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Shakespeare's Hamlet in Plain English
Price: Free! Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
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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.
Filling the Cheap Seats
Price: Free! Words: 19,880. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Plays » Shakespeare
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.
When Gods Were Men
Price: Free! Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: 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.
So Long As There's Verona
Price: Free! Words: 8,950. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: 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.
Playing Puck
Price: Free! Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A retelling of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" through the eyes of a less bumbling Puck...
Ready Reference Treatise: Henry IV Part I
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 99 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 124. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: 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.
Shakespeare Shorties: Macbeth
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: 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
Ready Reference Treatise: Hamlet
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 89 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 112. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » Shakespeare
Hamlet’s character is the expression of overwhelming grief to seething rage. Sometimes there is real madness and sometimes it is feigned.
Lucretia: A Play In Verse | 'An Historie of the Roman Borgias and their Daughter Lucretia'
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,370. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Aquila Media. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Plays » Shakespeare
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: Coriolanus
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 87 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 109. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » Shakespeare
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.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 53 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 74. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » Shakespeare
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.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Comedy of Errors
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 74 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 96. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » Shakespeare
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.
The Tragedy of Macbeth, Part II: The Seed of Banquo
Price: Free! Words: 17,870. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Plays » Medieval
“Lukeman’s sequel to the Scottish play succeeds as both a fascinating literary exercise and an entertaining play in its own right….[A] poetic, well-paced drama.” —Booklist “Lukeman did a top-notch job creating a fresh play in the style of Shakespeare. The story moves quite briskly, and takes quite a few intriguing twists...."
Shakespeare Shorties: Twelfth Night
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: 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
The African Tragedian
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » Shakespeare
Ira Aldridge, America's earliest important Black actor, became one of the most celebrated Shakespearean actors of nineteenth century Europe. This dramatic montage traces the joyous moment that performance can bring and the hurtful reality of being Black during racial slavery.
Shakespeare Shorties: The Tempest
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: 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
Trumpilius J. Caesar
Price: Free! Words: 19,520. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » Shakespeare
Chock-full of conspiracy and double-crosses, Trumpilius J. Caesar is a five-act play that examines the pain and pressure of modern politics. The play features an orange-faced lout running for president against an establishment candidate with her own dark past.
William Shakespeare - Complete Plot Summaries
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,770. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
The complete plot summaries of the works of William Shakespeare.
Drama Made Easy 1: All's Well That Ends Well
Series: Drama Made Easy. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » Shakespeare
This play was first published in the year 1623 in the First Folio. It was originally classified as comedy, but over the years, after detailed analysis and study of the play, the critics and scholars have concluded that it is one of his problem plays.
Twelfth Night Continues, or, Malvolio's Revenge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,240. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Plays » Shakespeare
Twelfth Night Continues, or, Malvolio's Revenge, is a sequel to William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. It is a novel, written as a play, in a Shakespearean comedy style-but not in Iambic Pentameter (but with a few rhyming songs scattered throughout) and answers the questions of what happened next to Olivia, Viola, Orsino, and others after Malvolio yelled "I'll be revenged on the whole pack of you!"

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