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What's It All About, Shakespeare? An Introduction To The Bard Of Avon
By S. A. Markham
Series: What's It All About, Shakespeare?. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
What's It All About, Shakespeare? is a series aimed at demystifying Shakespeare's work. This first instalment, 'An Introduction to The Bard of Avon' offers a short biography of the world's most famous playwright, an introduction to his works and a guide to understanding them. Think Shakespeare's boring? Think again.
William Shakespeare's Plays and Sonnets
By Timothy Sexton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,300. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Academic essays and articles that help make understanding Shakespeare easier. These papers are easy to read and can help students from high school to graduate school level. You don't need to be a student to enjoy chapters that compare "Julius Caesar" to politics during the George W. Bush administration, reveal how the downfall of Macbeth and his wife are two parts of a whole.
Shakespeare FAQ
By Jim McCrudden
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,700. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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?
Sonnets to a Young Man
By William Shakespeare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Category: Fiction
* Contains only Shakespeare's 127 sonnets written for or about his young male love. * Contains an introduction detailing the story told by the sonnet sequence and placing the sonnets in the canon of gay literature.