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Globe Illustrated Shakespeare: Complete Works - Howard Staunton, John Gilbert, Ray Abel, William Shakespeare
Globe Illustrated Shakespeare: Complete Works
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780517205969 (0517205963)
ASIN: 517205963
Publisher: Gramercy
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
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0.0 The Winter's Tale
LEONTES Is whispering nothing? Is leaning cheek to cheek? Is meeting noses? Kissing with inside lip? Stopping the career Of laughter with a sigh?—a note infallible Of breaking honesty. Horsing foot on foot? Skulking in corners? Wishing clocks more swift, Hours minutes, noon midnight? And all ...
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3.0 King John
LOUIS THE DAUPHIN There's nothing in this world can make me joy. Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale, Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man; And bitter shame hath spoiled the sweet world's taste, That it yields naught but shame and bitterness. Wow. A play dating from 1595 (or 1596) about Eng...
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3.0 The Comedy of Errors
LUCIANA: How? Hast thou lost thy breath? DROMIO OF SYRACUSE: By running fast. Madcap fun. Bonkers, tho, and I can certainly sympathise with the writers of Upstart Crow (Ben Elton & David Mitchell) who used The Comedy of Errors as recurring topic to poke fun at Shakespeare's writing comedy in that ...
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2.0 The Reign of King Edward the Third
What an odd play. From the introduction contained in the Oxford edition (Wells, Taylor, et. al.) of the Complete Works I gather that this play was a more recent addition to the Works and that only Scenes 2, 3, 12, and perhaps 13 may have been written by the Bard, with the rest having other author...
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2.5 The Rape of Lucrece
Meh. Much like with Titus Andronicus, I can't seem to get much out Shakespeare's treatment of Roman tales. Ovid told it better. Ovid always seems to have told it better, imo, but I guess that is why 2000+ years on, we're still talking about him and reading his books. Not that Shakespeare's works ...
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