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Shakespeare plays

See below for a selection of the latest books from Shakespeare plays category. Presented with a red border are the Shakespeare plays books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Shakespeare plays books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare, Carmen Khan, Jack Armstrong Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/07/2020

A Preface to Shakespeare (1925) WITH EIGHT ILLUSTRATIONS

A Preface to Shakespeare (1925) WITH EIGHT ILLUSTRATIONS

Author: George. H. Cowling Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/06/2020

Published in 1908, this book considers the work of William Shakespeare. Providing notes and commentaries on some of his poems and plays, as well as context from English history, and analysis from his contemporaries and successors, Jonson, Beaumont, Fletcher and Massinger, this book will be an interesting read for those interested in his work.

Shakespeare's Religious Allusiveness

Shakespeare's Religious Allusiveness

Author: Maurice Hunt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/06/2020

Shakespeare's Religious Allusiveness complicates debates about whether Shakespeare's plays are fundamentally Protestant or Catholic in sympathy, challenging analyses that either find Protestant elements consistently undercutting Catholic motifs or, less often, discover evidence of the playwright's endorsement of Catholic doctrine and customs. Rather, Maurice Hunt argues that Shakespeare's syncretistic method of incorporating both Protestant and Catholic elements into his plays was singular among early modern English playwrights at a time when governmental and social tolerance of Protestantism in the theatre was high and criticism of stereotyped Catholicism was correspondingly rampant in drama. In-depth discussions of The Two Gentlemen of Verona, the Second Henriad, All's Well That Ends Well, Twelfth Night, and Othello reveal how Shakespeare allusively integrates Reformation Protestant and Roman Catholic motifs and systems of thought. This book sheds new light on the playwright's knowledge of and interest in Elizabethan and Jacobean religious debates over the nature of spiritual reformation, the efficacy of merit for redemption, and the operation of Providence. It will appeal not only to Shakespeare scholars but to those interested in the cultural history of the Reformation.

Der mittelenglische Versroman uber Richard Loewenherz

Der mittelenglische Versroman uber Richard Loewenherz

Author: Karl Brunner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/06/2020

The Life Of Timon Of Athens

The Life Of Timon Of Athens

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/06/2020

William Shakespeare Comedies

William Shakespeare Comedies

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2020

William Shakespeare Tragedies

William Shakespeare Tragedies

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2020

Shakespeare and the Emblem Writers

Shakespeare and the Emblem Writers

Author: Henry Green Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/05/2020

Few only are the remarks absolutely needed by way of introduction to a work which within itself sufficiently explains and carries out a new method of illustration for the dramas of Shakespeare. This book is the results of genuine study. The results arrived at, though imperfect, are also grounded on real similitudes between Shakespeare and his predecessors and contemporaries; and those similitudes, parallelisms, or adaptations of thought, by whichever name distinguished, often arose from the actual impression made on his mind and memory by the Emblematists whose works he had seen, read, and used.

The Tragedy of King Lear

The Tragedy of King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare, Lois Potter Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/05/2020

For this updated critical edition of King Lear, Lois Potter has written a completely new introduction, taking account of recent productions and reinterpretations of the play, with particular emphasis on its afterlife in global performance and adaptation. The edition retains the Textual Analysis of the previous editor, Jay L. Halio, shortened and with a new preface by Brian Gibbons. Professor Halio, accepting that we have two versions of equal authority, the one derived from Shakespeare's rough drafts, the other from a manuscript used in the playhouses during the seventeenth century, chooses the Folio as the text for this edition. He explains the differences between the two versions and alerts the reader to the rival claims of the quarto by means of a sampling of parallel passages in the Introduction and by an appendix which contains annotated passages unique to the quarto.

The Tragedy of King Lear

The Tragedy of King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare, Lois Potter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

For this updated critical edition of King Lear, Lois Potter has written a completely new introduction, taking account of recent productions and reinterpretations of the play, with particular emphasis on its afterlife in global performance and adaptation. The edition retains the Textual Analysis of the previous editor, Jay L. Halio, shortened and with a new preface by Brian Gibbons. Professor Halio, accepting that we have two versions of equal authority, the one derived from Shakespeare's rough drafts, the other from a manuscript used in the playhouses during the seventeenth century, chooses the Folio as the text for this edition. He explains the differences between the two versions and alerts the reader to the rival claims of the quarto by means of a sampling of parallel passages in the Introduction and by an appendix which contains annotated passages unique to the quarto.