Pygmalion both delighted and scandalized its first audiences in 1914. A brilliantly witty reworking of the classical tale of the sculptor Pygmalion, who falls in love with his perfect female statue, it is also a barbed attack on the British class system and a statement of Shaw's feminist views. In Shaw' ...Show more
A contemporary indigenous performance text from Kooemba Jdarra Indigenous Performing Arts which gives an emotional insight into Murri life. A one woman show which follows the journey of an Aboriginal everywoman as she tells 23 poignant and humorous stories of grief and reconciliation.
This beautiful softcover notebook will inspire you with Jane Austen's immeasurable wit and wisdom. Featuring an iconic quote from Emma and including 240 pages, a ribbon marker, and an elastic band closure, this notebook makes the perfect gift for anyone wanting to celebrate their love for the works and ...Show more
Jane Austen revolutionized the literary romance, using it as a platform from which to address issues of gender politics and class consciousness among the British middle-class of the late eighteenth century. The novels included in the collection - Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Par ...Show more
Night is a work by Elie Wiesel about his experience with his father in the Nazi German concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald in 1944–1945, at the height of the Holocaust toward the end of the Second World War.
The Myrtle twins, Dibs Hamilton and Girlie Delaney, are turning 80. As the family gathers to celebrate, speculation grows as to who will be the one to inherit the family property, Allandale, when the ageing Farley Hamilton is gone. From award-winning playwright Hannie Rayson, comes a powerful new family ...Show more
The townspeople of Oran are in the grip of a deadly plague, which condemns its victims to a swift and horrifying death. Fear, isolation and claustrophobia follow as they are forced into quarantine. Each person responds in their own way to the lethal disease- some resign themselves to fate, some seek bla ...Show more
As he lay dying, George Orwell summoned his publisher Fred Warburg to his bedside. No longer capable of holding a pen, the writer dictated a message to the public about the world of his new novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four. 'Don?t let it happen,? he concluded. 'It depends on you.?In an age of inescapable sur ...Show more
A wonderfully illustrated and sumptuous collection of nursery rhymes for all ages, including many favorite rhymes as well as some that will be a delightful discovery. Originally published as The Cat and the Fiddle in 2011, this edition includes a new introduction by Jackie Morris--a spirited defense of ...Show more
Jane Austen is without question, one of England's most enduring and skilled novelists. With her wit, social precision, and unerring ability to create some of literature's most charismatic and believable heroines, she mesmerises her readers as much today as when her novels were first published. Whether ...Show more
Fairy Tales from Around the World is a treasure trove of the world's best-loved fairy and folk tales. It features more than 100 fairy tales representing more than fifty nations, all selected from The Blue Fairy Book and eleven other collections compiled by Andrew Lang. The book also includes more than 1 ...Show more
"The Crucible" is a 1952 play by the American playwright Arthur Miller. It is a dramatization of the Salem witch trials that took place in the Province of Massachusetts Bay during 1692 and 1693. Miller wrote the play as an allegory of McCarthyism, when the US government blacklisted accused communists. M ...Show more