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All's Well That Ends Well In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 49. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,020. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
It's a comedy! It's a tragedy! It's...confusing! Shakespeare doesn't have to be confusing and hard to read. Let BookCaps help with this modern retelling. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of All's Well That Ends Well.
King Lear In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
King Lear descends into madness after foolishly disposing of his estate between two of his three daughters based on their flattery, bringing tragic consequences for all. Sound like a good story? It is…if 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 King Lear.
Titus Andronicus In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 53. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,240. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Violent! Bloody! Revenge! It's not Quentin Tarantino--it's Shakespeare! And Titus Andronicus is perhaps one of the greatest revenge plays he ever wrote. Revenge is sweet--when you can understand it! Let BookCaps help with this modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic tragedy.
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.
Shakespeare FAQ
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,700. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: 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?
The Julius Caesar Companion (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Julius Caesar is one of the greatest plays ever written--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. This annotated book includes a summary of each scene, and an overview of themes and characters. It does not contain the play. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a
The Antony and Cleopatra Companion (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,720. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Antony and Cleopatra is one of the greatest plays ever written--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. This annotated book includes a summary of each scene, and an overview of themes and characters. It does not contain the play. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to underst
The King Lear Companion (Includes Study Guide, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction » Classics
King Lear is one of the greatest plays ever written--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. This annotated book includes a summary of each scene, and an overview of themes and characters. It does not contain the play. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book
Othello Companion (Includes Study Guide, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,120. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
Othello is one of the greatest plays ever written--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. This annotated book includes a summary of each scene, and an overview of themes and characters. It does not contain the play. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book mo