After marrying Laura, the conservative speculator, after making a nice profit on the wheat market, becomes obsessive over controlling it. As his wealth grows in a short period of time and for a while he captures the market. Ultimately, though, the market corrects itself and he must save his...
A three-act comedy by Irish playwright, George Bernard Shaw, that provides the audience with a comical view of how our concerns about what others think about us can evolve into a prison-like environment. Download it today!
The tale of Jacob Flanders, a lonely young man unable to reconcile his love of classical culture with the chaotic reality of World War I society, unfolds in a series of brief impressions and conversations, internal monologues, and letters.
The Quest of the Silver Fleece is a remarkable portrait of racial prejudice at the turn of the twentieth century. Through the characters, Du Bois demonstrates the efficacy of self-sufficiency for those who face discrimination while championing the benefits of strength in diversity to American...
In the novel The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane, young soldier Henry Fleming entered the American Civil War as a nervous, unready boy. By convincing himself that others were more cowardly than he, however, Henry succeeded in making himself feel like a hero.
Considered to be one of Ibsen`s greatest theatrical successes above all in German theaters, Pillars of Society are said to have been staged at no fewer than 27 theaters in Germany and Austria by the end of 1878! Download it now!