Romeo and Juliet
ISBN: 0486275574
EAN13: 9780486275574
Language: English
Publication Date: May 4, 1993
Pages: 96
Dimensions: 0.40" H x 8.00" L x 5.10" W
Weight: 0.30 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
One of Shakespeare's most popular and accessible plays, Romeo and Juliet tells the story of two star-crossed lovers and the unhappy fate that befell them as a result of a long and bitter feud between their families. The play contains some of Shakespeare's most beautiful and lyrical love poetry and is perhaps the finest celebration of the joys of young love ever written. This inexpensive edition includes the complete, unabridged text with explanatory footnotes. Ideal for classroom use, it is a wonderful addition to the home library of anyone wanting to savor one of literature's most sublime paeans to love.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Romeo and Juliet was the first drama in English to confer full tragic dignity on the agonies of youthful love. The lyricism that enshrines their death-marked devotion has made the lovers legendary in every language that possesses a literature.