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The Tempest

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1999

Seller ID: 0086540

ISBN: 0140714855

Condition: Good


"I feel that I have spent half my career with one or another Pelican Shakespeare in my back pocket. Convenience, however, is the least important aspect of the new Pelican Shakespeare series. Here is an elegant and clear text for either the study or the rehearsal room, notes where you need them and the distinguished scholarship of the general editors, Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller who understand that these are plays for performance as well as great texts for contemplation." (Patrick Stewart) The distinguished Pelican Shakespeare series, which has sold more than four million copies, is ... View more info

Henry IV Part I

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Oxford: 1984

Seller ID: 0051008

ISBN: 0198319487

Condition: Very good


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Henry IV Part I

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Signet Classics: 0000

Seller ID: 0063256

ISBN: 0451521307

Condition: Good


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The Tempest

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Oxford: 1998

Seller ID: 0131136

ISBN: 0192834142

Condition: Good


Though written near the end of his career, The Tempest stands first in Shakespeare's First Folio of 1623. Recently redefined by modern criticism as a romance, the play has been read as an escapist fantasy, a political allegory, and a celebratory fiction. Most often, however, The Tempest is interpreted as a summary of Shakespeare's view of his own art of playwriting. In this edition, Stephen Orgel reassesses the evidence for each of these critical speculations, and finds the play to be both more open and more historically determined than traditional views have allowed. The text has been newly e... View more info

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Twelfth Night

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Signet Classic: 1998

Seller ID: 0130387

ISBN: 0451526767

Condition: Good


Our Signet Classic Shakespeare Series was extensively revised in 1998. We offer the best of everything -- unforgettable works edited by eminent Shakespeare scholars, comprehensive notes on the text, an essay on Shakespeare's life and times, source material, critical commentaries, extensive bibliographies, and footnotes. And there's more-- Grow with the times by including both historical and thoroughly contemporary critical commentary on such issues as feminist, political, and theatrical interpretations of the plays -- with recent full-length essays by such respected scholars as Frank Kermo... View more info

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Romeo and Juliet

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1979

Seller ID: 0130182

ISBN: 0140714197

Condition: Good


Incorporating thirty-eight volumes of Shakespeare's work, this superb series is distinguished by its skilled and unobtrusive editing, under the scholarly and sensitive supervision of Alfred Harbage.Great pains have been taken to follow Shakespeare's intentions with regard to the act and scene division and the exact form of speech. The editing has been done from the quarto or folio texts, depending on which is considered more authoritative, and the ideal has been to reproduce the chosen texts with as few alterations as possible. In order to help the reader and student, the annotations have b... View more info

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Henry V

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1988

Seller ID: 0127834

ISBN: 0553212958

Condition: Good


A triumphantly patriotic play that also casts a critical eye at war and warriors, this great epic drama depicts a charismatic ruler in a time of national struggle. The young King Henry's victory over the French despite overwhelming odds creates a spectacle of action, color, and thundering battles. Whether the warrior-king is urging his men "Once more unto the breach, dear friends," or wooing Katharine of France, Henry is magnificently adapted to the role he must play in England's greatness. Henry V represents the culmination of Shakespeare's art as a writer of historical drama. Each Editio... View more info

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Romeo and Juliet

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1988

Seller ID: 0127835

ISBN: 0553213059

Condition: Good


The magnificent, timeless drama is the world's most famous tale of " star-crossed lovers." The young, unshakable love of Juliet and Romeo defies the feud that divides their families-- the Capulets and Montagues-- as their desperate need to be together, their secret meetings, and finally their concealed marriage drive them toward tragedy. A masterwork that has long captured the hearts of audiences, this romantic tragedy has become part of the literary heritage of all peoples in all nations. View more info

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Henry V

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Signet Classics: 1998

Seller ID: 0122475

ISBN: 0451526902

Condition: Good


"This day is call'd the feast of Crispian: He that outlives this day, and comes safe home, will stand a tip-toe when this day is nam'd. And rouse him at the name of Crispian." Revised and repackaged, this new edition of "Henry V" includes a new Overview by Sylvan Barnet, an updated bibliography, suggested references, stage and film history, and much more. View more info

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Othello

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New American Library: 1987

Seller ID: 0083123

ISBN: 0451521323

Condition: Good


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Henry Iv Part I

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Dover: 1997

Seller ID: 0084068

ISBN: 0486295842

Condition: Very good


Memorable historical drama concerns rebellion against King Henry led by Harry Percy ("Hotspur") and other nobles, complicated by the king's difficulties with his wayward son, Prince Hal. Superb blend of courtly intrigue, battlefield action, and low comedy featuring Sir John Falstaff, all expressed in fine blank verse and stirring prose. View more info

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Julius Caesar

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1991

Seller ID: 0084069

ISBN: 0486268764

Condition: Very good


Great tragedy based on Plutarch's account of the lives of Brutus, Julius Caesar, and Mark Antony. Evil plotting, ringing oratory, high tragedy with Shakespeare's incomparable insight, dramatic power. Reprinted complete and unabridged from an authoritative English edition. Explanatory footnotes. View more info

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Julius Caesar (Oxford School Shakespeare Series)

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1979

Seller ID: 0093649

ISBN: 0198319711

Condition: Good


This exclusive collection of the Bard's works has been designed specifically for readers new to Shakespeare's rich literary legacy. Each of the plays is presented unabridged and in large print, copiously annotated and preceded by a character summary and commentary. Brief scene synopses clarify confusing plots, while incisive essays describe the historical context and Shakespeare's sources. The explanatory notes are written clearly and simply, illustrated, and positioned right next to the text -- no more flipping pages back and forth to squint over microscopic footnotes Topics for further disc... View more info

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Twelfth Night

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1988

Seller ID: 0099208

ISBN: 0553213083

Condition: Good


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A Midsummer Night's Dream

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $7.99

Publisher: CBC Enterprises: 1984

Seller ID: 0117153

Condition: Good


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Othello

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $7.99

Publisher: RSC: 2009

Seller ID: 0140356

ISBN: 0812969154

Condition: Good


Shakespeare shines a fierce spotlight on the jealous heart and on our attitudes toward the outsider. A story of its time and for our time, full of terror and beauty, "Othello" is urgent, gripping, radical, and beautiful. Under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, two of today's most accomplished Shakespearean scholars, this Modern Library series incorporates definitive texts and authoritative notes from William Shakespeare: Complete Works. Each play includes an Introduction as well as an overview of Shakespeare's theatrical career; commentary on past and current p... View more info