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Juliet (Fictitious character)

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Works: 607 works in 1,151 publications in 2 languages and 50,892 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television plays  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Outlines, syllabi, etc  Study guides 
Classifications: PR2831.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works about Juliet (Fictitious character)
    Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Book )
    74 editions published between 1886 and 2014 in English and held by 8,389 libraries worldwide
    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
    The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Book )
    41 editions published between 1911 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 4,279 libraries worldwide
    Provides the text of the play, accompanied by notes and an introduction. Also includes a section of study questions and a brief biography of Shakespeare
    Letters to Juliet by Gary Winick( visu )
    7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,802 libraries worldwide
    "In Verona, Italy - the beautiful city where Romeo first met Juliet - there is a place where the heartbroken leave notes asking Juliet for her help. It's there that aspiring writer Sophie finds a 50-year-old letter that will change her life forever. As she sets off on a romantic journey of the heart with the letter's author, Claire, now a grandmother, and her handsome grandson, all three will discover that sometimes the greatest love story ever told is your own"--Container
    Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Computer File )
    26 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,682 libraries worldwide
    The noble Veronese houses of Montague and Capulet are locked in a bitter feud. When Romeo, a Montague, and Juliet, a Capulet, fall in love they are swept up in a series of violent events and cruel twists of fortune
    Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Book )
    14 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,444 libraries worldwide
    Authoritative and accessible editions for schools and colleges, offering: complete and unabridged text, clear, concise notes, adjacent to text for easy reference, detailed explanations of difficult words and passages, illustrations to enhance understanding. Thorough, updated notes feature: social, historical, and literary context--insights into the play, and its characters and themes, lively and focused teaching ideas, including drama activities, suggestions for further reading and resources, guidance on Shakespeare's language, biographical and source information, and plot synopsis and commentary
    Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( visu )
    21 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 1,418 libraries worldwide
    Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their feuding families, and take their own lives
    Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Book )
    20 editions published between 1935 and 2009 in English and held by 1,371 libraries worldwide
    "This edition of one of Shakespeare's most popular and attractive plays adopts a radically new approach to the text. It offers modernized texts not only of the 1599 'good' quarto, but also of the short, or b̀ad' quarto of 1597, regarding each as an independent witness to a 'mobile text' which changed in composition as Shakespeare wrote it. The longer and more familiar text, first printed in 1599, is presented along with a detailed explanatory commentary sensitive to both literary and theatrical issues. The earlier, shorter text is annotated only where it differs significantly from the later." "In addition to considering issues of performance, the introduction traces the Romeo and Juliet narrative from its origins in myth through its adaptation in the novella, a form which changed the story in subtle ways as it crossed national boundaries from Italy to France to England. It shows how Shakespeare's transmutation of the story reflects contemporary concerns with love, death, adolescence, and patriarchism, and illuminates his artistic experimentations with poetry, style, rhetoric, and dramatic form."--Jacket
    William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet by Baz Luhrmann( visu )
    12 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,096 libraries worldwide
    Baz Luhrmann's unconventional adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic love story, with the setting moved from Renaissance-era Verona to modern-day southern California
    William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet by Bruce Coville( Book )
    1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1,029 libraries worldwide
    A simplified prose retelling of Shakespeare's play about two young people who defy their warring families' prejudices and dare to fall in love
    Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( file )
    11 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 928 libraries worldwide
    The classic tragedy about the doomed young lovers is accompanied by historical and critical notes
    Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet by Michael Rosen( Book )
    3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 863 libraries worldwide
    A prose retelling, incorporating lines from the play, of the tragic consequences of a deadly feud between two rival families in Renaissance Verona
    The most excellent and lamentable tragedie of Romeo and Juliet, a critical edition by William Shakespeare( Book )
    6 editions published between 1917 and 1964 in English and held by 668 libraries worldwide
    Romeo & Juliet by Billy Aronson( Book )
    1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 626 libraries worldwide
    A prose retelling of Shakespeare's drama in which young lovers attempt to defy fate
    Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( visu )
    4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
    In the gentle streets of fair Verona, a clash of servants between the warring Montagues and Capulets sets the wheels of fate in motion. At a masked ball, the lovelorn Romeo spies the beautiful Juliet and the two soon fall madly in love, only to feel despair once their true identities are revealed. Matters worsen when Romeo slays Tybalt, a nephew of the Capulets, and is banished from the city. Only the intervention of a loyal friar and nurse can right the course of true love. But a rush to judgment spells the end of the young lovers' earthly union
    Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Book )
    2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
    Romeo and Juliet are young lovers separated by the ancient and enduring hatred between their families. This text includes an essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare, an introduction to the play, and a note on the text used
    Understanding Romeo and Juliet : a student casebook to issues, sources, and historical documents by Alan Hager( Book )
    3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
    Offers a literary analysis of the classic play and includes discussions of its performance history, historical context, and modern interpretations. Hager (English, the State University of New York-Cortland) draws from both historical and contemporary materials to examine the classic play from many perspectives. He explores subjects as specific as copycat suicide based on fictional models, and as general as the nature of vendetta and group violence. Following a literary analysis, there are commentary and primary documents on its narrative backgrounds, and discussions of its performance history, historical context, and modern interpretations such as the recent film with Leonardo DiCaprio. The tragic love story of Romeo and Juliet has touched the hearts of young and old for nearly four hundred years. In this work, Alan Hager has compiled a rich collection of primary and contemporary materials ranging from information about the earliest performances of Romeo and Juliet to discussions of suicide in the 1990s. Designed to help students of the play, Understanding Romeo and Juliet highlights many different aspects of the play's context. Such aspects include a discussion about religions of love in the East and West, an examination of vendetta and collective violence, and an analysis of the play in the context of classical and medieval thought. Hager relates the work to issues as recent as the so-called Werther Syndrome (copycat suicide based on fictional models) and as remote as the notion of reincarnated love such as that of Rama and Sita in the Sanskrit epic Ramayana
    Romeo & Juliet : the graphic novel by John McDonald( Book )
    17 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
    Presents in graphic novel format the text of Shakespeare's play of the tragic consequences of a deadly feud between two rival families in Renaissance Verona
    Romeo and Juliet ballet in three acts by Sergey Prokofiev( visu )
    3 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 487 libraries worldwide
    The famed Royal Ballet production of MacMillan's work, featuring Nureyev and Fonteyn
    Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet by Adam Sexton( Book )
    5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
    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 the ideal way to explore Shakespeare's timeless themes and appreciate his immortal love scenes
    Romeo & Juliet by Martin Powell( Book )
    8 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
    A graphic novel adaptation of William Shakespeare's play about two young lovers in Verona, whose families are enemies
 
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