William Shakespeare, the 16th century English poet, playwright, and actor is generally regarded as the best writer in the English language and the world’s best dramatist. He was a very prolific writer and his work consists of 39 plays, 154 sonnets, a few poems, and two long narrative poems. His plays have been translated into …
Friendship, betrayal, wisdom, humour, epic romance, jealousy, adventure, bravery and murder. There’s everything in those iconic Shakespeare stories. His work transcends generations and appeals endlessly to other writers. His dramatic structures are both simple and complicated, intertwined with numerous relationships, which reappear in our lives again and again.
The Comedy of Errors is one of William Shakespeare’s shortest and one of his most farcical comedies, with a major part of the humour coming from slapstick and mistaken identity, in addition to puns and word play.
Too much power in one man’s hands
World-renowned Shakespeare scholar Stephen Greenblatt explores the playwright’s insight into bad (and often mad) rulers.
This edition of Romeo and Juliet is an adaptation of Shakespeare’s eponymous play, the incredible romantic story full of passion and wisdom retold in plain modern English, capturing the very essence and key elements of the original Shakespeare’s drama.
William Shakespeare’s classic masterpiece, the tragedy of Othello, Moor of Venice, joined in an interracial marriage to the beautiful Desdemona and driven to suspicion and jealousy by his maleficent officer Iago.
Famed author E. Nesbit (The Railway Children) brings 20 of Shakespeare’s plays to life in language that children can understand. They are entertaining narratives that describe the Bard’s main characters and often intricate plots. Each story provides a concise overview for anyone about to experience a Shakespeare play for the first time. Includes:
Experience The Force Awakens as a Shakespeare play, complete with Elizabethan verse, Shakespearian monologues, and theatrical stage directions!
Love triumphs in As You Like It, Shakespeare’s joyous comic adventure! Rosalind, arguably Shakespeare’s greatest female character, is banished from court and follows her exiled father into the untamed Forest of Arden. Disguised as a man for safety, Rosalind’s great wit and good nature show through her male trappings as she engages with fools and …