William Shakespeare

Author: Joelle Herr
Publisher: Running Press
ISBN: 0762453249
Size: 61.35 MB
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Oversized mini book packed with witty summaries of the plays of William Shakespeare, a man widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the English language. A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Henry V, and all of the Shakespearan classics are efficiently organized into comedies, tragedies, and histories. This compact tome is perfect for either digesting small bites of information or devouring in one sitting. It features synopses, character profiles, and illustrations certain to entertain both novices and Shakespeare lovers alike.

Thomas Hardy

Author: Joelle Herr
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0762453303
Size: 14.40 MB
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Thomas Hardy was one of the greatest Victorian novelists and twentieth-century poets, exploring themes of the human experience and challenging sexual and religious conventions in a way that few other books of his time did. Collected here in this mini compact tome are comprehensive plot summaries and character profiles from each of his fourteen novels, complemented by two-color illustrations throughout.

Charles Dickens

Author: Joelle Herr
Publisher: Running Press
ISBN: 0762453230
Size: 36.46 MB
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Celebrate the bicentennial birthday of Charles Dickens with this Miniature Edition packed with witty summaries of the novels of one of history's most beloved storytellers. All fans of great literature can enjoy these perfectly portable renditions of Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, and all the Dickensian classics. Featuring synopses, character profiles, and illustrations, this mini book brings to life twenty classic tales and the iconic characters that populate the world of Dickens.

Complete Sonnets

Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486266869
Size: 70.61 MB
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Over 150 exquisite poems deal with love, friendship, the tyranny of time, beauty's evanescence, death, and other themes in language unsurpassed in passion, precision, originality, and beauty. This inexpensive Dover edition enables any lover of poetry or fine literature to have this remarkable verse in his or her library. Includes glossary of archaic terms. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Shakespeare After All

Author: Marjorie Garber
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 9780307490810
Size: 69.52 MB
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A brilliant and companionable tour through all thirty-eight plays, Shakespeare After All is the perfect introduction to the bard by one of the country’s foremost authorities on his life and work. Drawing on her hugely popular lecture courses at Yale and Harvard over the past thirty years, Marjorie Garber offers passionate and revealing readings of the plays in chronological sequence, from The Two Gentlemen of Verona to The Two Noble Kinsmen. Supremely readable and engaging, and complete with a comprehensive introduction to Shakespeare’s life and times and an extensive bibliography, this magisterial work is an ever-replenishing fount of insight on the most celebrated writer of all time.

Love Sonnets Of Shakespeare

Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: Running Press
ISBN: 0762455578
Size: 14.14 MB
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Once it blooms, it changes everything. Love is uplifting, enlightening, transforming. In this timeless collection of more than 80 sonnets, William Shakespeare pays tribute to our most beautiful emotion. Read and share them with the one you love.

Jane Austen

Author: Jennifer Kasius
Publisher: Running Press Miniature Editions
ISBN: 9780762447558
Size: 76.57 MB
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This deluxe Miniature Edition is packed with summaries of the novels of one of history's most beloved storytellers, Jane Austen. All six of her classic novels, Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; and Persuasion are efficiently organized in this compact tome, which is perfect for either digesting small bites of information or devouring in one sitting. Featuring synopses, character profiles, and two-color illustrations, this mini book brings to life a collection of timeless stories and the iconic characters that populate the novels of Jane Austen.

Shakespeare S Lives

Author: Samuel Schoenbaum
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198186182
Size: 75.71 MB
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A chronicle of Shakespeare's life and image as it has been interpreted by almost four centuries of biography and criticism