Weyward

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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF TWO GOODREADS CHOICE AWARDS (Best Debut Novel & Best Historical Fiction) An Indie Next March 2023 Pick • A LibraryReads March 2023 Pick • An Amazon "Best Books of the Year So Far" 2023 Pick "A brave and original debut, Weyward is a spellbinding story about what may transpire when the natural world collides with a legacy of witchcraft." ––Sarah Penner, New York Times bestselling author of The London Séance Society I am a Weyward, and wild inside. 2019: Under cover of darkness, Kate flees London for ramshackle Weyward Cottage, inherited from a great-aunt she barely remembers. With its tumbling ivy and overgrown garden, the cottage is worlds away from the abusive partner who tormented Kate. But she suspects that her great-aunt had a secret. One that lurks in the bones of the cottage, hidden ever since the witch-hunts of the 17th century. 1619: Altha is awaiting trial for the murder of a local farmer who was stampeded to death by his herd. When Altha was a girl, her mother taught her their magic, a kind not rooted in spell casting but in a deep knowledge of the natural world. But unusual women have always been deemed dangerous, and as the evidence of witchcraft is laid out against Altha, she knows it will take all her powers to maintain her freedom. 1942: As World War II rages, Violet is trapped in her family's grand, crumbling estate. Straitjacketed by societal convention, she longs for the robust education her brother receives––and for her mother, long deceased, who was rumored to have gone mad before her death. The only traces Violet has of her are a locket bearing the initial W and the word weyward scratched into the baseboard of her bedroom. Weaving together the stories of three extraordinary women across five centuries, Emilia Hart's Weyward is an astonishing debut, and an enthralling novel of female resilience.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Emilia Hart
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Release : 2023-03-07
File : 315 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781250280817


Macbeth

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"The tragedy of Macbeth is filled with blood and darkness, and is a morally and politically complex study of ambition, power and guilt. This guide offers practical aids to study and fresh new ways of responding to the play's ever-expanding critical possibilities" -- Back cover.

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Genre : Literary Criticism
Author : John Drakakis
Publisher : A&C Black
Release : 2013-09-12
File : 350 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780567432278


Shakespeare And The Editorial Tradition

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Shakespeare has never been more ubiquitous, not only on the stage and in academic writing, but in film, video and the popular press. On television, he advertises everything from cars to fast food. His birthplace, the tiny Warwickshire village of Stratford-Upon-Avon, has been transformed into a theme park of staggering commercialism, and the New Globe, in its second season, is already a far bigger business than the old Globe could ever have hoped to be. If popular culture cannot do without Shakespeare, continually reinventing him and reimagining his drama and his life, neither can the critical and scholarly world, for which Shakespeare has, for more than two centuries, served as the central text for analysis and explication, the foundation of the western literary canon and the measure of literary excellence.The Shakespeare the essays collected in these volumes reveal is fully as multifarious as the Shakespeare of theme parks, movies and television. Indeed, it is part of the continuing reinvention of Shakespeare. The essays are drawn for the most part from work done in the past three decades, though a few essential, enabling essays from an earlier period have been included. They not only chart the directions taken by Shakespeare studies in the recent past, but they serve to indicate the enormous and continuing vitality of the enterprise, and the extent to which Shakespeare has become a metonym for literary and artistic endeavor generally.

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Genre : Drama
Author : Stephen Orgel
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 1999
File : 426 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0815329652


New Theatre Quarterly 30 Volume 8 Part 2

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One of a series discussing topics of interest in theatre studies from theoretical, methodological, philosophical and historical perspectives. The books are aimed at drama and theatre teachers, advanced students in schools and colleges, arts authorities, actors, playwrights, critics and directors.

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Genre : Drama
Author : Clive Barker
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 1992-06-04
File : 100 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0521429412


Weyward Macbeth

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Weyward Macbeth, a volume of entirely new essays, provides innovative, interdisciplinary approaches to the various ways Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' has been adapted and appropriated within the context of American racial constructions. Comprehensive in its scope, this collection addresses the enduringly fraught history of 'Macbeth' in the United States, from its appearance as the first Shakespearean play documented in the American colonies to a proposed Hollywood film version with a black diasporic cast. Over two dozen contributions explore 'Macbeth's' haunting presence in American drama, poetry, film, music, history, politics, acting, and directing — all through the intersections of race and performance.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : S. Newstok
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2016-04-30
File : 288 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780230102163


The Works Of Shakespear King Lear Timon Of Athens Titus Andronicus Macbeth Coriolanus

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Genre : English drama
Author : William Shakespeare
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Release : 1747
File : 574 Pages
ISBN-13 : HARVARD:32044083479899


The Works Of Shakespear

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Author : William Shakespeare
Publisher :
Release : 1747
File : 504 Pages
ISBN-13 : PRNC:32101067568277


 We Three

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Original Scholarly Monograph

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Genre : Mythology in literature
Author : Laura Annawyn Shamas
Publisher : Peter Lang
Release : 2007
File : 156 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0820479330


The Complete Idiot S Guide To Weird Word Origins

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What does it mean to 'chew the fat'? Why do we put things in 'apple-pie order'? And what on earth is a 'hat trick'? Readers will learn all this and more in this fun and engaging new addition to the Complete Idiot's Guide® series, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Weird Word Origins. This humorous book provides entertaining insight on the often metaphorical, always taken-for-granted phrases and expressions used every day. In it, language expert Paul McFedries takes readers through the sometimes surprising, always amusing world of weird words and expressions, and the fascinating stories that surround them. Presented in a fun, easy-to-read style, this book takes readers on a journey through the bizarre and eccentric origins that make up our everyday speech.

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Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Author : Paul McFedries
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2008
File : 260 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1592577814


The Weyward Sisters

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In this fresh alternative to traditional Shakespeare studies, Dympna Callaghan, Lorraine Helms, and Jyotsna Singh address Shakespeare's works in terms of, amongst other things, the feminist history of sexuality, the ideology of romantic love, and feminist interventions in performance. Their objective is to produce new interpretations of the plays by locating them at the intersections of a range of contemporary critical, theoretical, and cultural practices.

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Genre : Social Science
Author : Dympna Callaghan
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
Release : 1994-10-20
File : 176 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0631177981