Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare

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Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare
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First US edition
Author Edith Nesbit
Country  United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Children's novel
Publisher T. Fisher Unwin (UK)
D.E. Cunningham & Co. (US)
Publication date
1907
Media type Print (hardback & paperback)
ISBN NA

Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare is a collection published by E. Nesbit with the intention of entertaining young readers and telling William Shakespeare's plays in a way they could be easily understood. She included a brief Shakespeare biography, a pronunciation guide to some of the more difficult names and a list of famous quotations, arranged by subject.[1]

Stories[edit]

  1. A Midsummer Night's Dream
  2. The Tempest
  3. As You Like It
  4. The Winter's Tale
  5. King Lear
  6. Twelfth Night
  7. Much Ado About Nothing
  8. Romeo and Juliet
  9. Pericles
  10. Hamlet
  11. Cymbeline
  12. Macbeth
  13. The Comedy of Errors
  14. The Merchant of Venice
  15. Timon of Athens
  16. Othello
  17. The Taming of the Shrew
  18. Measure for Measure
  19. Two Gentlemen of Verona
  20. All's Well That Ends Well

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9505E0DF1F3DF93BA3575BC0A9629C8B63 Tales From Shakespeare, New York Times Children's Books

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