Drama

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  1. Book ImageDeath and the King's Horseman

    Wole Soyinka, Simon Gikandi

    This Norton Critical Edition of Death and the King's Horseman is the only student edition available in the United States. Based on events that took place in 1946 in the ancient Yoruban city of Oyo, Soyinka's acclaimed and powerful play addresses classic issues of cultural conflict, tragic decision-making, and the psychological mindsets of individuals and groups. The text of the play is accompanied by an introduction and explanatory annotations for the many allusions to traditional Nigerian myth and culture.More

  2. Book ImageEnglish Renaissance Drama: A Norton Anthology

    David Bevington, Lars Engle, Katharine Eisaman Maus, Et Al.

    The most extensive new collection in this field published in more than three decades, English Renaissance Drama: A Norton Anthology surveys the astonishing, and astonishingly varied, dramatic works written and performed in Elizabethan and Jacobean England.More

  3. Book ImageGeorge Bernard Shaw's Plays

    George Bernard Shaw, Sandie Byrne

    Second Edition

    This collection presents a cross-section of Shaw's most important theater work—Mrs. Warren's Profession, Man and Superman, Major Barbara, and Pygmalion.More

  4. Book ImageModern African Drama

    Biodun Jeyifo

    The first truly continentally representative collection of modern African drama in any language, this Norton Critical Edition includes plays from Egypt, Algeria, the Republic of South Africa, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Ghana, and Kenya.More

  5. Book ImageBen Jonson's Plays and Masques

    Ben Jonson, Richard L. Harp

    Second Edition

    This collection features three of Jonson's masterpieces: Volpone, Epicoene, and The Alchemist.More

  6. Book ImageYeats's Poetry, Drama, and Prose

    William Butler Yeats, James Pethica

    This brand new collection, impeccably edited by James Pethica, presents a comprehensive selection of Yeats's major contributions in poetry, drama, prose fiction, autobiography, and criticism.More

  7. Book ImageFaust

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Walter Arndt, Cyrus Hamlin

    Second Edition

    Walter Arndt’s translation of Faust reproduces the sense of the German original and Goethe’s enormously varied metrics and rhyme schemes.More

  8. Book ImageRestoration and Eighteenth-Century Comedy

    Scott McMillin

    Second Edition

    This Second Edition builds on its predecessor’s strengths by adding a sixth play, Aphra Behn’s The Rover, a comedy that has clearly come into prominence in recent years.More

  9. Book ImageHamlet: Screenplay, Introduction and Film Diary

    Kenneth Branagh, William Shakespeare, Russell Jackson, Et Al.

    The tie-in book to the latest Shakespearean film by Kenneth Branagh, whose Henry V and Much Ado About Nothing were huge critical and popular successes.More

  10. Book ImageEight Modern Plays

    Anthony Caputi

    This Norton Critical Edition presents some of the most important voices in modern drama and, through the inclusion of supporting materials, places each play in its proper intellectual, artistic, and historical context.More

  11. Book ImageOedipus Tyrannus

    Sophocles, Luci Berkowitz, Theodore F. Brunner

    This translation is for the contemporary reader. Specifically commissioned for stage production, it rings easily on the modern ear and yet remains faithful to Sophocles' original, avoiding the archaisms of other translations.More

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