Romeo and Juliet
Simon & Schuster, Jun 1, 1990 - Drama
"The permanent popularity, now of mythic intensity, of Romeo and Juliet is more than justified," writes eminent scholar Harold Bloom, "since the play is the largest and most persuasive celebration of romantic love in Western literature." William Shakespeare (1564-1616) based his early romantic tragedy on Arthur Brooke's 1562 poem The Tragicall Historye of Romeus and Juliet. Shakespeare's resulting masterpiece, in turn, has inspired countless retellings around the world in mediums that include literature, dance, stage, and screen. Book jacket.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - flamingrosedrakon - LibraryThing
Yes I was the fan who enjoyed the little active terrier that old stories on those school afternoons when I couldn't find anything else. Still I find it a shame that he is no longer played for these ... Read full review
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i found this book to be a great book to read. in the beginning, there was a different, modern version that retold the story, then the original story by shakespeare followed. the first story helped me ... Read full review