1998, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Included in this are Bentley's published analyses and commentaries on Brecht's plays, as well as some new thoughts of recent years.

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A tragi-comedy of teenage sex. Its fourteen-year-old heroine, Wendla, is killed by abortion pills. The young Moritz, terrorized by the world around him, and especially by his teachers, shoots himself. The ending seems likely to be the suicide of Moritz'sfriend, Melchior, but in a confrontation with a mysterious stranger (the famous Masked Man) he finally manages to shed his illusions and face the consequences.

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9781557832450 | Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, June 1, 1998, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A tragi-comedy of teenage sex.

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Product Description: This volume contains the best of Shaw's musical writing, including sections on Gluck, Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, Rossini, Verdi, Berlioz, pieces on opera, musical analysis, oratorios, Gilbert and Sullivan, plus a long autobiographical preface, one of Shaw's most self-revealing works...read more

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9781557831491 | Reprint edition (Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, March 1, 1995), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: This volume contains the best of Shaw's musical writing, including sections on Gluck, Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, Rossini, Verdi, Berlioz, pieces on opera, musical analysis, oratorios, Gilbert and Sullivan, plus a long autobiographical preface, one of Shaw's most self-revealing works.

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One-act plays deal with a humorous lecture, an aging actor, a desperate creditor, a hypochondriac, a suicidal civil servant, a wedding, and an overworked bank clerk

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9780879102234 | Limelight Editions, January 1, 1985, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: One-act plays deal with a humorous lecture, an aging actor, a desperate creditor, a hypochondriac, a suicidal civil servant, a wedding, and an overworked bank clerk

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