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Grove Press

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Works: 492 works in 571 publications in 1 language and 53,187 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Medical drama  History  Fantasy fiction  Study guides  Gothic fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Publisher, Producer, Correspondent, Recipient
Classifications: PR6023.A93, 823.912
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The elephant man by Bernard Pomerance( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A play about a horribly deformed young man in 19th century England who becomes a favorite among the aristocracy and literati
Evita, First Lady : a biography of Eva Peron by John Barnes( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of one of the most fascinating women of all time--Maria Eva Duarte, who rose from poverty to become one of the richest, most powerful women in the world
Exit the king by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly stylized, ritualistic death tire, in which a once-great king is shown during his last hours of life, surrounded by his two wives, his physician and a few other members of the decayed court
Stories & texts for nothing by Samuel Beckett( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume brings together three of Nobel Prize winner Samuel Beckett's major short stories and thirteen shorter pieces of fiction that he calls "texts for nothing." Here, as in all his work, Beckett relentlessly strips away all but the essential to arrive at a core of truth. His prose reveals the same mastery that marks his work from Waiting for Godot and Endgame to Molloy and Malone Dies. In each of the three stories, old men displaced or expelled from the modest corners where they have been living bestir themselves in search of new corners. Told, "You can't stay here," they somehow, doggedly, inevitably, go on. Includes: "The Expelled" "The Calmative" "The End" Texts for Nothing (1-10)
The nō plays of Japan by Arthur Waley( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume includes translations of twenty famous Nō plays, and summaries of many more. In addition, the author offers extracts from the last works of Seami, an actor-author of the fourteenth century
The lost ones by Samuel Beckett( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his quest for distilling the human experience into the barest essentials, Beckett tells of a universe of lost bodies roaming the niches and crevices inside a flattened cylinder fifty meters round and eighteen high
The screens : a play in seventeen scenes by Jean Genet( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Genet was one of the world's greatest contemporary dramatists, and his last play, The Screens, is his crowning achievement. It strikes a powerful, closing chord to the formidable theatrical work that began with Deathwatch and continued, with even bolder variations, in The Maids, The Balcony, and The Blacks. Explicitly political, The Screens is set within the context of the Algerian War. The play's cast of over fifty characters moves through seventeen scenes, the world of the living breaching the world of the dead by means of shifting the screens'the only scenery'in a brilliant tour de force of spectacle and drama
Casebook on Waiting for Godot by Ruby Cohn( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes and counter notes by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science-fiction
Soldiers : an obituary for Geneva by Rolf Hochhuth( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A play about Winston Churchill, making an impassioned plea for an international convention to outlaw the bombing of defenseless civilians
Present past, past present : a personal memoir by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

2 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a journal Ionesco wrote first in 1940-1941, then again in 1967, commenting on the early entries with new perceptions and stories added
The monk by M. G Lewis( Book )

2 editions published between 1952 and 1959 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As vague memories - a childhood trip to Berlin with his mother, perhaps looking for his father? - spring from ordinary images and objects, Robin's days in Berlin become a labyrinth of present and past haunted by echoes of Proust and Oedipus. But ultimately, to whom do these memories belong? And who, after all, is Robin?"--Jacket
Theatre in the twentieth century by Robert W Corrigan( Book )

2 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This superb anthology offers a guide to the complexities of the modern theatre. Represented in its pages are the major figures of the drama in the twentieth century, either in their own words or in enlightening discussions by the best critics of 20th century
Funeral rites by Jean Genet( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized account of the author's lover, Jean Decarin, who was killed in the Resistance during the liberation of Paris in World War II
Complete works by Harold Pinter( Book )

in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the third volume of the collected works of Harold Pinter, who is regarded by many as the foremost playwright in the English language today. Featured are The Homecoming, one of Pinter's best-known works, along with three other plays, six revue sketches, and a short story
Mercier and Camier by Samuel Beckett( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mercier and Camier, Beckett's first postwar novel and his first in French, has been described as a forerunner of his most famous work, Waiting for Godot. Like the play, Mercier and Camier revolves around two wandering vagabonds. Their journey is described as relatively easy going, with no frontiers or seas to be crossed. The reader never knows where the journey starts or where it ends and the novel is less about the characters' physical progress than their exchanges regarding the meaning of their journey, their goals, and life in general. One of Beckett's more accessible works, Mercier and Camier is one of his early endeavors to experiment with structure and reimagine the novel as it had been known
John Thomas and Lady Jane by D. H Lawrence( Book )

3 editions published between 1957 and 1960 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seductive and beautiful love story about an aristocrat, Sir Clifford Chatterley, who has come home from the war paralyzed from the waist down. His wife devotes herself to his care, but her husband's bitter arrogance soon makes her life a nightmare. Selfishly he suggests that she produce an heir. He never dreams that she will break all the rules, and forgetting her social class, take their gamekeeper as her lover
Tropic of Cancer on trial : a case history of censorship by Earl R Hutchison( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to read a play by Ronald Hayman( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to read a play is an introductory guide to the art of translating the printed page of a play or screenplay into dramatic mental images; this book includes a chapter about how to read a screenplay, noting the intrinisic differences between a screenplay and a playscript
Madame de Sade by Yukio Mishima( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Play based on fact, about the women in the life of the Marquis de Sade
 
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