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  • Macbeth (No Fear Shakespeare)
    Macbeth (No Fear Shakespeare) (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character.

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  • Romeo and Juliet (No Fear Shakespeare)
    Romeo and Juliet (No Fear Shakespeare) (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    "The play plus a translation anyone can understand"--Cover.

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  • Much Ado About Nothing (No Fear Shakespeare)
    Much Ado About Nothing (No Fear Shakespeare) (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    These updated editions of classic plays feature new cover art along with the complete text of each work, full explanatory notes, scene-by-scene plot summaries, a key to famous lines and phrases, and illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books. Reissue. (Plays/Drama)

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  • The Sonnets and a Lover's Complaint
    The Sonnets and a Lover's Complaint (English, Hardback) William Shakespeare

    Part of the "Clothbound Classics" series, this title collects sonnets of Shakespeare's that deal with eternal subjects such as love and infidelity, memory and mortality, and the destruction wreaked by Time. It also includes the sonnet "A Lover's Complaint", in which a young woman is overheard lamenting her betrayal by a heartless seducer.

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  • Hamlet (No Fear Shakespeare)
    Hamlet (No Fear Shakespeare) (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare, John Crowther

    No Fear Shakespeare gives you the complete text of Hamlet on the left-hand page, side-by-side with an easy-to-understand translation on the right.   Each No Fear Shakespeare contains The complete text of the original playA line-by-line translation that puts Shakespeare into everyday languageA complete list of characters with descriptionsPlenty of helpful commentary

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  • Othello (No Fear Shakespeare)
    Othello (No Fear Shakespeare) (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character.

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  • Lyrical Ballads
    Lyrical Ballads (English, Paperback) William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    Wordsworth and Coleridge's joint collection of poems has often been singled out as the founding text of English Romanticism. This is the only edition to print both the original 1798 collection and the expanded 1802 edition, with Wordsworth's famous Preface. It includes important letters, a wide-ranging introduction and generous notes.

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  • The Tempest (No Fear Shakespeare)
    The Tempest (No Fear Shakespeare) (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    No Fear Shakespeare gives you the complete text of The Tempest on the left-hand page, side-by-side with an easy-to-understand translation on the right. Each No Fear Shakespeare contains The complete text of the original play A line-by-line translation that puts Shakespeare into everyday language A complete list of characters with descriptions Plenty of helpful commentary

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  • Macbeth
    Macbeth (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    Macbeth is one of Shakespeare's most performed and studied tragedies. This major new Arden edition offers students detailed on-page commentary notes highlighting meaning and theatrical ideas and themes, as well as an illustrated, lengthy introduction setting the play in its historical, theatrical and critical context and outlining the recent debates about Middleton's possible co-authorship of some...

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  • Playing Shakespeare
    Playing Shakespeare (English, Mixed media product) John Barton

    A classic work for actors and students on understanding and playing Shakespeare. In the first half of the book, Barton attempts an objective analysis of how Shakespeare's text actually works; in the second half he concentrates on the more subjective areas such as irony and ambiguity, passion and coolness.

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  • Henry V (No Fear Shakespeare)
    Henry V (No Fear Shakespeare) (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    "The play plus a translation anyone can understand"--Cover.

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  • Antony & Cleopatra (No Fear Shakespeare)
    Antony & Cleopatra (No Fear Shakespeare) (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    "The play plus a translation anyone can understand"--Cover.

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  • "Twelfth Night"
    "Twelfth Night" (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    Critically acclaimed as one of Shakespeare's most complex and intriguing plays, "Twelfth Night" is a classic romantic comedy of mistaken identities. This book explores the factors that make up the play's textual, theatrical, critical and cultural history. It surveys the play's production and reception and emphasizes the role of the spectator.

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  • "Antony and Cleopatra"
    "Antony and Cleopatra" (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    John Wilders - literary advisor to the BBC TV Shakespeare series - brings thorough scholarship and a practical understanding of performance needs to this new edition. Clarity, accessibility and rigour are the hallmarks of an edition which will provide invaluable guidance for all its readers. "This edition has a very helpful introduction and good clear text, as well as the exceptionally excellent...

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  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (English, Paperback) James Joyce

    One of the most significant literary works of the twentieth century, and one of the most innovative. Young Irish Catholic, Stephen Dedalus, rejects religion and national ties to develop unfettered as an artist. Stronly autobiographical, the novel is one of the founding texts of Modernism and the precursor of Ulysses.

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  • The Italian
    The Italian (English, Paperback) Ann Radcliffe

    The Italian (1797) is a gripping tale of love and betrayal, abduction and assassination, and incarceration by the Inquisition. Radcliffe's last and most unnerving novel exemplifies her definition of 'terror' writing, combining Romantic and Gothic elements and influencing countless later writers.

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  • The Taming of the Shrew (No Fear Shakespeare)
    The Taming of the Shrew (No Fear Shakespeare) (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

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  • The Rover
    The Rover (English, Paperback) Aphra Behn

    Aphra Behn was the first female professional writer in England, and The Rover, her most popular play, is set in Naples during the misrule of carnival time. The Rover explores issues of love, trickery and deception, forced marriage, male power, fidelity, and the excesses of sexual passion.

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  • Three Early Modern Utopias
    Three Early Modern Utopias (English, Paperback) Saint Thomas More, Francis Bacon

    A unique edition of three early modern utopian texts, using a contemporary translation of More's Utopia and examining the Renaissance world view as shown by these writers. The edition includes the illustrative material that accompanied early editions of Utopia, full chronologies of the authors, notes, and glossary.

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  • Hamlet and the Vision of Darkness
    Hamlet and the Vision of Darkness (English, Hardback) Rhodri Lewis

    Hamlet and the Vision of Darkness is a radical new interpretation of the most famous play in the English language. By exploring Shakespeare's engagements with the humanist traditions of early modern England and Europe, Rhodri Lewis reveals a Hamlet unseen for centuries: an innovative, coherent, and exhilaratingly bleak tragedy in which the governing ideologies of Shakespeare's age are scrupulously...

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