[Full Book] Gary Owen Collected Plays

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Author: Gary Owen
Category : Drama
Languages : en
Pages : 444

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Gary Owen Collected Plays by Gary Owen, Gary Owen Collected Plays Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Gary Owen Collected Plays books, The new collection of plays from multi-award-winning playwright Gary Owen. Includes the plays: Violence and Son, Iphigenia in Splott, Blackthorn, In the Pipeline, Mrs Reynolds and the Ruffian, Love Steals Us From Loneliness and Mum & Dad Violence and Son: People know, you're my boy. And they know better than to lay a fucking finger on you. See? You are safer here with me, than you have ever been.' Liam's 17 years old, loves Dr Who and has lost his mum. He has had to move from London to Wales, to the valleys, to the middle of nowhere, to live with a dad he doesn't know. Whose nickname isn't Violence for nothing. Iphigenia in Splott: What gets me through is knowing I took this pain, and saved all of you from suffering the same.' Stumbling down Clifton Street at 11:30 a.m. drunk, Effie is the kind of girl you'd avoid eye contact with, silently passing judgement. We think we know her, but we don't know the half of it. Effie's life spirals through a mess of drink, drugs and drama every night, and a hangover worse than death the next day - till one night gives her the chance to be something more. This powerful new adaptation of the enduring Greek myth drives home the high price people pay for society's shortcomings. Blackthorn: Kate and Tom with their troubled daughter Evie decide to leave the London rat race and start afresh in the peace of the countryside. They buy a farmhouse in Wales... Watch the drama unfold. Blackthorn is a darkly comic new play by Gary Owen about the clash between the newcomers with their expectations and the way of life a Welsh farmer holds dear . . . In the Pipeline: A massive liquid gas line tears through the countryside of west Wales. Gary Owen opens the doors to three of the residents in the port of Milford Haven, Andrew, Dai and Joan, who are caught in the path of this terrifying phenomenon. Mrs Reynolds and the Ruffian: Friendships grow in the most unlikely of places. Mrs Reynolds is a little old lady. Jay is a troubled youth. When he vandalises her lovingly tended garden, the authorities send him back to help her fix it. It seems a recipe for disaster - but human beings are more complex than the headlines. Love Steals us from Loneliness: A play about the stupid things you do when you're f*cked. A night out. Friends, alcohol, a shit club, a strop - the usual. But tonight is different. Tonight will change things forever. Gary Owen, one of Wales's foremost playwrights, returns to his hometown of Bridgend. The media have told us their Bridgend story, but what will a writer who spent his own teenage years here have to say?


[Full Book] Killology

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Author: Gary Owen
Category : Drama
Languages : en
Pages : 106

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Gary Owen Collected Plays by Gary Owen, Killology Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Killology books, In Killology, players are rewarded for torturing victims, scoring points for “creativity”. But Killology isn’t sick. In fact it’s marketed by its millionaire creator as a deeply moral experience. Because yes, you can live out your darkest fantasies, but you don’t escape their consequences. Out on the streets, not everybody agrees with him. “There is an instinctive revulsion against taking a human life. And that revulsion can be conquered.”


[Full Book] Brecht Collected Plays 4

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Publisher: A&C Black
Author: Bertolt Brecht
Category : Drama
Languages : en
Pages : 464

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Gary Owen Collected Plays by Bertolt Brecht, Brecht Collected Plays 4 Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Brecht Collected Plays 4 books, Now in paperback, the long-awaited volume of Brecht's classic plays from the 1930s Volume 4 of Brecht's Collected Plays contains works from the 1930s, straddling fateful years in German political and cultural history - as well as in Brecht's own life. Round Heads and Pointed Heads, based on Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, is a powerful political allegory on Nazi racial policy and conditions in the Germany Brecht had to leave in 1933. The Trial of Lucullus, a starkly pacifist text originally written in response to a commission from Swedish radio, portrays the Roman general tried by the Underworld for his military triumphs. Fear and Misery of the Third Reich, unique in Brecht's work, consists of some thirty short scenes of life under the Nazis between 1933 and 1938, designed for use by groups in exile. Señora Carrara's Rifles is based on J.M. Synge's Riders to the Sea, but relocated by Brecht in the Spanish Civil War. Also included are two one-act plays, Dansen and How Much is Your Iron?, minor works designed for amateurs in Scandinavia, where the Brechts lived till spring 1941. The volume includes an introduction and notes by Tom Kuhn and John Willett, as well as Brecht's own notes on the texts.


[Full Book] Beyond Documentary Realism

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Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Author: Cyrielle Garson
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 398

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Gary Owen Collected Plays by Cyrielle Garson, Beyond Documentary Realism Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Beyond Documentary Realism books, Verbatim theatre, a type of performance based on actual words spoken by ''real people'', has been at the heart of a remarkable and unexpected renaissance of the genre in Great Britain since the mid-nineties. The central aim of the book is to critically explore and account for the relationship between contemporary British verbatim theatre and realism whilst questioning the much-debated mediation of the real in theses theatre practices.


[Full Book] Owen Plays 1

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Publisher: Methuen Drama
Author: Gary Owen
Category : Drama
Languages : en
Pages : 295

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Gary Owen Collected Plays by Gary Owen, Owen Plays 1 Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Owen Plays 1 books, Gary Owen Plays: 1 brings together into one volume five plays by this award-winning Welsh writer.


[Full Book] The Education Of The Heart

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Publisher: UNC Press Books
Author: Edgar E. MacDonald
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 364

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Gary Owen Collected Plays by Edgar E. MacDonald, The Education Of The Heart Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Education Of The Heart books, In 1815 a young North Carolina schoolteacher who was Jewish wrote to the celebrated Maria Edgeworth to ask why British novelists wrote in such a prejudiced manner about Jews. Maria was so moved by the letter that she set to work on a novel to make amends, and Harrington was published in 1817. The literary exchange that resulted grew into a friendship that lasted until Rachel's death in 1838, and the families continued to correspond until 1942. Originally published in 1977. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.


[Full Book] Eyewitnesses To The Indian Wars 1865 1890 Conquering The Southern Plains

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Publisher: Stackpole Books
Author: Peter Cozzens
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 848

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Gary Owen Collected Plays by Peter Cozzens, Eyewitnesses To The Indian Wars 1865 1890 Conquering The Southern Plains Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Eyewitnesses To The Indian Wars 1865 1890 Conquering The Southern Plains books, Third in five-volume series recreates the military struggle for the American West in the words of the soldiers, noncombatants, and Native Americans.


[Full Book] Big Hopes

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Publisher: Lulu.com
Author: Gary Owen
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Languages : en
Pages : 221

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Gary Owen Collected Plays by Gary Owen, Big Hopes Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Big Hopes books, Contains two full length plays - IN THE PIPELINE and AN ENEMY FOR THE PEOPLE, plus four shorter pieces - LLANYBYDDER MART, FATHER FIGURES, A MARE AT CHRISTMAS and BIG HOPES.


[Full Book] The Soldier The Builder The Diplomat

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Publisher: Cune Press
Author: Steven Schlesser
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 192

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Gary Owen Collected Plays by Steven Schlesser, The Soldier The Builder The Diplomat Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Soldier The Builder The Diplomat books, Contemporary readers, who wonder at the British and American knack for misguided adventure, will enjoy these three essays on Custer, the Titanic, and the onset of World War I. The book consists of rapier-like literary thrusts into the lives of General George Armstrong Custer, Thomas Andrews (the builder of the Titanic), and Edward Grey (British Foreign Secretary before World War I). However spectacular their failures, it's generally agreed that these men (or, in the case of Edward Grey, the men around them) could have avoided disaster except for arrogance -- a flaw that has long characterised the imperial ambition of leaders from both countries. One shudders to think where such a mentality will take us in a nuclear age. Schlesser's readable study is more than entertainment or scholarship, it is a plea for balance, probity, and reason in an era when a single fit of arrogance by a world leader can devastate hundreds of thousands of innocent human beings and imperil the very project of civilised human existence on this planet. It's difficult to overstate the importance of this unassuming book. Essays on the problem of pride and avoidable failure.


[Full Book] Traditional Music And Irish Society Historical Perspectives

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Publisher: Routledge
Author: Martin Dowling
Category : Music
Languages : en
Pages : 368

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Gary Owen Collected Plays by Martin Dowling, Traditional Music And Irish Society Historical Perspectives Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Traditional Music And Irish Society Historical Perspectives books, Written from the perspective of a scholar and performer, Traditional Music and Irish Society investigates the relation of traditional music to Irish modernity. The opening chapter integrates a thorough survey of the early sources of Irish music with recent work on Irish social history in the eighteenth century to explore the question of the antiquity of the tradition and the class locations of its origins. Dowling argues in the second chapter that the formation of what is today called Irish traditional music occurred alongside the economic and political modernization of European society in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Dowling goes on to illustrate the public discourse on music during the Irish revival in newspapers and journals from the 1880s to the First World War, also drawing on the works of Pierre Bourdieu and Jacques Lacan to place the field of music within the public sphere of nationalist politics and cultural revival in these decades. The situation of music and song in the Irish literary revival is then reflected and interpreted in the life and work of James Joyce, and Dowling includes treatment of Joyce’s short stories A Mother and The Dead and the 'Sirens' chapter of Ulysses. Dowling conducted field work with Northern Irish musicians during 2004 and 2005, and also reflects directly on his own experience performing and working with musicians and arts organizations in order to conclude with an assessment of the current state of traditional music and cultural negotiation in Northern Ireland in the second decade of the twenty-first century.


[Full Book] Collected Plays

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Publisher: Currency Press Pty Limited
Author: David Williamson
Category : Australian drama
Languages : en
Pages : 268

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Gary Owen Collected Plays by David Williamson, Collected Plays Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Collected Plays books, A Handful of Friends (2 men 3 women), The Club (6 men), The Perfectionist (3 men 2 women), and Travelling North (3 men 4 women).


[Full Book] The Literature Of Wales

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Publisher: University of Wales Press
Author: Dafydd R. Johnston
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 210

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Gary Owen Collected Plays by Dafydd R. Johnston, The Literature Of Wales Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Literature Of Wales books, A concise and authoritative survey of the Welsh- and English-language literatures of Wales from the earliest period up to the present day. This illustrated guide, containing extracts from original texts with English translations, is a revised version of Professor Dafydd Johnston’s volume in the University of Wales Press Pocket Guide series, and includes a new chapter on contemporary writing.


[Full Book] Senior High Core Collection

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Publisher: Hw Wilson Company
Author: Raymond W. Barber
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Languages : en
Pages : 1456

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Gary Owen Collected Plays by Raymond W. Barber, Senior High Core Collection Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Senior High Core Collection books, - More than 6,500 books in the initial clothbound volume, plus more than 2,400 new titles in four annual supplements. - New coverage of biographies, art, sports, Islam and the Middle East, and cultural diversity. - Special focus on graphic novels, primary source materials, nonbook materials, and periodicals. - Analytic entries for items in collections and anthologies.


[Full Book] Maria Edgeworth

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Publisher: Boston : Twayne Publishers
Author: Oleta Elizabeth McWhorter Harden
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 149

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[Full Book] Thornton Wilder Collected Plays Writings On Theater Loa 172

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Publisher: Library of America
Author: Thornton Wilder
Category : Drama
Languages : en
Pages : 800

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Gary Owen Collected Plays by Thornton Wilder, Thornton Wilder Collected Plays Writings On Theater Loa 172 Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Thornton Wilder Collected Plays Writings On Theater Loa 172 books, Collected Plays and Writings on Theater, the most comprehensive one-volume edition of Thornton Wilder’s work ever published, takes the measure of his extraordinary career as a dramatist by presenting the complete span of his achievement, beginning with his early expressionist experiments and daring one-act plays, such as “The Long Christmas Dinner” and “The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden” (one of Wilder’s personal favorites), ranging through the full flowering of Our Town, The Skin of Our Teeth, and The Matchmaker, and encompassing the intriguing dramatic projects of his later years, such as his adaptation of the ancient story of Alcestis (The Alcestiad) and plays written for dramatic cycles based on the Seven Deadly Sins and the varied ages of an individual’s life. Complementing the selection of plays is an illuminating group of essays that captures Wilder’s reflections on his plays and contains a revealing epistolary account of the film adaptation of Our Town. This volume also includes material never before published: scenes from The Emporium, an ambitious unfinished play that, emerging out of Wilder’s intense engagement with existentialist philosophy in the postwar years, imagines a Kafkaesque department store whose enigmatic activities are as inscrutable as the mysteries of life itself; and the complete screenplay Wilder wrote for Alfred Hitchcock’s film Shadow of a Doubt just before reporting for military service in 1942. Although faithful to the spirit of the film, the screenplay presented here restores Wilder’s original dialogue, some of which (to Wilder’s dismay) was altered for the movie. A study of family life, youthful illusions, and the desperation of a criminal on the run, the Shadow of a Doubt screenplay is a masterful exhibition of the art of suspense and taut dramatic storytelling, and is an essential part of Wilder’s oeuvre. LIBRARY OF AMERICA is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nation’s literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, America’s best and most significant writing. The Library of America series includes more than 300 volumes to date, authoritative editions that average 1,000 pages in length, feature cloth covers, sewn bindings, and ribbon markers, and are printed on premium acid-free paper that will last for centuries.


[Full Book] Theatre Record

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Category : Theater
Languages : en
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