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Eight Great Comedies The Complete Texts of the World's Great Comedies from Ancient Times to the Twentieth Century

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ISBN-10: 0452011701

ISBN-13: 9780452011700

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sylvan Barnet, Morton Berman, William Burto

List price: $16.00
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"A remarkably rich and stimulating volume...A unique blending of emotional and intellectual experience." --Los Angeles Times Here in one volume are the complete texts of eight of the world's greatest plays, masterful examples of the comic view of life in drama. This outstanding treasury of great reading includes the bawdy humor of Machiavelli's Mandragola; the poignant, searching wit of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya; the ironic social comment of Shaw's Arms and the Man; and five other influential works, including a new translation of Moli#65533;re's satire The Miser, which the editors have prepared especially for this book. Accompanied by provocative essays that define and explore the spirit,…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.748