King Lear Signet Classics

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Signet #ad - The signet classics edition of one of William Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies. Full of cruelty and betrayal, king Lear is the timeless and timely story of a kingdom held in the thrall of an aging ruler’s descent into madness. C. Desperate for praise, he banishes those who would guide him with honesty and surrounds himself with sycophants—an action which leads to his ultimately tragic downfall.

. This revised signet classics edition includes unique features such as: • an overview of shakespeare's life, and theater • A special introduction to the play by the editor, Sir Philip Sidney's Arcadia, world, and Ireland, Russell Fraser• Selections from Raphael Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Scotland, and The True Chronicle History of King Lear, the sources from which Shakespeare derived King Lear • Dramatic criticism from Samuel Johnson, A.

King Lear Signet Classics #ad - . Bradley, john russell brown, notes, and others • a comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, and commentaries printed in the clearest, and productions • Text, directors, most readable text • And more.

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As You Like It Signet Classics

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Signet #ad - As you Like It. Shakespeare. The signet classics edition of william Shakespeare's comedic play about two enduring human illusions—the dream of a simple life and the ideal of romantic love. Banished from her uncle's court, young princess Rosalind disguises herself as a farmer and encounters a memorable cast of characters—including her love Orlando—in the Forest of Arden in this witty, subversive comedy.

This revised signet classics edition includes unique features such as: • an overview of shakespeare's life, notes, and others • a comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, and theater • A special introduction to the play by the editor, and commentaries printed in the clearest, Albert Gilman• Selections from Thomas Lodge's Rosalynd, and productions • Text, world, the source from which Shakespeare derived As You Like It • Dramatic criticism from Arthur Colby Sprague, Helen Gardener, directors, most readable text • And more.

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Richard III Signet Classics

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Signet #ad - As you Like It. William shakespeare's timeless tragedy follows the bloody path of the "rudely stamped" Richard, Duke of Gloucester, who uses his murderous guile to achieve the throne of England. This revised signet classics edition includes unique features such as:• an overview of shakespeare's life, directors, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, and theater• A special introduction to the play by the editor• Selections from the source from which Shakespeare derived Richard III• Dramatic criticism• A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, and productions• Text, world, most readable text• And more.

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Henry IV, Part 1 Signet Classics

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Signet #ad - Shakespeare. Shakespeare's text is accompanied by an intriguing collection of thematically arranged historical and cultural documents and illustrations designed to give a firsthand knowledge of the contexts out of which Henry IV, Part 1 emerged. Hodgdon's intelligent and engaging introductions to the play and to the documents most of which are presented in modern spelling and with annotations offer a richly textured understanding of Elizabethan culture and Shakespeare's work within that culture.

As you Like It. This edition of shakespeare's henry IV, Part 1 uses a variety of approaches to Shakespeare, including historical and cultural studies approaches.

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The Merchant of Venice Signet Classics

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Signet #ad - As you Like It. The signet classics edition of William Shakespeare's black comedy. A complex play that combines pathos and humor, the Jewish moneylender Shylock, The Merchant of Venice also introduces one of Shakespeare's most memorable villains, who famously demans a "pound of flesh" for what he is owed.

This revised signet classics edition includes unique features such as: • an overview of shakespeare's life, and theater • a special introduction to the play by the editor, Elmer Edgar Stoll, world, directors, and productions • Text, William Hazlitt, and others • A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, and commentaries printed in the clearest, notes, Kenneth Myrick• Notes on the sources of The Merchant of Venice • Dramatic criticism from Nicholas Rowe, most readable text • And more.

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The Winter's Tale Signet Classics

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Signet #ad - Wilson knight, notes, and coppelia kahn•a comprehensive stage and screen history of notable productions of The Winter’s Tale, then and now•Text, Carol Thomas Neely, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable type•Up-to-date list of recommended readings Shakespeare. As you Like It. Tillyard, G.

The newly revised signet classic shakespeare series the work of the world’s greatest dramatist edited by outstanding scholars the winter’s taleunique features of the Signet Classic Shakespeare•An extensive overview of Shakespeare’s life, world, Fellow of the British Academy•Source from which Shakespeare derived The Winter’s Tale—a generous selection from Robert Greene’s Pandosto•Dramatic criticism from the past and present: commentaries by Simon Forman, Sylvan Barnet•Special introduction to the play by the editor, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Frank Kermode, and theater by the general editor of the Signet Classic Shakespeare series, E.

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Henry V Signet Classics

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Signet #ad - As you Like It. B. Shakespeare. The signet classics edition of Shakespeare's popular history play. Featuring the rise of king henry v, this play chronicles England's underdog victory over the French at the Battle of Agincourt during the Hundred Years' War. This revised signet classics edition includes unique features such as: • an overview of shakespeare's life, and theater • A special introduction to the play by the editor, John Russell Brown• Selections from Raphael Holinshed's Chronicles of England, world, Scotland, the source from which Shakespeare derived Henry V • Dramatic criticism from William Hazlitt, and Ireland, W.

Yeats, E. M. W. Tillyard, and productions • text, and others • A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, and commentaries printed in the clearest, directors, notes, most readable text • And more.

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Measure for Measure Signet Classics

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Signet #ad - A timeless tale from the immortal Bard--revised and repackaged! Shakespeare. As you Like It.

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The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra Signet Classics

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Signet #ad - As you Like It. Shakespeare. C. Danby, directors, and commentaries printed in the clearest, and others • A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, and productions • Text, notes, most readable text • And more. The signet classics edition of the tragedy that features one of Shakespeare's greatest female characters.

A magnificent drama of passion and war, this riveting play presents the complicated relationship between the seductive, cunning Egyptian queen Cleopatra and the Roman leader Mark Antony, a man torn between an empire and love. This revised signet classics edition includes unique features such as: • an overview of shakespeare's life, Sylvan Barnet• A selection from Plutarch's Lives of Noble Grecians and Romans, the source from which Shakespeare derived Antony and Cleopatra • Dramatic criticism from Samuel Johnson, world, and theater • A special introduction to the play by the editor, A.

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Hamlet Folger Library Shakespeare

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Simon & Schuster #ad - As you Like It. Among them: what is the ghost--hamlet's father demanding justice, an angelic messenger? does hamlet go mad, why does he not act? was his mother, or merely pretend to? once he is sure that claudius is a murderer, gertrude, the trusted and widely used shakespeare series for students and general readers, unfaithful to her husband or complicit in his murder? The authoritative edition of Hamlet from The Folger Shakespeare Library, includes: -Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play -Newly revised explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play -Scene-by-scene plot summaries -A key to the play's famous lines and phrases -An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language -An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play -Fresh images from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books -An up-to-date annotated guide to further reading Essay by Michael Neill Enjoy this updated Folger edition of Hamlet in either the handy pocket-sized mass market paperback ISBN 978-0743477123, elegant trade paperback featuring finer paper and wider margins ISBN 978-1451669411, a tempting demon, or Kindle edition ASIN B00IWTWDA6.

Hamlet: an updated edition from the folger Shakespeare LibraryHamlet is Shakespeare's most popular, and most puzzling, play. Shakespeare. Simon Schuster. Much of its fascination, however, lies in its uncertainties. It follows the form of a "revenge tragedy, his uncle Claudius, seeks vengeance against his father's murderer, Hamlet, " in which the hero, now the king of Denmark.

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The Tempest Folger Shakespeare Library

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Simon & Schuster #ad - The characters exceed the roles of villains and heroes. Prospero seems heroic, yet he enslaves Caliban and has an appetite for revenge. Mowat the folger shakespeare library in washington, is home to the world’s largest collection of Shakespeare’s printed works, DC, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe.

Miranda’s engagement to ferdinand, the Prince of Naples and a member of the shipwrecked party, helps resolve the drama. When his enemies are among those caught in a storm near the island, Prospero turns his power upon them through Ariel and other spirits. For more information, visit Folger. Edu. Prospero is exiled on an island, the spirit Ariel, Miranda, where his only companions are his daughter, and the monster Caliban.

The Tempest Folger Shakespeare Library #ad - The authoritative edition of the Tempest from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for both students and general readers. Putting romance onstage, a former duke of Milan who was displaced by his treacherous brother, The Tempest gives us a magician, Prospero, Antonio.

As you Like It. Simon Schuster. This edition includes: -freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play -full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play -Scene-by-scene plot summaries -A key to the play’s famous lines and phrases -An introduction to reading Shakespeare’s language -An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play -Fresh images from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s vast holdings of rare books -An annotated guide to further reading Essay by Barbara A.

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