Tales from Shakespeare
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Charles and Mary Lamb's classic adaptations of Shakespeare's works have made the Bard accessible to millions of children. Believing that children should have access to more than mere morality stories, they set about giving the magnificent, "wild" stories of Shakespeare in child-friendly format. In this version, characters names have been updated to correspond with other Penguin Shakespeare Editions, and archaic spellings have been updated. 270 pages, softcover.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 270
Vendor: Penguin Random House
Publication Date: 2007
Dimensions: 7.78 X 5.28 X 0.77 (inches)
ISBN: 0141441623
ISBN-13: 9780141441627

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Publisher's Description

Celebrated prose retellings of Shakespeare's plays

Charles and Mary Lamb have delighted generations of adults as well as children with their famed prose renderings of Shakespeare's originals. Bringing the plays to life in a form that encourages readers to enjoy and explore, Tales from Shakespeare provides an entertaining and informative introduction to the great works while retaining much of Shakespeare's lyricism, phrasing, and rhythm. It is a captivating work of Romantic storytelling as well as the original literary homage to the Bard.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Author Bio

Charles Lamb (1775-1834) was an English essayist, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales from Shakespeare, which he produced along with his sister, Mary Lamb.

Marina Warner is a prize-winning writer of fiction, criticism, and history; her works include novels and short stories as well as studies of female myths and symbols. Her recent books include: The Leto Bundle (2001), Signs & Wonders: Essays on Literature and Culture (2003), and Fantastic Metamorphoses, Other Worlds: Ways of Telling the Self (2004).

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