Living in Rome under Caligula and later a tutor to Nero, Seneca witnessed the extremes of human behaviour. His shocking and bloodthirsty Plays not only reflect a brutal period of history but also show how guilt, sorrow, anger and desire lead individuals to violence. The hero of Hercules Insane saves his own family from slaughter, only to commit further atrocities when he goes mad. The horrifying death of Astyanax is recounted in Trojan Women, and Phaedra deals with forbidden love. In Oedipus..
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In the seventeenth century, Moliere raised comedy to the pitch of great art and, three centuries later, his plays are still a source of delight. He created a..Купить Описание
A universal favorite, "The Importance of Being Earnest" displays Oscar Wilde''s theatrical genius at its brilliant best. Subtitled "A Trivial Comedy for..Купить Подробнее
Maugham takes us from England to France, to Chicago and to the beautiful island of Tahiti. Roger Charing is engaged to marry Ruth, but he changes his mind...Купить Описание
With her assertion that she is "first and foremost a human being," Nora Helmer sent shockwaves throughout Europe when she appeared in Henrik Ibsen''s greatest..Купить Детально