The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

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Simon and Schuster, 2014 M10 1 - 1392 pages
No library is complete without the classics! This edition includes the complete works of the playwright and poet William Shakespeare, considered by many to be the English language’s greatest writer.

Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, King Lear, Hamlet, and Macbeth—the works of William Shakespeare still resonate in our imaginations four centuries after they were written. The timeless characters and themes of the Bard’s plays fascinate us with their joys, struggles, and triumphs, and now they are available in a special volume for Shakespeare fans everywhere.

This Canterbury Classics edition of William Shakespeare’s works includes all of his poems and plays in a single volume. Whether for a Shakespeare devotee or someone just discovering him, this is the perfect place to experience the drama of Shakespeare’s words. A scholarly introduction provides additional context and insight into the poems and plays.

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King Henry VI Part I
King Richard III
Titus Andronicus
The Comedy of Errors
The Two Gentlemen of Verona
Loves Labours Lost
Romeo and Juliet
Troilus and Cressida
Alls Well That Ends Well
Measure for Measure
King Lear
Antony and Cleopatra

A Midsummer Nights Dream
King John
The Taming of the Shrew
King Richard II
The Merchant of Venice
King Henry IV Part I
Much Ado About Nothing
The Merry Wives of Windsor
Julius Caesar
As You Like
Twelfth Night
Timon of Athens
The Winters Tale
The Tempest
King Henry VIII
Venus and Adonis

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Born in 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, William Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest writer and playwright in the English language. In 1594 he founded the acting company the Lord Chamberlain's Men, later the King's Men, in London. He died in 1616.

Michael A. Cramer, PhD, is a writer, an actor, and a filmmaker, who teaches communications at City College of New York and at Borough of Manhattan Community College. He is the author of A Confederacy of Whores: Media and Politics in George W. Bush's America and Medieval Fantasy as Performance: The Society for Creative Anachronism and the Current Middle Ages, as well as numerous articles, short stories, screenplays and chap-books. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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