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Henry IV, Part 1
Henry IV, Part 1
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
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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.

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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
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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: $4.99

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.

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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
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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: $7.99

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
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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
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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
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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
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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 >
Yellowman
Yellowman
Written by Dael Orlandersmith
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ISBN: 9780307493460
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Yellowman

Written by Dael Orlandersmith


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2009
Price: $9.99

These two raucously acclaimed new plays by Dael Orlandersmith, whom The New York Times has called "an otherworldly messenger, perhaps the sorcerer's apprentice, or a heaven-sent angel with the devil in her," confirm her reputation as one of the truly unique voices in contemporary American drama.

In Yellowman, a finalist for the... Read more >
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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: $1.99

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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Macbeth
Macbeth
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
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ISBN: 9781588368331
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Macbeth

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


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

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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The Winter's Tale
The Winter's Tale
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368362
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The Winter's Tale

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 4, 2009
Price: $4.99

One of the last plays Shakespeare penned on his own, The Winter’s Tale is a transcendent work of death and rebirth, exploring irrational sexual jealousy, the redemptive world of nature, and the magical power of art.

Under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, two of today’s most accomplished Shakespearean... Read more >
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Buried Child
Buried Child
Written by Sam Shepard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307494276
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Buried Child

Written by Sam Shepard


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2009
Price: $11.99

A newly revised edition of an American classic, Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize—winning Buried Child is as fierce and unforgettable as it was when it was first produced more than twenty-five years ago.

A scene of madness greets Vince and his girlfriend as they arrive at the squalid farmhouse of Vince’s hard-drinking grandparents... Read more >
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Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children
Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children
Written by Salman Rushdie
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ISBN: 9780307538383
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Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children
Adapted for the Theatre by Salman Rushdie, Simon Reade and Tim Supple
Written by Salman Rushdie


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2009
Price: $11.99

The original stage adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children, winner of the 1993 Booker of Bookers, the best book to win the Booker Prize in its first twenty-five years.

In the moments of upheaval that surround the stroke of midnight on August 14--15, 1947, the day India proclaimed its independence from Great... Read more >
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Antony and Cleopatra
Antony and Cleopatra
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
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ISBN: 9780812969184
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Antony and Cleopatra

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2009
Price: $5.95

Written at the pinnacle of Shakespeare’s career and featuring his most soaring poetic idiom, Antony and Cleopatra is both an immortal love story and a political drama played out on a global scale.

Under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, two of today’s most accomplished Shakespearean scholars, this Modern... Read more >
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King Lear
King Lear
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
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ISBN: 9780812969115
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King Lear

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2009
Price: $8.00

King Lear is Shakespeare’s bleakest and profoundest tragedy, a searing dramatization of humankind at the edge of apocalypse that explores the family and the nature of being with passion, poetry, and dark humor.

Under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, two of today’s most accomplished Shakespearean scholars, this Modern... Read more >
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Macbeth
Macbeth
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
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ISBN: 9780812969160
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Macbeth

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2009
Price: $8.00

One of Shakespeare’s most popular plays, filled with fierce, violent action, Macbeth is a human drama of ambition, desire, and guilt in a world of blood and darkness, with whispers of the supernatural.

Under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, two of today’s most accomplished Shakespearean scholars, this Modern... Read more >
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The Winter's Tale
The Winter's Tale
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
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ISBN: 9780812969191
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The Winter's Tale

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2009
Price: $8.00

One of the last plays Shakespeare penned on his own, The Winter’s Tale is a transcendent work of death and rebirth, exploring irrational sexual jealousy, the redemptive world of nature, and the magical power of art.

Under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, two of today’s most accomplished Shakespearean... Read more >
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Almost an Evening
Almost an Evening
Written by Ethan Coen
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ISBN: 9780307460417
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Almost an Evening

Written by Ethan Coen


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $13.00

Three satiric plays by Oscar-winning screenwriter Ethan Coen

Raising Arizona, Fargo, No Country for Old Men, Burn After Reading–the Coen brothers’ films are some of the most critically acclaimed and iconic of our time. Now, one half of the duo, Ethan Coen, adds playwriting to his eclectic bio. In these three short... Read more >
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Almost an Evening
Almost an Evening
Written by Ethan Coen
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ISBN: 9780307460424
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Almost an Evening

Written by Ethan Coen


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $11.99

Three satiric plays by Oscar-winning screenwriter Ethan Coen

Raising Arizona, Fargo, No Country for Old Men, Burn After Reading–the Coen brothers’ films are some of the most critically acclaimed and iconic of our time. Now, one half of the duo, Ethan Coen, adds playwriting to his eclectic bio. In these three short... Read more >
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Soul of the Age
Soul of the Age
Written by Jonathan Bate
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588367815
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Soul of the Age
A Biography of the Mind of William Shakespeare
Written by Jonathan Bate


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $12.99

“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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The Year of Magical Thinking: The Play
The Year of Magical Thinking: The Play
Written by Joan Didion
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ISBN: 9780307498915
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The Year of Magical Thinking: The Play

Written by Joan Didion


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2009
Price: $11.99

“this happened on December 30, 2003. That may seem a while ago but it won’t when it happens to you . . .”

In this dramatic adaptation of her award-winning, bestselling memoir (which Michiko Kakutani in The New York Times called “an indelible portrait of loss and grief . . . a... Read more >
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The Late Henry Moss, Eyes for Consuela, When the World Was Green
The Late Henry Moss, Eyes for Consuela, When the World Was Green
Written by Sam Shepard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307536969
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The Late Henry Moss, Eyes for Consuela, When the World Was Green
Three Plays
Written by Sam Shepard


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $13.99

These three plays by Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard are bold, explosive, and ultimately redemptive dramas propelled by family secrets and illuminated by a searching intelligence.
In The Late Henry Moss–which premiered in San Francisco, starring Sean Penn and Nick Nolte–two estranged brothers confront the past as they piece together the drunken... Read more >
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