Romeo and Juliet

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Even those who have never read or seen Romeo and Juliet recognize the star-crossed lovers' names as symbols of forbidden romance. Shakespeare's enduring drama takes place during a sultry Italian summer, in a city already boiling with the enmity between two families. Tensions rise further when an irresistible passion develops between members of opposite sides and the play's mood alternates between hope and despair. Romeo and Juliet was among the author's most popular plays during his lifetime, and it remains one of his most frequently produced dramas. Furthermore, its youthful characters and romantic plot make it an appealing introduction to Shakespeare for younger readers. A definitive survey, this Dover Thrift Study Edition offers the drama's complete and unabridged text, plus a comprehensive study guide. Created to help readers gain a thorough understanding of Romeo and Juliet's content and context, the guide includes: - Scene-by-scene summaries - Explanations and discussions of the plot - Question-and-answer sections - Shakespeare biography - List of characters and more Dover Thrift Study Editions feature everything that students need to undertake a confident reading of a classic text, as well as to prepare themselves for class discussions, essays, and exams.
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auth_author2 Beckinsale, Kate., Bloom, Claire, 1931-, Cretyon, Barry., Finney, Albert, 1936-, Flockhart, Calista, 1964-, Gorman, Tom., Holland, Peter, 1951-, Jarvis, Martin,, Miller, Becky,, Publishing, Saddleback Educational., Sheen, Michael., Sullivan, Mark J.,, Williamson, Laird., Wolf, Matthew, 1972-
author Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
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display_description Even those who have never read or seen Romeo and Juliet recognize the star-crossed lovers' names as symbols of forbidden romance. Shakespeare's enduring drama takes place during a sultry Italian summer, in a city already boiling with the enmity between two families. Tensions rise further when an irresistible passion develops between members of opposite sides and the play's mood alternates between hope and despair. Romeo and Juliet was among the author's most popular plays during his lifetime, and it remains one of his most frequently produced dramas. Furthermore, its youthful characters and romantic plot make it an appealing introduction to Shakespeare for younger readers. A definitive survey, this Dover Thrift Study Edition offers the drama's complete and unabridged text, plus a comprehensive study guide. Created to help readers gain a thorough understanding of Romeo and Juliet's content and context, the guide includes: - Scene-by-scene summaries - Explanations and discussions of the plot - Question-and-answer sections - Shakespeare biography - List of characters and more Dover Thrift Study Editions feature everything that students need to undertake a confident reading of a classic text, as well as to prepare themselves for class discussions, essays, and exams.
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title_display Romeo and Juliet
title_full Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet / William Shakespeare ; edited by Peter Holland, Romeo and Juliet [eBook] Shakespeare, William, Romeo and Juliet [electronic resource] / Wiliam Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet [electronic resource] / William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet [electronic resource] Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616,, Romeo and Juliet [electronic resource] Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
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