My Mother Said I Never Should GCSE Student Edition

Author: Charlotte Keatley

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474251846

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 128

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Written specifically for GCSE students by academics in the field, the Methuen Drama GCSE Student Editions provide in-depth explanatory material alongside the play texts frequently studied at Key Stage 4. Whether for use in the classroom or independent study, these editions offer a fully comprehensive and lightly glossed play text with accompanying notes specifically directed towards readers of this age, which unravel essential topics and challenge all students to delve further into literary analysis. Charlotte Keatley's My Mother Said I Never Should grapples with social forces that threaten to split four generations of women apart. When Jackie, who is unmarried, gives away her baby to her mother, the women are united in keeping this family secret yet divided in their opinions of it. In addition to some on-page explanatory notes and the play text itself, this edition contains sub-headed analyses of themes, characters, context and dramatic devices, as well as background information on the playwright. The Methuen Drama GCSE Student Editions never lose sight of their readership, and offer students the confidence to engage with the material, explore their own interpretations, and improve their understanding of the works.
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My Mother Said I Never Should GCSE Student Guide

Author: Sophie Bush

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 147425165X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 128

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Written specifically for GCSE students by academics in the field, the Methuen Drama GCSE Guides conveniently gather indispensable resources and tips for successful understanding and writing all in one place, preparing students to approach their exams with confidence. Key features include a critical commentary of the play with extensive, clearly labelled analyses on themes, characters and context. They take studying drama even further with sections on dramatic technique, critical reception, related works, fascinating behind-the-scenes interviews with playwrights, directors or actors, and a helpful glossary of dramatic terms. Charlotte Keatley's My Mother Said I Never Should grapples with social forces that threaten to split four generations of women apart. When Jackie, who is unmarried, gives away her baby to her mother, the women are united in keeping this family secret yet divided in their opinions of it. Closely following the requirements of GCSE English Literature assessment objectives, these studies include expert advice on how to write about modern drama. With featured activities for group study and independent work, they are versatile and valuable to students and teachers alike.
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A Taste of Honey GCSE Student Edition

Author: Shelagh Delaney

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474229697

Category: Drama

Page: 136

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Written specifically for GCSE students by academics in the field, the Methuen Drama GCSE Student Editions provide in-depth explanatory material alongside the play texts frequently studied at Key Stage 4. Whether for use in the classroom or independent study, these editions offer a fully comprehensive and lightly glossed play text with accompanying notes specifically directed towards readers of this age, which unravel essential topics and challenge all students to delve further into literary analysis. Shelagh Delaney's modern classic A Taste of Honey is a comic and poignant exploration of class, feminism, race, sexual orientation and optimism in post-war Britain. Fifty years after its hit premiere, working-class Lancashire lass Jo's story continues to engage new generations of audiences. In addition to some on-page explanatory notes and the play text itself, this edition contains sub-headed analyses of themes, characters, context and dramatic devices, as well as background information on the playwright. The Methuen Drama GCSE Student Editions never lose sight of their readership, and offer students the confidence to engage with the material, explore their own interpretations, and improve their understanding of the works.
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Blood Brothers GCSE Student Edition

Author: Willy Russell

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474229948

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 136

View: 9032

Written specifically for GCSE students by academics in the field, the Methuen Drama GCSE Student Editions provide in-depth explanatory material alongside the play texts frequently studied at Key Stage 4. Whether for use in the classroom or independent study, these editions offer a fully comprehensive and lightly glossed play text with accompanying notes specifically directed towards readers of this age, which unravel essential topics and challenge all students to delve further into literary analysis. A well established modern classic, Willy Russell's Blood Brothers tells the story of Mickey and Eddie, twins separated at birth who grow up to lead very opposite lives, but which constantly and inevitably intersect. In addition to some on-page explanatory notes and the play text, this edition contains sub-headed analyses of themes, characters, context and dramatic devices, as well as background information on the playwright. The Methuen Drama GCSE Student Editions never lose sight of their readership, and offer students the confidence to engage with the material, explore their own interpretations, and improve their understanding of the works.
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time GCSE Student Edition

Author: Simon Stephens

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 147424033X

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 144

View: 3066

Written specifically for GCSE students by academics in the field, the Methuen Drama GCSE Student Editions provide in-depth explanatory material alongside the play texts frequently studied at Key Stage 4. Whether for use in the classroom or independent study, these editions offer a fully comprehensive and lightly glossed play text with accompanying notes specifically directed towards readers of this age, which unravel essential topics and challenge all students to delve further into literary analysis. In Simon Stephens's multi-award-winning stage adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, based on Mark Haddon's novel, Christopher's investigation into the death of the neighbour's dog tears his world apart and confronts him with the struggle to survive when everything feels foreign. In addition to some on-page explanatory notes and the play text itself, this edition contains sub-headed analyses of themes, characters, context and dramatic devices, as well as background information on the playwright. The Methuen Drama GCSE Student Editions never lose sight of their readership, and offer students the confidence to engage with the material, explore their own interpretations, and improve their understanding of the works.
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Top Girls

Author: Caryl Churchill

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1350028592

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 176

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Marlene thinks the eighties are going to be stupendous. Her sister Joyce has her doubts. Her daughter Angie is just frightened. Since its premiere in 1982, Top Girls has become a seminal play of the modern theatre. Set during a period of British politics dominated by the presence of the newly elected Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Churchill's play prompts us to question our notions of women's success and solidarity. Its sharp look at the society and politics of the 1980s is combined with a timeless examination of women's choices and restrictions regarding career and family. This new Student Edition features an introduction by Sophie Bush, Senior Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University, UK prepared with the contemporary student in mind. METHUEN DRAMA STUDENT EDITIONS are expertly annotated texts of a wide range of plays from the modern and classic repertoires. A well as the complete text of the play itself, this volume contains: · A chronology of the play and the playwright's life and work · an introductory discussion of the social, political, cultural and economic context in which the play was originally conceived and created · a succinct overview of the creation processes followed and subsequent performance history of the piece · an analysis of, and commentary on, some of the major themes and specific issues addressed by the text · a bibliography of suggested primary and secondary materials for further study.
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Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Author: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Duitse drama

Page: 102

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Romeo und Julia (Zweisprachige Ausgabe: Deutsch-Englisch)

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Musaicum Books

ISBN: 8027214718

Category: Drama

Page: 304

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Die Tragödie spielt in der italienischen Stadt Verona und handelt von der Liebe Romeos und Julias, die zwei verfeindeten Familien angehören, den Montagues (Romeo) beziehungsweise den Capulets (Julia). - Romeo and Juliet is an enduring tragic love story written by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1594 or 1595. It about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately unite their feuding families. - William Shakespeare (1564-1616) war ein englischer Dramatiker, Lyriker und Schauspieler. Seine Komödien und Tragödien gehören zu den bedeutendsten und am meisten aufgeführten und verfilmten Bühnenstücken der Weltliteratur. - William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
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Die geheimen Tagebücher eines Assistenzarztes - "Herzzerreißend und saukomisch!" John Niven

Author: Adam Kay

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641230594

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

View: 1588

Vorhang auf für 97-Stunden-Wochen und einen Tsunami an Körperflüssigkeiten. Entscheidungen auf Leben und Tod am laufenden Band und ein Gehalt, gegen das jede Parkuhr zu den Besserverdienern gehört. Auf Nimmerwiedersehen, Freunde und Familie ... herzlich willkommen im Leben eines Assistenzarztes! Adam Kay, jetzt in seiner Heimat England als Comedian gefeiert, gehörte viele Jahre dazu. Nach schlaflosen Nächten und durchgearbeiteten Wochenenden mobilisierte er seine letzten Kräfte, um seine Erlebnisse aus dem Alltag eines Krankenhauses aufzuschreiben. Saukomisch, erschreckend und herzerweichend zugleich: Kays Tagebücher bringen alles ans Tageslicht, was Sie jemals über den Krankenhausalltag wissen wollten – und auch einiges, was besser im Verborgenen geblieben wäre. Kein Zweifel: Diese Lektüre wird Narben hinterlassen.
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Fragment eines Romans

Author: Georg Weerth

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3743706830

Category: Fiction

Page: 148

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Georg Weerth: Fragment eines Romans Entstanden 1843/44 und 1846/47. Erstdruck in: Sämtliche Werke, Berlin (Aufbau) 1957. Neuausgabe mit einer Biographie des Autors. Herausgegeben von Karl-Maria Guth. Berlin 2017. Textgrundlage ist die Ausgabe: Georg Weerth: Sämtliche Werke in fünf Bänden. Herausgegeben von Bruno Kaiser, Berlin: Aufbau, 1956/57. Die Paginierung obiger Ausgabe wird in dieser Neuausgabe als Marginalie zeilengenau mitgeführt. Umschlaggestaltung von Thomas Schultz-Overhage unter Verwendung des Bildes: Georg Weerth (Daguerrotypie, um 1851/52). Gesetzt aus der Minion Pro, 11 pt.
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Im Canyon

Fünf Tage und Nächte bis zur schwierigsten Entscheidung meines Lebens

Author: Aron Ralston

Publisher: Ullstein eBooks

ISBN: 3843714584

Category: Reference

Page: 384

View: 316

Es sollte eine normale Bergtour werden, doch plötzlich fand sich Aron Ralston in der Falle: eingeklemmt zwischen einem 500 Kilo schweren Felsbrocken und einer Canyonwand. Ohne Hoffnung auf Rettung, weil niemand wusste, wo er war ... Nach fünf Tagen und Nächten voller Angst und Verzweiflung griff der 28-Jährige zu einer drastischen Maßnahme: Mit einem Taschenmesser amputierte er seinen eigenen Arm und rettete so sein Leben. Woher er die Kraft zum Durchhalten und den Mut für die unvorstellbare Befreiungstat genommen hat, davon erzählt Ralston in seinem packenden Bericht.
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Das Spionagespiel

Roman

Author: Michael Frayn

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446255273

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 8170

Mitten im Krieg spielen zwei Kinder Krieg: Im harmlosen Nachbarn erkennen Keith und Stephen einen Mörder, im Boden unter ihnen vermuten sie Geheimgänge, und ein leer stehendes Haus kommt ihnen höchst verdächtig vor. Doch auf einmal entwickelt ihr Spiel eine unheimliche Dimension: Keiths schöne, kultivierte Mutter hat nämlich tatsächlich etwas zu verbergen ...
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Hexenjagd

ein Drama in 2 Akten

Author: Arthur Miller

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783596271085

Category:

Page: 119

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Thriller

Author: Peter James

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104026025

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

View: 2892

Holen Sie tief Luft. Gleich wird sie knapp. Seit Tagen ist Michael spurlos verschwunden. Lebendig begraben. Auf irgendeinem gottverlassenen Acker. Ein kleiner Spaß seiner Freunde beim Junggesellenabschied. Die sich diesen Scherz erlaubt haben, sind tot. Seine Braut und sein bester Freund außer sich vor Verzweiflung: Sie wissen von nichts. Wirklich?, fragt sich Inspektor Roy Grace. Ein haarsträubender, nervenaufreibender Thriller, den man einfach bis zum Ende gelesen haben muss.
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Thriller

Author: Peter James

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104026033

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

View: 7094

Weil du sie liebst, muss sie sterben Der neue Peter James – noch spannender, noch gefährlicher. In der Nacht, als Katie Bishop vergewaltigt und ermordet wird, ist ihr Mann Brian über sechzig Meilen weit von ihr entfernt. Und doch finden die Polizisten am Tatort nur seine DNA. Zwei Tage später wird eine weitere junge Frau misshandelt und ermordet. Auch an diesem Tatort finden sich nur die Spuren von Brian Bishop. Doch der streitet alles ab, kann sogar für die Tatzeiten genaue Alibis liefern. Als schließlich eine dritte Frauenleiche aus dem Ärmelkanal gezogen wird, weiß Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, dass hier ein Monster am Werke ist. Und sagt das auch vor laufender Kamera. Das bringt den Mörder in Rage und auf eine Idee, die das private Glück des Detective Superintendents bedroht. »Ein gruseliges Spiel mit Identitäten, so rasant, dass einem beim Lesen manchmal schwindelig wird.« Für Sie
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Jane Eyre

Roman

Author: Charlotte Brontë

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783458357551

Category:

Page: 591

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Farm der Tiere

ein Märchen

Author: George Orwell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783257057140

Category:

Page: 251

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