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4 Plays: Hamlet; Macbeth; Othello; Romeo and Juliet
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0486440834, Paperback)
Includes 4 of the playwright's greatest works: Hamlet, featuring the drama world's most discussed and contentious character; Macbeth, concerning a Scots nobleman's overweening ambition; Othello, in which a gallant soldier is undone by jealousy; and Romeo and Juliet, the tale of the lovers whose names are synonymous with star-crossed romance. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
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Among the most studied, most read, and most admired works in world literature, the tragedies of Shakespeare constitute a body of work unrivaled in dramatic brilliance, beauty of language, and profundity of thought. This convenient and affordable volume-ideal for students and all lovers of literature-features four of the playwright's greatest works: Hamlet, the revenge drama centering on the introspective Prince of Denmark-one of literature's most discussed and contentious characters, and the role that every actor longs to play; Macbeth, otherwise known as "The Scottish Play," concerning a nobleman's overweening ambition; Othello, in which a gallant soldier and loving husband is undone by jealousy; and Romeo and Juliet, the timeless tale of the young lovers whose names are synonymous with star-crossed romance.
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