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Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet

Author: Adam Sexton; Yali Lin; William Shakespeare
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : The manga edView all editions and formats
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Feuding families - the Montagues and Capulets. Star-crossed lovers - Romeo and Juliet. A street brawl and a masquerade ball. Comedy and tragedy. Murder and revenge. True romance. A secret marriage. A double suicide. This manga edition features a four-page introduction that sets the stage and a text that's abridged, but retains Shakespeare's original language, setting, and time. Packed with action and emotion, it is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc. Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Sexton; Yali Lin; William Shakespeare
ISBN: 9780470097588 0470097582
OCLC Number: 181068920
Description: 184 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Suiting the Action to the Word: Shakespeare and Manga --
Act I --
Act II --
Act III --
Act IV --
Act V.
Other Titles: Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
Responsibility: Adam Sexton, Yali Lin.

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Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet Feuding families--the Montagues and Capulets. Star-crossed lovers--Romeo and Juliet. A street brawl and a masquerade ball. Comedy and tragedy. Murder and revenge. True  Read more...

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"Reading a comic adaptation of Shakespeare offers students an opportunity to make sense of the rich language using the illustrations. Shakespeare, after all, was meant to be seen not read. Read more...

 
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