The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (37 plays, 160 sonnets and 5 Poetry Books With Active Table of Contents) (Lecture Club Classics)


Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: Publisher s24148
ISBN: 2377937470
Category: Performing Arts
Page: N.A
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This collection gathers together the works by William Shakespeare in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume! The Comedies A Midsummer Night's Dream All's Well That Ends Well As You Like It Love’s Labour ’s Lost Measure for Measure Much Ado About Nothing The Comedy of Errors The Merchant of Venice The Merry Wives of Windsor The Taming of the Shrew The Two Gentlemen of Verona Twelfth Night; or, What you will The Romances Cymbeline Pericles, Prince of Tyre The Tempest The Winter's Tale The Tragedies King Lear Romeo and Juliet The History of Troilus and Cressida The Life and Death of Julius Caesar The Life of Timon of Athens The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra The Tragedy of Coriolanus The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark The Tragedy of Macbeth The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice Titus Andronicus The Histories The Life and Death of King John The Life and Death of King Richard the Second The Tragedy of King Richard the Third The first part of King Henry the Fourth The second part of King Henry the Fourth The Life of King Henry V The first part of King Henry the Sixth The second part of King Henry the Sixth The third part of King Henry the Sixth The Life of King Henry the Eighth The Poetical Works The Sonnets Sonnets to Sundry Notes of Music A Lover's Complaint The Rape of Lucrece Venus and Adonis The Phoenix and the Turtle The Passionate Pilgrim

Shakespeare's Sonnets


Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 143911708X
Category: Drama
Page: 432
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A bestselling, beautifully designed edition of William Shakespeare’s sonnets, complete with valuable tools for educators. The authoritative edition of Shakespeare’s Sonnets from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers, includes: -Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on the facing page of each sonnet -A brief introduction to each sonnet, providing insight into its possible meaning -An index of first lines -Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s vast holdings of rare books -An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the sonnets The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, is home to the world’s largest collection of Shakespeare’s printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs. For more information, visit Folger.edu.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

In Nine Volumes (Classic Reprint)
Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9781332814701
Category: Drama
Page: 574
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Excerpt from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Vol. 9 of 9: Othello; Antony and Cleopatra; Cymbeline; Pericles Our best authority for the text of Othello is the folio of 1623; but a quarto derived from an independent manuscript had appeared in the preceding year, and had been entered in the Stationers' Register in October 1621. The occurrence of many oaths and expletives in the quarto which do not appear in the folio suggests the idea that the manuscript from which the former text was produced may have been a transcript preceding in date the enactment against swearing passed early in the reign of James I. A few lines absent from the folio are found in the quarto but a far larger number of lines - about 160 - wanting in the quarto are found in the folio. Some of these differences apparently arose from.care1essness in printing the quarto; some omissions were probably made to shorten the perform ance of the play a few lines may be additions of the author, found in the manuscript used for the folio. The subsequent quartos of 1630 and 1655 are of com paratively slight importance in ascertaining the text. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Love Poems & Sonnets of William Shakespeare


Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: Doubleday
ISBN: 0307823679
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 160
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The greatest sonnets ever written, by the greatest poet and playwright in the English language--now in a handsome edition featuring exquisite color illustrations.

Alias Shakespeare

Solving the Greatest Literary Mystery of All Time
Author: Joseph Sobran
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780684826585
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 311
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Reexamines the authorship controversy surrounding the plays of Shakespeare and provides evidence that the classic works were written by Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford

Kubla Khan


Author: Samuel Coleridge
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 1443442216
Category: Poetry
Page: 5
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Though left uncompleted, “Kubla Khan” is one of the most famous examples of Romantic era poetry. In it, Samuel Coleridge provides a stunning and detailed example of the power of the poet’s imagination through his whimsical description of Xanadu, the capital city of Kublai Khan’s empire. Samuel Coleridge penned “Kubla Khan” after waking up from an opium-induced dream in which he experienced and imagined the realities of the great Mongol ruler’s capital city. Coleridge began writing what he remembered of his dream immediately upon waking from it, and intended to write two to three hundred lines. However, Coleridge was interrupted soon after and, his memory of the dream dimming, was ultimately unable to complete the poem. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.

The Complete English Poems


Author: John Donne
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141916036
Category: Poetry
Page: 688
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No poet has been more wilfully contradictory than John Donne, whose works forge unforgettable connections between extremes of passion and mental energy. From satire to tender elegy, from sacred devotion to lust, he conveys an astonishing range of emotions and poetic moods. Constant in his work, however, is an intensity of feeling and expression and complexity of argument that is as evident in religious meditations such as 'Good Friday 1613. Riding Westward' as it is in secular love poems such as 'The Sun Rising' or 'The Flea'. 'The intricacy and subtlety of his imagination are the length and depth of the furrow made by his passion,' wrote Yeats, pinpointing the unique genius of a poet who combined ardour and intellect in equal measure.

The Complete Works of Jane Austen

All novels, short stories, letters and poems
Author: Jane Austen,General Press
Publisher: GENERAL PRESS
ISBN: 9380914792
Category: Fiction
Page: 3400
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The Complete Novels of Jane Austen brings together the indelible characters, picturesque locations, and masterful storytelling of Jane Austen, one of the most beloved and celebrated authors of all time. This special ebook edition includes all of Austen's published works: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Love and Friendship and Other Early Works, Lady Susan, Northanger Abbey, and Persuasion. These novel contain some of the most brilliant, dazzling prose in the English language. In a publishing career that spanned less than a decade, Jane Austen used the romantic endeavours of her well-plotted characters as a stage from which to address issues of gender politics and class-consciousness rarely expressed in her day. Through her vivacious and spirited heroines and their circle, she painted vivid portraits of English middle-class life as the eighteenth century came to a close. Each of these novels is a love story and a story about marriage—marriage for love, for financial security, for social status. But they are not mere romances. Ironic, comic, and wise, they are masterly studies of the society Austen observed. This collection features the following works: Emma Lady Susan Love and Friendship and Other Early Works Mansfield Park Northanger Abbey Persuasion Pride and Prejudice Sense and Sensibility

The Complete Wizard of Oz Collection (All Oz novels by L.Frank Baum)


Author: L. Frank Baum
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8074844455
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 1748
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This carefully crafted ebook: "The Complete Wizard of Oz Collection (All Oz novels by L.Frank Baum)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Oz books form a book series that begins with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) and relate the fictional history of the Land of Oz. Oz was created by author L. Frank Baum, who went on to create the illusion that characters such as Dorothy and Princess Ozma relayed their adventures in Oz to Baum themselves, by means of wireless telegraph. Later Wizard of Oz books written by Ruth Plumly Thompson and other authors, as well as comic strips, are not included in this collection. Content: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) The Marvelous Land of Oz (1904) The Woggle-Bug Book (1905) Ozma of Oz (1907) Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz (1908) The Road to Oz (1909) The Emerald City of Oz (1910) The Patchwork Girl of Oz (1913) Little Wizard Stories of Oz (1913, collection of 6 short stories) Tik-Tok of Oz (1914) The Scarecrow of Oz (1915) Rinkitink in Oz (1916) The Lost Princess of Oz (1917) The Tin Woodman of Oz (1918) The Magic of Oz (1919, posthumously published) Glinda of Oz (1920, posthumously published)

Take Ten II

More Ten-Minute Plays
Author: Eric Lane,Nina Shengold
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307491595
Category: Drama
Page: 432
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A ten-minute play is a blaze of theatrical energy. In this follow-up to their groundbreaking collection Take Ten, editors Eric Lane and Nina Shengold have put together a veritable bonfire of talent. Take Ten II: More 10-Minute Plays provides a fast-track tour of the current theatrical landscape, from the slapstick ingenuity of David Ives’ Arabian Nights to the searing tension of Diana Son’s 9/11 drama The Moon, Please, to Susan Miller’s luminous fable The Grand Design. This remarkably diverse anthology includes thirty-five short plays by such major American playwrights as Christopher Durang, Warren Leight, Romulus Linney and Donald Margulies, alongside a host of exciting new voices. Actors, directors, producers and teachers will find Take Ten II an invaluable source of meaty roles for people of every age, ethnicity and gender; lovers of theatre will find it a richly satisfying read. These deceptively short plays throb with life in all its variety: harrowing, hilarious, and breathtakingly vital. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Reading Shakespeare's Sonnets

A New Commentary
Author: Don Paterson
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571263992
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 528
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Shakespeare's Sonnets are as important and vital today as they were when first published four hundred years ago. Perhaps no collection of verse before or since has so captured the imagination of readers and lovers; certainly no poem has come under such intense critical scrutiny, and presented the reader with such a bewildering number of alternative interpretations. In this illuminating and often irreverent guide, Don Paterson offers a fresh and direct approach to the Sonnets, asking what they can still mean to the twenty-first century reader. In a series of fascinating and highly entertaining commentaries placed alongside the poems themselves, Don Paterson discusses the meaning, technique, hidden structure and feverish narrative of the Sonnets, as well as the difficulties they present for the modern reader. Most importantly, however, he looks at what they tell us about William Shakespeare the lover - and what they might still tell us about ourselves. Full of energetic analysis, plain-English translations and challenging mini-essays on the craft of poetry - not to mention some wild speculation - this approachable handbook to the Sonnets offers an indispensable insight into our greatest Elizabethan writer by one of the leading poets of our own day.