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Plays » Shakespeare

Shakespeare's Hamlet in Plain English
Price: Free! Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
The Dreamers: A Play of Playing
Price: Free! Words: 24,440. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A reimagination of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream in the World of Warcraft dreamscape. This is a theater script for a dreamy play.
Othello (Director's Playbook Edition)
Price: Free! Words: 26,890. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
William Shakespeare's classic, the tragedy of Othello, Moor of Venice, joined in an interracial marriage and driven to jealousy by his maleficent officer.
Hamlet (Shakespeare Made Sleazy)
Price: Free! Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
Hamlet is the story of a young Danish prince coping with the murder of his father and his mother's remarriage to his uncle...who, by the way, happened to murder her first husband. Messed up, right? Shakespeare says it well, and the "Shakespeare Made Sleazy" series has his word against ours in a side-by-side, Shakespeare by Sleazy modern interpretation of the classic tale.
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...
Woodland Poems
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,750. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Plays » Shakespeare
This volume comprises lyrical, narrative, and dramatical works, with subjects imagined, invented, and derived from Native American culture.
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.
Did Hamlet Love Ophelia?: and Other Thoughts on the Play
Price: Free! Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature, Plays » Shakespeare
This is a collection of short essays on Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet. It includes analyses of the plot and characters as seen through more modern eyes than most essays. Topics in the 11 “thoughts” include an inquest into why Hamlet killed Claudius, as well as an essay, “The Great Poland Invasion Scam.”
Not Quite Hamlet
Price: Free! Words: 17,670. Language: Australian English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
Both a parody and summary of the great Shakespearean play, Hamlet.
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...."
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.
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.
King Edward III: A Retelling
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,360. Language: American English. Published: April 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Plays » Shakespeare
This is an easy-to-read retelling of "King Edward III," a history play that may have been written in part by William Shakespeare.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 53 · Study Guides: 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: Hamlet
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 89 · Study Guides: 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.
MacBeth: His Own Tale
Series: No Fear Shakespeare Novels · Historical Novels. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,840. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Plays » Shakespeare
Come and read it again, but for the first time in MacBeth's own words! Through a mixture of verse and prose, W.Wm.Mee makes Shakespeare's most hated villain come to life! MacBeth himself comes back to tell his own version of 'the wickedest play ever penned', giving reasons why he did what he did and who he did it for!
The Famous Victories of Henry V: A Retelling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,780. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Plays » Shakespeare
This is an easy-to-retelling of "The Famous Victories of Henry V," which is an important source for William Shakespeare's "Henry IV" and "Henry V "plays.
RICHARD III de William Shakespeare en Français (monologues)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: French. Published: November 7, 2015. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
RICHARD III de William Shakespeare en Français par Acteur et Baryton David Serero (monologues). Passionné par Shakespeare, David Serero a deja adapté et traduit plusieurs pieces dont Le Marchand de Venise et Othello. Du meme auteur, David Serero a deja joué en anglais Shylock (Marchand de Venise), Othello (Othello), Richard III, Marc Anthony (Julius Caesar), Lewis the Dauphin (Le Roi Jean)..etc.
A Myth of Shakespeare
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,080. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
This play contains no thesis of Shakespeare's life, character, or genius, except that he was a born poet and working dramatist. The scenes included were intended, quite mythically, to represent barely possible incidents in his life, passages read to or by his friends, or performances in his theatre.
HenryIV Part 2 by William Shakespeare: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 11. Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of this history play? This guide provides in-depth questions on every scene of the play Henry IV Part 2 by William Shakespeare covering: plot, themes, and style and stagecraft. The questions are carefully worded to draw your attention to key ideas so that your understanding of this sometimes difficult text will develop.

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