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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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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

A Midsummer Night's Dream

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $7.99

Publisher: CBC Enterprises: 1984

Seller ID: 0117153

Condition: Good


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Romeo and Juliet

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Signet Classics: 1998

Seller ID: 0121142

ISBN: 0451526864

Condition: Good


Joining Bruce Coville's earlier prose adaptations of Shakespeare's plays is this picture book treatment of the Bard's most popular work ever. The tender story of the young star-crossed lovers from warring families, Romeo and Juliet has moved audiences to tears for four hundred years. And Coville tells it in a way that will surely whet the appetite of young audiences, who will then find even greater enjoyment in the original. As with his earlier adaptations, Coville expertly combines his own dramatic language with key lines from the play. Dennis Nolan, who illustrated Coville's version of A Mid... 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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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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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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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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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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The Tempest

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $4.13

Publisher: Washington Square Press: 2004

Seller ID: 0133668

ISBN: 0743482832

Condition: Good


Each 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 famous lines and phrases - An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language - An essay by an outstanding scholar providing a modern perspective on the play - Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books Essay by Barbara A. Mowat The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the w... View more info

Sophie's Choice

By: William Styron

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Random House: 1979

Seller ID: 0117055

ISBN: 0385364148

Condition: Very good


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A Tidewater Morning

By: William Styron

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Vintage: 1993

Seller ID: 0134111

ISBN: 0679754490

Condition: Very good


In this brilliant collection of "long short stories, " the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Sophie's Choice returns to the coastal Virginia setting of his first novels. Through the eyes of a man recollecting three episodes from his youth, William Styron explores with new eloquence death, loss, war, and racism. View more info

Sophie's Choice

By: William Styron

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1980

Seller ID: 0001700

ISBN: 0553135457

Condition: Fair


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Vanity Fair

By: William Thackeray

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Penguin Classic: 2001

Seller ID: 0137513

ISBN: 0141439831

Condition: Good


No one is better equipped in the struggle for wealth and worldly success than the alluring and ruthless Becky Sharp, who defies her impoverished background to clamber up the class ladder. Her sentimental companion Amelia, however, longs only for caddish soldier George. As the two heroines make their way through the tawdry glamour of Regency society, battles--military and domestic--are fought, fortunes made and lost. The one steadfast and honourable figure in this corrupt world is Dobbin with his devotion to Amelia, bringing pathos and depth to Thackeray's gloriously satirical epic of love and ... View more info

The Bedford Reader Second Edition

By: X J Kennedy

Price: $7.99

Publisher: St. Martins: 1985

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 0041217

ISBN: 0312071191

Condition: Good


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