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"The Threepenny Opera"

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Authoritative student edition of Brecht's most performed play. A vicious satire on the bourgeois capitalist society of the Weimar Republic, but set in a mock Victorian Soho.This edition features a full commentary and study aids and is the definitive edition for students.
€12.81

"Top Girls"

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At a restaurant party thrown by Marlene of the Top Girls Employment Agency are Isabella Bird, the 19th-century traveller, Lady Nijo, courtesan to a 13th-century Japanese Emperor, Brueghel's Dull Gret, Pope Joan and Patient Griselda, wife of Chaucer's Clerk.
€14.85

"Twelfth Night"

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Critically acclaimed as one of Shakespeare's most complex and intriguing plays, "Twelfth Night" is a classic romantic comedy of mistaken identities. This book explores the factors that make up the play's textual, theatrical, critical and cultural history. It surveys the play's production and reception and emphasizes the role of the spectator.
€12.15

101 Sonnets

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Poets have been fascinated and challenged by the sonnet ever since it was imported from Italy to England in the sixteenth century. This title presents both a sharing of personal favourites and a celebration of high moments in the sonnet's history.
€13.50

4.48 Psychosis

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This work is the last play by Sarah Kane, the controversial contemporary British playwright, who died aged 28 in February 1999. A single voice, dragged through therapy and endless medication, reveals the true experience of clinical depression.
€14.85

52 Ways of Looking at a Poem: or How Reading Modern Poetry Can Change Your Life

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Modern poetry is often represented as difficult or remote from most people's experience. This is a passionate attempt to introduce and examine all aspects of contemporary poetry and make it a familiar part of our lives.
€14.85

A Beautiful Pain

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A Beautiful Pain

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€12.00

A Challenge for the Actor

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The actress and teacher guides actors in developing their art, covering such aspects as voice techniques, timing, rhythm, and including exercises to correct problems.
€24.30

A Doll's House

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A Doll's House

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The Student Edition of Ibsen's classic play, in Michael Meyer's definitive translation.
€14.85

A Doll's House

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Nora Helmer, wife to Torvald and mother of three children, appears to enjoy living the life of a pampered, indulged child. But as her economic dependence becomes brutally clear, Nora's acceptance of the status quo undergoes a profound change. To the horror of the bewildered Torvald, himself caught in the tight web of a conservative society which de
€6.75

A Dylan Thomas Treasury: Poems, Stories and Broadcasts.

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An exclusive and detailed collection of Dylan Thomas' poems, stories and broadcasts, featuring a bold new livery in celebration of the Dylan Thomas centenary. A must-have for all literature lovers.
€12.95

A Farewell to Poetry

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€24.35

A Hundred Doors

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Includes short line complements of author's variations on pentameter and hexameter. This title features a collection that intensifies in the shadow of mortality.
€16.25

A Maze Me: Poems for Girls

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First love, friendships, family, hopes, and dreams are among the topics addressed in the 72 original poems written exclusively for this collection, accompanied by five full-color prints. Young Adult.
€9.45

A Midsummer Night's Dream

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HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.
€3.40

A Midsummer Night's Dream: The Oxford Shakespeare

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€10.80

A Miscellany

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Confined to a private edition for decades, this volume sheds further light on E.E. Cummings's prodigious vision and imagination.
€27.05

A Rich and Rare Land: Irish Poety and Paintings

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A lively collection of poetry and paintings celebrating the best in Irish verse and art. Includes works by artists such as Walter Osborne, William Orpen and Nano Reid, alongside poems by Seamus Heaney, W.B. Yeats and Katharine Tynan among others.
€25.70

A Sand Book

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€17.55

A Story I am in: Selected Poems

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Major retrospective covering five collections published over four decades by James Berry, who came to Britain in 1948 in the first postwar wave of Jamaican emigration.
€14.80

A Streetcar Named Desire

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Fading southern belle Blanche Dubois depends on the kindness of strangers and is adrift in the modern world. When she arrives to stay with her sister Stella in a crowded, boisterous corner of New Orleans, her delusions of grandeur bring her into conflict with Stella's crude, brutish husband Stanley.
€12.95

A Taste of Honey

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First issued by Methuen in 1959, this play was the first title in the "Modern plays" series aimed at the burgeoning readership of young theatregoer This title and five others are reissued, representing the range and vitality of the list of titles in print .
€14.85

A Ted Hughes Bestiary: Selected Poems

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Originally the medieval bestiary or book of animals set out to establish safe distinctions - between them and us - but Ted Hughes' poetry works always in a contrary direction: showing what man and beast have in common, the reservoir from which we all draw. This book deals with his work.
€20.30

A Terrible Beauty: Poetry of 1916

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A collection of poems of revolution and dreams and visions of freedom and nationhood for Ireland - focusing on before, during and after the 1916 Rising.
€15.00

A View from the Bridge

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Eddie Carbone is a longshoreman and a straightforward man. For Eddie, it's a privilege to take in his wife's cousins, straight off the boat from Italy. But, as his niece begins to fall for one of them, it's clear that it's not just, as Eddie claims, that he's strange, sissy, and careless for her, but that something is wrong in a way he can't face.
€12.15

A White Leaping Flame/Caoir Gheal Leumraich: Sorley Maclean: Collected Poems

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All the poetry of Sorley Maclean, the most significant 20th century Gaelic poet, is gathered together in one volume for the first time. Over 150 poems, some never published before, are given in Gaelic alongside their English translation. Introduced by a biographical essay on his life, influences and impact.
€33.80

A Year of Reading Aloud: 52 poems to learn and love

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Learn a poem a week for a year and experience the mindful joy of reading it aloud
€20.30

Accidental Death of an Anarchist

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A reissue of Nobel Prize-winner Dario Fo's play, Accidental Death of an Anarchist - a sharp satire on police corruption. The play concerns the case of an anarchist railway worker who, in 1969, 'fell' to his death from a police headquarters' window.
€14.85

Aeneid

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In Stepping Stones, a book of interviews conducted by Dennis O'Driscoll, the author acknowledged the importance of the poem to his writing, noting that 'there's one Virgilian journey that has indeed been a constant presence, and that is Aeneas' venture into the underworld. In this book, he brings the ancient poem back to life.
€20.30

Aeneid Book VI

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In a momentous publication, Seamus Heaney's translation of Book VI of the Aeneid, Virgil's epic poem composed sometime between 29 and 19 BC, follows the hero, Aeneas, on his descent into the underworld.
€14.85

after heaney vol 9 irish pages

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€13.55

After Juliet

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A tense truce holds between the Capulets and the Montagues after the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Benvolio, Romeo's best friend, is in love with Rosaline, Juliet's cousin, but Rosaline is bent on revenge. This play is written for a cast of 12, plus musicians and extras.
€13.50

After the Fall

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After the Fall

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Quentin is a successful lawyer in New York, but inside his head he is struggling with his own sense of guilt and the shadows of his past relationships. One of these an ill-fated marriage to the charming and beautiful Maggie, who went from operating a switchboard to become a self-destructive star - a singer everyone wanted a piece of.
€13.50

Afterwardness

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Prize-winning Iranian-born poet and celebrated founder of The Poetry School (London) explores her diverse culture in a series of brilliant `oriental sonnets.'
€12.95

Against the Clock

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€11.95

All My Sons

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In Joe and Kate Keller's family garden, an apple tree - a memorial to their son Larry, lost in the Second World War - has been torn down by a storm. But his loss is not the only part of the family's past they can't put behind them.
€12.15