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Shakespeare, William

Summary: BBC Audiobooks America and Arkangel Productions present a fully-dramatized production of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, which explores the deep repercussions of political murder and betrayal on the human heart. Conspiracy swirls around Julius Caesar, a brilliant politician at the height of his power and popularity. As Caesar grows overly confident and ponders imperial rule, the Roman...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Audiobooks America 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SHA

Summary: An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, chronicling the events around the assassination of Julius Caesar.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WIL

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von

Summary: A classic of world literature, Goethe’s Faust is a philosophical and poetic drama full of satire, irony, humor, and tragedy. Martin Greenberg re-creates not only the text’s varied meter and rhyme but also its diverse tones and styles—dramatic and lyrical, reflective and farcical, pathetic and coarse, colloquial and soaring. His rendition of Faust is the first faithful, readable, and elegantly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 832 GOE

Shakespeare, William

Summary: Shakespearean scholars have redesigned this play in an easy-to-read format that preserves the favorite features of the original, including an essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare, an introduction, and a note on the text.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.33 SHA

Sophocles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 882 SOP

Summary: A Danish prince avenges the murder of his father, the king, by killing his uncle Claudius who murdered the king, usurped the throne, and married Hamlet's mother, Gertrude. Hamlet, considered the most complex of all Shakespeare's characters, examines the fundamental issues of justice, guilt, and death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose Video Pub. 1980

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA HAM

Guterson, David.

Summary: Left on a doorstep after his illegal au pair mother exacts a brutal revenge on his father, Edward is raised by an adoring family and grows up to become a famous billionaire Internet tycoon who hurtles toward a fate that he is powerless to control.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GUT

Heaney, Seamus

Summary: Sophocles' play stands as a timely exploration of the conflict between those who affirm the individual's human rights and those who must protect the state's security. During the War of the Seven Against Thebes, Antigone learns that her brothers have killed each other, having been forced onto opposing sides. When Creon, king of Thebes, grants burial of one but not the "treacherous" other,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 882 HEA

Shakespeare, William

Summary: Romeo and Juliet is William Shakespeare's classic tragedy about a pair of star-crossed lovers whose romance is complicated by the mutual hatred of their families for one another. Written in the 1590s, it was, and continues to be, one of Shakespeare's most popular plays. Over the centuries, its characters have become iconic embodiments of idealized youthful love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fall River Press 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 822.3 SHA

Shakespeare, William.

Summary: The noble Titus returns victorious to Rome bringing Tamora, Queen of the Goths as his captive. When one of Tamora's sons is condemned to die, she vows revenge, and, aided by the villainous Aaron, she exacts a terrible retribution, inaugurating a grim cycle of rape, murder, and cannibalism. This macabre, often brilliant tragedy comes from the earliest stage of Shakespeare's dramatic career....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SHA

Summary: Presents the Franco Zeffirelli production of Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE ROM

Guterson, David.

Summary: In Seattle, 1962, Walter Cousins, a mild-mannered actuary, "a guy who weighs risk for a living", takes a risk of his own, and makes the biggest error of his life. He sleeps with Diane, the sexy, not-quite-legal British au pair who's taking care of his children for the summer. Diane gets pregnant and leaves their baby on a doorstep, but not before turning the tables on Walter and setting in...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GUT

Shakespeare, William

Summary: Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spark Notes 2003

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 822.33 SHA

Summary: A bold reinvention of Charles Dickens' timeless novels, it takes familiar characters on new journeys as their stories intersect in the same world. Discover the events that lead up to Miss Havisham's wedding day, the true sacrifices made by a young Lady Dedlock, what happens to ruthless moneylender Jacob Marley and more. One doesn't need to know Dickens' novels to fall in love with these...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2017

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DIC

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 832.6 GOE

Shakespeare, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.33 SHA

Shakespeare, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.33 SHA

Shakespeare, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.33 SHA

Shakespeare, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 1993

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 822.3 SHA

Euripides.

Contents: 1. Medea. Hecuba. Andromache. The Bacchae -- 2. Hippolytus. Suppliant women. Helen. Electra. Cyclops -- 3. Alcestis. Daughters of Troy. The Phoenician women. Iphigenia at Aulis. Rhesus. -- 4. Ion. Children of Heracles. The madness of Heracles. Iphigenia in Tauris. Orestes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Pennsylvania Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 882.01 EUR

Marlowe, Christopher

Contents: Christopher Marlowe -- The English Faust book and Doctor Faustus -- Religion and magic -- Appendix one: the date of the English Faust book and of Doctor Faustus -- Appendix two: A-text and B-text -- Suggestions for further reading and other editions of the texts -- A note on the texts -- Doctor Faustus (the A-text) -- The English Faust book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hackett Pub. 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.3 MAR

Shakespeare, William

Summary: Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SparkNotes 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 822.33 SHA

Shakespeare, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.33 Shake

Shakespeare, William

Summary: Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SparkNotes 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 822.33 SHA