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A Midsummer Nights Dream In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,360. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
A Midsummer's Night Dream is one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies--so why aren't you laughing? Let's face it..if you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of A Midsummer Nights Dream.
Othello Retold In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,270. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Othello--a play full of secret marriage, evil villains, and revenge! It's often credited as one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies!. But if your like many people, you just don't get it! If you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Macbeth.
The Taming of the Shrew In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,230. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The Taming of the Shrew is timeless. The films 10 Things I Hate About You and Deliver us from Eva were each based on the play; the classic western McLintock! even had an episode about the show. But if you have tried to read it and simply stopped because you don't get it, then you are not alone. Let's face it..if you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone.
Troilus and Cressida In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,120. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Comedy and tragedy fuse together in perfect harmoney in this classic play. 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 Troilus and Cressidae. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
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.
The Two Noble Kinsmen In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 57. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,950. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
The Two Noble Kinsmen is loosely based on Chaucer's "The Knight's Tale." But it's not your traditional remake--it's just as hard to understand as Chaucer's original! If you are having trouble understand the play, then let BookCaps help with this modern translation. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out.
King Richard the Second In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 58. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,360. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
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.
Henry IV: Part One In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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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.
Richard III In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 60. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Richard III depicts the Machiavellian rise to power and subsequent short reign of Richard III of England. It's tragic; it's historical; and, if you don't get Shakespearean English, it probably doesn't make any sense!. Let BookCaps help with this modern translation of the classic history play. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out.
Henry VIII In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 62. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,550. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
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.