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Shakespeare's Hamlet in Plain English by C.J. B.
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.
Filling the Cheap Seats by Vincent Poirier
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 by Adrian Poniatowski
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 by Peter Stephenson
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.
Romeold and Juliancient: Middle Age in the Middle Ages by Alec Heilizer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
What if the greatest love story ever told, didn't have to end? Romeold and Juliancient is a play in which Romeo and Juliet both survive and are now in middle age and unhappy with both their marriage and their lives in general. All of the characters from the original play return in this new look at an old love story. The Capulets and Montagues clash in sit-com like moments during this comedic play.
Shakespeare In Italy, the Bard's forbidden romance by Paul Streitz
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Screenplays » Romance, Plays » Shakespeare
A romantic screenplay/play of the Bard's romance with the Italian courtesan and poet, Veronica Franco, on his 1574 tour of Italy.
Shakespeare's Premiere of The Merchant of Venice by David Schajer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,000. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Screenplays » Period piece
William Shakespeare's most problematic "problem play" solved for the first time! This adaptation answers many unsolved questions: What does the play mean? Why did Shakespeare write it as a comedy? What makes it funny? When did Shakespeare write the play? Why did he write the play? Why is the play so misunderstood? Was Shakespeare really anti-Semitic? Why is Shylock the hero?
Shakespeare's Premiere of Richard III by David Schajer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,970. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Screenplays » Period piece
William Shakespeare's famous play is solved for the first time! This adaptation answers many unsolved questions: Who was Richard III? When was Richard III written? Why did Shakespeare write Richard III? What did Shakespeare's audience think of Richard III? Why is this play so important in Shakespeare's life?
The Master of the Ceremonies by William Corbett
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,060. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
For nearly four hundred years the world has believed that the actor William Shakespeare was the greatest writer that has ever lived. A chance discovery by an independent researcher has finally thrown up the proof that the world has been waiting for. The world was wrong. Finally we have found the author that the world and the works deserve. The greatest story never told. Until now.
betrayal 1 & 2 the end of the line by oscar stuta
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,700. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
When you got the chance to make something out of your life and then you came across a boy who ruined you and then denied everything that he did. Who do you turn to after that the opportunity is gone you are left with nothing but misery after all that you life changes for the better and great things happen. until you double cross the one that made you feel special and was there in time of need.
Windows on Shakespeare by Geoffrey Gibson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,440. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A handbook of the life and times of Shakspeare and each of the thirty-eight plays focussed on film and sound reproduction.
Ready Reference Treatise: Henry IV Part I by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 99 · Study Guides: 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 by Diane Swanson
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 by Raja Sharma
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.
Lucretia: A Play In Verse | 'An Historie of the Roman Borgias and their Daughter Lucretia' by David Krae
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 by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 87 · Study Guides: 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 by Raja Sharma
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.
Shakespeare's Premiere of Hamlet by David Schajer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,330. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Screenplays » Period piece
William Shakespeare's most famous play solved for the first time! This adaptation answers many unsolved questions: Who was Hamlet? When was Hamlet written? Why did Shakespeare write Hamlet? What did Shakespeare's audience think of the play? Why is it Shakespeare's greatest play?
The Tragedy of Macbeth, Part II: The Seed of Banquo by Noah Lukeman
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...."