All's Well That Ends Well (Folger Shakespeare Library)

Shakespeare’s All’s good That Ends Well is the tale of its heroine, Helen, extra so than the tale of Bertram, for whose love she yearns. Helen wins Bertram as her husband regardless of his loss of curiosity and better social status, yet she unearths little happiness within the victory as he shuns, deserts, and makes an attempt to betray her.

The play indicates a few sympathy for Bertram. As a ward to the French king, he needs to stay at court docket whereas his associates burst off to conflict and glory. while Helen remedies the King, he makes Bertram to be had to her. To exert any keep an eye on over his existence, Bertram is going to struggle in Italy.

Helen then takes the initiative in furthering their marriage, project an laborious trip and a bold trick. Few this day, even if, see a fairy-tale ending.

The authoritative variation of All's good That Ends Well from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the relied on and regularly occurring Shakespeare sequence for college students and normal readers, includes:

-Freshly edited textual content in line with the easiest early revealed model of the play
-Full explanatory notes very easily put on pages dealing with the textual content of the play
-Scene-by-scene plot summaries
-A key to the play’s well-known traces and phrases
-An creation to interpreting Shakespeare’s language
-An essay via a number one Shakespeare student delivering a latest viewpoint at the play
-Fresh pictures from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s sizeable holdings of infrequent books
-An annotated consultant to additional reading

Essay through David McCandless

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, is domestic to the world’s biggest choice of Shakespeare’s revealed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare students from world wide. as well as exhibitions open to the general public all year long, the Folger bargains a whole calendar of performances and courses. for additional info, stopover at Folger.edu.

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Shakespeare’s All’s good That Ends Well is the tale of its heroine, Helen, extra so than the tale of Bertram, for whose love she yearns. Helen wins Bertram as her husband regardless of his loss of curiosity and better social status, yet she unearths little happiness within the victory as he shuns, deserts, and makes an attempt to betray her.

The play indicates a few sympathy for Bertram. As a ward to the French king, he needs to stay at court docket whereas his associates burst off to conflict and glory. while Helen remedies the King, he makes Bertram to be had to her. To exert any keep an eye on over his existence, Bertram is going to struggle in Italy.

Helen then takes the initiative in furthering their marriage, project an laborious trip and a bold trick. Few this day, even if, see a fairy-tale ending.

The authoritative variation of All's good That Ends Well from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the relied on and regularly occurring Shakespeare sequence for college students and normal readers, includes:

-Freshly edited textual content in line with the easiest early revealed model of the play
-Full explanatory notes very easily put on pages dealing with the textual content of the play
-Scene-by-scene plot summaries
-A key to the play’s well-known traces and phrases
-An creation to interpreting Shakespeare’s language
-An essay via a number one Shakespeare student delivering a latest viewpoint at the play
-Fresh pictures from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s sizeable holdings of infrequent books
-An annotated consultant to additional reading

Essay through David McCandless

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, is domestic to the world’s biggest choice of Shakespeare’s revealed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare students from world wide. as well as exhibitions open to the general public all year long, the Folger bargains a whole calendar of performances and courses. for additional info, stopover at Folger.edu.

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The Prisoner of Zenda and Rupert of Hentzau (Wordsworth Classics)

By Anthony Hope

With a brand new advent through Cedric Watts,
Research Professor of English, collage of Sussex.

In The Prisoner of Zenda, Rudolf Rassendyll’s shut resemblance to the King of Ruritania leads him into intrigue, romance and threatening escapades. Enmeshed in a plot by way of the villainous Duke of Strelsau to depose the King, Rudolf is entranced by means of the gorgeous Princess Flavia, and reveals that either his existence and his honour are imperilled.

The sequel, Rupert of Hentzau, tells how Rupert (‘who feared neither guy nor devil’) seeks to wreck Flavia’s recognition and wreak vengeance on Rudolf. occasions speed up to a dramatically violent climax.  either those swashbuckling novels provide the allure of romantic event in a land now mythical. a variety of diversifications on monitor and level have prolonged the celebrity of Anthony Hope’s Ruritania.

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By Anthony Hope

With a brand new advent through Cedric Watts,
Research Professor of English, collage of Sussex.

In The Prisoner of Zenda, Rudolf Rassendyll’s shut resemblance to the King of Ruritania leads him into intrigue, romance and threatening escapades. Enmeshed in a plot by way of the villainous Duke of Strelsau to depose the King, Rudolf is entranced by means of the gorgeous Princess Flavia, and reveals that either his existence and his honour are imperilled.

The sequel, Rupert of Hentzau, tells how Rupert (‘who feared neither guy nor devil’) seeks to wreck Flavia’s recognition and wreak vengeance on Rudolf. occasions speed up to a dramatically violent climax.  either those swashbuckling novels provide the allure of romantic event in a land now mythical. a variety of diversifications on monitor and level have prolonged the celebrity of Anthony Hope’s Ruritania.

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The Comedy of Errors (The Pelican Shakespeare)

By William Shakespeare

I think that i've got spent part my profession with one or one other Pelican Shakespeare in my again pocket.

Convenience, besides the fact that, is the least vital element of the recent Pelican Shakespeare sequence. this is a chic and transparent textual content for both the learn or the practice session room, notes the place you wish them and the prestigious scholarship of the final editors, Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller who keep in mind that those are performs for functionality in addition to nice texts for contemplation.
(Patrick Stewart)

The amazing Pelican Shakespeare sequence, which has bought greater than 4 million copies, is now thoroughly revised and repackaged.

Each quantity features:
* Authoritative, trustworthy texts
* prime quality introductions and notes
* New, extra readable alternate trim dimension
* An essay at the theatrical global of Shakespeare and essays on Shakespeare's lifestyles and the choice of texts

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By William Shakespeare

I think that i've got spent part my profession with one or one other Pelican Shakespeare in my again pocket.

Convenience, besides the fact that, is the least vital element of the recent Pelican Shakespeare sequence. this is a chic and transparent textual content for both the learn or the practice session room, notes the place you wish them and the prestigious scholarship of the final editors, Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller who keep in mind that those are performs for functionality in addition to nice texts for contemplation.
(Patrick Stewart)

The amazing Pelican Shakespeare sequence, which has bought greater than 4 million copies, is now thoroughly revised and repackaged.

Each quantity features:
* Authoritative, trustworthy texts
* prime quality introductions and notes
* New, extra readable alternate trim dimension
* An essay at the theatrical global of Shakespeare and essays on Shakespeare's lifestyles and the choice of texts

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El mar, el mar

Ganadora del Premio Booker, El mar, el mar nos adentra en las reflexiones de un director de teatro que, al ultimate de su exitosa carrera, come to a decision recluirse en un pueblo de los angeles costa británica para escribir sus memorias.

Tras muchos años de trabajo y muchas sábanas revueltas en el ejercicio de amores desganados, el gran Charles Arrowby, famoso dramaturgo, director y figura destacada de las tablas londinenses, come to a decision retirarse de las candilejas para ir a un apartado rincón de los angeles costa británica y escribir sus memorias.

Al tiempo que huye de una tormentosa vida sentimental, el hombre se empeña en revivir su primera pasión amorosa por una mujer que los angeles vida ha convertido en un ama de casa escuálida, mientras los angeles presencia insomne del mar le devuelve todas sus obsesiones, los espectros del pasado, los fantasmas de sus errores y los angeles angustia de un futuro cansado.

Merecedor en 1978 del Booker Prize, El mar, el mar constituye un punto álgido de l. a. madurez narrativa de su autora, cuya prosa hipnótica nos envuelve aquí en un incesante torrente de imágenes, historias, personajes y reflexiones que resuenan en los angeles mente del lector como el rumor del oleaje al anochecer.

La crítica ha dicho...
«Peregrinos de los angeles lectura, perdidos en el árido desierto de las malas novelas: venid a Iris Murdoch.»
Andrés Ibáñez, ABC Cultural

«Uno de los más altos logros de los angeles literatura contemporánea.»
The ny evaluate of Books

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Ganadora del Premio Booker, El mar, el mar nos adentra en las reflexiones de un director de teatro que, al ultimate de su exitosa carrera, come to a decision recluirse en un pueblo de los angeles costa británica para escribir sus memorias.

Tras muchos años de trabajo y muchas sábanas revueltas en el ejercicio de amores desganados, el gran Charles Arrowby, famoso dramaturgo, director y figura destacada de las tablas londinenses, come to a decision retirarse de las candilejas para ir a un apartado rincón de los angeles costa británica y escribir sus memorias.

Al tiempo que huye de una tormentosa vida sentimental, el hombre se empeña en revivir su primera pasión amorosa por una mujer que los angeles vida ha convertido en un ama de casa escuálida, mientras los angeles presencia insomne del mar le devuelve todas sus obsesiones, los espectros del pasado, los fantasmas de sus errores y los angeles angustia de un futuro cansado.

Merecedor en 1978 del Booker Prize, El mar, el mar constituye un punto álgido de l. a. madurez narrativa de su autora, cuya prosa hipnótica nos envuelve aquí en un incesante torrente de imágenes, historias, personajes y reflexiones que resuenan en los angeles mente del lector como el rumor del oleaje al anochecer.

La crítica ha dicho...
«Peregrinos de los angeles lectura, perdidos en el árido desierto de las malas novelas: venid a Iris Murdoch.»
Andrés Ibáñez, ABC Cultural

«Uno de los más altos logros de los angeles literatura contemporánea.»
The ny evaluate of Books

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The Man Who Knew Too Much

This booklet used to be switched over from its actual variation to the electronic layout by means of a neighborhood of volunteers. you could locate it at no cost on the internet. buy of the Kindle variation comprises instant supply.

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This booklet used to be switched over from its actual variation to the electronic layout by means of a neighborhood of volunteers. you could locate it at no cost on the internet. buy of the Kindle variation comprises instant supply.

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The Secret Garden (Bantam Classic)

A special combination of realism and magic, the key backyard continues to be a relocating expression of each kid's have to nurture and be nurtured in a narrative that has captured forever the infrequent and enchanted international of youth.

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A special combination of realism and magic, the key backyard continues to be a relocating expression of each kid's have to nurture and be nurtured in a narrative that has captured forever the infrequent and enchanted international of youth.

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Hangover Square: A Story of Darkest Earl's Court (Penguin Modern Classics)

By Patrick Hamilton

London 1939, and within the dirty publands of Earls court docket, George Harvey Bone is pursuing a helpless infatuation with Netta who's cool, contemptuous and hopelessly fascinating to George. George is adrift in hell, until eventually whatever is going click on in his head and he realizes that he needs to kill her.

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By Patrick Hamilton

London 1939, and within the dirty publands of Earls court docket, George Harvey Bone is pursuing a helpless infatuation with Netta who's cool, contemptuous and hopelessly fascinating to George. George is adrift in hell, until eventually whatever is going click on in his head and he realizes that he needs to kill her.

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Love's Labor's Lost (Folger Shakespeare Library)

By William Shakespeare

At the beginning look, Shakespeare’s early comedy Love’s Labor’s Lost easily entertains and amuses. 4 younger males (one of them a king) withdraw from the area for 3 years, taking an oath that they are going to don't have anything to do with ladies. The King of Navarre quickly learns, although, that the Princess of France and her women are approximately to reach. even if he hotels them outdoors of his court docket, all 4 males fall in love with the women, forsaking their oaths and getting down to win their hands.

The laughter caused via this tale is augmented via subplots regarding a braggart soldier, a shrewdpermanent web page, illiterate servants, a parson, a schoolmaster, and a constable so boring that he's named boring. Letters and poems are misdelivered, confessions are overheard, entertainments are provided, and language is performed with, and misused, through the ignorant and discovered alike.

At a deeper point, Love’s Labor’s Lost additionally teases the brain. the lads start with the basis that girls both are seductresses or goddesses. The play quickly makes it transparent, notwithstanding, that the truth of male-female kin is varied. that girls aren't just like men’s photos of them is a standard topic in Shakespeare’s performs. In Love’s Labor’s Lost it gets one in every of its so much urgent examinations.

The authoritative variation of Love's Labor's Lost from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the relied on and commonplace Shakespeare sequence for college kids and normal readers, includes:

-Freshly edited textual content according to the easiest early published model of the play
-Full explanatory notes very easily put on pages dealing with the textual content of the play
-Scene-by-scene plot summaries
-A key to the play’s recognized strains and phrases
-An creation to analyzing Shakespeare’s language
-An essay by means of a number one Shakespeare pupil offering a latest standpoint at the play
-Fresh photos from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s huge holdings of infrequent books
-An annotated consultant to extra reading

Essay via William C. Carroll

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, is domestic to the world’s greatest choice of Shakespeare’s published works, and a magnet for Shakespeare students from around the world. as well as exhibitions open to the general public all year long, the Folger bargains a whole calendar of performances and courses. for additional info, stopover at Folger.edu.

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By William Shakespeare

At the beginning look, Shakespeare’s early comedy Love’s Labor’s Lost easily entertains and amuses. 4 younger males (one of them a king) withdraw from the area for 3 years, taking an oath that they are going to don't have anything to do with ladies. The King of Navarre quickly learns, although, that the Princess of France and her women are approximately to reach. even if he hotels them outdoors of his court docket, all 4 males fall in love with the women, forsaking their oaths and getting down to win their hands.

The laughter caused via this tale is augmented via subplots regarding a braggart soldier, a shrewdpermanent web page, illiterate servants, a parson, a schoolmaster, and a constable so boring that he's named boring. Letters and poems are misdelivered, confessions are overheard, entertainments are provided, and language is performed with, and misused, through the ignorant and discovered alike.

At a deeper point, Love’s Labor’s Lost additionally teases the brain. the lads start with the basis that girls both are seductresses or goddesses. The play quickly makes it transparent, notwithstanding, that the truth of male-female kin is varied. that girls aren't just like men’s photos of them is a standard topic in Shakespeare’s performs. In Love’s Labor’s Lost it gets one in every of its so much urgent examinations.

The authoritative variation of Love's Labor's Lost from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the relied on and commonplace Shakespeare sequence for college kids and normal readers, includes:

-Freshly edited textual content according to the easiest early published model of the play
-Full explanatory notes very easily put on pages dealing with the textual content of the play
-Scene-by-scene plot summaries
-A key to the play’s recognized strains and phrases
-An creation to analyzing Shakespeare’s language
-An essay by means of a number one Shakespeare pupil offering a latest standpoint at the play
-Fresh photos from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s huge holdings of infrequent books
-An annotated consultant to extra reading

Essay via William C. Carroll

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, is domestic to the world’s greatest choice of Shakespeare’s published works, and a magnet for Shakespeare students from around the world. as well as exhibitions open to the general public all year long, the Folger bargains a whole calendar of performances and courses. for additional info, stopover at Folger.edu.

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Henry VI: Part III In Plain and Simple English: A Modern Translation and the Original Version

Henry VI, half III is certainly one of Shakespeare's most famed histories. yet let's accept it…if you do not realize it, then you definitely are usually not on my own. when you've got struggled some time past examining Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help out. This publication is a contemporary translation of Henry VI, half III. the unique textual content is usually provided within the ebook, besides a similar model of either textual content. all of us desire refreshers from time to time. even if you're a pupil attempting to cram for that enormous ultimate, or an individual simply attempting to comprehend a publication extra, BookCaps will help. we're a small, yet growing to be corporation, and are including titles each month.

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Henry VI, half III is certainly one of Shakespeare's most famed histories. yet let's accept it…if you do not realize it, then you definitely are usually not on my own. when you've got struggled some time past examining Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help out. This publication is a contemporary translation of Henry VI, half III. the unique textual content is usually provided within the ebook, besides a similar model of either textual content. all of us desire refreshers from time to time. even if you're a pupil attempting to cram for that enormous ultimate, or an individual simply attempting to comprehend a publication extra, BookCaps will help. we're a small, yet growing to be corporation, and are including titles each month.

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A Garden of Trees (British Literature)

By Nicholas Mosley

"When you've got positioned your belief in shadows there's not anything that's actual. have you ever came across this?"

Returning to London from a visit to the West Indies, an aspiring author encounters a bewitching trio of pals whose magic lies of their skill to show any scenario into delusion. formerly misplaced on the planet, the narrator falls in love with the younger brother-sister pair of Peter and Annabelle, in addition to the older, extra political Marius. fact quickly encroaches upon the foursome, even if, within the type of Marius's sick spouse, forcing the narrator to confront the darkish vacancy and worry on the middle of his neighbors' joie de vivre. during this, his moment novel--written within the '50s and not ahead of published--Nicholas Mosley weighs questions of accountability and sacrifice opposed to these of affection and earthly wish, the spirit as opposed to the flesh.

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By Nicholas Mosley

"When you've got positioned your belief in shadows there's not anything that's actual. have you ever came across this?"

Returning to London from a visit to the West Indies, an aspiring author encounters a bewitching trio of pals whose magic lies of their skill to show any scenario into delusion. formerly misplaced on the planet, the narrator falls in love with the younger brother-sister pair of Peter and Annabelle, in addition to the older, extra political Marius. fact quickly encroaches upon the foursome, even if, within the type of Marius's sick spouse, forcing the narrator to confront the darkish vacancy and worry on the middle of his neighbors' joie de vivre. during this, his moment novel--written within the '50s and not ahead of published--Nicholas Mosley weighs questions of accountability and sacrifice opposed to these of affection and earthly wish, the spirit as opposed to the flesh.

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