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Cliffscomplete Romeo and Juliet
Contributor(s): Shakespeare, William (Author)

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ISBN: 0764585746     ISBN-13: 9780764585746
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: April 2000

Annotation: This tragedy of doomed lovers from warring families has inspired poetic expression from young lovers the world over. The 300-year-old drama is perhaps Shakespeare's best-known work.

"The CliffsComplete Romeo and Juliet" is a revised and expanded study edition. It contains Shakespeare's original play, a glossary, and expert commentary in a unique, 2-column format. To enhance your learning, notes and definitions appear directly opposite the line in which they occur, and a review section follows the play. This edition also introduces you to the life, works, and times of William Shakespeare.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Study Aids | Book Notes
- Literary Criticism | Shakespeare
- Drama | Shakespeare
Dewey: 822.33
LCCN: 00001090
Lexile Measure: 450 HL (High-Low)
Series: Cliffs Complete
Physical Information: 0.6" H x 7.3" W x 9.2" (0.70 lbs) 240 pages
Features: Bibliography, Glossary, Price on Product
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Publisher Description:
In the CliffsComplete guides, the novel's "complete" text and a glossary appear side-by-side with coordinating numbered lines to help you understand unusual words and phrasing. You'll also find all the commentary and resources of a standard CliffsNotes for Literature.

"CliffsComplete Romeo & Juliet" offers insight and information into a work that's rich both dramatically and thematically. Every generation since Shakespeare's time has been able to identify with some romantic or thematic aspect of the play.

Discover what happens to these famous, star-crossed lovers and what causes the family feud between the Montagues and Capulets -- and save valuable studying time -- all at once. Enhance your reading of "Romeo & Juliet" with these additional features: A summary and insightful commentary for each act Bibliography and historical background on the author, William Shakespeare A look at Early Modern English intellect, religion, politics, and society Coverage of Shakespeare's source and the play's performance history A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters Review questions, a quiz, discussion guide, and activity ideas A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Web sites

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