Romeo and Juliet
Simon & Schuster, 1992 - 281 pàgines
In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare creates a violent world, in which two young people fall in love. It is not simply that their families disapprove; the Montagues and the Capulets are engaged in a blood feud.
In this death-filled setting, the movement from love at first sight to the lovers’ final union in death seems almost inevitable. And yet, this play set in an extraordinary world has become the quintessential story of young love. In part because of its exquisite language, it is easy to respond as if it were about all young lovers.
The authoritative edition of Romeo and Juliet from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers, includes:
-Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play
-Newly revised explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play
-Scene-by-scene plot summaries
-A key to the play’s famous lines and phrases
-An introduction to reading Shakespeare’s language
-An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play
-Fresh images from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s vast holdings of rare books
-An up-to-date annotated guide to further reading
Essay by Gail Kern Paster
The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, is home to the world’s largest collection of Shakespeare’s printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs. For more information, visit Folger.edu.
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Review: Romeo and JulietRevisió d'Usuari - Lauren Bitzer - Goodreads
So many twists and turns. Although the love comes off very overdone and cliche, the plot is somewhat complex and exciting. That being said, it is hard to find suspense in a story that you already know the ending to upon start. Llegeix la ressenya completa
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Review: Romeo and JulietRevisió d'Usuari - Mike (the Paladin) - Goodreads
I saw this book described as "A love affair between a 17 year old and a 13 year old that left 6 people dead". Good description. Llegeix la ressenya completa
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