William Shakespeare: The Complete Works (The Giants of Literature - Book 1)

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Sprache - Englisch

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DigiCat presents to you the complete tragedies, comedies, historical plays and poetry by the greatest writer of English literature. This edition includes the extensive biography of the author. Content: Comedies: All's Well That Ends Well As You Like It The Comedy of Errors Love's Labour's Lost Measure for Measure The Merchant of Venice The Merry Wives of Windsor A Midsummer Night's Dream Much Ado About Nothing Pericles, Prince of Tyre The Taming of the Shrew The Tempest Twelfth Night or What You Will Two Gentlemen of Verona The Two Noble Kinsmen The Winter's Tale Tragedies: Romeo and Juliet Coriolanus Titus Andronicus Timon of Athens Julius Caesar Macbeth Hamlet Troilus and Cressida King Lear Othello Antony and Cleopatra Cymbeline Histories: King John Richard II Henry IV Henry V Henry VI Richard III Henry VIII The Sonnets Apocryphal Plays Biography: The Life and Work of William Shakespeare

About the Author

William Shakespeare, often heralded as the greatest playwright in the English language, was an English bard, playwright, and actor, born in 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon. His legacy comprises 39 plays, 154 sonnets, and two long narrative poems, with his works translated into every major living language. Shakespeare's plays traverse various genres, including tragedies, comedies, histories, and romances, and are notable for their exploration of human nature, social hierarchy, and the complexities of love and power.

Shakespeare's mastery of language, character development, and universal themes has made his works enduring and relevant through the centuries. Seminal plays such as 'Hamlet,' 'Macbeth,' 'Romeo and Juliet,' and 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' are cornerstones of English literature and have been studied, performed, and reinterpreted in diverse cultural and political contexts globally. His complete works, encompassed in 'William Shakespeare: The Complete Works (The Giants of Literature - Book 1),' present an invaluable collection for scholars and literature enthusiasts, showcasing the breadth and depth of his literary genius. Shakespeare's writing is remarkable for its innovative use of blank verse and for the introduction of words and phrases that have become embedded in the English lexicon. His influence extends beyond literature into various forms of art, and his plays continue to be a pinnacle for theatrical performances worldwide. Shakespeare passed away in 1616 but left an indelible mark on literature and the arts that remains unrivaled.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 3332 Pages

Filesize: 3.5 MB

ISBN: 8596547733294