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The plays of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

The plays of Shakespeare

The comedy of the merchant of Venice

by William Shakespeare

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Published by C. Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesComedy of the merchant of Venice, Merchant of Venice
Statementedited with introduction by Frederick Henry Sykes, and with notes by Lizette Andrews Fisher.
SeriesThe Scribner English classics
ContributionsSykes, Frederick H., ed.
The Physical Object
Paginationxl, 152 p. :
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16580745M

An early book series written by William Shakespeare is called Wars of the Roses. It is comprised of 8 books, all of which describe the events of the civil wars between the Yorkist and Lancastrian dynasties. Shakespeare has dramatized some events in the form of plays between and A book from this series is entitled ‘Richard II’. the Shakespeare family wrote the name, and in the council-book of the corporation of Stratford, where it is introduced one hundred and sixty-six times during the period that the dramatist’s father was a member of the municipal body, there are fourteen different spellings. The modern “Shakespeare” is not among them.

The Book of Will celebrates the work that the First Folio did to preserve Shakespeare’s complete plays. But what was left out of that compilation? Troilus and Cressida nearly didn’t make the cut; it was supposed to appear in the Tragedies section after Romeo and Juliet but was replaced early in the print run by Timon of Athens, probably because of a dispute over printing . This edition of William Shakespeare's works includes all of his poems and plays in an elegant manner which makes it the perfect gift for any lover of literature — a book to read and treasure! Whether for a Shakespeare devotee or someone just discovering him, this is the perfect place to experience the drama of Shakespeare's words.

William Shakespeare, English dramatist, poet, and actor considered by many to be the greatest dramatist of all time. No writer’s living reputation can compare to that of Shakespeare, whose notable plays included the tragedies Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, Macbeth, and Othello. He was also known for his sonnets. The Plays of William Shakespeare in Eight Volumes: With the Corrections and Illustrations of Various Commentators; to which are Added Notes by Sam Johnson, William Shakespeare: Authors: William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson: Publisher: J. and R. Tonson, Original from: Oxford University: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX 5/5(1).


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The Plays of Shakespeare, Volume 1 William Shakespeare Full view - All saws of books, all forms, all pressures past, That youth and observation copied there; And thy commandment all alone shall live Within the book and volume of. Ap ) was an English poet and playwright and is considered a key member of the English literature canon.

Shakespeare's work includes sonnets and 38 plays; while his earlier plays were comedies and histories, his later work focused on tragedy (e.g. "Macbeth").

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