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Synopsis: COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, THE

"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 edition of William Shakespeare's works includes all of his poems and plays in an elegant, leather-bound, keepsake edition. 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. Specially designed end papers, a ribbon bookmark, and other enhancements complete the package and make this the perfect gift for any lover of literature -- a book to read and treasure!

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ISBN 9781626860988
Weight 1.5
Publisher PERSEUS DISTRIBUTION
Dimension Width(กว้าง)(CM) 6.5000
Dimension Length(ยาว)(CM) 9.8000
Dimension High(สูง/หนา)(CM) 2.9000
Language English

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"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 edition of William Shakespeare's works includes all of his poems and plays in an elegant, leather-bound, keepsake edition. view all

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SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM

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William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon on 23rd April 1564.

His father William was a successful local businessman and his mother Mary was the daughter of a landowner. Relatively prosperous, it is likely the family paid for Williams education, although there is no evidence he attended university.

In 1582 William, aged only 18, married an older woman named Anne Hathaway. They had three children, Susanna, Hamnet and Juliet. Their only son Hamnet died aged just 11.

shakespeareAfter his marriage, information about the life of Shakespeare is sketchy but it seems he spent most of his time in London – writing and acting in his plays.

Due to some well timed investments Shakespeare was able to secure a firm financial background, leaving time for writing and acting. The best of these investments was buying some real estate near Stratford in 1605, which soon doubled in value.

It seemed Shakespeare didn’t mind being absent from his family – he only returned home during Lent when all the theatres were closed. It is generally thought that during the 1590s he wrote the majority of his sonnets. This was a time of prolific writing and his plays developed a good deal of interest and controversy. His early plays were mainly comedies (e.g. Much Ado about Nothing, A Midsummer’s Night Dream) and histories (e.g. Henry V)

By the early Seventeenth Century, Shakespeare had begun to write plays in the genre of tragedy. These plays, such as Hamlet, Oth...

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