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1616: Shakespeare and Tang Xianzu's China

by Shih-pe Wang, Tian Yuan Tan & Paul Edmondson

<p>The year is 1616. William Shakespeare has just died and the world of the London theatres is mourning his loss. 1616 also saw the death of the famous Chinese playwright Tang Xianzu. Four hundred years on and Shakespeare is now an important ...

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1919

by Eve L. Ewing

<p>The Chicago Race Riot of 1919, the most intense of the riots that comprised the 'Red Summer' of violence across the nation’s cities, is an event that has shaped the last century but is widely unknown. In 1919, award-winning poet Eve L. Ewing ...

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1922

Literature, Culture, Politics

by Jean-Michel Rabaté

<p>1922: Literature, Culture, Politics examines key aspects of culture and history in 1922, a year made famous by the publication of several modernist masterpieces, such as T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land and James Joyce's Ulysses. Individual ...

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1953

by Page Geoff

Suspenseful, vital and exquisitely observed, this unique horizontal narrative is a richly textured portrait of an afternoon in an Australian town in 1953. 'Geoff Page pulls the reader in to his small-town world like no other Australian ...

ISBN: 9780702249525

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1972: The Future of Sex

by The Wardrobe Ensemble

<p>It's 1972. An era of possibility and polyester and pubic hair. While Ziggy Stardust is on <em>Top of the Pops</em>, Penny is writing an essay on <em>Lady Chatterley's Lover</em>, Christine is watching <em>Deep Throat</em> and Brian is ...

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1972: The Future of Sex (NHB Modern Plays)

by The Wardrobe Ensemble

<p>It's 1972. An era of possibility and polyester and pubic hair.</p> <p>Ziggy Stardust is on Top of the Pops, Penny is writing an essay on <em>Lady Chatterley's Lover</em> and Christine is watching <em>Deepthroat</em>. Brian is confused. Our ...

ISBN: 9781788501767

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1990s, The: A Decade of Contemporary British Fiction

by Dr Nick Hubble, Professor Philip Tew & Dr Leigh Wilson

<p>How did social, cultural and political events in Britain during the 1990s shape contemporary British Fiction?</p> <p>From the fall of the Berlin Wall to the turn of the millennium, the 1990s witnessed a realignment of global politics. ...

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne (Book Analysis)

Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

by Bright Summaries

<b>Unlock the more straightforward side of <i>20,000 Leagues Under the Sea</i> with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!</b><div><b><br></b>This engaging summary presents an analysis of <i>20,000 Leagues Under the Sea</i> by Jules ...

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2000s, The: A Decade of Contemporary British Fiction

by Nick Bentley, Dr Nick Hubble & Dr Leigh Wilson

<p>How did social, cultural and political events in Britain during the 2000s shape contemporary British fiction?</p> <p>The means of publishing, buying and reading fiction changed dramatically between 2000 and 2010. This volume explores how the

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2062

The World that AI Made

by Toby Walsh

<p>‘A compelling invitation to imagine the future we want’ —BRIAN CHRISTIAN, author of <em>The Most Human Human</em></p> <p>By 2062 we will have built machines as intelligent as us – so the leading artificial intelligence and robotics experts ...

ISBN: 9781743820254

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2401 Objects

by Lewis Hetherington, Liam Jarvis & Hannah Barker

<p>2011 Fringe First Award Winner‘Henry, are you awake?’</p> <p>Henry lives each day like the last. Exactly like the last. Every day, he tries to make sense of the world around him; the girl sitting on the lawn outside his window, the pages of ...

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3 Billion Seconds (NHB Modern Plays)

by Maud Dromgoole

<p><em>3 Billion Seconds</em>, a play by Maud Dromgoole, is a hilarious, macabre love story about a pregnant couple of activists attempting to offset the carbon footprint of their unborn baby's life.</p> <p>It was first performed as part of the

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30-Second Shakespeare

50 Key Aspects of his Works, Life and Legacy, each explained in Half a Minute

by Ros Barber

30-Second Shakespeare uses a unique approach to grapple with the worlds most famous playwright. ...

ISBN: 9781782402602

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30-Second Shakespeare: 50 key aspects of his work, life, and legacy, each explained in half a minute

by Ros Barber & Mark Rylance

<p>30-Second Shakespeare uses the unique approach of the bestselling 30-Second series to grapple with the work and influence of the world’s most famous playwright. This absorbing crash course takes the reader through what we know of his life, ...

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300 Arguments

by Sarah Manguso

<p><strong>'Jam-packed with insights you'll want to both text to your friends and tattoo on your skin . . . A sweeping view of a human mind trying to make order of the world around us.' Celeste Ng, author of <em>Little Fires ...

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31 Hours

by Kieran Knowles

<p>Every 31 hours someone takes their own life by jumping in front of a train. They are ten times more likely to be male. <em>31 Hours</em> is the story of four men who clean up after rail suicides. It is a story of four men at work. Four men at

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40 Sonnets

by Don Paterson

<p>This new collection from Don Paterson, his first since the Forward prize-winning <em>Rain</em> in 2009, is a series of forty sonnets. Some take a more traditional form, some are highly experimental, but what these poems share is a lyrical ...

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4E Cognition and Eighteenth-Century Fiction

How the Novel Found its Feet

by Karin Kukkonen

<p>When the novel broke into cultural prominence in the eighteenth century, it became notorious for the gripping, immersive style of its narratives. In this book, Karin Kukkonen explores this phenomenon through the embodied style in Eliza ...

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50 Famous People in Ancient History for Kids

by Baby Professor

Why should a child be bothered with the events of the past and the people who made them possible? Well, because the study of history brings to light lessons about cultures, traditions, and the decisions that changed the world. In this book, we ...

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50 Speeches That Made the Modern World

Famous Speeches from Women s Rights to Human Rights

by Chambers

ISBN: 9781473640948

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