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Twisted tales from Shakespeare, in which Shakespeare's best-known plays are presented in a new light: the old light having blown a fuse; together with introductions, questions, appendices, and other critical apparatus intended to contribute to a clearer m
By William Shakespeare, Richard Armour. 1957
Tongue-in-cheek retellings of William Shakespeare's (1564-1616) best-known plays: Hamlet, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of… Venice, and Othello. Includes introduction, questions, appendices, and footnotes intended to contribute to a clearer misunderstanding of the subject. 1957.
By Molière. 1959
Alceste vows to speak and act with complete honesty; he will no longer adhere to the conventions of the hypocritical… society that surrounds him. Somewhat contradictorily, he prefers vain, coquettish Celimene to gentle, sincere Eliante. First published in the 17th century. 1959. Uniform title: Misanthrope.
By Aristophanes. 1961
A Greek comedy featuring two fugitives from Athenian taxation and litigation, who persuade the birds to found a city in… the clouds, Cloud-Cuckoo Land. In time, utopia under bird rule exists. First performed in 414 BCE. 1961.
By Drew Hayden Taylor. 2007
A consortium of German developers arrives at Otter Lake Reserve with an offer: they want to improve the local economy… with the creation of "OjibwayWorld", a Native theme park. Designed to attract European tourists, it instead causes personal and political divisions within the local community, as well as hilarity. 2007.
By Patrick F McManus. 1987
Outdoor humourist McManus' essays are on subjects such as filleting fish, tying flies and shooting marbles. Some of his cronies… include Retch Sweeney and Rancid Crabtree, an extraordinary mountain man. Bestseller 1987.