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Four Great Tragedies : Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello, and Romeo and Juliet
by William Shakespeare




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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. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: Hamlet and Macbeth.

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Overview

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. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: Hamlet and Macbeth.


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  • ISBN: 9780486114958
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Date: July 2013
 

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