Description : An introductory excursion in wordplay which challenges the mind as it impresses vivid imagery upon the very same. In the imitable fashion of Cornelius Jones, we are given the Prose of Metic in Novel form.
Description : A wonderful compilation of unique, compelling and engaging monologues specifically for women. Powerful points of view combine with interesting characters to make these monologues explode with life. This is the 'secret weapon' material that Meisner trained actors and actesses have used for over 80 years to stand out from the crowd.
Description : 2018 marks the twentieth anniversary of V-Day, the radical grassroots movement to end violence against women and girls, inspired by Eve Ensler's international sensation The Vagina Monologues. This special edition features six never-before-published monologues, a new foreword by National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson, a new introduction by the author, and a new afterword by One Billion Rising director Monique Wilson on the stage phenomenon's global impact. A landmark work in women's empowerment, as relevant as ever after a year marked by unprecedented social and political protest in the face of unapologetic racism and misogyny, The Vagina Monologues honours women's sexuality in all its complexity, mystery and power. Witty and irreverent, compassionate and wise, this award-winning masterpiece gives voice to real women's deepest fantasies, fears, anger and pleasure, and calls for a world where all women are safe, equal, free and alive in their bodies. 'This play changed the world. Seeing it changed my soul. Performing in it changed my life' Kerry Washington
Description : SAD MONOLOGUES is a wonderful poetry collection from a South African poet that seeks to redeem plummeted self-esteems and doubtful personalities. It comprises sentimental and transcendent poems that aim to urge emotional independence, recovery and strength. The book brilliantly talks about self-doubt, heartbreak, love, loss of loved one, survival, etc. It is written beautifully and painfully well.
Description : A luscious read for fans of several genres, James Hatch's biography of Owen Dodson is the story of a gifted poet, novelist, educator, and director whose life was a lonely struggle with arthritis, alcohol, racism, and homophobic prejudice.
Description : (Applause Books). Covering the best of Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional, and experimental theatre since 2000, One on One challenges actors to explore the inner self, develop skill and artistry for auditions, and deliver a knockout onstage performance. These monologues sometimes comic, sometimes serious, and often both tackle issues ranging from race, class, gender, relationships and romance to coming of age, mortality, 9/11, and the Iraq war.
Description : Incorporating a broad range of contemporary scholarship, A History of Victorian Literature presents an overview of the literature produced in Great Britain between 1830 and 1900, with fresh consideration of both major figures and some of the era's less familiar authors. Part of the Blackwell Histories of Literature series, the book describes the development of the Victorian literary movement and places it within its cultural, social and political context. A wide-ranging narrative overview of literature in Great Britain between 1830 and 1900, capturing the extraordinary variety of literary output produced during this era Analyzes the development of all literary forms during this period - the novel, poetry, drama, autobiography and critical prose - in conjunction with major developments in social and intellectual history Considers the ways in which writers engaged with new forms of social responsibility in their work, as Britain transformed into the world's first industrial economy Offers a fresh perspective on the work of both major figures and some of the era’s less familiar authors Winner of a Choice Outstanding Academic Title award, 2009