An excellent introduction to the plays and to the world of Shakespeare

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Recommended in Program(s): Challenge I, Challenge III
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This highly praised collection of stories has been used for more than 200 years to introduce the Shakespeare novice to the Bard’s greatest works. Rather than overwhelming your students by jumping straight into complex Shakespearean language, begin with these easier-to-read prose adaptations. Once your student has had a chance to enjoy the humor, craftsmanship, and creativity of these masterful stories, you can transition to Shakespeare’s original works.

      • Paperback
      • 308 pages
      • © 1807, republished 2007


    • The Tempest
    • A Midsummer Night’s Dream
    • The Winter’s Tale
    • Much Ado About Nothing
    • As You Like It
    • The Two Gentlemen of Verona
    • The Merchant of Venice
    • Cymbeline
    • King Lear
    • Macbeth
    • All’s Well that Ends Well
    • The Taming of the Shrew
    • The Comedy of Errors
    • Measure for Measure
    • Twelfth Night; or, What You Will.