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William Shakespeare - Author

About the Author

William Shakespeare was born at Stratford upon Avon in April, 1564.  He was the third child, and eldest son, of John Shakespeare and Mary Arden.  Little is known of Shakespeare’s early life; but it is unlikely that a writer who dramatized such an incomparable range and variety of human kinds and experiences should have spent his early manhood entirely in placid pursuits in a country town.  There is one tradition, not universally accepted, that he fled from Stratford because he was in trouble for deer stealing, and had fallen foul of Sir Thomas Lucy, the local magnate; another that he was for some time a schoolmaster.


When Shakespeare died fourteen of his plays had been separately published in Quarto booklets.  In 1623 his surviving fellow actors, John Heming and Henry Condell, with the co-operation of a number of printers, published a collected edition of thirty-six plays in one Folio volume, with an engraved portrait, memorial verses by Ben Jonson and others, and an Epistle to the Reader in which Heming and Condell make the interesting note that Shakespeare’s ‘hand and mind went together, and what he thought, he uttered with that easiness that we have scarce received from him a blot in his papers.’

Featured books by William Shakespeare

Other books by William Shakespeare

Venus & Adonis (English/Dutch)

Venus & Adonis (English/Dutch)

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/02/2019

At once comic, tragic, and erotic, Venus & Adonis (1593) is a poem by William Shakespeare based on passages from Ovid's Metamorphoses. This new translation by Hafid Bouazza of Shakespeare's text is illustrated by Marlene Dumas, the renowned painter celebrated around the world for her highly charged depictions of the human form. Through a series of expressive ink washes, Dumas paints new passion into the poem-bodies bleed into one another, lips part in sighs of passion, a flower blooms to life. Desire in all its heady intensity is evocatively washed over the pages. As with Dumas's wider body of work, however, tragedy is not forgotten and is frighteningly played out with equal intensity. The owl, night's herald, as Shakespeare writes, flies jet black across the sky; a wild boar looms like a shadow over Adonis's suffering, wounded body; black dissolves into gray; and bodies are lost in a sea of ink. The poem tells the story of Venus, the goddess of love, and her attempts to seduce the hunter Adonis. It is a complex, kaleidoscopic work in which love takes center stage-Venus's lustful yearning for Adonis ripples throughout, each stanza and line tinged with unrequited longing. As Venus declares, Graze on my lips, and if those hills be dry, / Stray lower, where the pleasant fountains lie. Like Shakespeare before her, Dumas opens up a seemingly unending flow between light and dark, love and death, pleasure and pain. Dumas's complete suite of thirty-two works on paper is reproduced in this volume, exactingly placed by the artist throughout Shakespeare's text. Copublished by Athenaeum and David Zwirner Books as an English/ Dutch edition, the book is a striking yet beautiful paradox-a marriage of text and image that is as sensual, fleshy, and carnal as it is unnerving and disturbing.

Level 3:Romeo and Juliet

Level 3:Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2019

Classic / British English Romeo and Juliet is one of the most famous love stories in the world. But it is more than a great love story. It is also about life and death, happiness and sadness, and the terrible hate between two great families. Shakespeare's beautiful tale is still as popular today as it was more than 400 years ago.

The Tempest A Norton Critical Edition

The Tempest A Norton Critical Edition

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2019

This Norton Critical Edition includes: * The First Folio (1623) text, accompanied by the editors' preface and detailed explanatory annotations. * A rich collection of source materials by Ovid, Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, King James I, Michel de Montaigne, and others centered on the play's major themes of magic, witchcraft, politics, religion, geography, and travel. * Seventeen wide-ranging scholarly essays, seven of them new to the Second Edition. * Twenty rescriptings that speak to The Tempest's enduring inspiration and provocation for writers from Thomas Heywood and Percy Bysshe Shelley to Esiaba Irobi and Ted Hughes. * A Selected Bibliography. About the Series Read by more than 12 million students over fifty-five years, Norton Critical Editions set the standard for apparatus that is right for undergraduate readers. The three-part format-annotated text, contexts, and criticism-helps students to better understand, analyze, and appreciate the literature, while opening a wide range of teaching possibilities for instructors. Whether in print or in digital format, Norton Critical Editions provide all the resources students need.

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2019

This Scholastic Classics edition of Shakespeare's well-known tragedy is perfect for students and Shakespeare enthusiasts alike. By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes. When three sinister witches tell Macbeth that power and glory could be within his grasp, he murders the king in a bid to ensure his future. But he soon sees the error of his ways, for if you kill once, you will kill again - and the dead will return to haunt you for your sins. War, power, witchcraft, deadly deeds, relationships and risks are themes that run through this enduring play.

Hamlet A Norton Critical Edition

Hamlet A Norton Critical Edition

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2019

This Norton Critical Edition includes: * The Second Quarto text, edited by Robert S. Miola and accompanied by his footnotes, headnotes, and introductory materials. * Eighteen illustrations from 1604 to 2008, three of them new to the Second Edition. * The Actors' Gallery, presenting actors-from Sarah Bernhardt and Ellen Terry to Kenneth Branagh and David Tennant, two of them new to the Second Edition-reflecting on their roles in major productions of Hamlet. * Seventeen critical interpretations, representing a wide range of historical and scholarly commentary. * Afterlives, featuring fifteen reflections on Hamlet-from David Garrick and Mark Twain to Margaret Atwood and Jawad al-Assadi. * A Bibliography of print and online resources. About the Series Read by more than 12 million students over fifty-five years, Norton Critical Editions set the standard for apparatus that is right for undergraduate readers. The three-part format-annotated text, contexts, and criticism-helps students to better understand, analyze, and appreciate the literature, while opening a wide range of teaching possibilities for instructors. Whether in print or in digital format, Norton Critical Editions provide all the resources students need.

Shakespeare Love's Labour Lost

Shakespeare Love's Labour Lost

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2019

Shakespeare Henry V

Shakespeare Henry V

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2019

Shakespeare Comedy of Errors

Shakespeare Comedy of Errors

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2019

Shakespeare Cymbeline

Shakespeare Cymbeline

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2019

Shakespeare Pericles

Shakespeare Pericles

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2019

The Longer Poems

The Longer Poems

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/12/2018

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/12/2018

In this series, a contemporary poet advocates a poet of the past or present whom they have particularly admired. By their selection of verses and by the personal and critical reactions they express, the selectors offer intriguing insight into their own work.

Othello

Othello

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/12/2018

Coriolanus The Pelican Shakespeare

Coriolanus The Pelican Shakespeare

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/12/2018

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/12/2018

Hamlet

Hamlet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/12/2018

In the introduction to this new edition, David Bevington explores some key dilemmas and puzzles in this most famous of Shakespeare's tragedies. What is the role of providence in a work with pagan sources? How does Hamlet comment on dramatic art in his play within a play? What are the moral ambiguities of seeking revenge? The introduction also traces the history of Hamlet criticism and performance from 1604, when critic Anthony Scoloker said the play should please all, to the 2015 production starring Benedict Cumberbatch. Appendices offer key sources, an analysis of gender issues in the play, and textual variants from Quarto 1. A collaboration between Broadview Press and the Internet Shakespeare Editions project at the University of Victoria, the editions developed for this series have been comprehensively annotated and draw on the authoritative texts newly edited for the ISE. This innovative series allows readers to access extensive and reliable online resources linked to the print edition.

Cymbeline

Cymbeline

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/12/2018

A volume in the Writers and Their Work series, which draws upon recent thinking in English studies to introduce writers and their contexts. Each volume includes biographical material, an examination of recent criticism, a bibliography and a reappraisal of a major work by the writer.

The New Cambridge Shakespeare King Richard II

The New Cambridge Shakespeare King Richard II

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/12/2018

The New Cambridge Shakespeare appeals to students worldwide for its up-to-date scholarship and emphasis on performance. The series features line-by-line commentaries and textual notes on the plays and poems. Introductions are regularly refreshed with accounts of new critical, stage and screen interpretations. For this second edition of King Richard II Andrew Gurr has added a new section to the introduction, in which he discusses a number of important theatrical productions as well as the scholarly criticism of recent years. Gurr foregrounds the growing interest in re-historicising and re-politicising the play, emphasising that, to Shakespeare's contemporaries, King Richard II was a balanced dramatisation of the central political and constitutional issue of the day: how to reign-in an unjust ruler. The Introduction provides a full context for both contemporaneous and modern views of King Richard's fall. An updated reading list completes the edition.

The New Cambridge Shakespeare King Richard ll

The New Cambridge Shakespeare King Richard ll

Author: William Shakespeare, Claire (University of California, Los Angeles) McEachern Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/12/2018

In this updated edition of King Richard II, Claire McEachern provides a fresh introductory section in which she discusses the most important productions and scholarly criticism of recent years. Paying particular attention to the focus on religion in contemporary interpretations of the play, McEachern also analyses the increasing number of performances on stage and screen. Andrew Gurr's acclaimed introduction guides the reader through the play's action and politics, providing a thorough and engaging grounding in its structure, language and staging. An updated reading list completes the edition.

The New Cambridge Shakespeare King Richard ll

The New Cambridge Shakespeare King Richard ll

Author: William Shakespeare, Claire (University of California, Los Angeles) McEachern Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/12/2018

In this updated edition of King Richard II, Claire McEachern provides a fresh introductory section in which she discusses the most important productions and scholarly criticism of recent years. Paying particular attention to the focus on religion in contemporary interpretations of the play, McEachern also analyses the increasing number of performances on stage and screen. Andrew Gurr's acclaimed introduction guides the reader through the play's action and politics, providing a thorough and engaging grounding in its structure, language and staging. An updated reading list completes the edition.

Hamlet - Intermediate Reader - Macmillan Reader

Hamlet - Intermediate Reader - Macmillan Reader

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Board book Release Date: 30/11/2018

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All's Well That Ends Well Third Series

All's Well That Ends Well Third Series

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/11/2018

In All's Well That Ends Well, Helen, a lowly ward, risks her life to satisfy her boundless love for Bertram, a count and ward to the King of France. Following him to Paris, she concocts an endangering plan to win the King of France's favour and induce Bertram's hand in marriage. In the comprehensive introduction to this new, fully-illustrated Arden edition, Suzanne Gossett takes a transformative look at the play's critical and performance history by offering fresh perspectives on the conundrum of genre, sexuality and moral dilemmas with masculinity and the structures of family. The authoritative play text is amply annotated to clarify its language and allusions, and two appendices debate the play's authorship and review its casting. Offering students and scholars alike a wealth of insight and new research, this edition maintains the rigorous standards of the Arden Shakespeare.

All's Well That Ends Well Third Series

All's Well That Ends Well Third Series

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/11/2018

In All's Well That Ends Well, Helen, a lowly ward, risks her life to satisfy her boundless love for Bertram, a count and ward to the King of France. Following him to Paris, she concocts an endangering plan to win the King of France's favour and induce Bertram's hand in marriage. In the comprehensive introduction to this new, fully-illustrated Arden edition, Suzanne Gossett takes a transformative look at the play's critical and performance history by offering fresh perspectives on the conundrum of genre, sexuality and moral dilemmas with masculinity and the structures of family. The authoritative play text is amply annotated to clarify its language and allusions, and two appendices debate the play's authorship and review its casting. Offering students and scholars alike a wealth of insight and new research, this edition maintains the rigorous standards of the Arden Shakespeare.

Le Pi Belle Poesie d'Amore

Le Pi Belle Poesie d'Amore

Author: William Shakespeare, Khalil Gibran, Elizabeth Barrett Browing Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/11/2018

Immortal Love Poems

Immortal Love Poems

Author: William Shakespeare, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Percy Bishe Shelley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/11/2018

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/11/2018

The New Cambridge Shakespeare King Richard II

The New Cambridge Shakespeare King Richard II

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/11/2018

The New Cambridge Shakespeare appeals to students worldwide for its up-to-date scholarship and emphasis on performance. The series features line-by-line commentaries and textual notes on the plays and poems. Introductions are regularly refreshed with accounts of new critical, stage and screen interpretations. For this second edition of King Richard II Andrew Gurr has added a new section to the introduction, in which he discusses a number of important theatrical productions as well as the scholarly criticism of recent years. Gurr foregrounds the growing interest in re-historicising and re-politicising the play, emphasising that, to Shakespeare's contemporaries, King Richard II was a balanced dramatisation of the central political and constitutional issue of the day: how to reign-in an unjust ruler. The Introduction provides a full context for both contemporaneous and modern views of King Richard's fall. An updated reading list completes the edition.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/11/2018

This classic comedy about love by Shakespeare comes with notes, character and plot studies and exam themes. Ideal for use in schools or home study, this edition includes the full text of the play and a full introduction that explores the many different aspects of the play. The play combines four different stories in which love plays a major role - from the mature love story of Theseus and Hippolyta, who are to be married; the story of the four lovers , Lysander and Hermia, Demetrius and Helena, and their hectic journey from fickle passion to true love. The fickle love theme is also presented in the story of Oberon, King of the Fairies and Titania, Queen of the Fairies, to the comedy of Bottom and his clowns and their play 'Pyramus and Thisbe'.

Shakespeare's Sonnets, Retold Classic Love Poems with a Modern Twist

Shakespeare's Sonnets, Retold Classic Love Poems with a Modern Twist

Author: William Shakespeare, James Anthony Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 08/11/2018

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets, Retold by William Shakespeare and James Anthony, with a foreword by Stephen Fry. Read by Stephen Fry and Paapa Essiedu and the author. 'James Anthony has done something I would have confidently stated to be impossible. He has translated Shakespeare's sonnets and he has done so with an insolent, loveable charm ... A dazzling success' - Stephen Fry Rediscover the greatest love poetry ever written Shall I compare you to a summer's day? You're more delightful, always shining strong; High winds blow hard on flowering buds in May, And summer never seems to last that long... Shakespeare's sonnets are some of the nation's favourite lines of verse, but the Elizabethan language can make it difficult to really understand them. Many guides offer to clarify the meaning, but lose the magic of the words by explaining them away. James Anthony has done something boldly different. He has rewritten the whole series of poems as sonnets using modern language, while retaining the rhythm and rhyme patterns that gives them such power. In doing so he breathes new life into the original poems and opens them up for a modern readership, demystifying Shakespeare's eternal poetry with provocative new translations and delightful new lines. With the original sonnets read by Stephen Fry, and the modern translations read by Paapa Essiedu, this is a stunning collection of beautiful love poems, made new.

Shakespeare's Sonnets, Retold Classic Love Poems with a Modern Twist

Shakespeare's Sonnets, Retold Classic Love Poems with a Modern Twist

Author: William Shakespeare, James Anthony, Stephen Fry Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2018

'James Anthony has done something I would have confidently stated to be impossible. He has translated Shakespeare's sonnets and he has done so with an insolent, loveable charm ... A dazzling success' - Stephen Fry Rediscover the greatest love poetry ever written Shall I compare you to a summer's day? You're more delightful, always shining strong; High winds blow hard on flowering buds in May, And summer never seems to last that long... Shakespeare's sonnets are some of the nation's favourite lines of verse, but the Elizabethan language can make it difficult to really understand them. Many guides offer to clarify the meaning, but lose the magic of the words by explaining them away. James Anthony has done something boldly different. He has rewritten the whole series of poems as sonnets using modern language, while retaining the rhythm and rhyme patterns that gives them such power. In doing so he breathes new life into the original poems and opens them up for a modern readership, demystifying Shakespeare's eternal poetry with provocative new translations and delightful new lines. Presented as an attractive book with the original sonnets facing their new translations, this is a stunning collection of beautiful love poems, made new.

The New Cambridge Shakespeare The Merchant of Venice

The New Cambridge Shakespeare The Merchant of Venice

Author: William Shakespeare, Charles Edelman Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2018

The New Cambridge Shakespeare appeals to students worldwide for its up-to-date scholarship and emphasis on performance. The series features line-by-line commentaries and textual notes on the plays and poems. Introductions are regularly refreshed with accounts of new critical, stage and screen interpretations. This second edition of The Merchant of Venice retains the text and Introduction prepared by M. M. Mahood and features a new introductory section by Charles Edelman. Where Mahood focuses in her Introduction on the expectations of the play's first audience and on our modern experience of seeing and hearing the drama performed, Edelman explores the play's sexual politics. He also foregrounds recent scholarship on the position of Jews in Shakespeare's time and surveys the international scope and diversity of theatrical interpretations of the text in the 1980s and 1990s. He pays particular attention to the ways in which directors and actors tackle the troubling figure of Shylock.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Comedies

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Comedies

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2018

Macbeth Manga Classics

Macbeth Manga Classics

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/10/2018

In this classic tale by William Shakespeare, a brave Scottish general named Macbeth receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan and takes the Scottish throne for himself. He is then wracked with guilt and paranoia.

The Merchant of Venice A Comedy in Five Acts

The Merchant of Venice A Comedy in Five Acts

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2018

The Merchant of Venice A Comedy in Five Acts

The Merchant of Venice A Comedy in Five Acts

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/10/2018

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/10/2018

Julius C sar

Julius C sar

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2018

The Tragedy of Macbeth

The Tragedy of Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2018

The Tempest Or, the Enchanted Island

The Tempest Or, the Enchanted Island

Author: William Shakespeare, John Dryden Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/10/2018

The Tragedy of Macbeth

The Tragedy of Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/10/2018

As You Like It A Comedy in Five Acts

As You Like It A Comedy in Five Acts

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/10/2018

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2018

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/10/2018

As You Like It A Comedy in Five Acts

As You Like It A Comedy in Five Acts

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2018

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/10/2018

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2018

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/10/2018

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2018

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/10/2018

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/10/2018

Fifty Shakspere Songs For Low Voice

Fifty Shakspere Songs For Low Voice

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/10/2018

Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/10/2018

Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/10/2018

Shakespeare-Quarto Facsimiles Pericles ... 2. Quarto

Shakespeare-Quarto Facsimiles Pericles ... 2. Quarto

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/10/2018

King Lear. the Tempest

King Lear. the Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/10/2018

Shakespeare-Quarto Facsimiles Much ADO about Nothing

Shakespeare-Quarto Facsimiles Much ADO about Nothing

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/10/2018

King Lear. the Tempest

King Lear. the Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/10/2018

Six Tales from Shakespeare

Six Tales from Shakespeare

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/10/2018

Shakespeare's Much ADO about Nothing

Shakespeare's Much ADO about Nothing

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/10/2018

Fifty Shakspere Songs For Low Voice

Fifty Shakspere Songs For Low Voice

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/10/2018

Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/10/2018

Six Tales from Shakespeare

Six Tales from Shakespeare

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/10/2018

Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/10/2018

The Tempest

The Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/10/2018

Shakespeare's Much ADO about Nothing

Shakespeare's Much ADO about Nothing

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/10/2018

Shakespeare-Quarto Facsimiles Much ADO about Nothing

Shakespeare-Quarto Facsimiles Much ADO about Nothing

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/10/2018

Venus and Adonis

Venus and Adonis

Author: William Shakespeare, Sir John Davies, Ovid Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/10/2018

Tragedy of Macbeth

Tragedy of Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare, Henry Norman Hudson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/10/2018

The Taming of a Shrew The First Quarto, 1594

The Taming of a Shrew The First Quarto, 1594

Author: William Shakespeare, Charles Praetorius Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2018

A Shakespeare Calendar

A Shakespeare Calendar

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2018

Shakespeare's the Tempest

Shakespeare's the Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare, William Allan 1869-1946, Ed Neilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2018

King Lear

King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2018

King Lear

King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2018

Othello. a Tragedy in Five Acts

Othello. a Tragedy in Five Acts

Author: William Shakespeare, Tommaso 1829-1916 [From Old C Salvini Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2018

Anthony and Cleopatra

Anthony and Cleopatra

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2018

A Shakespeare Calendar

A Shakespeare Calendar

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2018

Shakespeare's Henry V

Shakespeare's Henry V

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/10/2018

Shakespeare's the Merchant of Venice

Shakespeare's the Merchant of Venice

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/10/2018

Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra

Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/10/2018

Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra

Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/10/2018

Midsummer Night's Dream

Midsummer Night's Dream

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/10/2018

Shakespeare's the Merchant of Venice

Shakespeare's the Merchant of Venice

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/10/2018

Henry IV

Henry IV

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/10/2018

Henry V

Henry V

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/10/2018

Shakespeare's Henry V

Shakespeare's Henry V

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/10/2018

Midsummer Night's Dream

Midsummer Night's Dream

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/10/2018

Henry IV

Henry IV

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/10/2018

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Comedies

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Comedies

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/10/2018

Love's Labours Lost

Love's Labours Lost

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2018

King John

King John

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2018

Cymbeline

Cymbeline

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2018

Pericles, Prince of Tyre

Pericles, Prince of Tyre

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2018

King Lear

King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2018

The Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2018

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2018

Othello

Othello

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2018

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2018

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2018

Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2018

Coriolanus

Coriolanus

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2018

Richard III

Richard III

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2018

Richard II

Richard II

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2018

The Merchant of Venice A Comedy in Five Acts

The Merchant of Venice A Comedy in Five Acts

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2018

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2018

Julius C sar

Julius C sar

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2018

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2018

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2018

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2018

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2018

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2018

As You Like It A Comedy in Five Acts

As You Like It A Comedy in Five Acts

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2018

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2018

What he hears will change everything. Egged on by his wife, he decides to kill in order to gain the Scottish crown. How many people will have to die in Macbeth's pursuit of power? With armies, ghosts and magic against him, will Macbeth survive in this tale of greed and betrayal? Getting the crown is one thing - keeping it is quite another.

Romeo and Juliet In Plain and Simple English

Romeo and Juliet In Plain and Simple English

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 01/10/2018

Romeo and Juliet is one of the greatest plays ever written--but lets face it..if you dont understand it, then you are not alone.If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then we can help you out. Our books and apps have been used and trusted by millions of students worldwide.Plain and Simple English books, let you see both the original and the modern text (modern text is underneath in italics)--so you can enjoy Shakespeare, but have help if you get stuck on a passage.

Macbeth In Plain and Simple English

Macbeth In Plain and Simple English

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 01/10/2018

Murder? Witchcraft? Ghost? Its all in Macbeth. But if your like many people, you just dont get it! If you dont understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone.If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then we can help you out. Our books and apps have been used and trusted by millions of students worldwide.Plain and Simple English books, let you see both the original and the modern text (modern text is underneath in italics)--so you can enjoy Shakespeare, but have help if you get stuck on a passage.

Hamlet In Plain and Simple English

Hamlet In Plain and Simple English

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 01/10/2018

Hamlet is arguably one of the greatest plays ever written; it has been staged countless times, adapted into movies, and inspired thousands of artist--but lets face it..if you dont understand it, then you are not alone.If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then we can help you out. Our books and apps have been used and trusted by millions of students worldwide.Plain and Simple English books, let you see both the original and the modern text (modern text is underneath in italics)--so you can enjoy Shakespeare, but have help if you get stuck on a passage.

Julius Caesar In Plain and Simple English

Julius Caesar In Plain and Simple English

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 01/10/2018

Julius Caesar has been helmed one of the greatest tragedies of all times--it has it all! Love! Conspiracy! Murder! Betrayal! And if you just dont understand it, then you are not alone.If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then we can help you out. Our books and apps have been used and trusted by millions of students worldwide.Plain and Simple English books, let you see both the original and the modern text (modern text is underneath in italics)--so you can enjoy Shakespeare, but have help if you get stuck on a passage.

Othello Retold In Plain and Simple English

Othello Retold In Plain and Simple English

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 01/10/2018

Othello--a play full of secret marriage, evil villains, and revenge! Its often credited as one of Shakespeares greatest tragedies!. But if your like many people, you just dont get it! If you dont understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone.If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then we can help you out. Our books and apps have been used and trusted by millions of students worldwide.Plain and Simple English books, let you see both the original and the modern text (modern text is underneath in italics)--so you can enjoy Shakespeare, but have help if you get stuck on a passage.

Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/09/2018

The tempter or the tempted, who sins most? Vienna is corrupt. The Duke, who has let the city fall to vice, hands control to his Deputy, a hardline, puritan reformer. The Deputy uses ancient laws to sentence citizens to death for sexual misconduct. But when a religious Novice pleads for clemency, their heady encounter leaves the Deputy guilty of the very crime that the law condemns. Artistic Director of the Donmar Warehouse Josie Rourke's adaptation of Measure for Measure imagines the play in its original year of performance, 1604, and also in 2018.

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/09/2018

The New Cambridge Shakespeare Much Ado about Nothing

The New Cambridge Shakespeare Much Ado about Nothing

Author: William Shakespeare, Travis D. (University of Rhode Island) Williams Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2018

Much Ado about Nothing has always been popular on the stage. This edition pays especial attention to the history and range of theatrical interpretation, in which famous actors, from the time of Garrick to the present, have appeared as the sparring lovers Benedick and Beatrice. A full commentary includes annotation of the many sexual jokes in the play that have been obscured by the complexity of Elizabethan language. In this new edition, Travis D. Williams reviews recent stage, television, film and critical interpretations of the play, considering treatment of the play's special interest in language, bodies and gender.

The New Cambridge Shakespeare Much Ado about Nothing

The New Cambridge Shakespeare Much Ado about Nothing

Author: William Shakespeare, Travis D. (University of Rhode Island) Williams Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/09/2018

Much Ado about Nothing has always been popular on the stage. This edition pays especial attention to the history and range of theatrical interpretation, in which famous actors, from the time of Garrick to the present, have appeared as the sparring lovers Benedick and Beatrice. A full commentary includes annotation of the many sexual jokes in the play that have been obscured by the complexity of Elizabethan language. In this new edition, Travis D. Williams reviews recent stage, television, film and critical interpretations of the play, considering treatment of the play's special interest in language, bodies and gender.

Merry Wives of Windsor

Merry Wives of Windsor

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/09/2018

The Merry Wives of Windsor is a wonderful comedy written by a prominent poet and playwright William Shakespeare. When wealthy married ladies from Windsor, Mistress Ford and Mistress Page, found out about the Knight Falstaff's cunning plan they decided to teach him a lesson. Stunning author style and comedy plots have been attracting the readers for several centuries already. William Shakespeare is the author of the world famous sonnets and plays Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello, as well as comedies Twelfth Night, A Midsummer's Night Dream, Love's Labour's Lost, The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Two Gentlemen of Verona and As You Like It. William Shakespeare is the most performed playwright, the works of the great English poet have been on top of the world theatre stages for some centuries already.

Winter's Tale

Winter's Tale

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/09/2018

The Winter's Tale is a wonderful tragicomedy by English writer William Shakespeare. The author tells about the King of Sicily Leontes, who suspects his wife in unfaithfulness and orders to kill the Bohemian King Polixenes. However, Leontes's close man takes courage to save the innocent victim...

Tragedy of Julius Caesar

Tragedy of Julius Caesar

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/09/2018

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/09/2018

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/09/2018

As You Like It

As You Like It

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 03/09/2018

The Comedy As You Like It is a wonderful piece of work written by a genius English playwright William Shakespeare. The plot of the play is based on the pastoral novel Rosalynde by Thomas Lodge. This is an incredible story about love, rebellion and generosity. Brave Orlando is secretly in love with Rosalind, the daughter of a disseated head of the French Duchy. This play contains one of the most popular and quoted Shakespeare's monologues "e;All the world's a stage"e;.

Cymbeline

Cymbeline

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 03/09/2018

Cymbeline is a tragicomedy by William Shakespeare, a fantasy play, a romantic story about the daughter of the King of Britain with adventures, transformations and unexpected turns of events. The daughter of Cymbeline, the King of Britain, keeps in secret her engagement to a poor nobleman. Nevertheless the King discovers her love affairs and decides to separate the lovers

Hamlet

Hamlet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 03/09/2018

Hamlet is the best work written by Shakespeare. That play was talked about by thousands of critics, philosophers and historians. That play hasn't left the stage from its first performance till our days; it was screened dozens of times and translated in all languages of the world. Hamlet can be treated differently: as classics, mannerism, modernism or postmodernism, however there was no one who wouldn't be impressed by the tragedy about Prince of Denmark.

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 03/09/2018

Macbeth and his wife show how bad the evil that can possess human souls is. But evil is not all powerful. On the one hand, Macbeth is the gloomiest of the great Shakespeare's tragedies; on the other hand, it's more encouraging than Hamlet, Othello or King Lear. In no other tragedy as in Macbeth the evil is confronted by so many people, and nowhere else they are so active.

Much Ado about Nothing

Much Ado about Nothing

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 03/09/2018

Much Ado About Nothing is one of the most famous comedies written by a genius English playwright William Shakespeare. Benedick, big bachelor and lady killer, can't gain the good graces of the only young woman, beautiful and clever Beatrice. Their friends Hero and Claudio decide to bring them together, so they start a tricky game. William Shakespeare is the author of such famous comedies as Much Ado About Nothing, The Comedy of Errors, The Taming of the Shrew and The Winter's Tale, as well as tragedies Titus Andronicus, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Coriolanus and Antony and Cleopatra. William Shakespeare is the most performed playwright; the works of the great English poet have been on top of the world theatre stages for some centuries already.

Othello

Othello

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 03/09/2018

Othello, suspicious and jealous military general, listened to a malicious gossip from his secret hater Iago and now believes that his beautiful wife Desdemona is unfaithful. Passionate nature of the Moor can't bear the shame and in a burst of temper he kills the innocent Desdemona...

Romeo And Juliet

Romeo And Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 03/09/2018

The Tragedy Romeo and Juliet is about love between a young man and woman from two feuding families, the Montagues and the Capulets. The authenticity of this story is not confirmed, but historical signs and life motives from the Italian background of the plot tell that there was a certain truth in a sad story about lovers from Verona. Romeo and Juliet is the most famous tragedy of Shakespeare, e.g. everybody heard this line: "e;For never was a story of more woe / Than this of Juliet and her Romeo."e;

Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice

Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 03/09/2018

Othello, suspicious and jealous military general, listened to a malicious gossip from his secret hater Iago and now believes that his beautiful wife Desdemona is unfaithful. Passionate nature of the Moor can't bear the shame and in a burst of temper he kills the innocent Desdemona...

Tragedy of Hamlet, about Prince of Denmark

Tragedy of Hamlet, about Prince of Denmark

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 03/09/2018

Hamlet is the best work written by Shakespeare. That play was talked about by thousands of critics, philosophers and historians. That play hasn't left the stage from its first performance till our days; it was screened dozens of times and translated in all languages of the world. Hamlet can be treated differently: as classics, mannerism, modernism or postmodernism, however there was no one who wouldn't be impressed by the tragedy about Prince of Denmark.

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 03/09/2018

Twelfth night is one of the most exiting comedies written by a genius English playwright William Shakespeare. It's a story about twins Sebastian and Viola who luckily survived in a shipwreck, but were separated, then had a lot of adventures and at last met again under very unusual circumstances. "e;Love"e; escapades of Viola, who had to disguise herself as a young man, have been making laugh and intriguing Shakespeare's readers and theatre goers for four hundred years already.

Macbeth Manga Classics

Macbeth Manga Classics

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2018

In this classic tale by William Shakespeare, a brave Scottish general named Macbeth receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan and takes the Scottish throne for himself. He is then wracked with guilt and paranoia.

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 31/08/2018

Julius Caesar is a tragedy by William Shakespeare that shows the conspiracy against Julius Caesar and his murder. N N N the main character is Julius Caesar, he doesn't play a big role in the play; after appearing a couple of times he dies in the beginning of the third scene. The central figure (and the longest role) belongs to the main conspirator Brutus who struggles with the feelings of honour, patriotism and friendship. Last Caesar's words "e;Et tu, Brute"e; ("e;And you, Brutus?"e;) is one of the most famous line in the tragedy.

Love's Labour's Lost

Love's Labour's Lost

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 31/08/2018

Love's Labour's Lost is a wonderful comedy written by a genius English poet and playwright William Shakespeare. The heroes' prototypes of the play are Shakespeare's contemporaries: French King Henry of Navarre who ascended the throne named as Henry IV (known in a play as Ferdinand), his first wife Marguerite de Valois, and his closest companions by their own names Marshal Biron, Duke Longueville and Duke Dumaine. It is believed that Shakespeare used a historical fact as a plot for this play - the meeting of Catherine de Medicis and the King Henry of Navarre which aimed to resolve some political issues. The playwright applied his fantasy which added intrigue and humour to this fact.

Merchant of Venice

Merchant of Venice

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 31/08/2018

The Merchant of Venice is a wonderful work written by one of the greatest English playwrights William Shakespeare. The merchant from Venice Antonio, while helping young Bassanio to resolve his money problems, got himself tricked by a Jew moneylender Shylock... William Shakespeare is an author of more than thirty plays, among them Hamlet, Macbeth, the Tempest, historical chronicles Richard III, Henry IV and Henry VI, a wonderful play Cymbeline and a tragedy The Merchant of Venice. William Shakespeare is the most performed playwright; the works of the great English poet have been on top of the world theatre stages for some centuries already.

Tempest

Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 31/08/2018

Tragicomedy The Tempest"e; is one of the last plays written by a genius English playwright William Shakespeare. The sorcerer Prospero, driven out from Milan by his brother Antonio, finds himself on a remote island. Willing the revenge, he conjures up the storm at the sea, and Antonio's boat is shipwrecked... William Shakespeare is an author of more than thirty plays, among them Hamlet, Macbeth, the Tempest, historical chronicles Richard III, Henry IV and Henry VI, a wonderful play Cymbeline and a tragedy The Merchant of Venice. William Shakespeare is the most performed playwright; the works of the great English poet have been on top of the world theatre stages for some centuries already.

Midsummer Night's Dream

Midsummer Night's Dream

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 29/08/2018

omedy A Midsummer's Night Dream is a wonderful piece of work written by a genius English playwright William Shakespeare. Three very amusing stories tightly connected with each other fascinate the reader with a numerous love adventures. The reason for that is a potion of a forest spirit Puck. William Shakespeare is the author of the world famous sonnets and plays Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth and Othello, as well as comedies Twelfth Night, A Midsummer's Night Dream, Love's Labour's Lost, The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Two Gentlemen of Verona and As You Like It. William Shakespeare is the most performed playwright, the works of the great English poet have been on top of the world theatre stages for some centuries already.

Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/08/2018

Pericles

Pericles

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/08/2018

Richard II

Richard II

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/08/2018

All's Well That Ends Well

All's Well That Ends Well

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/08/2018

Cymbeline

Cymbeline

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/08/2018

Henry V

Henry V

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/08/2018

Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/08/2018

Love's Labour's Lost

Love's Labour's Lost

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/08/2018

The Winter's Tale

The Winter's Tale

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/08/2018

Richard III

Richard III

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/08/2018

The Merry Wives of Windsor

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/08/2018

Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/08/2018

Two Gentlemen of Verona

Two Gentlemen of Verona

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/08/2018

The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/08/2018

As You Like It

As You Like It

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/08/2018

The Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/08/2018

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/08/2018

Cymbeline

Cymbeline

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's play, "e;Cymbeline"e;, featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare. Although one of Shakespeare's less-performed plays, murderous plots and mistaken identities make "e;Cymbeline"e; a compelling story of intrigue. Set in ancient Britain, King Cymbeline laments the abduction of his two sons some twenty years prior. His last child, Imogen, has secretly married her lover, Posthumus, and not her stepbrother, Cloten, to which the sinister Queen has promised her hand. Exiled by the King, Posthumus is convinced that Imogen has been unfaithful and plans to seek revenge. Pursued by Cloten and fearful for her life, Imogen flees in a disguise and uncovers the truth about her brothers. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

As You Like It

As You Like It

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's play, "e;As You Like It"e;. Featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare, it is a must for Shakespeare enthusiasts and newcomers alike. This is a witty tale that plays with traditional gender roles whilst dealing with the politics of brotherhood. Feuding brothers Orlando and Oliver wrestle for their fortunes, and Orlando meets his love, Rosalind. Daughter of a banished Duke, Rosalind is exiled too and ventures into the Forest of Arden after her father, but under the safer guise of a man. Dressed as her male alter ego, Ganymede, she encounters Orlando who, ignorant of her disguise, is fooled by Rosalind into a playful mind game. Oliver enters the forest to challenge his brother and the two must face each other again. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

All's Well That Ends Well

All's Well That Ends Well

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's play, "e;All's Well That Ends Well"e; (1623). The play is an intricate tale of loss, lies, and love and is often considered to be both a comedy and a tragedy. The play depicts the trials and triumphs between Helena, a gentlewoman, and Bertram, the son of a Countess, whom Helena secretly loves. When Helena successfully heals the dying King of France, she is allowed to choose a husband from the court. Bertram does not respond well when he is selected, deeming Helena unworthy of him and his status. Enforced by the King to accept her, Bertram sets Helena unrealistic terms to meet before he will do so. Through determination, deception, and putting her life on the line, Helena faces the challenge of proving her worth. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Midsummer Night's Dream

Midsummer Night's Dream

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's well-loved play, "e;A Midsummer Night's Dream"e;. Featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare, it is a must for Shakespeare enthusiasts and newcomers alike. The fantastical adventure, brings love potions, fairies, intrigue, and royalty, all together under an enchanted forest. It is Shakespeare's most captivating comedy and one of the most popular to be performed on stage. Under the influence of the fairies and actions of mischievous sprite, Puck, all become dreamily entangled, with comical results. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Troilus and Cressida

Troilus and Cressida

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's tragedy "e;Troilus and Cressida"e;. Featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare, it is a must for Shakespeare enthusiasts and newcomers alike. Set during the Trojan War, Shakespeare's tragedy tells the story of Troilus, a Trojan prince, and Cressida, the daughter of a Trojan priest, whose romance is compromised when Cressida is exchanged as a prisoner of war and succumbs to her captor, the Greek commander, Diomedes. The play features dual plots; intertwining romance and deceit with the adjoining battle of two warring oppositions, and the play notably culminates in an uncertain end. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Shakespeare's Sonnets

Shakespeare's Sonnets

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of "e;Shakespeare's Sonnets"e; (1609). Featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare, it is a must for classical poetry enthusiasts and newcomers alike. Shakespeare's collection of 154 sonnets beautifully explore the age-old human themes of love and beauty, time and mortality, and contain some of the most revered lines in poetry such as, "e;Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?"e; from sonnet no. 18. Each poem is composed of 14 lines and their structure forms an 'English' sonnet. The first part of the collection is dedicated to a young man, the second to a 'dark lady', and whether the sonnets are autobiographical or based on characters of fantasy is still debated today. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Henry V

Henry V

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's historical play, "e;Henry V"e;. Featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare, it is a must for Shakespeare enthusiasts and newcomers alike. The play is the final part of Shakespeare's second historical tetralogy. Set during the Hundred Years' War, it portrays Henry V's quest to extend his kingdom by battling for the throne in France. With comedic elements, this is an epic tale of a young ruler's navigation of the responsibilities and consequences that come with both war and kingship. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

King John

King John

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's history play, "e;King John"e;. This edition features a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare. Supported by France, a claim to be the rightful heir to throne arises from Arthur, the King's nephew, and King John is asked to step down. He refuses, and France and England enter into battle. The play depicts the difficulties and struggles for power and ownership that come with war and sovereignty. Set in 13th century England, the events depicted take place before Shakespeare's other history plays. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Henry VI, Part III

Henry VI, Part III

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's play, "e;Henry VI, Part 3"e;, the final instalment in the historical saga. This edition features a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare. With the central theme of revenge running throughout, this account in the trilogy sees the fall of many significant figures in the struggle for power and glory. Richard of York follows Henry to London where he is forced to make a deal in order to keep his position as King. Margaret raises an army against York in defiance of this move, but in the maddening chaos of conflict and social unrest, Henry is usurped, captured and killed. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Henry VI, Part II

Henry VI, Part II

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's play, "e;Henry VI, Part 2"e;, the second of a three-part saga. This edition features a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare. Rebellion and treason threaten the crown with the risk of civil war. Depicted as a weak leader, King Henry finds himself under attack by Richard, Duke of York, and is compelled to flee to London with Queen Margaret, followed by his own forces. The second part in a trilogy chronicling the life of King Henry VI of England. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Henry VI, Part I

Henry VI, Part I

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's play, "e;Henry VI, Part 1"e;, featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare. In the first instalment of a trilogy set during the War of the Roses, Henry VI rises to King following the death of his father, Henry V. As England's military hold in France dwindles, rivalry runs high between the Houses of York and Somerset, leading to Lord Talbot's defeat by Joan la Pucelle (Joan of Arc). Following her capture, England and France achieve peace, albeit unsettled, and political negotiations pave the way for a new Queen. Believed to have been written in 1591, the play could have been a timely reinforcement of English patriotism at a moment of political dejection following the nation's victory against the Spanish Armada. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Henry IV, Part II

Henry IV, Part II

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's play, "e;Henry IV, Part 2"e;, featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare. Exploring themes of age, duty, and expectation, the play depicts the civil unrest in the events leading up to the end of King Henry IV's reign. A muddy path to valour and victory is forged and Prince Hal succeeds to the throne. The play is part of Shakespeare's tetralogy chronicling the successive reigns of Richard II, Henry IV and Henry V. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Henry IV, Part I

Henry IV, Part I

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's play, "e;Henry IV, Part 1"e;, featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare. It is the second in Shakespeare's tetralogy of plays chronicling the successive reigns of Richard II, Henry IV and Henry V. Following civil disputes, the crown is in jeopardy. As King Henry IV prepares to defend it, Prince Hal, his heir, revels with his friend Sir Falstaff in a local tavern. Matters of the high court fall to the Prince, who is summoned into action. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Two Gentlemen of Verona

Two Gentlemen of Verona

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's play, "e;Two Gentlemen of Verona"e;. Featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare, it is a must for Shakespeare enthusiasts and newcomers alike. The play explores the themes of friendship, loyalty, and the foolish behaviour caused by love. Two friends, Valentine and Proteus, leave Verona for Milan. Valentine and the Duke's daughter, Sylvia, fall in love. The fickle Proteus, who has pledged his love to Julia, decides that Sylvia must be his and embarks upon sabotage and betrayal in pursuit of his desires. Meanwhile, Julia travels to Milan in a male disguise. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's comedy, "e;Twelfth Night"e;. Featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare, it is a must for Shakespeare enthusiasts and newcomers alike. The tale begins when the twins, Viola and Sebastian, are separated in a shipwreck. Viola is rescued and helped by a sea captain. When she takes up service with Count Orsino of Illyria disguised as a young man, the confusion begins. Mistaken identities, duels and a comic subplot make for hilarious results. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Tempest

Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's play, "e;The Tempest"e;. Featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare, it is a must for Shakespeare enthusiasts and newcomers alike. "e;The Tempest"e; is a story about Prospero, a wronged man, and his retribution. Left isolated on an island with his daughter, Miranda, he seeks to punish his enemies. Commanding the elements with magic, he conjures a storm, shipwrecking his suspected wrongdoers. As the castaways wash up onto his shores, they discover the island is far from normal. The supernatural overtones in the play have inspired some to consider that Shakespeare was writing about matters of the human soul. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Merry Wives of Windsor

Merry Wives of Windsor

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's play, "e;The Merry Wives of Windsor"e;, featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare. Set in the English town of Windsor, this play revolves around the antics of fictional character Sir John Falstaff and his attempts to seduce two housewives in order to access their husbands' fortunes. However, luck doesn't go his way and he is outsmarted and subjected to public ridicule. Falstaff is considered one of the Shakespeare's most famous comic characters and he appears in four of Shakespeare's history plays. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Comedy of Errors

Comedy of Errors

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's play, "e;The Comedy of Errors"e;, featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare. Set in the city of Ephesus, the comedy is about the reunion of two sets of long-lost identical twins who were separated in a stormy shipwreck as infants. Each set of twins happens to share the names of the other, giving us two called Antipholus and two Dromio. The play follows the mistaken identities and misadventures encountered on their paths to finding each other. It is Shakespeare's shortest play and considered the most farcical of all his tales. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Pericles, Prince of Tyre

Pericles, Prince of Tyre

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's play, "e;Pericles, Prince of Tyre"e;, featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare. In "e;Pericles"e;, a father loses his wife, who dies at sea during childbirth. Upon land, Pericles entrusts his new-born daughter, Marina, to the Governor of Tarsus and his wife. Fourteen years later, Marina escapes a deadly plan, devised by the jealous Governor's wife, with an equally dire outcome. In a twist of fate, a family is reunited. Each scene in the play is introduced with a prologue, told by John Gower, an English poet from the past. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's play, "e;Measure for Measure"e;. Featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare, it is a must for Shakespeare enthusiasts and newcomers alike. This story's main themes are the conflicts between corruption and virtue, hypocrisy and justice. The Duke of Vienna leaves to resolve the town's troubles disguised as a friar. Left in charge, his trusted deputy Angelo reinstates the criminalising of sex before marriage, condemning Claudio, who has impregnated the girl he intends to marry, to death. When Claudio's sister, Isabella, a novice nun, asks Angelo to spare her brother, he propositions her, revealing his true nature. Though she refuses, the characters are swept into a world of trickery, secrets and disguise. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Love's Labours Lost

Love's Labours Lost

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's comedy, "e;Love's Labour's Lost"e;. Featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare, it is a must for Shakespeare enthusiasts and newcomers alike. "e;Love's Labour's Lost"e;, revolves around Ferdinand, King of Navarre, and his three companions, who enter a pact in which they swear to avoid women for three years. This oath is tested to its limits when the Princess of France arrives with her company of ladies. The young men subsequently lose their resolves, resulting in an unexpected, comical twist. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Richard II

Richard II

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's play, "e;Richard II"e;. This edition features a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare. The play is the first in Shakespeare's tetralogy chronicling the successive reigns of Richard II, Henry IV and Henry V, and covers the battle for power between King Richard and Henry Bolingbroke (who would eventually be Henry IV). Embezzlement, exile and an uprising fail to restore Richard's place as King. Richard is depicted as feminine and weak, in contrast with the strong and masculine Bolingbroke. The play's implications on traditional expectations of men in society is an area of growing interest for contemporary scholars. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Lover's Complaint

Lover's Complaint

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's poem, "e;A Lover's Complaint"e;, featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare. The poem tells the story of a young women lamenting her love for a man who once charmed and abandoned her. As she weeps at the edge of a river, an old man approaches, compelling her to recount her tale of sorrow. It was published as a conclusion to the original edition of "e;Shakespeare's Sonnets"e;, in 1609. Shakespeare's sonnets beautifully explore the themes of love and beauty, time and mortality. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Rape of Lucrece

Rape of Lucrece

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's narrative poem, "e;The Rape of Lucrece"e;. This edition features a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare. Set in Rome, the poem tells a tragic tale of lust, conquest, violence and politics. Collatine expresses his love for his wife Lucrece, to a fellow soldier, Tarquin. Hearing of her 'chastity', Tarquin is overcome with his desire to alter this and seeks out Lucrece in Collatine's absence. He threatens and rapes her, and the poem follows the consequences of his violent actions. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Venus and Adonis

Venus and Adonis

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's narrative poem, "e;Venus and Adonis"e;. Featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare, it is a must for Shakespeare enthusiasts and newcomers alike. The poem intertwines comedy with tragedy to tell the tale of Venus's obsession with the handsome Adonis, whose affections even the goddess of love cannot hold. It explores the pain of unrequited love and grief and is known for its beautiful depictions of nature. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's tragedy, "e;Antony and Cleopatra"e;. Featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare, it is a must for Shakespeare enthusiasts and newcomers alike. The play follows the turbulent relationship between the powerful political figures Mark Antony of the Roman Republic and Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. Passions clash with political strategy, the problem of duty, and the desire for control. Cleopatra is praised as one of Shakespeare's most developed and complex female characters. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Coriolanus

Coriolanus

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's play, "e;Coriolanus"e;, featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare. This tragedy is set in Rome and revisits the life of the soldier-turned-leader of the Roman Republic, Caius Marcius Coriolanus. Under the influence of his mother, a reluctant Marcius faces the challenges and pitfalls that come with responsibility and allegiance. Rife with revolts and political struggle, the play follows the themes of dissent and discontent with government and leadership. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

King Lear

King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's famous play, "e;King Lear"e;. Featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare, it is a must for Shakespeare enthusiasts and newcomers alike. The play depicts the downfall of King Lear at the hands of his three daughters, amongst whom he divides the management of his kingdom as he approaches old age. Flattery and disloyalty soon reveal the misguided nature of his trust as his legacy sees its demise. King Lear has been noted as one of the greatest characters ever written by Shakespeare and is the play is popularly adapted for the stage. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Timon of Athens

Timon of Athens

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's play, "e;Timon of Athens"e;, featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare. Timon, an Athenian known for his vast generosity, depletes his entire fortune in the name of friendship. Facing the consequences of his own naivety, Timon finds himself at a loss when his wealth and friendship is unreturned by those he once lavished. Consumed by bitterness he retreats into solitude. The play explores the fickleness involved with friendships and the instability of wealth and its consequences. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 17/08/2018

Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's play, "e;Titus Andronicus"e; (1594). This edition features a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare. Unlike Shakespeare's other plays based on Roman histories, the story of "e;Titus Andronicus"e; is a fictional work. The play dramatises the gruesome events that take place in the battle for a nation between the brutal Roman general Titus and his powerful opposition, Tamora, Queen of the Goths. Multiple plots of deception, sacrifice and revenge leave a devastating trail as a destructive path to power is forged. The depiction of violent themes such as rape, cannibalism and mutilation make this Shakespeare's darkest of plays. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.

Richard III

Richard III

Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/08/2018

Simplified English makes Shakespeare accessible for everyone Perfect for introducing children to Shakespeare Makes a fantastic teaching tool

Complete Works of Shakespeare

Complete Works of Shakespeare

Author: William Shakespeare, A to Z Classics Format: eBook Release Date: 08/08/2018

This collection gathers together the works by William Shakespeare in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume! It comes with 150 original illustrations which are the engravings John Boydell commissioned for his Boydell Shakespeare GalleryThis book contains now several HTML tables of contents that will make reading a real pleasure!The Comedies of William ShakespeareA Midsummer Night's DreamAll's Well That Ends WellAs You Like ItLove's Labour 's LostMeasure for MeasureMuch Ado About NothingThe Comedy of ErrorsThe Merchant of VeniceThe Merry Wives of WindsorThe Taming of the ShrewThe Two Gentlemen of VeronaTwelfth Night; or, What you willThe Romances of William ShakespeareCymbelinePericles, Prince of TyreThe TempestThe Winter's TaleThe Tragedies of William ShakespeareKing LearRomeo and JulietThe History of Troilus and CressidaThe Life and Death of Julius CaesarThe Life of Timon of AthensThe Tragedy of Antony and CleopatraThe Tragedy of CoriolanusThe Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of DenmarkThe Tragedy of MacbethThe Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of VeniceTitus AndronicusThe Histories of William ShakespeareThe Life and Death of King JohnThe Life and Death of King Richard the SecondThe Tragedy of King Richard the ThirdThe first part of King Henry the FourthThe second part of King Henry the FourthThe Life of King Henry VThe first part of King Henry the SixthThe second part of King Henry the SixthThe third part of King Henry the SixthThe Life of King Henry the EighthThe Poetical Works of William ShakespeareThe SonnetsSonnets to Sundry Notes of MusicA Lover's ComplaintThe Rape of LucreceVenus and AdonisThe Phoenix and the TurtleThe Passionate Pilgrim

William Shakespeare Complete Works - World's Best Collection

William Shakespeare Complete Works - World's Best Collection

William Shakespeare Complete Works World's Best CollectionThis is the world's best William Shakespeare collection, including the most complete set of Shakespeare's works available plus many free bonus materials.William ShakespeareShakespeare is the first name we think of when we think of English literature. His works have an absolutely timeless quality.The 'Must-Have' Complete CollectionIn this irresistible collection you get a full set of Shakespeare's work, including not only all his plays, poetry, annotations and commentaries on those, but also his rare, hard-to-find Apocryphal Plays.Apocryphal PlaysThe Apocryphal Plays, as they are known, were not as widely published as Shakespeare's well-known works, due to not being included in the famous 'First Folio' published by his fellow actors.As a result, they are extremely sought-after. Electrifying argument rages over them, often being discussed more than Shakespeare's more familiar works.The Most Famous CommentariesThis ultimate collection also contains some of the most famous commentaries on Shakespeare's works, from some of the most celebrated literature experts in history:Samuel Johnson - known as the most quoted man after Shakespeare, Johnson's famous 'Preface to Shakespeare' is one of the authorities on The Bard. He also created amazing Annotations of Shakespeare's plays. All are included.William Hazlitt - We include hs in depth analysis, Characters Of Shakespeare's Plays, explores each play and its players.Samuel Taylor Coleridge -His Critical Analysis is considered highly influential and extremely insightful.Shakespeare BiographiesThis collection also included 2 full length biographies:Life Of Shakespeare By Sidney LeeA Study In Shakespeare By Algernon Charles SwinburneBonusesIn addition, you also receive in this collection:Life of Shakespeare - A quick biography about Shakespeare's intriguing life.Apocryphal Explanation - Commentary about the fascinating Apocryphal Plays.Get It NowThis is the best Shakespeare collection you can get, so get it now and start enjoying and being inspired by his world!Works Included:Comedies, including:Merchant Of VeniceMidsummer Night's DreamMuch Ado About NothingTwelfth NightHistories, including:Henry VRichard IiiHenry ViiiTragedies, including:Romeo & JulietTitus AndronicusJulius CaesarMacbethHamletOthelloApocrypha, Including:Thomas CromwellEdward IiiSir Thomas MoreMucedrousMerry Devil Of EdmontonAll Poems and Sonnets

Othello: Arden Performance Editions

Othello: Arden Performance Editions

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/07/2018

`I wish I had copies like this at Drama School. Essential notes on the language for those who will get up and speak it, not purely for those who will sit and study it. An incredibly useful tool with room on every page to make notes. Next time I'm in rehearsal on a Shakespeare play, I have no doubt that a copy from this series will be in my hand.' ADRIAN LESTER, Actor, Director and Writer Arden Performance Editions are ideal for anyone engaging with a Shakespeare play in performance. With clear facing-page notes giving definitions of words, easily accessible information about key textual variants, lineation, metrical ambiguities and pronunciation, each edition has been developed to open the play's possibilities and meanings to actors and students. Each edition offers: -Facing-page notes -Short, clear definitions of words -Easily accessible information about key textual variants -Notes on pronunciation of difficult names and unfamiliar words -An easy to read layout -Space to write notes -A short introduction to the play

Hamlet

Hamlet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/07/2018

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/07/2018

All's Well That Ends Well

All's Well That Ends Well

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/07/2018

As You Like It

As You Like It

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/07/2018

The Tempest

The Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/07/2018

Othello

Othello

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/07/2018

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/07/2018

King Lear

King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/07/2018

The Tempest

The Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/07/2018

The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/07/2018

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/07/2018

Hamlet

Hamlet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/07/2018

Much ADO about Nothing

Much ADO about Nothing

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/07/2018

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/07/2018

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/07/2018

Romeo and Juliet (Best Navigation, Active TOC)(Feathers Classics)

Romeo and Juliet (Best Navigation, Active TOC)(Feathers Classics)

Author: William Shakespeare, Feathers Classics Format: eBook Release Date: 20/07/2018

This book contains now several HTML tables of contents that will make reading a real pleasure!Romeo and Juliet is a tragic play written early in the career of William Shakespeare about two teenage "e;star-cross'd lovers"e; whose untimely deaths ultimately unite their feuding households. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and, along with Hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays. Today, the title characters are regarded as archetypal "e;young lovers"e;

Othello (Best Navigation, Active TOC)(Feathers Classics)

Othello (Best Navigation, Active TOC)(Feathers Classics)

Author: William Shakespeare, Feathers Classics Format: eBook Release Date: 20/07/2018

This book contains now several HTML tables of contents that will make reading a real pleasure!William Shakespeare is almost universally considered the English language's most famous and greatest writer. In fact, the only people who might dispute that are those who think he didn't write the surviving 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems still attributed to him. Even people who never get around to reading his works in class are instantly familiar with titles like King Lear, Othello, Hamlet, Macbeth, and Romeo & Shakespeare. Othello is one of Shakespeare's greatest plays, a complex tragedy revolving around four characters, whose story consists of racism, jealousy, love and betrayal. It is still one of the most performed plays in the world.

Shakespeare's Sonnets

Shakespeare's Sonnets

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/07/2018

Othello Texts and Contexts

Othello Texts and Contexts

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/07/2018

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

Author: William Shakespeare, GP Editors Format: eBook Release Date: 29/06/2018

A comedic romance of mistaken identity, Twelfth Night begins with a shipwreck, splitting up Viola and her twin brother, Sebastian. Alone in a strange land, Viola disguises herself as a male servant, Cesario, in order to work for the Duke Orsino. Orsino is in love with Lady Olivia, but it is Cesario that Olivia falls for. A farcical tale of misplaced love, confusion, gender-swapping and aspiration, Twelfth Night remains one of Shakespeare's best-loved and inventive comedies.

Merchant of Venice

Merchant of Venice

Author: William Shakespeare, GP Editors Format: eBook Release Date: 29/06/2018

The Merchant of Venice is an intriguing drama of love, greed and revenge. At its heart, the play contrasts the characters of the maddened and vengeful Shylock, a Venetian moneylender, with the gracious, level-headed Portia, a wealthy young woman besieged by suitors. At the plays climax, Shylock insists that a binding contract be enforced which will cost the life of the merchant Antonio. Pleading Antonios case before the Duke of Venice, Portia shrewdly defeats Shylocks evil purpose.

Tempest

Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare, GP Editors Format: eBook Release Date: 29/06/2018

This joyous play, the last comedy of Shakespeares career, sums up his stagecraft with a display of seemingly effortless skill. Prospero, exiled Duke of Milan, living on an enchanted island, has the opportunity to punish and forgive his enemies when he raises a tempest that drives them ashore--as well as to forestall a rebellion, to arrange the meeting of his daughter, Miranda, with an eminently suitable young prince, and, more important, to relinquish his magic powers in recognition of his advancing age. Richly filled with music and magic, romance and comedy, the plays theme of love and reconciliation offers a splendid feast for the senses and the heart.

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare, GP Editors Format: eBook Release Date: 29/06/2018

Shakespeares Macbeth is one of the greatest tragic dramas the world has known. Macbeth himself, a brave warrior, is fatally impelled by supernatural forces, by his proud wife, and by his own burgeoning ambition.The play is set in Scotland. Returning from battle with his companion Banquo, the nobleman Macbeth meets a group of witches. They predict that Macbeth will first become thane (baron) of Cawdor and then king of Scotland. Urged on by Lady Macbeth, his wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan. But Duncans sons, Malcolm and Donalbain, escape. Macbeth then seizes the throne of Scotland. But Macbeth has no peace. In a bid to prevent Banquos descendants from becoming kings according to the witches prophecy, Macbeth arranges for him to be murdered, along with his son Fleance. Macbeths men kill Banquo, but Fleance escapes. Haunted by Banquos ghost, Macbeth seeks counsel from the witches. They tell him to beware of Macduff, another Scottish nobleman. Macbeth is now hardened to killing. He orders the murder of Macduffs wife and children. By contrast, Lady Macbeth, who had encouraged her husband to embark upon his path of slaughter, goes mad with guilt and dies. Macduffs army attacks Macbeths forces. Macduff meets Macbeth in single combat and kills him. Malcolm, Duncans son, is then proclaimed king of Scotland.

Midsummer Night's Dream

Midsummer Night's Dream

Author: William Shakespeare, GP Editors Format: eBook Release Date: 28/06/2018

Shakespeares intertwined love polygons begin to get complicated from the startDemetrius and Lysander both want Hermia but she only has eyes for Lysander. Bad news is, Hermias father wants Demetrius for a son-in-law. On the outside is Helena, whose unreturned love burns hot for Demetrius. Hermia and Lysander plan to flee from the city under cover of darkness but are pursued by an enraged Demetrius (who is himself pursued by an enraptured Helena). In the forest, unbeknownst to the mortals, Oberon and Titania (King and Queen of the faeries) are having a spat over a servant boy. The plot twists up when Oberons head mischief-maker, Puck, runs loose with a flower which causes people to fall in love with the first thing they see upon waking. Throw in a group of labourers preparing a play for the Dukes wedding (one of whom is given a donkeys head and Titania for a lover by Puck) and the complications become fantastically funny.

Hamlet

Hamlet

Author: William Shakespeare, GP Editors Format: eBook Release Date: 28/06/2018

Prince Hamlet, the son of the deceased king and the nephew of King Claudius, his fathers brother and successor, is the hero of this play. He returns to Denmark to find that his mother has already remarried, marrying his uncle. Soon, the castle grounds are haunted by the King's ghost and Hamlet decides to meet the spectre. The ghost reveals a secret to Hamlet: his father didn't die of natural causes. In fact, his uncle poisoned him and usurped the throne. Hamlet begins conspiring with the ghost to exact revenge. However, as events unfold, he begins to find that Claudius isn't an easy man to catch.

As You Like It

As You Like It

Author: William Shakespeare, GP Editors Format: eBook Release Date: 28/06/2018

Shakespeares romantic comedy As You Like It sets up a number of dualities that are explored but never resolved, exposing the complex relationships that exist between romance and realism, nobleman and commoner, and male and female. This invaluable new study guide to one of Shakespeares greatest comedies contains a selection of the finest criticism through the centuries on As You Like It, including commentaries by such important critics as Samuel Johnson, George Bernard Shaw, W. H. Auden, and many others. Students will also benefit from the additional features in this volume, including an introduction by Harold Bloom, an accessible summary of the plot, an analysis of several key passages, a comprehensive list of characters, a biography of Shakespeare, essays discussing the main currents of criticism in each century since Shakespeares time, and more.

Othello

Othello

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 28/06/2018

Othello has long been recognised as one of the most powerful of Shakespeares tragedies. This is an intense drama of love, deception, jealousy and destruction, written in 1603.Dramatic and powerful in its scope, Othello explores the perils of suspicion and jealousy and the ensuing breakdown of relationships and disaster that can arise from such emotions. Othello, a revered soldier, secretly marries Desdemona, the daughter of a Venetian senator, but is led to believe that she has been unfaithful to him by his ensign, Iago, leading to tragic events. Desdemonas love for Othello, the Moor, transcends racial prejudice; but the envious Iago conspires to devastate their lives. In its vivid rendering of racism, sexism, contested identities, and the savagery lurking within civilization, Othello is arguably the most topical and accessible tragedy from Shakespeares major phase as a dramatist. Productions on stage and screen regularly renew its power to engross, impress and trouble the imagination.

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare, GP Editors Format: eBook Release Date: 26/06/2018

One of Shakespeares most popular and accessible plays, Romeo and Juliet tells the story of two star-crossed lovers and the unhappy fate that befell them as a result of a long and bitter feud between their families. The play contains some of Shakespeares most beautiful and lyrical love poetry and is perhaps the finest celebration of the joys of young love ever written.Shakespeares use of his poetic dramatic structure, especially effects such as switching between comedy and tragedy to heighten tension, his expansion of minor characters, and his use of sub-plots to embellish the story, has been praised as an early sign of his dramatic skill. The play ascribes different poetic forms to different characters, sometimes changing the form as the character develops.

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Author: William Shakespeare, GP Editors Format: eBook Release Date: 23/06/2018

Julius Caesar is among the best of Shakespeares historical and political plays, composed in 1599. The story is about the power struggle that occurs after the assassination of Julius Caesar, and it takes its readers through the course of the rebels defeat in the Battle of Philippi.The book is set in the Roman Empire in 44 bc and paints a picture of the struggle for power that was prominent during the phase. The story begins when Brutus, a close ally and friend of Julius Caesars, is enticed by the conspirators who plot the murder of Caesar under the guise of working for the interest of the republic. The book then depicts the manner in which Caesar ignores the warning from his astrologer about the impending danger to his life. When Caesar is assassinated after Brutus delivers the final blow, the rebels attempt to win public support for their deeds, which Mark Antony, another Caesar faithful, works against, with the help of a rousing. Through events surrounding his death, the themes of frustrated ambition and crude demagoguery are picked up and brilliantly handled. It is interesting to see how Caesars personality dominates the play.

Complete Works of William Shakespeare

Complete Works of William Shakespeare

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 15/06/2018

This collection gathers together the works by William Shakespeare in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume!The Comedies:A Midsummer Night's DreamAll's Well That Ends WellAs You Like ItLove's Labour 's LostMeasure for MeasureMuch Ado About NothingThe Comedy of ErrorsThe Merchant of VeniceThe Merry Wives of WindsorThe Taming of the ShrewThe Two Gentlemen of VeronaTwelfth Night; or, What you willThe Romances:CymbelinePericles, Prince of TyreThe TempestThe Winter's TaleThe Tragedies:King LearRomeo and JulietThe History of Troilus and CressidaThe Life and Death of Julius CaesarThe Life of Timon of AthensThe Tragedy of Antony and CleopatraThe Tragedy of CoriolanusThe Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of DenmarkThe Tragedy of MacbethThe Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of VeniceTitus AndronicusThe Histories:The Life and Death of King JohnThe Life and Death of King Richard the SecondThe Tragedy of King Richard the ThirdThe first part of King Henry the FourthThe second part of King Henry the FourthThe Life of King Henry VThe first part of King Henry the SixthThe second part of King Henry the SixthThe third part of King Henry the SixthThe Life of King Henry the EighthThe Poetical Works:The SonnetsSonnets to Sundry Notes of MusicA Lover's ComplaintThe Rape of LucreceVenus and AdonisThe Phoenix and the TurtleThe Passionate Pilgrim

Comedy

Comedy

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 13/06/2018

William Shakespeare, the famous writer and playwright, national English poet who inspired artists, writers and poets and influenced on the formation of modern English language, and his creations became part of the common unconsciousness. Numerous stage performances and films bring us over and over again to the characters created by a genius English playwright. The collection contains The Taming of the Shrew, Measure for Measure, All's Well That Ends Well and other tragedies by William Shakespeare.

Complete Works of William Shakespeare (37 plays, 160 sonnets and 5 Poetry Books With Active Table of Contents)

Complete Works of William Shakespeare (37 plays, 160 sonnets and 5 Poetry Books With Active Table of Contents)

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 12/06/2018

This collection gathers together the works by William Shakespeare in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume! It comes with 150 original illustrations which are the engravings John Boydell commissioned for his Boydell Shakespeare GalleryThis book contains now several HTML tables of contents that will make reading a real pleasure!The Comedies of William ShakespeareA Midsummer Night's DreamAll's Well That Ends WellAs You Like ItLove's Labour 's LostMeasure for MeasureMuch Ado About NothingThe Comedy of ErrorsThe Merchant of VeniceThe Merry Wives of WindsorThe Taming of the ShrewThe Two Gentlemen of VeronaTwelfth Night; or, What you willThe Romances of William ShakespeareCymbelinePericles, Prince of TyreThe TempestThe Winter's TaleThe Tragedies of William ShakespeareKing LearRomeo and JulietThe History of Troilus and CressidaThe Life and Death of Julius CaesarThe Life of Timon of AthensThe Tragedy of Antony and CleopatraThe Tragedy of CoriolanusThe Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of DenmarkThe Tragedy of MacbethThe Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of VeniceTitus AndronicusThe Histories of William ShakespeareThe Life and Death of King JohnThe Life and Death of King Richard the SecondThe Tragedy of King Richard the ThirdThe first part of King Henry the FourthThe second part of King Henry the FourthThe Life of King Henry VThe first part of King Henry the SixthThe second part of King Henry the SixthThe third part of King Henry the SixthThe Life of King Henry the EighthThe Poetical Works of William ShakespeareThe SonnetsSonnets to Sundry Notes of MusicA Lover's ComplaintThe Rape of LucreceVenus and AdonisThe Phoenix and the TurtleThe Passionate Pilgrim

Henry VI (Complete Plays)

Henry VI (Complete Plays)

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

The First Part of King Henry the Sixth is history play by William Shakespeare, believed written in approximately 1588-1590. It is the first in the cycle of four plays often referred to as "e;The First Tetralogy"e;.The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth, or Henry VI, Part 2, is a history play by William Shakespeare believed written in approximately 1590-91. It is the second part of the trilogy on Henry VI, and often grouped together with Richard III as a tetralogy on The Wars of the Roses-the success of which established Shakespeare's reputation as a playwright.Henry the Sixth, Part 3, is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed written in approximately 1590, and set during the lifetime of King Henry VI of England. It prepares the ground for one of his best-known and most controversial plays: the tragedy of King Richard III (Richard III of England). It continues the action from Henry VI, Part 1 and Henry VI, Part 2, though they may not have been written in that order.

Henry IV (Complete Plays)

Henry IV (Complete Plays)

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Henry IV, Part 1 is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written no later than 1597. It is the second of Shakespeare's tetralogy that deals with the successive reigns of Richard II, Henry IV (2 plays), and Henry V. Henry IV, Part 1 depicts a span of history that begins with Hotspur's battle at Homildon against the Douglas late in 1402 and ends with the defeat of the rebels at Shrewsbury in the middle of 1403. From the start it has been an extremely popular play both with the public and the critics.Henry IV, Part 2 is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed written between 1596 and 1599. It is the third part of a tetralogy, preceded by Richard II and Henry IV, Part 1 and succeeded by Henry V.

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Romeo and Juliet is a tragic play written early in the career of William Shakespeare about two teenage "e;star-cross'd lovers"e; whose untimely deaths ultimately unite their feuding households. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and, along with Hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays. Today, the title characters are regarded as archetypal "e;young lovers"e;.

Hamlet

Hamlet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Hamlet is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1599 and 1601. The play, set in Denmark, recounts how Prince Hamlet exacts revenge on his uncle Claudius, who has murdered Hamlet's father, the King, and then taken the throne and married Hamlet's mother. The play vividly charts the course of real and feigned madness-from overwhelming grief to seething rage-and explores themes of treachery, revenge, incest, and moral corruption.

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Macbeth is among the best-known of William Shakespeare's plays, and is his shortest tragedy, believed to have been written between 1603 and 1606. It is frequently performed at both amateur and professional levels, and has been adapted for opera, film, books, stage and screen. Often regarded as archetypal, the play tells of the dangers of the lust for power and the betrayal of friends. For the plot Shakespeare drew loosely on the historical account of King Macbeth of Scotland by Raphael Holinshed and that by the Scottish philosopher Hector Boece. There are many superstitions centred on the belief the play is somehow "e;cursed"e;, and many actors will not mention the name of the play aloud, referring to it instead as "e;The Scottish play"e;.

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Julius Caesar is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1599. It portrays the conspiracy against the Roman dictator of the same name, his assassination and its aftermath. It is one of several Roman plays that he wrote, based on true events from Roman history, which also include Coriolanus and Antony and Cleopatra.Although the title of the play is Julius Caesar, Caesar is not the central character in its action; he appears in only three scenes, and is killed at the beginning of the third act. The protagonist of the play is Marcus Brutus, and the central psychological drama is his struggle between the conflicting demands of honour, patriotism, and friendship.

Othello, The Moor of Venice

Othello, The Moor of Venice

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Othello, The Moor of Venice is a tragedy by William Shakespeare based on the short story "e;Moor of Venice"e; by Cinthio, believed to have been written in approximately 1603. The work revolves around four central characters: Othello, his wife Desdemona, his lieutenant Cassio, and his trusted advisor Iago. Attesting to its enduring popularity, the play appeared in 7 editions between 1622 and 1705. Because of its varied themes - racism, love, jealousy and betrayal - it remains relevant to the present day and is often performed in professional and community theatres alike. The play has also been the basis for numerous operatic, film and literary adaptations.

Merchant of Venice

Merchant of Venice

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

The Merchant of Venice is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1596 and 1598. Although classified as a comedy in the First Folio, and while it shares certain aspects with Shakespeare's other romantic comedies, the play is perhaps more remembered for its dramatic scenes, and is best known for the character of Shylock.The title character is the merchant Antonio, not the Jewish moneylender Shylock, who is the play's most prominent and more famous villain. Though Shylock is a tormented character, he is also a tormentor, so whether he is to be viewed with disdain or sympathy is up to the audience (as influenced by the interpretation of the play's director and lead actors). As a result, The Merchant of Venice is often classified as one of Shakespeare's problem plays.

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Much Ado About Nothing is a comedy by William Shakespeare. First published in 1600, it is likely to have been first performed in the autumn or winter of 1598-1599, and it remains one of Shakespeare's most enduring and exhilarating plays on stage. Stylistically, it shares numerous characteristics with modern romantic comedies including the two pairs of lovers, in this case the romantic leads, Claudio and Hero, and their comic counterparts, Benedick and Beatrice.

King Lear

King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

King Lear is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1603 and 1606, and is considered one of his greatest works. The play is based on the legend of King Leir of Britain. It has been widely adapted for stage and screen, with the part of Lear being played by many of the world's most accomplished actors.

Taming of the Shrew

Taming of the Shrew

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy by William Shakespeare. It was one of his earlier plays, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1594. The play begins with a framing device in which a drunkard is deceived into thinking he is a nobleman who then watches the "e;play"e; itself, which depicts a nobleman, Petruchio, who marries an outspoken, intelligent, and bad-tempered shrew named Katherina. Petruchio manipulates and "e;tames"e; her until she is obedient to his will. The main subplot features the courting of Katherina's more conventional sister Bianca by numerous suitors.

Comedy of Errors

Comedy of Errors

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

The Comedy of Errors tells the story of two sets of identical twins. Antipholus of Syracuse and his servant, Dromio of Syracuse, arrive in Ephesus, which turns out to be the home of their twin brothers, Antipholus of Ephesus and his servant, Dromio of Ephesus. When the Syracusans encounter the friends and families of their twins, a series of wild mishaps based on mistaken identities lead to wrongful beatings, a near-incestuous seduction, the arrest of Antipholus of Ephesus, and accusations of infidelity, theft, madness, and demonic possession.

Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Antony and Cleopatra is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. It was first printed in the First Folio of 1623.The plot is based on Thomas North's translation of Plutarch's Life of Markus Antonius and follows the relationship between Cleopatra and Mark Antony from the time of the Parthian War to Cleopatra's suicide. The major antagonist is Octavius Caesar, one of Antony's fellow triumvirs and the future first emperor of Rome. The tragedy is a Roman play characterized by swift, panoramic shifts in geographical locations and in registers, alternating between sensual, imaginative Alexandria and the more pragmatic, austere Rome. Many consider the role of Cleopatra in this play one of the most complex female roles in Shakespeare's work. She is frequently vain and histrionic, provoking an audience almost to scorn; at the same time, Shakespeare's efforts invest both her and Antony with tragic grandeur. These contradictory features have led to famously divided critical responses.

As You Like It

As You Like It

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

As You Like It is a pastoral comedy by William Shakespeare based on the novel Rosalynde by Thomas Lodge, believed to have been written in 1599 or early 1600. It features one of Shakespeare's most famous and oft-quoted lines, "e;All the world's a stage"e;, and has been adapted for radio, film, and musical theatre.

Tempest

Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

The Tempest is a comedy written by William Shakespeare. It is generally dated to 1610-11 and accepted as the last play written solely by him, although some scholars have argued for an earlier dating. While listed as a comedy in its initial publication in the First Folio of 1623, many modern editors have relabelled the play a romance.

Twelfth Night, Or What You Will

Twelfth Night, Or What You Will

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Twelfth Night, Or What You Will is a comedy by William Shakespeare, based on the short story "e;Of Apolonius and Silla"e; by Barnabe Rich. It is named after the Twelfth Night holiday of the Christmas season. It was written around 1601 and first published in the First Folio in 1623. The main title is believed to be an afterthought, created after John Marston premiered a play titled What You Will during the course of the writing.

Henry VIII

Henry VIII

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

The Famous History of the Life of King Henry the Eighth is a history play by William Shakespeare, based on the life of Henry VIII of England. An alternative title, All is True, is recorded in contemporary documents, the title Henry VIII not appearing until the play's publication in the First Folio of 1623. Stylistic evidence indicates that the play was written by Shakespeare in collaboration with, or revised by, his successor, John Fletcher. It is also somewhat characteristic of the late romances in its structure.

Henry V

Henry V

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Henry V is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to be written in 1599. It is based on the life of King Henry V of England, and focuses on events immediately before and after the Battle of Agincourt during the Hundred Years' War.The play is the final part of a tetralogy, preceded by Richard II, Henry IV, part 1 and Henry IV, part 2. The original audiences would thus have already been familiar with the title character, who was depicted in the Henry IV plays as a wild, undisciplined lad known as "e;Prince Hal."e; In Henry V, the young prince has become a mature man and embarks on an attempted conquest of France.

All's Well That Ends Well

All's Well That Ends Well

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

All's Well That Ends Well is a play by William Shakespeare, originally classified as a comedy, though now often counted as one of his problem plays, so-called because they cannot be easily classified as tragedy or comedy. It was probably written in later middle part of Shakespeare's career, between 1601 and 1608, and was first published in the First Folio in 1623.The name of the play comes from the proverb All's well that ends well, which means that problems do not matter so long as the outcome is good.

Winter's Tale

Winter's Tale

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

The Winter's Tale is a play by William Shakespeare, first published in the First Folio in 1623. Although it was listed as a comedy when it first appeared, some modern editors have relabeled the play a romance. Some critics, among them W. W. Lawrence (Lawrence, 9-13), consider it to be one of Shakespeare's "e;problem plays"e;, because the first three acts are filled with intense psychological drama, while the last two acts are comedic and supply a happy ending.

Henry VI, Part 1

Henry VI, Part 1

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

The First Part of King Henry the Sixth is history play by William Shakespeare, believed written in approximately 1588-1590. It is the first in the cycle of four plays often referred to as "e;The First Tetralogy"e;.

Love's Labours Lost

Love's Labours Lost

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Love's Labour's Lost is one of William Shakespeare's early comedies, believed to have been written in the mid-1590s, and first published in 1598.The play opens with the King of Navarre and three noble companions, Berowne, Dumaine, and Longaville, taking an oath to devote themselves to three years of study, promising not to give in to the company of women - Berowne somewhat more hesitantly than the others.

Le Songe D'Une Nuit D'Ete

Le Songe D'Une Nuit D'Ete

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

L'action se deroule en Grece et reunit pour mieux les desunir deux couples de jeunes amants, Lysandre, Demetrius, Helene et Hermia. Hermia veut epouser Lysandre, mais son pere, Egee, la destine a Demetrius, dont est amoureuse Helena. Lysandre et Hermia s'enfuient dans la foret, poursuivis par Demetrius, lui-meme poursuivi par Helena. Pendant ce temps, Oberon, roi des fees, a ordonne a Puck de verser une potion sur les paupieres de sa femme, Titania. Il entre dans la foret avec Puck. Pendant la nuit, la confusion regne.

Two Gentlemen of Verona

Two Gentlemen of Verona

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

The Two Gentlemen of Verona is a comedy by William Shakespeare from early in his career. It has the smallest cast of any of Shakespeare's plays, and is the first of his plays in which a heroine dresses as a boy. It deals with the themes of friendship and infidelity. The highlight of the play is considered by some to be Launce, the clownish servant of Proteus, and his dog Crab, to whom "e;the most scene-stealing non-speaking role in the canon"e; has been attributed.

Henry VI, Part 2

Henry VI, Part 2

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth, or Henry VI, Part 2, is a history play by William Shakespeare believed written in approximately 1590-91. It is the second part of the trilogy on Henry VI, and often grouped together with Richard III as a tetralogy on The Wars of the Roses-the success of which established Shakespeare's reputation as a playwright.

Henry VI, Part 3

Henry VI, Part 3

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Henry the Sixth, Part 3, is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed written in approximately 1590, and set during the lifetime of King Henry VI of England. It prepares the ground for one of his best-known and most controversial plays: the tragedy of King Richard III (Richard III of England). It continues the action from Henry VI, Part 1 and Henry VI, Part 2, though they may not have been written in that order.

Henry IV, Part 1

Henry IV, Part 1

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Henry IV, Part 1 is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written no later than 1597. It is the second of Shakespeare's tetralogy that deals with the successive reigns of Richard II, Henry IV (2 plays), and Henry V. Henry IV, Part 1 depicts a span of history that begins with Hotspur's battle at Homildon against the Douglas late in 1402 and ends with the defeat of the rebels at Shrewsbury in the middle of 1403. From the start it has been an extremely popular play both with the public and the critics.

Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Measure for Measure is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1603 or 1604. It was originally classified as a comedy, but is now also classified as one of Shakespeare's problem plays.The play deals with the issues of mercy, justice, truth and their relationship to pride and humility: "e;Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall"e;

Merry Wives of Windsor

Merry Wives of Windsor

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

The Merry Wives of Windsor is a comedy by William Shakespeare, first published in 1602, though believed to have been written prior to 1597. It features the fat knight Sir John Falstaff, and is Shakespeare's only play to deal exclusively with contemporary Elizabethan era English middle class life. It has been adapted for the opera on occasions.

Henry IV, Part 2

Henry IV, Part 2

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Henry IV, Part 2 is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed written between 1596 and 1599. It is the third part of a tetralogy, preceded by Richard II and Henry IV, Part 1 and succeeded by Henry V.

Timon d'athenes.

Timon d'athenes.

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Timon est un noble de d'Athenes, tres (trop) genereux avec ses amis qu'il invite regulierement a des festins somptueux, auxquels il offre des cadeaux hors de prix, a tel point qu'il se retrouve un jour sur la paille et ne peut plus payer ses creanciers. Sur de la qualite de l'amitie, il se tourne vers ceux a qui il fait moultes cadeaux pour leur demander de l'aide. Ceux-ci trouvent mille excuses pour ne pas aider Timon qui sombre dans la colere envers Athenes et ses nobles, s'exile dans les bois, et maudit la ville et ses habitants hypocrites et avilis par l'appat de l'or. De son cote, Alcibiade, general athenien, se voit refuser l'aide du Senat, quitte la ville avec son armee pour mieux l'assieger ensuite. Il essaie d'obtenir le soutien de Timon exile qui le maudit aussi et fait finalement la paix avec les senateurs. Timon meurt seul dans les bois laissant pour epitaphe une derniere malediction pour qui la lira.

Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Titus Andronicus may be Shakespeare's earliest tragedy; it is believed to have been written sometime between 1584 and the early 1590s. It depicts a Roman general who is engaged in a cycle of revenge with his enemy Tamora, the Queen of the Goths. The play is by far Shakespeare's bloodiest work. It lost popularity during the Victorian era because of its gore, and has only recently begun to revive its fortunes.

To the Queen

To the Queen

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

"e;To the Queen"e; (or "e;To The Queen by the players"e;) is a short poem attributed to William Shakespeare. It was included in 2007 by Jonathan Bate in his complete Shakespeare edition for the Royal Shakespeare Company.The poem, written on the back of an envelope, is thought to have been written as an epilogue for a performance of As You Like It given at court on Shrove Tuesday in February 1599. American scholars William Ringler and Steven May discovered the poem in 1972 in the notebook of a man called Henry Stanford, who is known to have worked in the household of the Lord Chamberlain.It consists of 18 lines.

King John

King John

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

The Life and Death of King John, a history play by William Shakespeare, dramatizes the reign of King John of England (ruled 1199-1216), son of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine and father of Henry III of England. It is believed to have been written in the mid-1590s but was not published until it appeared in the First Folio in 1623.

Venus and Adonis

Venus and Adonis

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Venus and Adonis is a poem by William Shakespeare, written in 1592-93, with a plot based on passages from Ovid's Metamorphoses. It is a complex, kaleidoscopic work, using constantly shifting tone and perspective to present contrasting views of the nature of love.

Richard II

Richard II

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

King Richard the Second is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to be written in approximately 1595. It is based on the life of King Richard II of England and is the first part of a tetralogy, referred to by scholars as the Henriad, followed by three plays concerning Richard's successors: Henry IV, part 1, Henry IV, part 2, and Henry V. It may not have been written as a stand-alone work.

Troilus and Cressida

Troilus and Cressida

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Troilus and Cressida is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1602. The play (also described as one of Shakespeare's problem plays) is not a conventional tragedy, since its protagonist (Troilus) does not die. The play ends instead on a very bleak note with the death of the noble Trojan Hector and destruction of the love between Troilus and Cressida. Throughout the play, the tone lurches wildly between bawdy comedy and tragic gloom, and readers and theatre-goers have frequently found it difficult to understand how one is meant to respond to the characters.

Pericles, Prince of Tyre

Pericles, Prince of Tyre

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Pericles, Prince of Tyre is a play written (at least in part) by William Shakespeare and included in modern editions of his collected works despite some questions over its authorship, as it was not included in the First Folio. Many modern editors believe that Shakespeare is responsible for the main portion of the play after scene 9 that follows the story of Pericles and Marina, and that the first two acts, detailing the many voyages of Pericles, were written by a relatively untalented reviser or collaborator, possibly George Wilkins.

Timon of Athens

Timon of Athens

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

The Life of Timon of Athens is a play by William Shakespeare about the legendary Athenian misanthrope Timon (and probably influenced by the eponymous philosopher, as well), generally regarded as one of his most obscure and difficult works. Originally grouped with the tragedies, it is generally considered such, but some scholars group it with the problem comedies.

Coriolanus

Coriolanus

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Coriolanus is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, based on the life of the legendary Roman leader, Gaius Martius Coriolanus.

Cymbeline

Cymbeline

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Cymbeline is a play by William Shakespeare, based on an early Celtic British King. Although listed as a tragedy in the First Folio, modern critics often classify it as a romance. Like Othello, Measure for Measure, and The Winter's Tale, it deals with the themes of innocence and jealousy. While its date of composition is unknown, the play is known to have been produced as early as 1611.

Midsummer Night's Dream

Midsummer Night's Dream

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

A Midsummer Night's Dream is a romantic comedy by William Shakespeare, suggested by "e;The Knight's Tale"e; from Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, written around 1594 to 1596. It portrays the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of amateur actors, their interactions with the Duke and Duchess of Athens, Theseus and Hippolyta, and with the fairies who inhabit a moonlit forest. The play is one of Shakespeare's most popular works for the stage and is widely performed across the world.

Richard III

Richard III

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2018

Richard III is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in approximately 1591. The play is an unflattering depiction of the short reign of Richard III of England. While generally classified as a history, as grouped in the First Folio, the play is sometimes called a tragedy (as in the first quarto). It picks up the story from Henry VI, Part 3 and concludes the historical series that stretches back to Richard II.

Henry VI

Henry VI

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/06/2018

Coriolanus (annotated by Henry N. Hudson with an introduction by Charles Harold Herford)

Coriolanus (annotated by Henry N. Hudson with an introduction by Charles Harold Herford)

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2018

One of the last tragedies written by William Shakespeare, "e;Coriolanus"e; is the story of the legendary 5th century BC Roman general Caius Martius, later given the honorary name Coriolanus. Based largely on the biographical accounts of Plutarch and Livy, the play opens amongst riots over grain in which Coriolanus' contempt for the plebeians of Rome is exhibited. The general is drawn away from the riots to battle with the Volscian army. Following the conquest of the Volscian city of Corioli, he finds himself a hero and turns his ambition to politics. In his bid for a position in the Roman Senate, he discovers the power of both his allies and his enemies. Coriolanus quickly learns that his temperament is unsuited for success in the political arena. His militaristic pride, disdain for the concept of popular rule, as well as his unwillingness to slander his opponents, ultimately lead to his exile from Rome. A classic portrayal of the fledgling Roman Empire, "e;Coriolanus"e; is ultimately a tale of the tragic consequences of misplaced alliances. This edition includes a preface and annotations by Henry N. Hudson, an introduction by Charles Harold Herford and a biographical afterword.

Measure for Measure (annotated by Henry N. Hudson with an introduction by Charles Harold Herford)

Measure for Measure (annotated by Henry N. Hudson with an introduction by Charles Harold Herford)

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2018

Originally published in the First Folio of 1623, "e;Measure for Measure"e; is William Shakespeare's play which was likely written sometime in 1603 or 1604. The play begins with Vincentio, the Duke of Vienna, who leaves the government in charge of the authoritarian justice, Angelo, when he departs the city on a diplomatic mission. Lord Angelo believes that there is too much debauchery in the city and seeks to more strictly enforce laws against certain sexual activities. The story centers on Claudio who has impregnated his fiancee, Juliet, outside the bonds of marriage. Despite their plans to marry, Lord Angelo wishes to make an example of Claudio by sentencing him to death. Based upon two 16th century works, Italian novelist and poet Cinthio's "e;The Story of Epitia"e;, and English dramatist George Whetstone's "e;Promos and Cassandra"e;, "e;Measure for Measure"e;, which is classified by most scholars as a comedy, is notable for being one of the bard's "e;problem plays"e;, given its intermittent shifts in tone between darkly dramatic and comedic elements. This edition includes a preface and annotations by Henry N. Hudson, an introduction by Charles Harold Herford, and a biographical afterword.

Richard II (annotated by Henry N. Hudson with an introduction by Charles Harold Herford)

Richard II (annotated by Henry N. Hudson with an introduction by Charles Harold Herford)

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2018

The first play in William Shakespeare's tetralogy of plays which also includes "e;Henry IV, Part 1"e;, "e;Henry IV, Part 2"e;, and "e;Henry V"e;, "e;Richard II"e; is believed to have been written around 1595. A history play, the drama concerns the last two years of the life of King Richard II of England, spanning the years 1398 to 1400. The drama begins with a dispute between Richard's cousin, Henry Bolingbroke, who would later become King Henry IV, and Thomas de Mowbray, first Duke of Norfolk. Henry has accused Mowbray of murdering his uncle, the Duke of Gloucester. Meanwhile, Henry's father, John of Gaunt, first Duke of Lancaster, believes it is Richard that is responsible for his brother's murder. Unable to resolve the matter by traditional methods it is agreed that the dispute will be settled through trial by battle between Bolingbroke and Mowbray. What ensues is a series of events that will bring about the tragic downfall of Richard. A study in the disastrous consequences of political miscalculation, "e;Richard II"e; begins the story of a dramatically Machiavellian period of England's rule. This edition includes a preface and annotations by Henry N. Hudson, an introduction by Charles Harold Herford, and a biographical afterword.

Titus Andronicus (annotated by Henry N. Hudson with an introduction by Charles Harold Herford)

Titus Andronicus (annotated by Henry N. Hudson with an introduction by Charles Harold Herford)

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2018

Widely accepted as Shakespeare's earliest tragedy, "e;Titus Andronicus"e; is the bloody story of a Roman general engaged in terrible revenge with the Queen of the Goths, Tamora. The play begins with Titus returning to Rome after ten years of fighting. He brings with him the defeated Tamora, Queen of the Goths, and her sons. Titus sacrifices one of Tamora's sons to avenge the sons he lost in the war, which begins a cycle of revenge in which Tamora and her lover, Aaron the Moor, plot and scheme against the remaining children of Titus. This entails especially horrific results for his daughter Lavinia, whose fate is thought to be based on the mythological story of Procne and Philomela from Ovid's "e;Metamorphoses"e;. The conclusion is full of further violence and death, with few characters remaining to tell the tragic story of Titus and his children. This edition includes a preface and annotations by Henry N. Hudson, an introduction by Charles Harold Herford, and a biographical afterword.

Life of King Henry the Eighth (Henry Viii)

Life of King Henry the Eighth (Henry Viii)

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2018

Henry the Eighth is a play by William Shakespeare, one of his historical chronicles dedicated to the life of English monarchs. The plot of Henry the Eighth is mostly built around the process of the king's divorce. Shakespeare knew from open sources that for the first time Henry's fancy for Anne Boleyn and rumours about the divorce were mentioned in 1526.1527, and christening of Elisabeth, that became the final scene, was in September 1533. Although the author in his play describes two episodes that don't belong to this period (one of them is the execution of Buckingham in 1521, another one is the conflict between Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury and Bishop Gardiner and other persons of title, but historically this happened after the christening of Elisabeth), nevertheless they are naturally braided to the plot of the play.

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/05/2018

Romeo, son of the Montagues, thinks he's in love until he meets Juliet, the daughter of the Capulets, and discovers what true love really feels like. But their two families are bitter rivals, and no one must know about their passion and secret marriage. When Romeo kills Juliet's cousin in a revenge-fuelled sword-fight, their dream of happiness seems doomed. Can the two families ever be reconciled so Romeo and Juliet can have a life together, or will their plans bring even more tragedy?

The Tempest

The Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/05/2018

A violent storm shipwrecks the King of Naples and his noblemen on what appears to be an uninhabited island. What the king doesn't know is that they have been brought here by powerful magic. Prospero, the mysterious ruler of the island, has a plan, but will he use his magic for good or bad against the castaways? His daughter, Miranda, has never seen another man except her father. What will she think of the stranger who stumbles into her life? Prospero's monstrous servant, Caliban, sees a chance to overthrow his master. Will he succeed? Enchantment and treachery are everywhere on the island - which will prove the stronger?

Romeo and Juliet Manga Classics

Romeo and Juliet Manga Classics

Author: William Shakespeare, Julien Choy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/05/2018

Romeo and Juliet is the classic tragedy of western literature. Created by William Shakespeare, it is tale of two very young lovers from Verona, Italy who defy the wishes of their feuding families, get married then, and tragically, end their own lives in the name of love. It is their deaths that ultimately help the rival families of the Capulet's and Montague's find reconciliation.

Romeo and Juliet Manga Classics

Romeo and Juliet Manga Classics

Author: William Shakespeare, Julien Choy Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/05/2018

Romeo and Juliet is the classic tragedy of western literature. Created by William Shakespeare, it is tale of two very young lovers from Verona, Italy who defy the wishes of their feuding families, get married then, and tragically, end their own lives in the name of love. It is their deaths that ultimately help the rival families of the Capulet's and Montague's find reconciliation.

Poetry

Poetry

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 29/05/2018

Shakespeare's sonnets are the best samples of "e;high poetry"e;. Literature historians have been arguing about them for several centuries, trying to solve the secret of mysterious "e;dark lady"e; and poet's young friend to whom he devoted the works. A lot of science and fictional books are written and some films are shot about the possible story how he had created his sonnets. But ordinary readers just enjoy the beauty of Shakespeare's language and passion of his inspiration that turned this collection of sonnets into the most genius poetry cycle in the history of world literature. The poems A Lover's Complaint, Venus and Adonis are also included to the book.

Life and Death of Richard the Third

Life and Death of Richard the Third

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 29/05/2018

The historical tragedy Richard the Third by Shakespeare is devoted to the yearn for power - power that makes a person take insane risk and commit horrible crimes, but in the end turns him into a helpless toy of rigorous fate. Although it's been historically proved that in fact everything was far otherwise, immortal fantasies still stay more convincing than historical truth.

The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/05/2018