Romeo and Juliet (Folger Shakespeare Library)

By | March 23, 2018
Romeo and Juliet (Folger Shakespeare Library) Author William Shakespeare
ISBN-10 0743477111
ISBN-13 9780671722852
Year 2004-01-01
Pages 336
Language English
Publisher Simon & Schuster
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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 plays famous lines and phrases An introduction to reading Shakespeares language An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play Fresh images from the Folger Shakespeare Librarys 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 worlds largest collection of Shakespeares 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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