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Classic comedy / 5 m., 6 f. (doubling possible). / Int. This rollicking version of Les Femmes Savantes delighted audiences Off Broadway in a production starring Jean Stapleton as Philamente, a most unliterary lady intent on having a high toned lit...

Learned Ladies

Originally published in 1900, this book retells, in simple, everyday prose, twelve of Shakespeare's plays. Review: "To families who want to share their Shakespeare with children?this book would make a good beginning.-Commonweal. CONTENTS. Romeo ...

The Children's Shakespeare

Where had it come from? Whose money was it? Was I to spend it? Save it? Pass it on to someone more needy? Above all else, why was I chosen? Certainly there were others, countless others, more needy than me. Her reporter's intuition insisted that a...

Christmas Jars

The last novel Ernest Hemingway saw published, The Old Man and the Sea has proved itself to be one of the enduring works of American fiction. It is the story of an old Cuban fisherman and his supreme ordeal: a relentless, agonizing battle with a g...

The Old Man and the Sea

"Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall is a startling achievement, a brilliant historical novel focused on the rise to power of a figure exceedingly unlikely, on the face of things, to arouse any sympathy at all. This is a novel too in which nothing is wasted...

Wolf Hall: A Novel

These traditional Native American stories along with related activities show parents and teachers how to teach children the importance of wildlife in Native American traditions. As the stories unfold and the activities come to life, the importance...

Keepers of the Animals: Native American Stories and Wildlife Activities for Children

This title is part of a series of Spenser's great work in five volumes. Each includes its own general introduction, annotation, note on the text, bibliography, glossary, and an index of characters; Spenser's Letter to Raleigh and a short Life of S...

The Faerie Queene, Book Two (Bk. 2)

The Darker Side of the Renaissance weaves together literature, semiotics, history, historiography, cartography, and cultural theory to examine the role of language in the colonization of the New World. Exploring the many connections among writing,...

The Darker Side of the Renaissance: Literacy, Territoriality, & Colonization, 2nd Edition

Imagine reading a classic novel like James Joyce's Ulysses as though for the first time. Such an exercise, especially when informed by contemporary narrative theory, makes possible a different reading experience of the work, one with a renewed foc...

Virgin and Veteran Readings of Ulysses (New Directions in Irish and Irish American Literature)

When Romantic Religion was first published thirty-five years ago, no one dreamed that Lord of the Rings and The Chronicles of Narnia would one day be boxoffice hits and that their authors, J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis, would be household names...

Romantic Religion: A Study of Barfield, Lewis, Williams, and Tolkien

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