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Le  Triomphe Des Cinq Passions


Gillet de La Tessonerie’s tragi-comedy is an unusual example in French seventeenth-century theatre of a ‘play within a play’. The play has not been reprinted since 1645 and is an important example of diversity in early French classical theatre.




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9780859896689 | Published: 2001
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La  Troade


This is the first edition since 1641 of a play whose importance lies partly in its links with Racine’s Andromaque but more particularly in its dramaturgical, psychological and thematic originality in adapting its traditional classical material for the seventeenth-century stage.





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9780859894951 | Published: 1996
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Les  Tromperies


Pierre de Lavirey was born in the east of France and died in Troyes. Little is known about him, but he has left behind him adaptations into French of nine Italian plays which make him one of the most prolific writers of comedy in the sixteenth century. Les Tromperies formed part of the second collection of adaptations written by Lavirey.




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9780859895392 | Published: 1997
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Venceslas


A tragi-comedy first performed in Paris in 1648.





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9780859893619 | Published: 1991
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Victory Over the Sun


The Futurist opera Victory over the Sun was a key event of the Russian avant-garde, notorious for its libretto, its unconventional score and its pioneering abstract sets and costumes. This volume brings together the first fully annotated translation of the libretto of this ‘anti-opera’ and other important primary source materials.





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9780859898393 | Published: 2012
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9780859899529 | Published: 2015
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Vida De Segundo


The Vita Secundi is a Greek text of the second century AD. The substantial introduction to the edition deals with the motives for the work’s translation into Spanish, tracks the extent of its diffusion in Spain, and analyses in detail the textual history of the Spanish version.





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9780859896757 | Published: 2000
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La  Vie De Saint Alexis


This is the first critical edition of a neglected version of the Life of Saint Alexis found in a late twelfth century manuscript written in England containing several other saints’ lives, and now, after many adventures, in the Bibliothèque nationale.




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9780859894623 | Published: 1995
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The Voice Of A Giant


The Voice of a Giant looks at seven masterpieces of Russian nineteenth-century prose fiction. Each chapter concentrates primarily on a detailed analysis of one of these works but reference is also made to historical background, the seven author’s general attitudes and the distinguishing characteristics of Russian literature.





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9780859892414 | Published: 1985
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9780859899536 | Published: 2015
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Le  Voile Et Le Mirage


Known principally for Bruges-la-Morte, Georges Rodenbach is also the author of other works worthy of present-day study. This volume contains the texts of two of his plays: Le Voile enacts a whole network of themes with a connection to Bruges, while Le Mirage adapts Bruges-la-Morte for the stage.




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9780859896412 | Published: 1999
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