Othello

By William Shakespeare

In Othello, Shakespeare creates strong drama from a wedding among the unique Moor Othello and the Venetian woman Desdemona that starts off with elopement and mutual devotion and ends with jealous rage and loss of life. Shakespeare builds many alterations into his hero and heroine, together with race, age, and cultural heritage. but such a lot readers and audiences think the couple’s robust love could conquer those transformations have been it no longer for Iago, who units out to spoil Othello. Iago’s fake insinuations approximately Desdemona’s infidelity draw Othello into his schemes, and Desdemona is subjected to Othello’s scary verbal and actual assaults.

The authoritative version of Othello from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the depended on and favourite Shakespeare sequence for college students and common readers, includes:

-Freshly edited textual content in keeping with the simplest early revealed model of the play

-Full explanatory notes with ease put on pages dealing with the textual content of the play

-Scene-by-scene plot summaries

-A key to the play’s recognized strains and phrases

-An advent to studying Shakespeare’s language

-An essay through a number one Shakespeare pupil delivering a latest standpoint at the play

-Fresh photographs from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s immense holdings of infrequent books

-An annotated consultant to extra reading

Essay by way of Susan Snyder

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carried away on the crest of a wave

Winner of the 2015 Governor General's Literary Award For Drama

Two brothers in Malaysia attempting to store their apartment from sinking; a Canadian radio-show host angered via disaster-relief efforts; a jap guy who has been falling down a gap for years after studying of his daughter’s loss of life; a lonely lady in Utah baking a pie while an FBI agent knocks on her entrance door.

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Book of Numbers: A Novel

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • NAMED one of many TEN most sensible BOOKS OF THE 12 months by means of VULTURE AND the most effective BOOKS OF THE yr BY NPR AND THE WALL road magazine • A huge, uproarious, and exuberant novel in regards to the search—for love, fact, and the which means of lifestyles With The Internet.

“More amazing than all yet a couple of novels released to date this decade . . . a wheeling meditation at the stressed lifestyles, on privateness, on what being human within the age of binary code may perhaps suggest . . . [Joshua] Cohen, all of thirty-four, emerges as an immense American writer.”—The long island Times

The enigmatic billionaire founding father of Tetration, the world’s strongest tech corporation, hires a failed novelist, Josh Cohen, to ghostwrite his memoirs. The tycoon, referred to as imperative, brings Josh in the back of the electronic veil, tracing the increase of Tetration, which begun within the earliest days of the web through revolutionizing the quest engine sooner than venturing into smartphones, desktops, and the surveillance of usa citizens. significant takes Josh on a mind-bending global journey from Palo Alto to Dubai and past, starting up him into the key pretext of the autobiography venture and the life-or-death stakes that encompass its publication.

Insider tech exposé, leaked memoir-in-progress, foreign mystery, kin drama, intercourse comedy, and biblical allegory, Book of Numbers renders the entire variety of recent adventure either on-line and stale. Embodying the web in its language, it unearths the humanity underlying the virtual.

that includes some of the most unforgettable characters in modern fiction, Book of Numbers is an epic of the electronic age, a triumph of a brand new iteration of writers, and a kind of infrequent books that renew the belief of what a unique can do.

Please word that Book of Numbers makes use of a different pagination process encouraged by way of binary notation: the half quantity precedes the web page quantity, and is separated from it by means of a decimal point.

Praise for Book of Numbers

“The nice American net Novel is right here. . . . Book of Numbers is an engaging examine the darkish middle of the net. . . . A page-turner approximately existence lower than the veil of electronic surveillance . . . the most effective novels ever written in regards to the Internet.”Rolling Stone

“A startlingly proficient novelist . . . [His] deeply worthwhile novel is ready a web faith long gone wrong—and its significance lies within the undeniable fact that the vast majority of us within the modernized international are participants of that religion, no matter if we all know it or not.”The Wall road Journal

“Remarkable . . . fantastic . . . Cohen’s literary presents . . . recommend that whatever is feasible, that anything nonetheless can be performed to shield no matter what it's that makes us human.”—Francine Prose, The long island assessment of Books

“A highly bold novel set within the high-tech global of now . . . a verbal high-wire act, bold in its tones and textures: shrewdpermanent, poetic, fast-moving, deeply playful, choked with jokes, savvy approximately machines, clever approximately humans, wonderful and engrossing.”—Colm Tóibín, The Guardian

“Joshua Cohen is the nice American Novelist. . . . Like Pynchon and Wallace, Cohen can write with tireless virtuosity approximately completely everything.”—Adam Kirsch, Tablet

“A digital-age Ulysses.”The long island instances e-book Review

“The subsequent candidate for the nice American Novel . . . David Foster Wallace–level audacious.”Details

“A significant book.”The Boston Globe

From the Hardcover edition.

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The Burial at Thebes: A Version of Sophocles' Antigone

By Seamus Heaney

In this notable new translation, commissioned by means of Ireland's popular Abbey Theatre to commemorate its centenary, Seamus Heaney exposes the darkness and the humanity in Sophocles' masterpiece, and inks it along with his personal sleek and masterly touch.

Sophocles' play, first staged within the 5th century B.C., stands as a well timed exploration of the clash among those that confirm the individual's human rights and those that needs to safeguard the state's safeguard. throughout the conflict of the Seven opposed to Thebes, Antigone, the daughter of Oedipus, learns that her brothers have killed one another, having been compelled onto opposing facets of the conflict. whilst Creon, king of Thebes, can provide burial of 1 yet now not the "treacherous" different, Antigone defies his order, believing it her accountability to bury all of her shut family members. Enraged, Creon condemns her to loss of life, and his squaddies wall her up in a tomb. whereas Creon finally concurs to Antigone's unencumber, it's too past due: She takes her personal existence, beginning a sad repetition of occasions in her family's history.

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The Life and Death of King John (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 15) (Bilingual Edition)

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual variation of chinese language and English.

中国广播电视出版社从台湾远东图书公司引进版权,出版了梁实秋翻译的《莎士比亚全集》中英文对照版,这是梁译本《莎士比亚全集》以中英文对照的形式首次在内地出版发行。梁译本的最大特点为:白话散文式的风格;直译,忠实于原文;全译,决不删略原文。除此之外,梁译本还有独到之处:一是加了注释。莎翁作品原文常有版本的困难,晦涩难解之处很多,各种双关语、熟语、俚语、典故也多,猥亵语也不少,梁实秋不但直译,而且加了大量注释,帮助读者理解原文。二是每剧前都加了序言。序言中对该剧的版本、著作年代、故事来源、舞台历史、该剧的意义及批评意见等均有论述。

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The Tempest (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 1) (Bilingual Edition)

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual version of chinese language and English.

This joyous play, the final comedy of Shakespeare's profession, sums up his stagecraft with a demonstrate of likely easy ability. Prospero, exiled Duke of Milan, dwelling on an enchanted island, has the chance to punish and forgive his enemies while he increases a tempest that drives them ashore--as good as to prevent a uprising, to rearrange the assembly of his daughter, Miranda, with an eminently compatible younger prince, and, extra vital, to relinquish his magic powers in acceptance of his advancing age. Richly choked with track and magic, romance and comedy, the play's topic of affection and reconciliation bargains a most appropriate dinner party for the senses and the heart.

中国广播电视出版社从台湾远东图书公司引进版权,出版了梁实秋翻译的《莎士比亚全集》中英文对照版,这是梁译本《莎士比亚全集》以中英文对照的形式首次在内地出版发行。梁译本的最大特点为:白话散文式的风格;直译,忠实于原文;全译,决不删略原文。除此之外,梁译本还有独到之处:一是加了注释。莎翁作品原文常有版本的困难,晦涩难解之处很多,各种双关语、熟语、俚语、典故也多,猥亵语也不少,梁实秋不但直译,而且加了大量注释,帮助读者理解原文。二是每剧前都加了序言。序言中对该剧的版本、著作年代、故事来源、舞台历史、该剧的意义及批评意见等均有论述。

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The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Modern Library Classics)

By William Shakespeare

“They don't love that don't express their love.”
—Two gents of Verona
 
Eminent Shakespearean students Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen supply a clean re-creation of the vintage comedy of courtship and scrumptious rivalry.
 
THIS quantity additionally comprises greater than 100 PAGES OF particular FEATURES:
 
• an unique advent to Two gents of Verona
• incisive scene-by-scene synopsis and research with very important evidence in regards to the work
• observation on previous and present productions in response to interviews with prime administrators, actors, and designers
• photos of key RSC productions
• an summary of Shakespeare’s theatrical occupation and chronology of his plays
 
Ideal for college kids, theater execs, and normal readers, those smooth and obtainable versions from the Royal Shakespeare corporation set a brand new general in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.

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Coming Home

By Rosamunde Pilcher

Against the backdrop of a sublime Cornwall mansion ahead of international struggle II and an enormous continent-spanning canvas throughout the turbulent struggle years, this concerning tale tells of a rare younger woman's coming of age, coming to grips with love and disappointment, and in each experience of the time period, coming home...

In 1935, Judith Dunbar is left at the back of at a British boarding university whilst her mom and child sister burst off to affix her father in Singapore. At Saint Ursula's, her friendship with Loveday Carey-Lewis sweeps her into the privileged, madcap international of the British aristocracy, instructing her approximately values, friendship, and wealth. however it would be the drama of conflict, because it wrenches Judith from these she cares approximately such a lot, that may train her approximately courage...and approximately love.

Teeming with outstanding, memorable characters in a singular that may be a precise masterpiece, Coming Home is a ebook to be savored, reread, and loved forever.

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Troilus and Cressida: Third Series, Revised Edition (The Arden Shakespeare Third Series)

A revised version of this fascinating and complicated play, up-to-date to hide contemporary severe pondering and level background. Troilus and Cressida is a tragedy usually labelled a "problem" play due to its obvious combination of genres and its tough topics. Set within the Trojan Wars it tells a narrative of doomed love and honour, delivering a debased view of human nature in war-time and a degree peopled through usually unsympathetic characters. The revised version makes an excellent textual content for examine at undergraduate point and above.

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Measure for Measure (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 4) (Bilingual Edition)

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual version of chinese language and English.

中国广播电视出版社从台湾远东图书公司引进版权,出版了梁实秋翻译的《莎士比亚全集》中英文对照版,这是梁译本《莎士比亚全集》以中英文对照的形式首次在内地出版发行。梁译本的最大特点为:白话散文式的风格;直译,忠实于原文;全译,决不删略原文。除此之外,梁译本还有独到之处:一是加了注释。莎翁作品原文常有版本的困难,晦涩难解之处很多,各种双关语、熟语、俚语、典故也多,猥亵语也不少,梁实秋不但直译,而且加了大量注释,帮助读者理解原文。二是每剧前都加了序言。序言中对该剧的版本、著作年代、故事来源、舞台历史、该剧的意义及批评意见等均有论述。

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