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The Comedy of Errors In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,640. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Mistaken identity. Seduction. Theft. Demonic Possession. It all sounds like the plot of a crazy TV soap opera! But it Shakespeare...maybe not the Shakespeare you remember from High School, but it's all in this play...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 The Comedy of Errors.
Coriolanus In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,760. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
T.S. Eliot said Coriolanus was superior to even Hamlet; Ralph Fiennes loved it so much he directed, produced, and starred in modern telling of the play. So if everyone loves it so much, why is it so hard to understand? Let's face it...Shakespeare can be difficult to read! Let BookCaps help with this easy to read modern retelling.
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.
The Tempest in Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 28. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,440. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
The Tempest is a short play...and a confusing one. There is no one single central plot (there are three main plots that alternate throughout the story). Long story short: it's easy to get lost! And the Shakespearean language doesn't help. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of The Tempest.
The Two Gentlemen of Verona in Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,000. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Friendship, infidelity, love--sound like a Spanish soap opera?! Nope. It's Shakespeare! Of course you probably miss a lot of the humor if you don't understand archaic English. Let BookCaps help! If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of The Two Gentlemen of Verona.
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.
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.
Cymbeline In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 54. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,090. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Romeo and Juliet may be Shakespeares most known romance, but Cymbeline is home of his most matures…if you can understand it. Let BookCaps help with this modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic tragedy. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Cymbeline.
Timon of Athens In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 55. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Timon of Athens is often called Shakespeares most obscure and difficult works--but that doesn't make it any less great. If you need help reading it, you are not alone! Let BookCaps help! If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Timon of Athens.