Richard III is a History written by English playwright William Shakespeare, who is widely considered to be the greatest writer of the English language. Richard III is about a King who makes enemies out of his friends in an attempt to make his Kingdom stronger, thus
enidngthe War of the Roses. Richard III is an important work of William Shakespeares, and is highly recommended for fans of his works as well as those discovering his plays for the first time.
Shelfari edited the description of Richard III Saturday, September 25, 2010.
Each edition includes: • Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play • Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play • Scene-by-scene plot summaries • A key to famous lines and phrases • An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language • An essay by an outstanding scholar providing a modern perspective on the play • Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books Essay by Phyllis Rackin The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs.
Shelfari edited the description of Richard III Wednesday, December 9, 2009.
Shelfari edited the description of Richard III Saturday, August 1, 2009.