FOLGER Shakespeare Library The world's leading centerfor Shakespeare studies Each edition includes: · Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play · Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play · Scene-by-scene plot summaries · A... show more
FOLGER Shakespeare Library The world's leading centerfor Shakespeare studies Each edition includes: · Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play · Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play · Scene-by-scene plot summaries · A key to famous lines and phrases · An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language · An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play · Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books Essay by Alexander Leggatt The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs. For more information, visit www.folger.edu.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: February 1st 2005
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
This is one of Shakespeare's less known plays although it should not be. It is good and perhaps in the best half or so of his plays, but the reason I think that it is not so well known is because it is a complete gore fest. The first half of the book reads more like a horror story than a drama whe...
This is certainly the goriest of Shakespeare plays that I have read. By the third act, I was reading only to see Titus avenged and I was not disappointed. This particular edition features an extensive 75-page introduction and comes with the history and the ballad that are related to this play (which...
What a bloodbath! My friend warned me about this play but I wasn't prepared for the carnage I witnessed, right from the first scene.This is so much more tragic than Hamlet. There were so many despicable characters too, especially Tamora, Queen of the Goths. Must have been difficult to act this play ...
Brutal. If this wasn't one of Shakespeare's plays, written in Elizabethan English, you'd swear it was a script for an Eli Roth splatter film.
It seems Billy Shakes was relieving some blood rage with this one. This play relates a violent and gory cycle of revenge between Titus, a Roman general, and Tamora, the Queen of the Goths. I’d say it’s like the Oresteia on crack, but the events of the Oresteia are nowhere near as fucked up as in thi...