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modern stage and other worlds

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Drama -- 20th century -- History and crit
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ISBN 100416393101, 0416393209

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Modern plays are strikingly diverse and, as a result, any attempt to locate an underlying unity between them encounters difficulties: to focus on what they have in common is often to overlook what is of primary importance in particular plays; to focus on their differences is to note the novelty of the plays without increasing their accessibility.

Then she finds a strange book. A book that carries the scent of other worlds, and tells a tale of secret doors, of love, adventure and danger. Each page turn reveals impossible truths about the world and January discovers a story increasingly entwined with her own.

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Rowling created an entire magical world, set within our own, modern stage and other worlds book with its own government and laws.

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World as a stage. The comparison of the world to a stage and people to actors long predated Shakespeare. Juvenal, the ancient Roman poet, wrote one of the earliest versions of this line in his “Satire 3”: “All of Greece is a stage, and every Greek’s an actor.” Richard Edwards' play Damon and Pythias, written in the year Shakespeare was born, contains the lines, "Pythagoras said that.

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All THE WORLD’S A STAGE BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE 2. William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet, and the "Bard of Avon".

It's not the real "modern" world but it's similar. Edit: Also Jonathan strange and Mr Norrell is set in the early s England and is about them rediscovering actual magic.

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There's also shadow run, which is more of a combination of cyber punk with fantasy elements, but I'm not aware of any books set in that world - there are a set of great.

Quaint thatched cottage combines 18th-century charm with modern living A rare opportunity has come up to live in what must be one of the cutest properties in Scotland.

Cupboards Main character Henry (and eventually others) enters another world via various cupboard doors (most of said doors are very different, on the same wall, and go into different parts of the other world). Also, they're just doors, not part of an actual cupboard.

The Tower of Geburah Friesen siblings enter another world through television screens (not an "electronic" world, nor some.

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