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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Mowat, Barbara A; Werstine, Paul; Folger Shakespeare Library
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-202)
Topics: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Theseus, King of Athens, Midsummer night's dream (Shakespeare,...
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by Garfield, Leon; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Foreman, Michael, 1938- illustrator
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Twelfth Night -- King Lear -- The tempest -- The merchant of Venice -- The taming of the shrew -- King Richard the Second -- King Henry IV, part one -- Hamlet -- Romeo and Juliet -- Othello -- A midsummer night's dream -- Macbeth
Topics: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Children's stories, English, Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616,...
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Bryant, J. A. (Joseph Allen), 1919-1999
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-224)
Topic: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Jenkins, Harold
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Reprint. Originally published by Methuen, 1982
Topics: English literature: Shakespeare criticism, English literature: Shakespeare texts, Shakespeare...
Source: removedNEL
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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"Contains the unabridged text ... as published in volume VI of the second edition of The works of William Shakespeare, Macmillan and Co., London, 1892"--T.p. verso
Topics: Romeo (Fictitious character), Juliet (Fictitious character), Conflict of generations, Vendetta,...
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by Lester, Julius; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello
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A prose retelling of Shakespeare's play in which a jealous general is duped into thinking that his wife has been unfaithful, with tragic consequences
Topics: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Othello (Fictitious character)
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Staunton, Howard, 1810-1874
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Reprint of the 1858-61 ed. published by G. Routledge, London, New York under title: The plays of Shakespeare
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by Steinberg, Rafael, 1927-; Time-Life Books
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 204-205) and index
Topics: MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964, World War, 1939-1945
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Mowat, Barbara A; Werstine, Paul; Folger Shakespeare Library
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Macbeth, King of Scotland, 11th cent, Regicides
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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Unique features include an extensive overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater by the general editor of Signet Classic Shakespeare series, plus a special introduction to the play by the editor Sylvan Barnet, Tufts University. This book contains information on the source from which Shakespeare derived "Othello"--selections from Giraldi Cinthio's "Hecatommithi". Special introduction by Alvin Kernan, Princeton University
Topic: Othello (Fictitious character)
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by Shaw, John, 1931 May 10-; Time-Life Books
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Bibliography: p. 204
Topics: Soviet Union. Raboche-Krestianskaia Krasnaia Armiia, World War, 1939-1945
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Hunter, G. K., ed
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Bibliography: p. 53-[55]
Topics: Lear, King (Legendary character), Inheritance and succession, Fathers and daughters, Kings and...
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; McDonald, Russ, 1949-
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Courtship
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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"Unabridged." --Cover
Topics: Hamlet (Legendary character), Murder victims' families, Father's death, Princes, Tragedy...
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Frye, Northrop, ed
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Topics: Fathers and daughters, Political refugees, Shipwreck victims, Magicians, Islands, Spirits
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Richard III, King of England, 1452-1485, Richard III, King of England, 1452-1485, Shakespeare,...
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Pafford, John Henry Pyle
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Reprint. Originally published: London : Methuen, 1963
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Williams, Stanley Thomas, 1888-1956
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With facsimile of the t.p. of the Elizabethan club copy of the third edition
Topic: John, King of England, 1167-1216
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Duncan-Jones, Katherine
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 469-476) and index
Topics: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Sonnets, English, Sonnets, English
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Mowat, Barbara A; Werstine, Paul; Folger Shakespeare Library
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An annotated edition of the classic story of murder and revenge
Topics: Shakespeare, Hamlet, Drama, Plays / Drama, Plays, Shakespeare, William,, English, Irish, Scottish,...
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; O'Connor, John, 1947-
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Topic: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. West Side story. Libretto. English; Laurents, Arthur. West Side story; Sondheim, Stephen. West Side story
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Entire production of West Side story directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins
Topic: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Wright, William Aldis, 1831-1914; Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971; Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957
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Includes indexes
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Rowse, A. L. (Alfred Leslie), 1903-1997, ed
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First ed. published in 1964 under title: Sonnets
Topics: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Sonnets, English, Sonnets, English
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Burto, William
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The Signet Classic Shakespeare series contains the preeminent mass market books of the complete works of Shakespeare. This reissue features a new overview by Sylvan Barnet, former chairman of the English Department at Tufts University, an updated Bibliography, suggested references, and stage and film history
Topics: Academic Literacy, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading...
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by Skelsey, Alice Fulton, 1926-; Time-Life Books
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 154-155) and index
Topics: Orchid culture, Orchids
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by Simons, Gerald; Time-Life Books
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Bibliography: p. 202-203
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945, Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945,...
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Wright, Louis B. (Louis Booker), 1899-1984; LaMar, Virginia A
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Opposite pages bear duplicate numbering
Topic: English drama
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by Seagrave, Sterling; Time-Life Books
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Bibliography: p. 172
Topics: Air pilots, Military, Soldiers of fortune, Mercenary troops
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Wells, Stanley W., 1930-; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Lover's complaint. 1985
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Topic: Sonnets, English
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Antonius, Marcus, 83?-30 B.C, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, d. 30 B.C, Shakespeare, William,...
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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Hamlet -- Macbeth -- King Lear
Topics: Macbeth, King of Scotland, 11th cent, Hamlet (Legendary character), Lear, King (Legendary character)
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Mowat, Barbara A; Werstine, Paul
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-312)
Topics: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Tragedies, English drama
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Myrick, Kenneth, b. 1897
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Bibliography p. 206-211
Topic: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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by Burdett, Lois, 1952-; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Romeo and Juliet
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A retelling in rhymed couplets of Shakespeare's tragedy of ill-fated young lovers is accompanied by illustrations from the author's second-grade class
Topics: English literature: Shakespeare texts, Plays, Children: Grades 2-3, Children's Books/Ages 9-12...
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Earley, Michael; Keil, Philippa
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-193)
Topics: Monologues, Women, Acting, English drama
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Orgel, Stephen
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Originally published by the Clarendon Press, 1987
Topics: Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc, Fathers and daughters, Castaways, Magicians
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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xlvii, 1432 p. : 29 cm
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-280)
Topic: Richard II, King of England, 1367-1400
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Muir, Kenneth
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Topics: Lear, King (Legendary character), Inheritance and succession, Fathers and daughters, Kings and...
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Harbage, Alfred, 1901-1976
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Includes "Index of first lines."
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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"This Dover edition ... contains the unabridged text ... as published in volume III of The Caxton edition of the complete works of William Shakespeare"--T.p. verso
Topics: Courtship, English drama
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Wells, Stanley W., 1953-; Taylor, Gary
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v. 1. The histories -- v. 2. The comedies -- v. 3. The tragedies
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Kittredge, George Lyman, 1860-1944
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Farnham, Willard, ed
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Edition of 1957 published under title: The tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Topics: Hamlet (Legendary character), Kings and rulers, Murder victims' families, Fathers, Revenge, Princes
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by Anderson, Peggy L; Anderson, Judith D; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Taming of the shrew
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Topic: Married people
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by Street, James, 1924-; Time-Life Books
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Bibliography: p. 173
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Gill, Roma
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [151]) and index
Topic: Henry V, King of England, 1387-1422
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by Steinberg, Rafael, 1927-; Time-Life Books
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Bibliography: p. 204-205
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Crowther, John (John C.)
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Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character
Topics: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Young adult drama, English, Fathers and daughters, Political...
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by Stewart, Diana; Shaw, Charles, 1941-2005; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Romeo and Juliet
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Presents a simplified text of the Shakespeare play in which two lovers are destroyed by the hatred of their families for one another
Topics: Drama, Children's Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction, Textbooks, Children: Grades 3-4, Shakespeare,...
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Barish, Jonas A
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Topics: Runaway husbands, Married women
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by Steinberg, Rafael, 1927-; Time-Life Books
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World War II
Topics: MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964, World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines, Philippines --...
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by Sackett, Russell; Time-Life Books
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Bibliography: p. 170-171
Topics: Seashore biology, Nature, Coastal zone management
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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Includes index
Topics: Sonnets, English, English poetry
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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Topics: Lear, King (Legendary character), Inheritance and succession, Fathers and daughters, Kings and...
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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lxxv, 1344 p. : 25 cm
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Humphreys, A. R. (Arthur Raleigh), 1911-
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Bibliography: p. 50-[54]
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Hibbard, G. R. (George Richard), 1915- ed
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Bibliography: p. 51-[56]
Topics: Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character), Married women
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Foakes, Mary; Foakes, R. A
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Includes indexes
Topics: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Quotations, English
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Sanders, Norman (Norman J.), editor
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Topics: Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Exiles, Exiles, Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Crewe, Jonathan V
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [xlix])
Topics: Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc, Brothers and sisters, Mistaken identity, Twins
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Nosworthy, J. M
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Fathers and daughters, Married people, Britons, Britons, Fathers and daughters, Married people
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by Somerville, Robert M. S; Baker, Kristin; Fallow, Allan; duMond, Margery A; Time-Life Books
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Reprint
Topic: Computers
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Mowat, Barbara A; Werstine, Paul
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Survival, Brothers and sisters, Twins, Brothers and sisters, Survival, Twins
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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viii, 311 p. ; 20 cm
Topics: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear, Lear, King of England (Legendary character) -- Drama,...
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Sargent, Ralph M. (Ralph Millard), 1904-
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Topics: Fathers and daughters, Exiles
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Peterson, Richard O., Ph.D
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 58-59)
Topics: Shakespeare plays, texts, Shakespeare studies & criticism, Shakespeare, Cliff's/ Monarch /...
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Snyder, Susan
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Topics: Runaway husbands -- Drama, Married women -- Drama, Florence (Italy) -- Drama
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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Topics: Courtship, Conspiracies, Rejection (Psychology)
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Latham, Agnes M. C. (Agnes Mary Christabel)
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Includes bibliographical references
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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Troilus and Cressida -- Coriolanus -- Titus Andronicus -- Romeo and Juliet -- Timon of Athens -- Julius Caesar -- Macbeth -- Hamlet, Prince of Denmark -- King Lear -- Othello, the Moor of Venice -- Antony and Cleopatra -- Cymbeline -- Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Topics: Shakespeare plays, texts, Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Plays / Drama, English, Literature:...
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Barnet, Sylvan; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Taming of the shrew; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Midsummer night's dream; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth night; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: English drama (Comedy), English drama, English drama (Comedy)
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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liv, 197 p. : 21 cm
Topic: Henry VI, King of England, 1421-1471 -- Drama
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Mowat, Barbara A; Werstine, Paul
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-213)
Topics: Classics, Plays / Drama, Literature: Classics, English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Shakespeare, Drama...