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Words of Wisdom: William Shakespeare
By Students' Academy
Series: Great Oratory, Book 14. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Who other than Great William Shakespeare could have produced such beautiful lines: “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.”
betrayal 1 & 2 the end of the line
By oscar stuta
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,700. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
When you got the chance to make something out of your life and then you came across a boy who ruined you and then denied everything that he did. Who do you turn to after that the opportunity is gone you are left with nothing but misery after all that you life changes for the better and great things happen. until you double cross the one that made you feel special and was there in time of need.
When Gods Were Men
By Adrian Poniatowski
Price: Free! Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
The financial collapse of 2008 has claimed both lives and fortunes as the collateral damage of unscrupulous manipulation. This play explores how the evil of those unpunished crimes becomes the downfall of all involved: the criminals, the ambivalent, and the innocent. A tragedy written in the Shakespearean tradition.
The Zombie Hamlet
By Hilary Thomson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Hamlet is your ordinary, everyday prince of Denmark. His father’s been murdered, he’s going insane (or not), and he needs to shame his mother, kill the scheming uncle who has usurped his throne, and wipe out half the people in his vicinity to regain his kingdom. But when zombies erupt in Elsinore, his goal become even more improbable.
Ready Reference Treatise: Henry IV Part I
By Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 99 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 124. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
The play describes in complete detail a period of history that begins with Hotspur's battle at Homildon against the Douglas late in 1402 and ends with the defeat of the rebels at Shrewsbury in the middle of 1403. Both general audiences and critics have admired the play.
Ready Reference Treatise: Hamlet
By Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 89 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 112. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Hamlet’s character is the expression of overwhelming grief to seething rage. Sometimes there is real madness and sometimes it is feigned.
Ready Reference Treatise: Coriolanus
By Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 87 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 109. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
When exactly the play “Coriolanus” was enacted first is not known, however, according to the most of the scholars, the play was launched somewhere between 1605 and 1610. Some others try to emphasize that the play was first staged in probably 1608 or 1609.
Lucretia: A Play In Verse | 'An Historie of the Roman Borgias and their Daughter Lucretia'
By David Krae
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,370. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Aquila Media. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A play in five acts, written as an Elizabethan-style, historical drama, Lucretia is the story of the infamous Borgias, focusing on the life of Lucretia Borgia, the daughter of Pope Alexander VI. It is the precursor to the Novel 'Lucretia' also by David Krae. *With a special foreword by the author.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Comedy of Errors
By Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 74 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 96. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The play derives the major part of its humour from mistaken identity and slapstick. Word play and pun happen to be equally powerful in this play.
Shakespeare for Reader's Theatre, Volume 1: Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Midsummer Night's Dream
By John Poulsen
Series: Shakespeare for Readers' Theatre, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,350. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
Shakespeare for Readers’ Theatre is a Readers’ Theatre collection of three of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays in abridged form.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Midsummer Night's Dream
By Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 53 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 74. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Who could have thought that the vast and enchanting English literature and the English speaking world would be indebted to a person who had no academic higher education? Yes, William Shakespeare is the person who gave a new direction to the literary world and the academic pursuits all over the world.
Shakespeare Shorties: Macbeth
By Diane Swanson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
Shakespeare Shorties scripts are a great way to expose middle grades to William Shakespeare's legendary stories, characters, and language in a quick format, laying the ground work for more in depth studies in years to come. Choose from three different titles or get the whole series. Kids are guaranteed to love them! "The Tempest", "Twelfth Night", & "Macbeth". Ages: 9-14 Cast: 20
Shakespeare Shorties: The Tempest
By Diane Swanson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
Shakespeare Shorties scripts are a great way to expose middle grades to William Shakespeare's legendary stories, characters, and language in a quick format, laying the ground work for more in depth studies in years to come. Choose from three different titles or get the whole series. Kids are guaranteed to love them! "The Tempest", "Twelfth Night", & "Macbeth". Ages: 9-14 Cast: 20
Shakespeare Shorties: Twelfth Night
By Diane Swanson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
Shakespeare Shorties scripts are a great way to expose middle grades to William Shakespeare's legendary stories, characters, and language in a quick format, laying the ground work for more in depth studies in years to come. Choose from three different titles or get the whole series. Kids are guaranteed to love them! "Twelfth Night", "Macbeth", & "The Tempest". Ages: 9-14 Cast: 20
Gladiolus Rag Pure Sheet Music Duet for Cello Duo, Arranged by Lars Christian Lundholm
By Pure Sheet Music
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
Gladiolus Rag. This ragtime by Scott Joplin is by many considered to be one of his best. It was originally composed in 1907. Solo Score. Pure Duo Sheet Music, Arrangement for Cello Duo by Lars Christian Lundholm.
Henry IV: Part One In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 59. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,120. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
Shakespeare knew like few others how to dramatize the gossipy lives of kings. More importantly, he knew that just because it was history, that didn't mean it was boring. Today, however, Shakespeare's histories can be a bit of a drudge to plow through. Let BookCaps help with this modern translation of the classic history play.
Filling the Cheap Seats
By Vincent Poirier
Price: Free! Words: 19,880. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
Do you think of Shakespeare as something you had to read in school? Or do you think of Shakespeare as that famous author that you ought to read but that you never get around to? If you do, then Filling the Cheap Seats aims to convince you that Shakespeare is fun! This short book offers fun thoughts and unusual ideas about Shakespeare the playwright and his thirty seven plays.
So Long As There's Verona
By Peter Stephenson
Price: Free! Words: 8,950. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
This is a children's comedy version of “Romeo and Juliet,” originally written in 2011 as a Year 6 leavers' play. It can just as easily be used at any time of the year, as presented here in its Smashwords edition. It would suit Year 6 (approx age. 11), of course, but could be performed by Year 5 or Year 7. The play retains the essential Shakespeare storyline.
Shakespeare's Hamlet in Plain English
By C.J. B.
Price: Free! Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
In the language of Shakespeare, meaning can seem obscure, its style elaborate and theatrical. This work presents the language of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, Hamlet, in more natural and readily comprehensible English. This may prove of some value for studying, understanding and gaining superior appreciation of, and insight into, the play.
Shakespeare's Premiere of The Merchant of Venice
By David Schajer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,000. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
William Shakespeare's most problematic "problem play" solved for the first time! This adaptation answers many unsolved questions: What does the play mean? Why did Shakespeare write it as a comedy? What makes it funny? When did Shakespeare write the play? Why did he write the play? Why is the play so misunderstood? Was Shakespeare really anti-Semitic? Why is Shylock the hero?