4 edition of Shakespeare"s stories. found in the catalog.
Presents the stories of five of Shakespeare"s plays: Antony and Cleopatra, Richard III, Henry IV, Henry V, and Julius Caesar.
|Statement||retold by Beverley Birch ; illustrated by Robina Green.|
|Genre||Adaptations, Juvenile literature., Adaptations.|
|Contributions||Green, Robina, ill., Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.|
|LC Classifications||PR2877 .B45 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||126 p. :|
|Number of Pages||126|
|LC Control Number||93013203|
Having first seized his books, or with a log Batter his skull, or paunch him with a stake, Or cut his wezand with thy knife. Remember First to possess his books; for without them He's but a sot, as I am, nor hath not One spirit to command: they all do hate him As rootedly as I. Burn but his books. He has brave utensils,--for so he calls them While answering the questions, “who is Shakespeare and why does he matter?” this book also introduces its readers to the time period in which Shakespeare worked. It is full of stories like the midnight demolition of the theater to move it to a new location, and also tells the stories of some of the plays, and relates how the stories have.
Ostensibly, the book announces the publication of a newly discovered play by Shakespeare – but one that the narrator thinks is actually a forgery written by his own father. The chronology of Shakespeare's plays remains a matter of some scholarly debate. Current consensus is based on a constellation of different data points, including publication information (e.g. dates taken from title pages), known performance dates, and information from contemporary diaries and other : Lee Jamieson.
Macbeth book. Read 38 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When Macbeth, an ambitious general of the Scottish army, is told by witches /5. William Shakespeare - William Shakespeare - Shakespeare’s sources: With a few exceptions, Shakespeare did not invent the plots of his plays. Sometimes he used old stories (Hamlet, Pericles). Sometimes he worked from the stories of comparatively recent Italian writers, such as Giovanni Boccaccio—using both well-known stories (Romeo and Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing) and little .
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96 books based on votes: Hamlet by William Shakespeare, Macbeth by William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's.
Twelve of Shakespeare's greatest tales come to life in this entertaining collection of short, lively stories specially adapted for young readers.
Capturing the vital events and using some of the original wording, the stories serve as a perfect introduction to Shakespeare for /5(59). This is a great book.
One of our favorite Shakespeare story books. I will be using this for middle school students before we watch Hamlet and then read some of the play. This book makes Shakespeare so much more accessible.
I used it with my 8th grader, and will probably use it /5(16). Great introduction to Shakespeare. Used this for a 7 and 11 year old's first encounters with the Bard.
We took little pieces of the real text, and talked about just a few lines in relation to this Storybook. It worked well. A wonderful book for kids & adults.
Fascinating to learn the stories that inspired Shakespeare.5/5(2). Tales from Shakespeare - Wikipedia. Shakespeare 16 Books Childrens Story Collection Set By Tony Ross Paperback – January 1, by Andrew Matthews (Author) out of 5 stars ratings. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
Price New from Used from /5(26). His most prolific period was between and Until his major works consisted of epic tragedies, including Hamlet, King Lear, Othello, and Macbeth. He then turned his attention to tragi-comedies (romances) and collaborative efforts with other playwrights.
While famous and respected in his own time, it wasn't until the nineteenth. William shakespeare ( - ) Greatest English dramatist & poet.
We have the following works by William shakespeare. William Shakespeare (Ap (baptism)–d. Ap ) was an English poet and playwright and is considered a key member of the English literature canon. Shakespeare's work includes sonnets and 38 plays; while his earlier plays were comedies and histories, his later work focused on tragedy (e.g.
"Macbeth"). years later and Shakespeare just hasn’t gotten old. Good old Will has earned his place in the literary canon for good reason. I mean, the guy invented words, remaking our is responsible for the most cunning, hilarious insults. But it wasn’t just his clever way with words that made him and enduring literary : Molly Wetta.
The Shakespeare Stories book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Boasting 16 of William Shakespeare's most popular and enduri /5. THE writings of Shakespeare have been justly termed “the richest, the purest, the fairest, that genius uninspired ever penned.” Shakespeare instructed by delighting.
His plays alone (leaving mere science out of the question), contain more actual wisdom than the whole body of. William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, around Ap Church records from Holy Trinity Church indicate that he was baptized there on Ap William was born to John Shakespeare, a glover and leather merchant, and Mary Arden, a landed heiress.
Shakespeare's plays have been beautifully translated into relatively concise stories which gives the reader a good understanding of what each of the plots/storylines are about.
From a children's or teaching point of view, really useful for giving an overview before delving into the nitty-gritty of the language and detail/5(21).
William Shakespeare (bapt. 26 April – 23 April ) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist.
He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon". The Best William Shakespeare Plays and Books. Most Recommended Books. Here, Natasha, a year old living in Oxfordshire, recommends some of her favourite retellings of Shakespeare stories.
About. We ask experts to recommend the five best books in. The Random House Book of Shakespeare Stories book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.
These eight Shakespeare plays, retold i /5. Happy birthday, William Shakespeare. To celebrate, we’ve rounded up free copies of the 30 most popular works by the great author on Project Gutenberg. Follow the links below to download for your.
This retelling of Shakespeare's comedy is perfect for kids that like fairy tales and humor. The twists, turns, and confusion of the original story are delightfully portrayed and beautifully illustrated, creating a funny and visually appealing picture book.
The life of William Shakespeare William shakespeare was known as the great Bard of Stratford because he was a famous poet and playwright. He also boug. The story of twins Dora and Nora Chance explores ideas about paternity and incest, and the novel is written in five chapters like the five acts in a Shakespeare : Sally O'reilly.Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare A Midsummer Night's Dream.
The Tempest. As You Like It. The Winter's Tale. King Lear. Twelfth Night. Much Ado About Nothing. Romeo and Juliet. Pericles. Hamlet.
Cymbeline. Macbeth. The Comedy of Errors. The Merchant of Venice. Timon of Athens. Author: Edith Nesbit.The Guinness Book of Records lists feature-length film and TV versions of William Shakespeare ' s plays, making Shakespeare the most filmed author ever in any language.
As of Julythe Internet Movie Database lists Shakespeare as having writing credit on 1, films, including those under production but not yet released.
The earliest known production is King John from