Boys for Men

By Derrick Wolf

The genuine tales of 2 squaddies. although they're separated by way of nearly a hundred years, the similarities of their studies are striking.

When Derrick Wolf left the U.S. for Vietnam in 1970 on January sixth, the day of Epiphany, little did he observe what a prophetic day it will develop into for him. Boys for males is a magazine of his journey of accountability. Wolf tells of the awful day-by-day regimen of a tank group close to the De-militarized region simply south of North Vietnam. From the close to consistent rain in the course of monsoon to the insufferable excessive temperatures and humidity of the dry season, existence turns into a chain of lengthy sessions of boredom and worry interrupted all of sudden by way of lethal situations.

Combined with Wolf’s tales are excerpts of the formerly unpublished 1876 magazine of Sylvester Waltz, an infantryman through the nice Sioux battle. Waltz used to be a member of the Yellowstone day trip, which culminated within the conflict of the Little Bighorn the place common George Armstrong Custer was once killed and his forces defeated.

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Onto the stage - Slighted Souls and other stage and radio plays

By BS Murthy

A compendium of the author’s degree and radio performs - whereas 'Slighted Souls' bargains with the uprising of the downtrodden, 'Men at paintings on girls at work’ is ready sexual harassment at paintings position or even as 'Castle of Despair' is equipped at the flooring of man's urge for achievement, the radio play 'A Love on Hold' depicts the drama of affection and possession.

"Slighted Souls" is a poignant love tale set in rural Telangana, beset with feudal exploitation of the downtrodden dalits. in addition to forcing the dalits to toil within the fields as bonded exertions with no impunity, the land possessing doras had no qualms in lowering the womenfolk of this ilk as intercourse slaves within the gadis.

"Men at paintings on ladies at work" is a tragic-comic episode depicting the fallout of sexual harassment on the place of work within the Indian city atmosphere with its conventional cultural underpinnings.

"Castle of Despair", outfitted at the slippery flooring of man's innate urge for one-upmanship, portrays its facade of falsity at the grand level of human tragedy.

The radio play, "Love on Hold", lends voice to the felt anxieties of a guy and a girl as their past love will get rekindled felt and the dilemmas of ownership confronted via the couple in a conservative cultural background.

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Frost/Nixon

By Peter Morgan

In 1972, a break-in used to be foiled on the headquarters of the Democratic nationwide Committee on the Watergate lodge in Washington DC. inside of days a connection have been made with the White condominium and President Nixon's closest aides. It unleashed one of many maximum scandals in sleek American politics and ended with Nixon's humiliating resignation.

David Frost's interviews with Richard Nixon drew the most important viewers ever for a information interview. may possibly this British talk-show host, without identified political convictions and a playboy acceptance, be the only to elicit an apology from the fellow who dedicated one of many largest felonies in American political history?

Frost/Nixon premiered on the Donmar Warehouse, London, in August 2006.

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Pericles (Modern Library Classics)

By William Shakespeare

“This global to me is yet a ceaseless storm
Whirring me from my friends.”
—Pericles
 
Eminent Shakespearean students Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen supply a clean new version of this vintage tragicomedy of fine and evil in lots of guises.
 
THIS quantity additionally comprises greater than 100 PAGES OF unique FEATURES:
 
• an unique creation to Pericles
• incisive scene-by-scene synopsis and research with important evidence concerning the work
• statement on previous and present productions according to interviews with prime administrators, actors, and designers
• photos of key RSC productions
• an outline of Shakespeare’s theatrical profession and chronology of his plays
 
excellent for college students, theater pros, and basic readers, those smooth and available variations from the Royal Shakespeare corporation set a brand new usual in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.

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The Histories and Poems of Shakespeare

By William Shakespeare

This contemporary Library version provides all ten histories---each whole and unabridged---in the Shakespearean canon, in addition to notes and word list. listed below are: King John, Richard II, Henry IV elements I and II, Henry V, Henry VI components I and II and III, Richard III, and Henry VIII.

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Forgotten Bonds

By Anthezar

Robin; the Boy ask yourself; ex-protégé of Batman the darkish Knight; chief of the teenager Titans; protector of leap urban, California; and civilian named Richard ‘Dick’ Grayson by no means imagined that sure judgements he’d make may have any such transcending effect in his existence. What used to be an easy determination to move undercover and take a look at to win the belief of his arch enemy, Slade, in simple terms ended up destroying the belief of his 4 most sensible friends.

Not in basic terms that, the enigma Slade has his unmarried eye on Robin and wishes the Boy Wonder’s talents for himself. abducted by way of the all strong felony, Robin can't wish to flee and needs to suffer the poor complication of being lower than the man’s trap. in the middle of his struggles to flee, Robin does anything dangerously silly and finally ends up being harshly punished; crushed until eventually subconscious. offended at Robin’s therapy, Slade’s ally, Wintergreen, intervenes on his behalf and calls for that Slade switch his tactic in order that the 2 of them may possibly begin anew.

‘Who is Slade?’

Will Robin be capable of see prior the stiff molds of Hero and Villain? Will he ever have the ability to see earlier the masks and spot the real guy in the back of it? and may the bond they start to slowly shape tear down Robin’s morals; or will it throw the outdated asserting “Can’t train an previous puppy new tricks” out on its tail?

A tale of sorrow, of ache, of desire, and of switch – the most unlikely story among a Hero and a Villain, and that even the blackest of hearts have a glimmer of sunshine inside of them.

Genre: Angst, Drama, Humor, Hurt/Comfort, motion, Friendship, kin, Slice of Life

Warnings: Violence, actual abuse, and afterward, light corporal punishment. No slash.

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Phaedra and Other Plays (Penguin Classics)

Dwelling in Rome below Caligula and later a educate to Nero, Seneca witnessed the extremes of human behaviour. His surprising and bloodthirsty performs not just mirror a brutal interval of background but in addition express how guilt, sorrow, anger and wish lead members to violence. The hero of Hercules Insane saves his family from slaughter, basically to dedicate extra atrocities whilst he is going mad. The scary loss of life of Astyanax is stated in Trojan Women, and Phaedra bargains with forbidden love. In Oedipus a fearful guy discovers himself, whereas Thyestes recounts the sour relatives fight for a crown. Of doubtful authorship, Octavia dramatizes Nero's divorce from his spouse and her deportation. the single Latin tragedies to have survived whole, those performs are masterpieces of brilliant, muscular language and mental insight.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts improved through introductions and notes via special students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by means of award-winning translators.

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Three Revenge Tragedies: The Revenger's Tragedy; The White Devil; The Changeling (Penguin Classics)

Following the top of Queen Elizabeth's reign within the early 17th century, the recent courtroom of King James used to be beset by way of political instability and ethical corruption. This surroundings supplied fertile floor for the dramatists of the age, whose performs discover the ways that social decadence and the abuse of strength breed resentment and lead inexorably to violence and bloody retribution. In Tourneur's The Revenger's Tragedy, the debauched son of an Italian Duke makes an attempt to rape the virtuous Gloriana - a veiled connection with Elizabeth I. Webster's The White satan depicts a sinister global of intrigue and murderous infidelity, whereas The Changeling, maybe Middleton's preferrred success, powerfully portrays a lady bringing approximately her personal unwitting destruction. All 3 are masterpieces of brooding depth, ruled via photographs of degradation, disillusionment and dying.

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Enda Walsh Plays: One (NHB Modern Plays)

By Enda Walsh

The 1st 8 fabulous performs by means of Enda Walsh.

Bursting onto the theatre scene in 1996 with Disco Pigs, Enda Walsh has added a sustained fusillade of strikingly unique performs ever given that. This quantity, with a Foreword by way of the writer, contains:

The Ginger Ale Boy (Walsh's first play, formerly unpublished)
Disco Pigsmisterman
bedbound The Small Things
Chatroom

Also incorporated are formerly unpublished brief performs, How those determined males speak (2004) and Lynndie's Gotta Gun (2005).

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All's Well That Ends Well (Modern Library Classics)

By William Shakespeare

“A younger guy married is a guy that’s marr’d.”
—All’s good That Ends Well
 
Eminent Shakespearean students Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen offer a clean new version of this vintage play approximately gender, wish, and sexual love.
 
THIS quantity additionally contains greater than 100 PAGES OF specific FEATURES:
 
• an unique advent to All’s good That Ends Well
• incisive scene-by-scene synopsis and research with very important proof in regards to the work
• statement on earlier and present productions according to interviews with major administrators, actors, and designers
• photos of key RSC productions
• an summary of Shakespeare’s theatrical profession and chronology of his plays
 
Ideal for college students, theater pros, and common readers, those glossy and available versions from the Royal Shakespeare corporation set a brand new typical in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.

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