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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Publisher Comments:

By skillfully weaving his own prose with Shakespeare's language, Leon Garfield has refashioned nine of the Elizabethan playwright's dramas into stories, capturing all the richness of the characters, plot, mood, and setting. This format will delight both those who know the great dramatist's works and those who are new to them. Plays included are: 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, and The Winter's Tale.

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By skillfully weaving his own prose with Shakespeare's language, Leon Garfield has refashioned nine of the Elizabethan playwright's dramas into stories, capturing all the richness of the characters, plot, mood, and setting. This format will delight both those who know the great dramatist's works and those who are new to them. Plays included are: 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, and The Winter's Tale.

About the Author

Leon Garfield, the distinguished author of more than thirty books for children and adults, has won numerous literary awards and honors, including the Carnegie Medal. Before his death in 1996, he lived in London with his wife, author Vivien Alcock, and their daughter.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395891094
ill.:
Foreman, Michael
Author:
Foreman, Michael
Author:
Garfield, Leon
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Performing arts
Subject:
Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Shakespeare, William
Subject:
Children's stories, English
Subject:
Stories, plots, etc.
Subject:
Shakespeare, William - Adaptations -
Subject:
Children s-Collections
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 7
Publication Date:
April 2000
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
full-color and black-and-white illustrat
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.09x7.10x1.09 in. 1.77 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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By skillfully weaving his own prose with Shakespeare's language, Leon Garfield has refashioned nine of the Elizabethan playwright's dramas into stories, capturing all the richness of the characters, plot, mood, and setting. This format will delight both those who know the great dramatist's works and those who are new to them. Plays included are: 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, and The Winter's Tale.
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