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Romeo and Juliet: Shakespeare on the Double!
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 2006 / Paperback
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Romeo and Juliet is the tragic story of "star-crossed lovers" from feuding families. Complete with a masquerade ball, a duel, a secret marriage, a sleeping potion, and pushy parents, the play packs a lot of action and emotion into five days of passion, romance, duplicity, and tragedy.
A perfect introduction to non-Shakespeare crazed students, or for those who struggle with the ancient prose, this unique version of Hamlet places the original playside-by-side with an easily understood modern English translation. A synopsis, list of characters, character map and cycle of death lend additional clarity. Discussion questions are included. 221 pages, softcover.
"For never was a story of more woe
Than this of Juliet and her Romeo."
Romeo and Juliet is the tragic story of "star-crossed lovers" from feuding families. Complete with a masquerade ball, a duel, a secret marriage, a sleeping potion, and pushy parents, the play packs a lot of action and emotion into five days of passion, romance, duplicity, and tragedy. Now you can end your Shakespearian woes with this modern translation and aids that make understanding the play quick and painless:
With Shakespeare on the Double! Romeo and Juliet, you may just fall in love with the Bard.
Mary Ellen Snodgrass is an award-winning author of textbooks and general reference works, and a former columnist for the Charlotte Observer. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, she graduated magna cum laude from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Appalachian State University, and holds degrees in English, Latin, psychology, and the education of gifted children.
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