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Part of a Long Story: Eugene O'Neill as a Young Man in Love

by Boulton, Agnes

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1968
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Doubleday & Company, NY, 1968. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. "This memoir is of the life and death of a romance - by the woman O'Neill loved, married, and later left. Agnes Boulton (wife) kept a close hold on the most significant and revealing material on O'Neill. A fine writer herself, Boulton renders each telling detail, each remembered passion, and each… Read more
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The Plays of Eugene O'Neill

by O'Neill, Eugene

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Published
1955
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Fine
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BCE
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Random House, NY, 1955. Hardcover. Fine/ No dust jacket. Eight plays. Mourning Becomes Electra; Ah, Wilderness!; All God's Chillun Got Wings; Marco Millions; Welded; Diff'rent; The First Man; Gold. 692 pages. Book is Fine. BCE.
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The Curse of the Misbegotten: A Tale of the House of O'Neill

by Bowen, Croswell

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Published
1960
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Fine
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1st ed.
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Hart Davis, London, 1960. 1st ed.. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Eugene O'Neill. Important biography written with the help of O'Neill's family.
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Ibsen: A Biography

by Meyer, Michael

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1971
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Fine
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1st edition
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Doubleday, NY, 1971. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 865 pages. Detailed index. Definitive biography. 1ST EDITION.
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Four Plays

by Ibsen, Henrik

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Published
1979
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Fine
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Deluxe Edition
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Franklin, PA, 1979. Deluxe Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. "The foremost dramatist of his age, Ibsen changed theatre forever with his realistic dialogue and depiction of contemporary social problems." [Pub. Info] "There are three aspects of Ibsen's technique: his wit and humor, his 'supertext' - the web of rich allusions and references that he weaves in and around his dialogue… Read more
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Faust: A Dramatic Poem (Parts I and II) by Goethe [A New Edition]

by Goethe, Johann Wolfgang; A. Hayward

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1879
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Near Fine
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Houghton, Osgood and Company, 1879. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. "Goethe's two-part dramatic work… is an exploration of that restless intellectual and emotional urge which found its fullest expression in the European Romantic movement... Part I of the work outlines a pact Faust makes with the devil, Mephistopheles, and encompasses the tragedy of Gretchen, whom Faust seduces. Part II… reflects… Read more
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Seven Plays by Bernard Shaw [with Prefaces and Notes]

by Shaw, Bernard

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1951
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Very Good
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Dodd, Mead & Company, NY, 1951. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket . I don't see moral chaos and anarchy as the alternative to romantic convention... To me the tragedy and comedy of life lie in the consequences, sometimes terrible, sometimes ludicrous, of our persistent attempts to found our institutions on the ideals suggested to our imaginations by our half-satisfied… Read more
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Anton Chekhov: Greatest Plays

by Chekhov, Anton

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Translated by Elisaveta Fen; Illustrated by Stan Hunter. "Chekhov's 10 most celebrated plays are published in this edition including Uncle Vanya, The Cherry Orchard, The Seagull, The Three Sisters, The Anniversary, A Tragedian in Spite of Himself, The Bear, The Wedding, The Proposal and On The High Road." [Pub. Info]
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Two Plays for Puritans [slipcase]

by Shaw, George Bernard; drawings by George Him

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The Heritage Press, NY. Hardcover. Fine /Very Good. "His ideas were those of a somewhat abstract logical radicalism; hence they were far from new, but they received from him a new definiteness and brilliance. In him these ideas combined with a ready wit, a complete absence of respect for any kind of convention, and the merriest… Read more
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Select Plays of Sean O'Casey

by O'Casey, Sean; Introduction by John Gassner; Forward by Author

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Published
1954
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Fine
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George Brazziller NY, 1954. Hardcover. Fine /Fair-General wear to the extremities. "Almost inevitably... [O'Casey] became a stranger when the English-speaking theatre became constricted in heart and imagination just as he was growing more impassioned and imaginative. It is a stimulating experience in these days of humdrum theatre to read O'Casey's plays, the most exciting dramatic writing since Shaw… Read more
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Sophocles: The Theban Plays

by Sophocles; David Grene, translator

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Published
1994
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1st edition
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Albert A. Knopf, NY [Everyman's Library], 1994. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/No jacket. "Oedipus the King,' the most famous of these three famous plays, has been chacterized by critics from Aristotle to Coleridge as the perfect exemplar of the art of tragedy. The other two, 'Oedipus at Colonus,' in which the blind king finds his final release from the… Read more
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Three Greek Tragedies in Translation: Aeschylus: Prometheus Bound; Sophocles: Oedipus the King; Euripides: Hippolytus

by Grene, David translator

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Published
1947
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Fine
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1st edition
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The University of Chicago Press, IL, 1947. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine /Near Fine. The University of Chicago classics professor (from 1937 until 2002), David Grene, is known for his excellent translations of ancient Greek literature. This book focuses on three Tragedies: by Aeschylus: "Prometheus Bound"; by Sophocles: "Oedipus the King"; and by Euripides: "Hippolytus." The dust jacket… Read more
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A Delicate Balance

by Albee, Edward

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Published
1966
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As New
Edition
Book Club edition
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Atheneum, NY, 1966. Hardcover. As New/Fine. "Powerful...A beautiful play filled with humor and compassion, and touched with poetry...[with] the stature and eloquence of a classic." [New York Daily News] This was the first of three plays for which Albee won Pulitzer Prizes. There is a protective mylar cover. BCE.
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A Thousand Clowns

by Gardner, Herb

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1962
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As New
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1st edition
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Random House, NY, 1962. 1st edition . Hardcover. As New/As New. A thousand Clowns' is the work for which Gardner is most known. It is a play which was later adapted for film. "It tells the story of an eccentric comedy writer who is forced to conform to society to retain legal custody of his nephew. Jason Robards… Read more
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There Shall Be No Night

by Sherwood, Robert E

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Published
1940
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1st edition
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Charles Scribner's Sons, NY, 1940. 1st edition. hardcover. Very Good/ Very Good. "[A play] that illustrates the author's belief that decent people will, regardless of cost to themselves, overcome the forces of darkness, written during the years of the build-up to WWII... 'There Shall Be No Night' won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1941' - 'man will… Read more
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Shakespeare's Histories and Poems [Oxford Standard Authors]

by Shakespeare, William

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1949
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Oxford University Press, London UK, 1949. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. The text of this edition was prepared by W.J. Craig; introductions to the plays and poetry were by Edward Dowden. Historical plays were written by Shakespeare among his earliest works. "Here are the most treasured works in all of literature: William Shakespeare's timeless plays." [Pub. Info] The poems were… Read more
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Shakespeare's Tragedies [Oxford Standard Authors]

by Shakespeare, William

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1958
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Oxford University Press, London UK , 1958. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The text of this edition was prepared by W.J. Craig; introductions to the plays were by Edward Dowden."His characters become more complex and tender as...[Shakespeare] achieves the narrative variety of his mature work... This period begins and ends with two tragedies: 'Romeo and Juliet'... and 'Julius Caesar'...… Read more
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Lysistrata

by Aristophanes

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Good
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1st thus
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Illustrated Editions, NY, no date. 1st thus. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illustrated by Norman Lindsay. "...Aristophanes most popular comedy will appeal to the modern reader because of its lively and imaginative plot, memorable heroine, good jokes, and appeal for peace and tolerance between nations and between the sexes." [Pub. Info] A play about a woman's unsuccessful attempt to… Read more
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