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17%OFFWilliam Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet - 9780141396477 - V9780141396477
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Romeo and Juliet

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Description for Romeo and Juliet Paperback. The city of Verona, torn apart by the violent feud between the families of Montague and Capulet, is a powder keg waiting to explode; the Prince of Verona, seeking to restore order, has declared any breach of the peace punishable by death. But for Montague Romeo, and his lover, the Capulet Juliet, the enmity of their families is immaterial. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: DDS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 24. Weight in Grams: 238.

'Shakespeare invented the human as we continue to know it' Harold Bloom

Set in a city torn apart by feuds and gang warfare, Shakespeare's immortal drama tells the story of star-crossed lovers, rival dynasties and bloody revenge. Romeo and Juliet is a hymn to youth and the thrill of forbidden love, charged with sexual passion and violence, but also a warning of death: a dazzling combination of bawdy comedy and high tragedy.

Used and Recommended by the National Theatre

General Editor Stanley Wells
Edited by T. J. B. Spencer
Introduction by Adrian Poole

Product Details

Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
Number of Pages
320
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780141396477
SKU
V9780141396477
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-99

About William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare was born some time in late April 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon and died in 1616. He is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. Stanley Wells is Emeritus Professor of the University of Birmingham and Honorary President of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Adrian Poole is Reader in English ... Read more

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