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Seven Against Thebes (Way Translation)

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Aeschylus


Seven against Thebes is the third play in an Oedipus-themed trilogy produced by Aeschylus in 467 BC. The trilogy is sometimes referred to …

Hedda Gabler (version 2)

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Henrik Ibsen


Hedda Gabler has just returned from her honeymoon. She has married out of ennui, and is already heartily sick of her husband, who is a plodd…

A Family of Noblemen

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Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin


Meet the Golovliovs, the ultimate dysfunctional family. In the difficult transition years before and after the liberation of Russia’s serfs,…

The Creators: A Comedy

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May Sinclair


Jane Holland is a genius, the greatest of a group of extraordinary literary friends. She has an intense artistic and intellectual kinship wi…

The New Idealism

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May Sinclair


The genius of May Sinclair lies in her brilliant bridging of the Victorian and the modern eras, in her determination never to become ossifie…

Mr. Waddington of Wyck

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May Sinclair


May Sinclair’s 1921 novel tells the story of the ridiculous Mr. Horatio Bysshe Waddington, a pompous, self-deluded poser making his way thro…

The Tree of Heaven

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May Sinclair


One of the most heart-breaking of all World War I novels, this family epic was written in the midst of the War itself, and shows the intense…

Little Eyolf (Mencken Translation)

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Henrik Ibsen


One of the four profound plays of Ibsen’s late period (along with “The Master Builder,” “John Gabriel Borkman,” and “When We Dead Awaken”), …

Backwater (Pilgrimage, Vol. 2)

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Dorothy Richardson


"Backwater" is the second volume of "Pilgrimage," a series of thirteen autobiographical novels by Dorothy Richardson con…

The Master Builder (Gosse & Archer Translation)

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Henrik Ibsen


Halvard Solness is a master architect who has ruthlessly forged a preëminent career without regard for the feelings of those around him…

Tasker Jevons: The Real Story

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May Sinclair


In this May Sinclair wartime masterpiece, dashing newsman Walter Furnival is an absurdly good catch: handsome, successful, athletic, intelli…

Alcestis (Way Translation)

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Euripides


Alcestis, queen of Pherae, is one of the noblest heroines in all of Greek drama. Her husband Admetus is the supposedly virtuous king of Pher…

A Man's World

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Rachel Crothers


The mysterious Frank Ware is a woman writer forced to write under a masculine pseudonym in order to win literary respect. Adding to her enig…

Nocturne of Remembered Spring, and Other Poems

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Conrad Aiken


Written at the height of the Great War, the poems of this volume are suffused with a sense of melancholy and tragedy. Some of the poems (su…

Martin Schüler

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Florence Roma Muir Wilson


Romer Wilson's first novel is a study in the life of Genius, a theme that would preoccupy her throughout her life. The eponymous Martin Sch…

Out of Bohemia: A Story of Paris Student-Life

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Gertrude Christian Fosdick


Beryl Carrington is a naïve young American artist following her ideals to Paris, where she meets three young men, all also artists and …

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