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Product Description: Título original: A pocket guid to Shakespeare's play. traducción: Mariano García. Libro de consulta y referencia para espectadores, lectores y estudiantes que ofrece una introduccióna cerca de Shakespeare y su tiempo, descripciones de los personajes, sinopsis, análisis y crítica de cada obra, etc...read more

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9789879396254, titled "Shakespeare, Una Gu¡a" | Adriana Hidalgo Editora S.A., June 30, 2011, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: Título original: A pocket guid to Shakespeare's play.

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9781854598479 | Nick Hern Books, March 30, 2006, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: Authoritative student edition of Euripides' Enduring Classical Tragedy about filial revenge in Kenneth McLeish's acclaimed translation.
By Euripides and Kenneth McLeish (trans)

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9780413770400 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, October 15, 2004, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Authoritative student edition of Euripides' Enduring Classical Tragedy about filial revenge in Kenneth McLeish's acclaimed translation.

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Product Description: One of the greatest of the Ancient Greek tragedies
By Euripides, Marianne McDonald (introduced by), Kenneth McLeish and F. Michael Walton (introduced by)

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9781854597137 | Nick Hern Books, June 30, 2004, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: One of the greatest of the Ancient Greek tragedies

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Product Description: A new and definitive guide to the theatre of the ancient worldThe Guide to Greek Theatre and Drama is a meticulously researched and accessible survey into the place and purpose of theatre in Ancient Greece. It provides a comprehensive author-by-author examination of the surviving plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, and Menander, as well as giving an insight into how and where the plays were performed, who acted them out, and who watched them...read more

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9780413720306 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, July 1, 2003, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: A new and definitive guide to the theatre of the ancient worldThe Guide to Greek Theatre and Drama is a meticulously researched and accessible survey into the place and purpose of theatre in Ancient Greece.

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Product Description: Six wide ranging classic plays with introduction by the editorThe comedies of the Athenian theatre not only lie at the root of Western drama, they also offer a unique insight into everyday life in ancient Greece. This selection of six wide ranging plays includes the comic fantasies of Aristophanes, which combine the ridiculous with serious satirical comment (Birds, Frogs, Women in Power); Menander's The Woman from Samos, a recognisable forebear of today's situation comedy; Euripides ribald satyr play, Cyclops, the only surviving example of the genre, and his Alkestis, a complex romance which gave a new face to comedy...read more
By Euripides (editor), Kenneth McLeish (trans) and J. Michael Walton (trans)

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9780413771308 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, September 1, 2002, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Six wide ranging classic plays with introduction by the editorThe comedies of the Athenian theatre not only lie at the root of Western drama, they also offer a unique insight into everyday life in ancient Greece.

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Product Description: Kenneth McLeish's definitive translations of the most successful French dramatist of the Belle EpoqueGeorges Feydau (1862-1921) was the most successful French dramatist of the belle epoque and is now widely regarded as one of the greatest of farce-writers...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780413769206 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, March 1, 2002, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Kenneth McLeish's definitive translations of the most successful French dramatist of the Belle EpoqueGeorges Feydau (1862-1921) was the most successful French dramatist of the belle epoque and is now widely regarded as one of the greatest of farce-writers.

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Product Description: First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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9780415923927 | Routledge, September 1, 1999, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: First Published in 1995.

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Product Description: McLeish's new verse play, a twenty-first century interpretation of the ancient myth of Orpheus.

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9781840020168 | Oberon Books Ltd, June 1, 1999, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: McLeish's new verse play, a twenty-first century interpretation of the ancient myth of Orpheus.

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Synopsizes each play, describes main characters, notes historical sources, and offers a brief critical essay on each play

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9780571191833 | Faber & Faber, May 1, 1999, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Synopsizes each play, describes main characters, notes historical sources, and offers a brief critical essay on each play

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Product Description: The Penn Greek Drama Series presents original literary translations of the entire corpus of classical Greek drama: tragedies, comedies, and satyr plays. It is the only contemporary series of all the surviving work of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, and Menander. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Brendan Galvin (trans), Kenneth McLeish (trans), Frederick Raphael (trans), Armard Schwerner (trans), Sophocles and Henry Taylor (trans)

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9780812234459, titled "Sophocles, 1: Ajax, Women of Trachis, Electra, Philoctetes" | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, June 1, 1998, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The Penn Greek Drama Series presents original literary translations of the entire corpus of classical Greek drama: tragedies, comedies, and satyr plays.

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9780812216530 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, June 1, 1998, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The Penn Greek Drama Series presents original literary translations of the entire corpus of classical Greek drama: tragedies, comedies, and satyr plays.

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Product Description: Published in the new Methuen Classical Dramatists seriesA dramatist whose trademark was the unexpected, Euripides has constantly challenged and intrigued audiences, from Athens of the fifth century BC to the present. The three plays in this volume demonstrate Euripides' versatility...read more

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9780413716507 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, November 1, 1997, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Published in the new Methuen Classical Dramatists seriesA dramatist whose trademark was the unexpected, Euripides has constantly challenged and intrigued audiences, from Athens of the fifth century BC to the present.

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Product Description: The satirical farce now acclaimed as the touchstone for the Dada and Surrealist movements, the Theatre of the Absurd, and much of the rest of experimental theatre in the 20th century.

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9781854591890 | Nick Hern Books, September 1, 1997, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: The satirical farce now acclaimed as the touchstone for the Dada and Surrealist movements, the Theatre of the Absurd, and much of the rest of experimental theatre in the 20th century.

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Features over 2,500 entries detailing the origins and historical significance of individual myths and legends, as well as myth tradition from every continent

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9780816032372 | Facts on File, October 1, 1996, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Features over 2,500 entries detailing the origins and historical significance of individual myths and legends, as well as myth tradition from every continent

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Product Description: An explanation of the 2500 most influential ideas of all time. Familiar terms such as civilization and beauty are explained, as well as the unusual, such as alchemy, polyphony and parapsychology, and the intimidating, such as post modernism, structuralism and chaos theory.
By Kenneth McLeish (editor)

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9780816027071 | Facts on File, September 1, 1993, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Brief essays discuss more than two thousand concepts in art, science, economics, history, and philosophy, from absolute advantage and allegory to Turing machines, and wave-particle duality

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9781559586504 | Prima Pub, April 1, 1995, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: An explanation of the 2500 most influential ideas of all time.

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Product Description: Contains a description of each piece of classical music and its context, the society and occasion for which it was written and a biography panel on the background of each composer. The book is designed to encourage readers to move from more popular to more obscure pieces of music...read more

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9780333631003 | Macmillan Pub Ltd, November 1, 1994, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Contains a description of each piece of classical music and its context, the society and occasion for which it was written and a biography panel on the background of each composer.

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Product Description: An essential book for students of Greek drama and literature: Aristophanes is widely regarded as one of Ancient Greece's foremost satirists - offering students of the period a unique insight into the world of Athens and its theatreWritten in the century following the defeat of Athens by the Spartans in the Peloponnesian War, these four plays signal a change of emphasis in stage comedy more appropriate to the new world order of the fourth century BC...read more

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9780413671806 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, March 1, 1994, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: An essential book for students of Greek drama and literature: Aristophanes is widely regarded as one of Ancient Greece's foremost satirists - offering students of the period a unique insight into the world of Athens and its theatreWritten in the century following the defeat of Athens by the Spartans in the Peloponnesian War, these four plays signal a change of emphasis in stage comedy more appropriate to the new world order of the fourth century BC.

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Product Description: To create this book, Kenneth and Valerie McLeish have asked people throughout Britain and the Commonwealth for their personal memories of the 1950s, and, specifically, of what they were doing on Coronation Day, 2 June 1953. The result is a vivid tapestry of voices, telling hilarious, sad, colourful and endlessly surprising stories of the day the young Queen Elizabeth was crowned...read more

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9780747511267 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, December 1, 1993, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: To create this book, Kenneth and Valerie McLeish have asked people throughout Britain and the Commonwealth for their personal memories of the 1950s, and, specifically, of what they were doing on Coronation Day, 2 June 1953.

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Explores the universal beliefs and mysteries of the world religions as expressed in their mythology and legends

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9780192741455 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 1993, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Explores the universal beliefs and mysteries of the world religions as expressed in their mythology and legends

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Product Description: "Meeting Shakespeare's characters is like strolling through a small but populous town, being introduced to every single inhabitant: over a thousand people, from countesses to constables, gallants to gamekeepers, friars to whores....read more

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9780887346088 | Players Pr, October 1, 1992, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: "Meeting Shakespeare's characters is like strolling through a small but populous town, being introduced to every single inhabitant: over a thousand people, from countesses to constables, gallants to gamekeepers, friars to whores.

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Product Description: A reference book arranged alphabetically and spanning four centuries of classical music.

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9780816173693, titled "The Listener's Guide to Classical Music: An Introduction to the Great Classical Composers and Their Works" | G K Hall, March 1, 1992, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A reference book arranged alphabetically and spanning four centuries of classical music.
9780582235694, titled "Listeners' Guide to Classical Music: An Introduction to the Great Classical Composers and Their Works" | Longman Trade/Caroline House, July 1, 1986, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Offers brief profiles of one hundred composers, describes the major works of each individual, and suggests which pieces to listen to first

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9780816173709, titled "The Listener's Guide to Classical Music: An Introduction to the Great Classical Composers and Their Works" | Reprint edition (G K Hall, March 1, 1992), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A reference book arranged alphabetically and spanning four centuries of classical music.

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Product Description: Classic plays reissued in the new Methuen Greek Classics series in a new distinctive styleThe Persians; based on the destruction of the Persian invaders in 480BC, breaks with the Greek tradition of purely dramatising myths to deals with the recent past and with characters who would have been familiar to its first audience in 472BC; Prometheus Bound stages the stand off between the original rebel and hero Prometheus and almighty Zeus; Suppliants, follows the plight of Danaus and his daughters, in flight from a fateful marriage contract with the King of Egypt's sons and shows the triumph of humanity over brute force while Seven Against Thebes dramatises the final battle between the two sons of Oedipus Eteocles and Polynices in the climax of the Oedipus saga...read more

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9780413651907 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, November 1, 1991, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Classic plays reissued in the new Methuen Greek Classics series in a new distinctive styleThe Persians; based on the destruction of the Persian invaders in 480BC, breaks with the Greek tradition of purely dramatising myths to deals with the recent past and with characters who would have been familiar to its first audience in 472BC; Prometheus Bound stages the stand off between the original rebel and hero Prometheus and almighty Zeus; Suppliants, follows the plight of Danaus and his daughters, in flight from a fateful marriage contract with the King of Egypt's sons and shows the triumph of humanity over brute force while Seven Against Thebes dramatises the final battle between the two sons of Oedipus Eteocles and Polynices in the climax of the Oedipus saga.

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