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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.
Strange Powers, Stranger Places
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Price: $5.25 USD. Words: 34,190. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Six stories of fantasy and speculative fiction. Visit a world where a wildland firefighter must use his mysterious powers to save his crew from a roaring inferno. Follow a gumshoe journalist as she tracks down a figure who's able to predict the future with terrifying accuracy. And see if a mercenary game hunter can collect his final prize - a woman with the world's most powerful psychic ability.
man and the arms
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
STORY LINE: IT IS A NEO-ROMANTIC comedy WHICH THROWS A DIRECT CHALLENGE TO THE PRESENT CONCEPT OF WIT AND INTELLIGENCE. G.B.SHAW’S ARMS AND THE MAN IS LITERALLY MUTILATED BY THE PLAY MAN AND THE ARMS. UNDOUBTEDLY, IT WILL ALLOW A FREE SPACE FOR HEALTHY AND LOGICAL CRITICISM. Many universities have critically praised this unique creation.
Shakespeare FAQ
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,700. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
There are surprises in this book. Is Brutus a pompous nitwit? Why was Othello black? What was this plague that closed the theatres? Are the 'bad' quartos all that bad? Why the shifting from 'you' to 'thou'? Did the Globe Theater have toilets? Why is it called "Measure for Measure"? Isn't Petruchio in the "Taming of the Shrew" just a domineering coward? Was Shakespeare recognised in his own time?