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Shakespeare's Mulberry Tree
Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » Essays
Keir Cutler, who possesses a PhD in theater, tells the fascinating historical account of how the mulberry tree in back of Shakespeare's former home became “one of the most valuable assets of the town,” and why its cutting down was viewed as a "sacrilege."
What's So Great About Shakespeare? A Biography of William Shakespeare Just for Kids!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Literary
The story of William Shakespeare begins with his birth on April 23, 1564. He was born to a Catholic family in a time when Queen Mary I of England was doing her best to convince the entire country to support the Catholic Church. But when Shakespeare turned 4 years old, a new Queen sat down on her throne – and under her rule Catholics (include Shakespeare’s parents) would be treated very differently
Shakespeare FAQ
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,700. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
There are surprises in this book. Is Brutus a pompous nitwit? Why was Othello black? What was this plague that closed the theatres? Are the 'bad' quartos all that bad? Why the shifting from 'you' to 'thou'? Did the Globe Theater have toilets? Why is it called "Measure for Measure"? Isn't Petruchio in the "Taming of the Shrew" just a domineering coward? Was Shakespeare recognised in his own time?
Shakespeare's Premiere of The Merchant of Venice
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
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?
Shakespeare's Premiere of Hamlet
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?