Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written early in the career of playwright William Shakespeare about two young "star-cross`d lovers" whose deaths ultimately unite their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare`s most popular archetypal stories of young, teenage lovers.
The Life of William Shakespeare is a fascinating and wide-ranging exploration of Shakespeare's life and works focusing on oftern neglected literary and historical contexts: what Shakespeare read, who he worked with as an author and an actor, and how these various collaborations may have affected his writing. Written by an eminent Shakespearean scholar and experienced theatre reviewer Pays particular attention to Shakespeare's theatrical contemporaries and the ways in which they influenced his writing Offers an intriguing account of the life and work of the great poet-dramatist structured around the idea of memory Explores often neglected literary and historical contexts that illuminate Shakespeare's life and works
Travel back 400 years to visit rowdy playhouses and royal palaces, and explore the world of William Shakespeare. With fun flaps and lively illustrations, this book brings to life Shakespeare's best-known plays - tales of doomed princes, heroic kings, and mischievous fairies causing trouble.
The No Fear Shakespeare series contains complete scholarly editions of Shakespeare plays, side-by-side with accessible, contemporary translations for when Shakespeare’s language is confusing, or if you want to read classic Shakespeare plays from start to finish in modern-day language. Miss none of the magic or salient points of Henry IV, Parts One and Two with this innovative edition.