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The Merry Wives of Windsor
The Merry Wives of Windsor
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
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ISBN: 9781588368799
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The Merry Wives of Windsor

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


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

“Why, then the world’s mine oyster.”
The Merry Wives of Windsor
 
Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of this popular comedy of love, laughter, and merriment—along with more than a hundred pages of exclusive features, including
 
• an original Introduction to The Merry Wives of Windsor
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The Merry Wives of Windsor
The Merry Wives of Windsor
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969320
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The Merry Wives of Windsor

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


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

“Why, then the world’s mine oyster.”
The Merry Wives of Windsor
 
Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of this popular comedy of love, laughter, and merriment—along with more than a hundred pages of exclusive features, including
 
• an original Introduction to The Merry Wives of Windsor
• incisive... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Duchess of Malfi
The Duchess of Malfi
Edited by Frank Kermode
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ISBN: 9780307769688
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The Duchess of Malfi
Seven Masterpieces of Jacobean Drama
Edited by Frank Kermode


Format: eBook, 688 pages
On Sale: December 29, 2010
Price: $2.99

Edited and with an Introduction by Frank Kermode

A Woman Killed with Kindness by Thomas Heywood
Volpone by Ben Jonson
The Revenger’s Tragedy by Cyril Tourneur
The Maid’s Tragedy by John Fletcher and Francis Beaumont
A Chaste Maid in Cheapside by Thomas Middleton
The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster
The Changeling by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley

The... Read more >
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Playing Shakespeare
Playing Shakespeare
Written by John Barton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307773913
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Playing Shakespeare
An Actor's Guide
Written by John Barton


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 10, 2010
Price: $13.99

Now in its first American edition, Playing Shakespeare is the premier guide to understanding and appreciating the mastery of the world’s greatest playwright.

Together with Royal Shakespeare Company actors–among them Patrick Stewart, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Ben Kingsley, and David Suchet–John Barton demonstrates how to adapt Elizabethan theater for the modern stage... Read more >
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Soul of the Age
Soul of the Age
Written by Jonathan Bate
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812971811
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Soul of the Age
A Biography of the Mind of William Shakespeare
Written by Jonathan Bate


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $18.00

“One man in his time plays many parts,
His acts being seven ages.”

In this illuminating, innovative biography, Jonathan Bate, one of today’s most accomplished Shakespearean scholars, has found a fascinating new way to tell the story of the great dramatist. Using the Bard’s own immortal list of a man’s seven ages in... Read more >
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Masterpuppet Theater
Masterpuppet Theater
Written by William Shakespeare, Created by Michael Rogalski
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781594744884
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Masterpuppet Theater

Written by William Shakespeare
Created by Michael Rogalski


Format: Non-traditional book, 96 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $14.95

All the world’s a stage! And with this extraordinary kit, you can dramatize the most memorable scenes in all of theatre. Contents include:
 
     •  Sixty finger puppet cards featuring Shakespeare’s most famous characters, including Hamlet, Lady Macbeth, King Lear, Othello, Shylock, and Falstaff.
     •  Twelve stand-up sets of... Read more >
As You Like It
As You Like It
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969221
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As You Like It

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $8.00

Uncertain of their standing in court and fearing for their lives, Rosalind and Orlando are forced into exile in the Forest of Arden, only to become entangled in a beguiling game of love, lust, and mistaken identity. One of Shakespeare’s great comedies, As You Like It subverts the traditional rules of... Read more >
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As You Like It
As You Like It
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368423
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As You Like It

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $2.99

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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Henry V
Henry V
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969269
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Henry V

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $8.00

With his family’s claim to the throne uncertain, Henry seeks to secure his position by turning the country’s attention abroad. But when his outnumbered army is trapped at Agincourt, disaster seems inevitable. Shakespeare probes notions of leadership and power in this iconic depiction of England’s charismatic warrior king.

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The Merchant of Venice
The Merchant of Venice
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969276
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The Merchant of Venice

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $5.95

As the citizens of Venice compete for advantageous marriages, wealth, and status, a moneylender is intent on deadly revenge. Mistrust and resentment thrive in Shakespeare’s dark comedy.

Under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, two of today’s most accomplished Shakespearean scholars, this Modern Library series incorporates definitive texts and... Read more >
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The Merchant of Venice
The Merchant of Venice
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368744
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The Merchant of Venice

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $2.99

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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Twelfth Night
Twelfth Night
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969238
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Twelfth Night

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $8.00

A pair of twins are separated by a shipwreck, each believing the other has drowned. A lovesick duke woos a countess deep in mourning for her brother, while her rowdy household plots the downfall of her puritanical steward. Disguise, confusion, and mistaken identity follow in Shakespeare’s great comedy of love in... Read more >
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Twelfth Night
Twelfth Night
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368430
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Twelfth Night

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $2.99

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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Henry IV, Part 1
Henry IV, Part 1
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969245
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Henry IV, Part 1

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $8.00

Henry IV sits on a usurped throne, his conscience and his nobles in revolt, while his son Hal is immersed in a self-indulgent life of revelry with the notorious Sir John Falstaff. Shakespeare explores questions of kingship and honor in this masterly mingling of history, comedy, and tragedy.

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Henry IV, Part 1
Henry IV, Part 1
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368447
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Henry IV, Part 1

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $1.99

Henry IV sits on a usurped throne, his conscience and his nobles in revolt, while his son Hal is immersed in a self-indulgent life of revelry with the notorious Sir John Falstaff. Shakespeare explores questions of kingship and honor in this masterly mingling of history, comedy, and tragedy.

Under the editorial... Read more >
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Henry IV, Part 2
Henry IV, Part 2
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
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ISBN: 9780812969252
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Henry IV, Part 2

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $5.95

After defeat at the Battle of Shrewsbury the rebels regroup. But Prince Hal’s reluctance to inherit the crown threatens to destroy the ailing Henry IV’s dream of a lasting dynasty. Shakespeare’s portrait of the prodigal son’s journey from youth to maturity embraces the full panorama of society.

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Henry IV, Part 2
Henry IV, Part 2
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368454
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Henry IV, Part 2

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $2.99

After defeat at the Battle of Shrewsbury the rebels regroup. But Prince Hal’s reluctance to inherit the crown threatens to destroy the ailing Henry IV’s dream of a lasting dynasty. Shakespeare’s portrait of the prodigal son’s journey from youth to maturity embraces the full panorama of society.

Under the editorial supervision... Read more >
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Much Ado About Nothing
Much Ado About Nothing
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969177
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Much Ado About Nothing

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $8.00

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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Much Ado About Nothing
Much Ado About Nothing
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368409
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Much Ado About Nothing

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $2.99

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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Othello
Othello
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969153
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Othello

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $8.00

Shakespeare shines a fierce spotlight on the jealous heart and on our attitudes toward the outsider. A story of its time and for our time, full of terror and beauty, Othello is urgent, gripping, radical, and beautiful.

Under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, two of today’s most accomplished... Read more >
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Othello
Othello
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368324
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Othello

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $2.99

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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Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969214
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Romeo and Juliet

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $8.00

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.

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Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368416
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Romeo and Juliet

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $2.99

"The permanent popularity, now of mythic intensity, of Romeo and Juliet is more than justified," writes eminent scholar Harold Bloom, "since the play is the largest and most persuasive celebration of romantic love in Western literature."

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) based his early romantic tragedy on Arthur Brooke's 1562 poem The Tragicall Historye... Read more >
Antony and Cleopatra
Antony and Cleopatra
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368348
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Antony and Cleopatra

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 4, 2009
Price: $2.99

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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King Lear
King Lear
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368287
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King Lear

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 4, 2009
Price: $7.99

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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