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Measure for Measure (World Classics Shakespeare Series)

By: William Shakespeare

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 113773

ISBN: 9789386101877

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A duke temporarily removes himself from governing his city-state, deputizing a member of his administration, Angelo, to enforce the laws more rigorously. Angelo chooses as his first victim Claudio, condemning him to death because he impregnated Juliet before their marriage. Claudio’s sister Isabella, who is entering a convent, pleads for her brother’s life. Angelo attempts to extort sex from her, but Isabella preserves her chastity. The duke, in disguise, eavesdrops ... View more info

Much Ado about Nothing (World Classics Shakespeare Series)

By: William Shakespeare

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 113774

ISBN: 9789386101884

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Much Ado About Nothing is a play that explores courtship, romance and marriage through a number of relationships. Most famously, that of the irrepressible Beatrice and Benedick as they trade their wits against one another, criticising the notion of marriage, yet slowly falling in love with one another as they do so. Printed Pages: 94. View more info

Othello (World Classics Shakespeare Series)

By: William Shakespeare

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 113775

ISBN: 9789386101891

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Dramatic and powerful in its scope, Othello explores the perils of suspicion and jealousy and the ensuing breakdown of relationships and disaster that can arise from such emotions. Othello, a revered soldier, secretly marries Desdemona, the daughter of a Venetian senator, but is led to believe that she has been unfaithful to him by his ensign, Iago, leading to tragic events. Printed Pages: 130. View more info

Pericles, Prince of Tyre (World Classics Shakespeare Series)

By: William Shakespeare

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 113776

ISBN: 9789386101907

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Pericles, Prince of Tyre is a Jacobean play written at least in part by William Shakespeare and included in modern editions of his collected works despite questions over its authorship, as it was not included in the First Folio. Printed Pages: 104. View more info

Henry V (World Classics Shakespeare Series)

By: William Shakespeare

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 113777

ISBN: 9789386101785

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Young King Henry wages war on France. But, tainted by his father's crimes, and with enemies among his own men, he must confront the difficult responsibilities of kingship. In rousing speeches, first at the siege of Harfleur where he urges his men 'Once more into the breach', and again on St Crispin's Day before the Battle of Agincourt, Henry rallies the English troops to spectacular victories which change the course of history. But even with the battles won, the war is n... View more info

Henry VI, Part 1 (World Classics Shakespeare Series)

By: William Shakespeare

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 113778

ISBN: 9789386101792

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After the death of Henry V, the French revolt and threaten to reclaim their country from English rule. Guided by his Lord Protector, the young King Henry VI journeys to Paris to reaffirm his rule over France. But while the British battle Joan of Arc abroad, discontent is also breeding at home between the two ancient Houses of York and Lancaster. Printed Pages: 114. View more info

Henry VI, Part 2 (World Classics Shakespeare Series)

By: William Shakespeare

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 113779

ISBN: 9789386101822

Condition: New


Henry VI is tricked into marrying Margaret - lover of the Earl of Suffolk, who hopes to rule the kingdom through her influence. There is one great obstacle in Suffolk's path, however - the noble Lord Protector, whom he slyly orders to be murdered. Discovering this betrayal, Henry banishes Suffolk, but with his Lord Protector gone the unworldly young King must face his greatest challenge: impending civil war and the rising threat of the House of York. Printed Pages: 122. View more info

Henry VI, Part 3 (World Classics Shakespeare Series)

By: William Shakespeare

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 113780

ISBN: 9789386101808

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Threatened by the Duke of York, King Henry makes a deal to disinherit his own son and make the Duke his heir. Queen Margaret is so angered by her husband's weakness that she declares war on the House of York. As conflict rages throughout England, political and family ties break down with tragic consequences. Can the vulnerable King hold out against the growing menace of the Duke's son, the future Richard III, to keep his throne - and his life? Printed Pages: 114. View more info

Henry VIII (World Classics Shakespeare Series)

By: William Shakespeare

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 113781

ISBN: 9789386101839

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Henry is also without a male heir. After meeting the beautiful Anne Bullen, he says that he suspects his current marriage to Katherine, with whom he has one surviving daughter, is invalid. Katherine, meanwhile, glows with such splendid integrity that actresses have long desired the role. She advocates for the people, suspects the witnesses against Buckingham, and eloquently defends her conduct as Henry’s wife. Printed Pages: 116. View more info

King John (World Classics Shakespeare Series)

By: William Shakespeare

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 113782

ISBN: 9789386101846

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King John, a history play by William Shakespeare, dramatises the reign of John, King of England (ruled 1199–1216), son of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine and father of Henry III of England. It is believed to have been written in the mid-1590s but was not published until it appeared in the First Folio in 1623. Printed Pages: 94. View more info

The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet (World Classics Shakespeare Series)

By: William Shakespeare

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 113783

ISBN: 9789386101815

Condition: New


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 wa... View more info

Antony and Cleopatra (World Classics Shakespeare Series)

By: William Shakespeare

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 113784

ISBN: 9789386101730

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The Roman leader Mark Antony, a virtual prisoner of his passion for her, is a man torn between pleasure and virtue, between sensual indolence and duty . . . between an empire and love. Bold, rich, and splendid in its setting and emotions. Printed Pages: 150. View more info

As You Like It (World Classics Shakespeare Series)

By: William Shakespeare

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 113785

ISBN: 9789386101747

Condition: New


When Rosalind is banished by her uncle, who has usurped her father's throne, she flees to the forest of Arden where her exiled father holds court. There, dressed as a boy to avoid discovery, she encounters the man she loves - now a fellow exile - and resolves to remain in disguise to test his feelings for her. Printed Pages: 98. View more info

Cymbeline (World Classics Shakespeare Series)

By: William Shakespeare

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 113786

ISBN: 9789386101754

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The King of Britain, enraged by his daughter's disobedience in marrying against his wishes, banishes his new son-in-law. Having fled to Rome, the exiled husband makes a foolish wager with a villain he encounters there - gambling on the fidelity of his abandoned wife. Combining courtly menace and horror, comedy and melodrama, Cymbeline is a moving depiction of two young lovers driven apart by deceit and self-doubt. Printed Pages: 90. View more info

Henry IV, Part 1 (World Classics Shakespeare Series)

By: William Shakespeare

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 113787

ISBN: 9789386101761

Condition: New


In Henry IV, Part 1, the King is in a doubly ironic position. His rebellion against Richard II was successful, but now he himself is beset by rebels, led by the charismatic Harry Hotspur. The King's son, Prince Hal, seems to be more concerned with the pleasures of the tavern world and the company of the fat rogue, Falstaff, than with concerns of state. Eventually, however, Hal proves a courageous foe of the rebels. This history play is lively in its interplay of politica... View more info

Henry IV, Part 2 (World Classics Shakespeare Series)

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $3.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 113788

ISBN: 9789386101778

Condition: New


In Henry IV, Part 2, the King is ailing, Falstaff is ageing, and the kingdom itself, where rebellion is still rife, seems diseased or debilitated. The comedy has a melancholy undertone, and the politics verge on the Machiavellian. Eventually, the resourceful Hal, inheriting the crown as Henry V, must prove that he can uphold justice in the realm. Here Shakespeare demonstrates a mastery of thematic complexity and subtlety, and shows the price in human terms that may be ex... View more info