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Henry VI
Henry VI
Written by William Shakespeare
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307421258
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Henry VI
Parts One, Two, and Three
Written by William Shakespeare


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: July 17, 2013
Price: $6.99

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 and Henry VIII
King John and Henry VIII
Written by William Shakespeare
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ISBN: 9780307421647
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King John and Henry VIII

Written by William Shakespeare


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: July 17, 2013
Price: $5.99

These two history plays—one written in the early days of Shakespeare’s career and one at the very end—are alike in the complexity of their political vision. King John probes the nature of good and evil as self-interest and ruthless ambition proceed unchecked while an unpopular ruler wages a brutal fight to... Read more >
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Antony and Cleopatra
Antony and Cleopatra
Written by William Shakespeare
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ISBN: 9780307807984
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Antony and Cleopatra

Written by William Shakespeare


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2013
Price: $3.99

A magnificent drama of love and war, this riveting tragedy presents one of Shakespeare's greatest female characters—the seductive, cunning Egyptian queen Cleopatra. The Roman leader Mark Antony, a virtual prisoner of his passion for her, is a man torn between pleasure and virtue, between sensual indolence and duty . . ... Read more >
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Othello
Othello
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan
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ISBN: 9780307808004
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Othello

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2013
Price: $4.99

Though this great tragedy of unsurpassed intensity and emotion is played out against Renaissance splendor, its story of the doomed marriage of a Venetian senator’s daughter, Desdemona, to a Moorish general, Othello, is especially relevant to modern audiences. The differences in race and background create an initial tension that allows the... Read more >
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Richard III
Richard III
Written by William Shakespeare
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ISBN: 9780307808011
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Richard III

Written by William Shakespeare


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: July 3, 2013
Price: $6.99

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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Hamlet
Hamlet
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan
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ISBN: 9780307807540
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Hamlet

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2013
Price: $4.99

One of the greatest plays of all time, the compelling tragedy of the tormented young prince of Denmark continues to capture the imaginations of modern audiences worldwide. Confronted with evidence that his uncle murdered his father, and with his mother’s infidelity, Hamlet must find a means of reconciling his longing for... Read more >
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King Lear
King Lear
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307807915
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King Lear

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2013
Price: $4.99

A king foolishly divides his kingdom between his scheming two oldest daughters and estranges himself from the daughter who loves him. So begins this profoundly moving and disturbing tragedy that, perhaps more than any other work in literature, challenges the notion of a coherent and just universe. The king and others... Read more >
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Macbeth
Macbeth
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307807991
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Macbeth

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2013
Price: $4.99

No dramatist has ever seen with more frightening clarity into the heart and mind of a murderer than has Shakespeare in this compelling tragedy of evil. Taunted into asserting his “masculinity” by his ambitious wife, Macbeth chooses to embrace the Weird Sisters’ prophecy and kill his king–and thus, seals his own... Read more >
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307807717
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2013
Price: $4.99

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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Richard II
Richard II
Written by William Shakespeare
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ISBN: 9780307416155
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Richard II

Written by William Shakespeare


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2013
Price: $6.99

This moving and eloquent historical drama depicts the conflict between a willful and arrogant poet of a king, Richard II, and his politically pragmatic cousin, Bolingbroke. Rich with memorable scenes and speeches, this lyrical history moves from a splendid medieval tournament to the poignant surrender of a crown; from the queen’s... Read more >
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The Tempest
The Tempest
Written by William Shakespeare
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307808615
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The Tempest

Written by William Shakespeare


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2013
Price: $4.99

This joyous play, the last comedy of Shakespeare's career, sums up his stagecraft with a display of seemingly effortless skill. Prospero, exiled Duke of Milan, living on an enchanted island, has the opportunity to punish and forgive his enemies when he raises a tempest that drives them ashore—as well as to... Read more >
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The Wakefield Mystery Plays
The Wakefield Mystery Plays
Written by Martial Rose
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385537278
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The Wakefield Mystery Plays

Written by Martial Rose


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2012
Price: $14.99

Four hundred years ago the medieval mystery plays, presented each year in various English villages to teach the stories of the Bible to the illiterate population, were the great classic English dramas. Queen Elizabeth I banned these plays because she considered them Roman Catholic, and since then the texts have been... Read more >
Henry IV, Part Two
Henry IV, Part Two
Written by William Shakespeare
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307421227
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Henry IV, Part Two

Written by William Shakespeare


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 16, 2012
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The stirring continuation of the themes begun in Henry IV, Part One again pits a rebellion within the State and that master of misrule, Falstaff, against the maturing of Prince Hal. Alternating scenes between bawdy tavern and regal court, between revelry and politics, Shakespeare probes at the sources, uses, and responsibilities... Read more >
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The Complete Plays
The Complete Plays
Written by John M. Synge
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307783967
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The Complete Plays

Written by John M. Synge


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $10.99

This volume includes the complete texts of all the plays by J.M. Synge. Produced at the Abbey Theater which Synge founded. Represents one of the major dramatic achievements of the 20th century.


From the Paperback edition. Read more >
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Plays of Oscar Wilde
Plays of Oscar Wilde
Written by Oscar Wilde
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ISBN: 9780307772602
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Plays of Oscar Wilde

Written by Oscar Wilde


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: December 29, 2010
Price: $12.99

This Vintage edition of The Plays_of Oscar Wilde contains the plays that made Wilde one of the most important dramatists of his time, including The Importance of Being Earnest, one of the great works of modern literature.

Oscar Wilde's plays demonstrate once again why their author must be seen as both an... Read more >
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Copenhagen
Copenhagen
Written by Michael Frayn
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ISBN: 9780307433060
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Copenhagen

Written by Michael Frayn


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: August 4, 2010
Price: $13.99

The Tony Award—winning play that soars at the intersection of science and art, Copenhagen is an explosive re-imagining of the mysterious wartime meeting between two Nobel laureates to discuss the atomic bomb.

In 1941 the German physicist Werner Heisenberg made a clandestine trip to Copenhagen to see his Danish counterpart and friend... Read more >
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The Voysey Inheritance
The Voysey Inheritance
Written by David Mamet
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307492920
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The Voysey Inheritance

Written by David Mamet


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2010
Price: $11.99

One hundred years after the first publication of The Voysey Inheritance, David Mamet resurrects Harley Granville-Barker’s classic investigation into the capitalist soul in this brilliant adaptation.
For generations, the Voysey family business has been secretly skimming money from its clients’ accounts. When Edward, designated to take over the firm from his aging... Read more >
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As You Like It
As You Like It
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan
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ISBN: 9780307417077
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As You Like It

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2009
Price: $4.99

This wisely funny comedy, which contains some of Shakespeare’s loveliest poetry, contrasts a court’s world of envy and rivalry with a forest’s world of compassion and harmony. In the Forest of Arden, the banished young heroine, Rosalind, disguised as a gentleman farmer, encounters an extraordinary assemblage of characters, including a fool... Read more >
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The Comedy of Errors
The Comedy of Errors
Written by William Shakespeare
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ISBN: 9780307419286
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The Comedy of Errors

Written by William Shakespeare


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2009
Price: $4.99

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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Henry V
Henry V
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan
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ISBN: 9780307421234
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Henry V

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2009
Price: $4.99

A triumphantly patriotic play that also casts a critical eye at war and warriors, this great epic drama depicts a charismatic ruler in a time of national struggle. The young King Henry’s victory over the French despite overwhelming odds creates a spectacle of action, color, and thundering battles. Whether the warrior-king... Read more >
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The Merchant of Venice
The Merchant of Venice
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan
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ISBN: 9780307422163
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The Merchant of Venice

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2009
Price: $4.99

This is one of Shakespeare’s darkest comedies, for the romantic story of a young man, Bassanio, who has squandered his fortune and must borrow money to woo the wealthy lady he loves is set against the more disturbing story of the Jewish moneylender Shylock and his demand for the “pound of... Read more >
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Much Ado About Nothing
Much Ado About Nothing
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan
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ISBN: 9780307422248
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Much Ado About Nothing

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2009
Price: $4.99

Set in a courtly world of masked revels and dances, this play turns on the archetypal story of a lady falsely accused of unfaithfulness, spurned by her bridegroom, and finally vindicated and reunited with him. Villainy, schemes, and deceits threaten to darken the brilliant humor and sparkling wordplay–but the hilarious counterplot... Read more >
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Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet
Written by William Shakespeare
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ISBN: 9780307423245
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Romeo and Juliet

Written by William Shakespeare


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2009
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In a society dominated by religion and bound by ties of strict family loyalty, two teenagers are trapped by their secret love. As a dangerous vendetta spills onto the streets, the young lovers are forced to risk all to be together in Shakespeare’s fast-paced tragedy of thwarted love.

Under the editorial supervision... Read more >
The Taming of the Shrew
The Taming of the Shrew
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan
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ISBN: 9780307424372
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The Taming of the Shrew

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2009
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A robust and bawdy battle of the sexes, this ever popular comedy captivates audiences with outrageous humor as Katharina, the shrew, engages in a contest of wills–and love–with her bridegroom, Petruchio. Their boisterous conflict is set off against a more conventional romantic plot involving the wooing of Katharina’s lovely and compliant... Read more >
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Twelfth Night
Twelfth Night
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan
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ISBN: 9780307424778
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Twelfth Night

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by David Bevington and David Scott Kastan


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2009
Price: $4.99

Set in a topsy-turvy world like a holiday revel, this comedy devises a romantic plot around separated twins, misplaced passions, and mistaken identity. Juxtaposed to it is the satirical story of a self-deluded steward who dreams of becoming “Count Malvolio” only to receive his comeuppance at the hands of the merrymakers... Read more >
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