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Shakespeare stories II

Author: Leon Garfield; Michael Foreman; Houghton Mifflin Company,
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
In this magnificent companion volume to Shakespeare Stories, superbly illustrated by Michael Foreman, Leon Garfield presents in narrative form another nine of Shakespeare's best-loved plays. Skillfully, the author conveys the plots, characters, settings and moods of the original works, and reveals their unique theatrical impact for today's reader. While he has refashioned the dramas as stories, Garfield has retained

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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile literature
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leon Garfield; Michael Foreman; Houghton Mifflin Company,
ISBN: 0395708931 9780395708934 0395891094 9780395891094
OCLC Number: 30318702
Description: 284, [4] pages, 16 leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Much ado about nothing --
Julius Caesar --
Antony and Cleopatra --
Measure for measure --
As you like it --
Cymbeline --
King Richard the Third --
The comedy of errors --
The winter's tale.
Responsibility: Leon Garfield ; illustrated by Michael Foreman.
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In this new volume of stories, another nine of Shakespeare's plays are presented. The dramas are refashioned as stories for today's readers, while the language and spirit of the original plays are  Read more...


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"A handsome companion volume to the earlier book." Booklist, ALA

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