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Shakespeare, Our Contemporary

Written by Jan Kott


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 21, 2015
Price: $

Shakespeare, Our Contemporary is a provocative, original study of the major plays of Shakespeare. More than that, it is one of the few critical works to have strongly influenced theatrical productions.

Peter Brook and Charles Marowitz are among the many directors who have acknowledged their debt to Jan Kott, finding in his analogies... Read more >
Living with Shakespeare
Living with Shakespeare
Written by Susannah Carson, Foreword by Harold Bloom
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307742919
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Living with Shakespeare
Essays by Writers, Actors, and Directors
Written by Susannah Carson
Foreword by Harold Bloom


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $16.95

Why Shakespeare? What explains our continued fascination with his poems and plays? In Living with Shakespeare, Susannah Carson invites forty actors, directors, scholars, and writers to reflect on why his work is still such a vital part of our culture.

We hear from James Earl Jones on reclaiming Othello as a tragic... Read more >
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Living with Shakespeare
Living with Shakespeare
Written by Susannah Carson, Foreword by Harold Bloom
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307743404
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Living with Shakespeare
Essays by Writers, Actors, and Directors
Written by Susannah Carson
Foreword by Harold Bloom


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $10.99

Why Shakespeare? What explains our continued fascination with his poems and plays? In Living with Shakespeare, Susannah Carson invites forty actors, directors, scholars, and writers to reflect on why his work is still such a vital part of our culture.

We hear from James Earl Jones on reclaiming Othello as a tragic... Read more >
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Richard III
Richard III
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368300
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Richard III

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: June 6, 2012
Price: $2.99

An exciting new edition of the complete works of Shakespeare with these features:  Illustrated with photographs from New York Shakespeare Festival productions, vivid readable readable introductions for each play by noted scholar David Bevington, a lively personal foreword by Joseph Papp, an insightful essay on the play in performance, modern spelling and... Read more >
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Henry VI
Henry VI
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969405
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Henry VI
Parts I, II, and III
Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $12.00

“The gaudy, blabbing and remorseful day
Is crept into the bosom of the sea.”
—Henry VI
 
Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of the three-part classic history that revolves around the epic, dynastic Wars of the Roses.
 
THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES MORE... Read more >
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Henry VI
Henry VI
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368874
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Henry VI
Parts I, II, and III
Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $2.99

Displaying the bold vision and growing skill of a young playwright, these are Shakespeare’s first three history plays, covering some sixty tumultuous years of English history. Their pageantry, violence, and stirring speeches excite audiences with action as well as character, and midway through the final play in this trilogy, a shocking... Read more >
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King John & Henry VIII
King John & Henry VIII
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969399
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King John & Henry VIII

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $10.00

“Mad world, mad kings, mad composition!”
—King John
 
In one volume, eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide fresh new editions of two classic histories: Henry VIII and King John.
 
THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES MORE THAN A HUNDRED PAGES OF EXCLUSIVE FEATURES:
 
• original Introductions to... Read more >
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King John & Henry VIII
King John & Henry VIII
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368867
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King John & Henry VIII

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $2.99

“Mad world, mad kings, mad composition!”
—King John
 
In one volume, eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide fresh new editions of two classic histories: Henry VIII and King John.
 
THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES MORE THAN A HUNDRED PAGES OF EXCLUSIVE FEATURES:
 
• original Introductions to... Read more >
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Pericles
Pericles
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969436
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Pericles

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $8.00

“This world to me is but a ceaseless storm
Whirring me from my friends.”
—Pericles
 
Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of this classic tragicomedy of good and evil in many guises.
 
THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES MORE THAN A HUNDRED PAGES OF... Read more >
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Pericles
Pericles
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368904
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Pericles

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $2.99

“This world to me is but a ceaseless storm
Whirring me from my friends.”
—Pericles
 
Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of this classic tragicomedy of good and evil in many guises.
 
THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES MORE THAN A HUNDRED PAGES OF... Read more >
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368294
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $7.99

Magic, love spells, and an enchanted wood provide the materials for one of Shakespeare’s most delightful comedies. When four young lovers, fleeing the Athenian law and their own mismatched rivalries, take to the forest of Athens, their lives become entangled with a feud between the King and Queen of the Fairies... Read more >
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All's Well That Ends Well
All's Well That Ends Well
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969375
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All's Well That Ends Well

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $8.00

“A young man married is a man that’s marr’d.”
—All’s Well That Ends Well
 
Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of this classic play about gender, desire, and sexual love.
 
THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES MORE THAN A HUNDRED PAGES OF EXCLUSIVE FEATURES:
 
• an original Introduction to All’s... Read more >
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All's Well That Ends Well
All's Well That Ends Well
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368843
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All's Well That Ends Well

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $2.99

“A young man married is a man that’s marr’d.”
—All’s Well That Ends Well
 
Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of this classic play about gender, desire, and sexual love.
 
THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES MORE THAN A HUNDRED PAGES OF EXCLUSIVE FEATURES:
 
• an original Introduction to All’s... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Cymbeline
Cymbeline
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969429
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Cymbeline

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $8.00

“Golden lads and girls all must,
As chimney-sweepers, come to dust.”
—Cymbeline
 
Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of this classic tragedy in which nothing is as it seems.
 
THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES MORE THAN A HUNDRED PAGES OF EXCLUSIVE FEATURES:
 
• an original Introduction to Cymbeline
• incisive... Read more >
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Cymbeline
Cymbeline
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368898
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Cymbeline

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $2.99

“Golden lads and girls all must,
As chimney-sweepers, come to dust.”
—Cymbeline
 
Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of this classic tragedy in which nothing is as it seems.
 
THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES MORE THAN A HUNDRED PAGES OF EXCLUSIVE FEATURES:
 
• an original Introduction to Cymbeline
• incisive... Read more >
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Titus Andronicus & Timon of Athens
Titus Andronicus & Timon of Athens
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969351
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Titus Andronicus & Timon of Athens

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $10.00

“These words are razors to my wounded heart.”
—Titus Andronicus
 
“We have seen better days.”
—Timon of Athens
 
Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide fresh new editions of the two great tragedies: Titus Adronicus, a graphic story of revenge, and Timon of Athens, a cautionary tale about false friends and unearned loyalty.
 
THIS... Read more >
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Titus Andronicus & Timon of Athens
Titus Andronicus & Timon of Athens
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368829
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Titus Andronicus & Timon of Athens

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $2.99

“These words are razors to my wounded heart.”
—Titus Andronicus
 
“We have seen better days.”
—Timon of Athens
 
Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide fresh new editions of the two great tragedies: Titus Adronicus, a graphic story of revenge, and Timon of Athens, a cautionary tale about false friends and unearned loyalty.
 
THIS... Read more >
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The Two Gentlemen of Verona
The Two Gentlemen of Verona
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368850
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The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $2.99

“They do not love that do not show their love.”
—Two Gentlemen of Verona
 
Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of the classic comedy of courtship and delicious rivalry.
 
THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES MORE THAN A HUNDRED PAGES OF EXCLUSIVE FEATURES:
 
• an original Introduction to Two Gentlemen... Read more >
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The Two Gentlemen of Verona
The Two Gentlemen of Verona
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969382
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The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $8.00

“They do not love that do not show their love.”
—Two Gentlemen of Verona
 
Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of the classic comedy of courtship and delicious rivalry.
 
THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES MORE THAN A HUNDRED PAGES OF EXCLUSIVE FEATURES:
 
• an original Introduction to Two Gentlemen... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Comedy of Errors
The Comedy of Errors
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969337
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The Comedy of Errors

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $8.00

“I see two husbands, or mine eyes deceive me.”
The Comedy of Errors
 
Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of this raucous story of mistaken identity and family—along with more than a hundred pages of exclusive features, including
 
• an original Introduction to The Comedy of Errors
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The Comedy of Errors
The Comedy of Errors
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368805
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The Comedy of Errors

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $2.99

Hilarious fun, this early comedy is filled with the merry violence of slapstick and farce. When two sets of twins, separated and apparently lost to each other, all end up in the rowdy, rollicking city of Ephesus, the stage is set for mix-ups, mayhem, and mistaken identity—plus the timeless puns, jokes... Read more >
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Coriolanus
Coriolanus
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969344
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Coriolanus

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $8.00

“O mother, mother! What have you done?”
Coriolanus


Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of this gripping political and personal tragedy—along with more than a hundred pages of exclusive features, including
 
• an original Introduction to Coriolanus
• incisive scene-by-scene synopsis and analysis with vital facts about the... Read more >
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Coriolanus
Coriolanus
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368812
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Coriolanus

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $2.99

“O mother, mother! What have you done?”
Coriolanus


Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of this gripping political and personal tragedy—along with more than a hundred pages of exclusive features, including
 
• an original Introduction to Coriolanus
• incisive scene-by-scene synopsis and analysis with vital facts about the... Read more >
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Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969368
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Julius Caesar

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $8.00

“It must be by his death.”
Julius Caesar

 
Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of this masterpiece of political power play and manipulation—along with more than a hundred pages of exclusive features, including:
 
• an original Introduction to Julius Caesar
• incisive scene-by-scene synopsis and analysis with vital...

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Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368836
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Julius Caesar

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $2.99

In this striking tragedy of political conflict, Shakespeare turns to the ancient Roman world and to the famous assassination of Julius Caesar by his republican opponents. The play is one of tumultuous rivalry, of prophetic warnings–“Beware the ides of March”–and of moving public oratory, “Friends, Romans, countrymen!” Ironies abound and most... Read more >
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