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Four great historical plays of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

Four great historical plays of William Shakespeare

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by William Shakespeare

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Published by Pocket Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by William Aldis Wright.
ContributionsWright, William Aldis, 1831-1914., Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616., Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616., Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616., Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2762 .W7
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 469 p. :
Number of Pages469
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17416658M

  Shakespeare Stories author Andrew Matthews fell in love with Shakespeare when he was years-old. Here he picks out his 10 favourite Shakespeare books for children on the eve of . William Shakespeare - William Shakespeare - The early histories: In Shakespeare’s explorations of English history, as in romantic comedy, he put his distinctive mark on a genre and made it his. The genre was, moreover, an unusual one. There was as yet no definition of an English history play, and there were no aesthetic rules regarding its shaping.

The last play of Shakespeare's four great tragedies is "Macbeth" and it was written in He wrote the first of the great tragedies, "Hamlet" in Asked in Drama and Acting, William.   Hamlet. Romeo and Juliet. Henry V. Macbeth. A Midsummer Night's Dream. King Lear. Lovers of literature will immediately recognise these as signature works of William Shakespeare, whose plays still rank as the greatest dramas ever produced in the English language four /5(K).

  Shakespeare's best history plays one of the all-time great Shakespeare Shakespeare is never more our contemporary than in these plays. Prince William discreetly spending some time with Author: Jonathan Bate. This is a Hardcover Edition of "Four Great Comedies Collectors Edition" by William Shakespeare and published by Pocket Books, Inc. This book includes 4 complete and unabridged plays - A Midsummer Night's Dream, As You Like It, Twelfth Night, and The Tempest, as well as an Introduction by Mark Van Doren, an Overview of each play and a Glossary.


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Four Great Historical Plays. William Shakespeare FOUR GREAT HISTORICAL PLAYS: Henry IV Part I - II, Henry V, Richard III Hardcover New York Pocket Books Very Good+ in Rating: % positive.

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More about William Shakespeare. Scholars of Elizabethan drama believe that William Shakespeare wrote at least 38 plays between and These dramatic works encompass a wide range of subjects and styles, from the playful "A Midsummer Night's Dream" to the gloomy "Macbeth." Shakespeare's plays can be roughly divided into three genres—comedies, histories, and tragedies—though some works, such as "The Tempest Author: Lee Jamieson.

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Hamlet One of the most famous plays of all time, the compelling tragedy of the young prince of Denmark who must reconcile his longing for oblivion with his duty to avenge his father’s murder is one of Shakespeare’s greatest works.

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At 18 years of age he married Anne Hathaway, with whom he had 3 children.