Полный вариант заголовка: «British Theatre : comprising tragedies, comedies, operas and farces from the most classic writers : with biography critical accounts and explanatory notes : complete in one volume / by an Englishman».
Nobel Laureate for Literature, campaigner for human rights, advocate of free speech and merciless critic of the Soviet system, Alexander Solzhenitsyn has lived a life which will serve as a permanent reminder of the crimes committed in the name of Communism. A completely absorbing portrait of one of the few defining figures of the 20th century. D.M. Thomas's biography is the story not just of one of the century's most influential writers but the history of Russia itself.
False myths and unknown true. Biography Rasputin described in detail in hundreds of books and articles. The author of this brochure was not intended to write another detailed biography. Several little-known and most controversial topics accentuated here.
Michael Jackson changed the face of modern pop music and dance. Over twenty years after it was first produced. Thriller is still the best-selling album of all time. This Macmillan Biography looks at Jackson's early life from becoming a child star with the Jackson 5 to the height of his career as an international superstar.
From the admiralty to the miner's strike, from the Battle of Britain to eventual victory over Nazi Germany, Churchill oversaw some of the most important events the world has ever seen. Winning the Nobel Prize in Literature for his personal writing and cautioning against a powerful Soviet Russia in his later years in office, his larger-than-life and complex personality has continued to fascinate writers and historians. In this comprehensive biography, Roy Jenkins faithfully presents these events, while also managing to convey the contradictions and quirks in Churchill's character. Weaving together in-depth analysis and brilliant historical research, Jenkins has succeeded in crafting this magnificent one-volume account packed with insights that only a fellow politician can convey. Bringing to life the statesman, writer, speaker and leader, Churchill is packed with insights into one of the most important figures of the twentieth century.
Just in time for Roahl Dahl Month! Roald Dahl is one of the most famous children's book authors ever. Now in this "Who Was...?" biography, children will learn of his real-life adventures. A flying ace for the British Air Force, he was married to an Academy Award-winning actress. He also wrote books and screenplays for adults. Entertaining and readable, this biography has 80 black-and-white illustrations.
More than half a century has passed since the mysterious death of the famous actress, inimitable blonde, a living embodiment of the «American Dream» – Marilyn Monroe. But interest to her personality, biography and the circumstances of death does not cease today. Initially imitating the luxurious Jean Harlow Marilyn subsequently became the object of worship from the Hollywood movie actress.
Writers at Work: The Short Composition is based on the popular Bridges to Academic Writing, which it now replaces. The book starts where Writers at Work: The Paragraph leaves off. It teaches low intermediate to intermediate level students how to compose multi-paragraph short compositions. Students tap into their personal experience to organize their writing, using academic modes of organization, such as exemplification and cause and effect. In addition, students learn how to write about works of fiction and nonfiction by summarizing and citing sources. The approach in this book assumes that even lower level students can handle a full-blown process approach. In each chapter, students work through a five-step composing process: Getting Started, Preparing the First Draft, Revising Your Writing, Editing Your Writing, and Following Up.
This student-friendly handbook provides an engaging overview of American fiction over the twentieth century, with entries on the important historical contexts and central issues, as well as the major texts and writers. Provides extensive coverage of short stories and short story writers as well as novels and novelists Discusses the cultural contexts and issues that shape the texts and their reputations Wide-ranging in scope, including science fiction and recent Native American writing Featured writers range from Henry James and Theodore Dresier to Toni Morrison, Don DeLillo, and Sherman Alexie Ideal student accompaniment to courses in Twentieth-Century American Literature or Fiction
Macmillan English is a six-level Primary English course which meets the needs of today's children. It recognises that proficiency in English is an essential part of modern life, and that early exposure to rich and genuine language allows young learners to move confidently towards native speaker fluency in both oral and written English. Macmillan English Handwriting provides a comprehensive writing programme leading to a natural and fluent handwriting style. Young Writers 3 practises joined script in words, phrases and sentences.