Books tagged: modern shakespeare

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He Who Conquers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,910. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Daniel’s life spirals out of control when his father dies and his brutal uncle takes control of the family company. To overcome his uncle, Daniel must first learn that while life is not always fair, it is still worth fighting for.
The Sonnets of William Shakespeare In Plain and Simple English
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,250. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Shakespeares Sonnets is pretty romantic stuff--until you read it! It's full of words that are no longer even used. Now there's a way for the modern reader to see what makes them so great with this translation of the sonnets in plain and simple English. Sit back, relax, and prepared to be wooed by one of the masters of verse.
Twelfth Night In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 25. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,170. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Drinking! Dancing! Comedy! What more can you ask in a play? Um…how about for it to make sense in modern English?! BookCaps Has you Covered! If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of a Twelfth Night. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
Measure for Measure In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 26. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,920. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Mercy, justice and truth and their relationship to pride and humility--sound like the themes of a John Grisham novel? Not exactly. But wouldn't it be nice if Shakespeare could be as easy to read as a Grisham novel? Now it can with this modern retelling. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Measure for Measure.
Antony and Cleopatra In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 39. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The love affair between Cleopatra and Mark Anthony has been recounted many times--but none with the same tragic grandeur as William Shakespeare. Unfortunately, hundreds of years have made it difficult for many modern readers to see the sensual juiciness of the play. BookCaps modern retelling will help you see the play like never before!
King Lear In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
King Lear descends into madness after foolishly disposing of his estate between two of his three daughters based on their flattery, bringing tragic consequences for all. Sound like a good story? It is…if you can understand it. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of King Lear.
The Merry Wives of Windsor In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,220. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
You've probably heard of Sir John Falstaff--but you don't really quite know him until you see him comedically in Shakespeare's "The Merry Wives of Windsor." He's a real comedian…that is if you can understand what he's talking about! If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of The Merry Wives of Windsor.
Pericles, Prince of Tyre In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,140. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Pericles is not one of Shakespears most know plays; that's a shame because it's actually one of his greatest…if, that is, you can understand it. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Pericles, Prince of Tyre. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
The Winter's Tale In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 51. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,570. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Magic, sexuality, death! The Winter's Tale has it all. It was the Days of our Lives of the Elizabethan era! Now if only you can understand it... If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of The Winter's Tale. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
Titus Andronicus In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 53. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,240. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Violent! Bloody! Revenge! It's not Quentin Tarantino--it's Shakespeare! And Titus Andronicus is perhaps one of the greatest revenge plays he ever wrote. Revenge is sweet--when you can understand it! Let BookCaps help with this modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic tragedy.