Thalia.de

Romeo and Juliet

Weitere Formate

eBook

Taschenbuch

The greatest love story in English, William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is a play of star-crossed lovers who take a valiant stand against social convention, with tragic consequences. This Penguin Shakespeare edition is edited with notes by T.J.B. Spencer, and an introduction by Adrian Poole.
'What's in a name? That which we call a rose,
By any other name would smell as sweet'
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 the young Montague Romeo, and his lover, the Capulet Juliet, the enmity of their families is immaterial. Meeting in secret, the two lovers gradually spiral towards disaster as their respective families edge closer towards open warfare. A play that has inspired films as diverse as Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story and Baz Luhrmann's Romeo+Juliet , Romeo and Juliet is a dazzling combination of passion and hatred, bawdy comedy and high tragedy.
This book contains a general introduction to Shakespeare's life and Elizabethan theatre, a separate introduction to Romeo and Juliet , a chronology, suggestions for further reading, an essay discussing performance options on both stage and screen, and a commentary.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was born to John Shakespeare and Mary Arden some time in late April 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon. He wrote some of the most exceptional works of drama ever produced, including Romeo and Juliet (1595), Henry V (1599), Hamlet (1601), Othello (1604), King Lear (1606) and Macbeth (1606), as well as a collection of 154 sonnets, which number among the most profound and influential love-poetry in English.
If you enjoyed Romeo and Juliet , you might like A Midsummer Night's Dream , also available in Penguin Shakespeare.
'Romeo was your first "rebel without a cause" '
Baz Luhrmann, director of Romeo+Juliet
Portrait

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 and Comparative Literature and a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.

… weiterlesen
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Bezahlung bei Abholung

Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 320
Erscheinungsdatum 30.04.2015
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-14-139647-7
Verlag Penguin Books Ltd
Maße (L/B/H) 130/198/24 mm
Gewicht 236
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
8,99
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Sofort lieferbar
Versandkostenfrei
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Bezahlung bei Abholung

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 29034519
    Romeo and Juliet (Collins Classics)
    von William Shakespeare
    Buch
    2,99
  • 6711912
    Romeo and Juliet
    von William Shakespeare
    (1)
    Buch
    2,99
  • 25666567
    Romeo and Juliet
    von William Shakespeare
    Buch
    8,99
  • 26001655
    The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays
    von Oscar Wilde
    Buch
    4,99
  • 3549536
    Romeo and Juliet
    von William Shakespeare
    Buch
    5,99
  • 32581165
    Romeo and Juliet
    von William Shakespeare
    Buch
    6,99
  • 15187964
    A Midsummer Night's Dream
    von William Shakespeare
    Buch
    7,99
  • 27062968
    Romeo and Juliet
    von William Shakespeare
    Buch
    8,99
  • 15187944
    Romeo and Juliet
    von William Shakespeare
    Buch
    7,99
  • 43082553
    Romeo and Juliet
    von P. a. Daniel
    Buch
    13,29 bisher 14,99
  • 13884244
    Romeo and Juliet
    von William Shakespeare
    Schulbuch
    7,99
  • 30674192
    A Raisin in the Sun
    von Lorraine Hansberry
    (1)
    Buch
    6,80
  • 43564382
    Milk and Honey
    von Rupi Kaur
    Buch
    12,99 bisher 14,99
  • 3061941
    A Raisin in the Sun
    von Lorraine Hansberry
    Buch
    6,99
  • 14635469
    Book of Longing
    von Leonard Cohen
    Buch
    9,99
  • 42886581
    Hamlet
    von William Shakespeare
    Buch
    9,99
  • 28093741
    A Small Family Business
    von Alan Ayckbourn
    (1)
    Buch
    12,99
  • 45648091
    Forever Words
    von Johnny Cash
    Buch
    14,99
  • 19678819
    The Bell Jar
    von Sylvia Plath
    Buch
    6,99
  • 3408179
    Love is a Dog from Hell
    von Charles Bukowski
    Buch
    12,99

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

von William Shakespeare

Buch
8,99
+
=
Effi Briest

Effi Briest

von Theodor Fontane

Buch
9,90
+
=

für

18,89

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen

Kundenbewertungen