Romeo and Juliet (2009 edition): Oxford School Shakespeare

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OUP Oxford, Sep 12, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 176 pages
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Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. This edition of Romeo and Juliet includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes. Romeo and Juliet is a set text for KS3 in England, and remains one of the most popular texts for study by secondary students the world over.

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A bit difficult to understand, but NOT worth it.

User Review  - l.in.h. - Borders

I read this book back in eighth grade and it was horrible. The ending was completely, in my opinion, unrealistic. The girl is only 13 yet she thinks she's fallen in love. The story is clearly based on emotions and has not reached the level of a true relationship. Read full review

its . . . shakespeare

User Review  - Ashley55 - Borders

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

About the author (2008)

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an English poet and playwright widely regarded as the greatest writer of the English language, as well as one of the greatest in Western literature, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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