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The merchant of Venice

by:Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character.

Editions:4677  Date:1598 - 2017  Genre(s):Drama, Comedies, Comedy plays, Comedy plays

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Twelfth night; : or, What you will

by:Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

Struggling to survive after a shipwreck, Viola disguises herself as a young soldier, complicating numerous relationships.

Editions:2816  Date:1500 - 2017  Genre(s):Drama, Comedies

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As you like it

by:Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

When Rosalind is banished by her uncle, who has usurped her father's throne, she flees to the forest of Arden where her exiled father holds court. There, dressed as a boy to avoid discovery, she encounters the man she loves now a fellow exile and resolves to remain in disguise to test his feelings for her. A gloriously sunny comedy, As You Like It is an exuberant combination of concealed identities and verbal jousting, reconciliations and multiple weddings.

Editions:2821  Date:1000 - 2508  Genre(s):Drama, Pastoral drama, Comedies

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The taming of the shrew

by:Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

Presents an adaptation of Shakespeare's play The taming of the shrew. With captions.

Editions:1824  Date:1594 - 2017  Genre(s):Drama, Comedies

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Much ado about nothing

by:Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

"Young Claudio has fallen for the lovely heiress Hero. The path to the alter seems smooth until the evil Don John decides to intervene."

Editions:2028  Date:1598 - 2017  Genre(s):Drama, Comedies

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Measure for measure

by:Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

Cruel Angelo is left in charge of Vienna when the Duke pretends to leave town. He revives an old law against fornication and sentences Claudio to death for seducing Juliet, Claudio's betrothed. Claudio's sister, Isabella, pleads for his life and Angelo offers to spare him in exchange for her virginity. His corruption and severity are punished when the Duke reveals that he has witnessed it all. --From publisher's description.

Editions:1373  Date:1604 - 2017  Genre(s):Drama, Comedies

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All's well that ends well

by:Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

"Twayne's new critical introductions to Shakespeare." Discusses key themes and concepts, and examines the most recent critical ideas and trends from a number of critical perspectives.

Editions:929  Date:1608 - 2017  Genre(s):Drama, Comedies

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The comedy of errors

by:Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

Farce about two pairs of twins involved in an elaborate series of mistaken identities.

Editions:1226  Date:1594 - 2017  Genre(s):Drama, Comedies

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The merry wives of Windsor

by:Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

Sir John Falstaff, knowing that Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page control the money in their respective households, decides to seduce them, but they learn of his scheme and resolve to make a fool of him. A comic series of disguises and misadventures follows.

Editions:1456  Date:1602 - 2017  Genre(s):Drama, Comedies

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Love's labour's lost

by:Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

An annotated edition of Shakespeare's comedy about Spanish courtiers who unsuccessfully swear off relationships with women; also includes essays on Shakespeare's theatrical world and his texts, and a scholarly introduction.

Editions:1081  Date:1593 - 2018  Genre(s):Drama, Comedies

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