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William Shakespeare's "Pericles, Prince of Tyre": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's romance "Pericles, Prince of Tyre." Pericles wanders the world, marries and has a daughter, loses both his wife and daughter, and... More > regains both in a happy ending.< Less
William Shakespeare's "The Tempest": A Retelling Prose By David Bruce
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This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest." This is the last play he wrote by himself, although later he co-wrote two plays with John Fletcher. In "The... More > Tempest," Prospero, who lives on a mostly deserted island with his daughter, Miranda, uses his magic powers to regain his rightful place as Duke of Milan.< Less
William Shakespeare's "Timon of Athens": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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Timon of Athens has a problem. He has been immensely wealthy, and immensely generous, but some of his debts are due, and he has no money. But he is positive that his friends, to whom he has been... More > immensely generous, will be just as generous to him. His steward, Flavius, is not so positive that these friends of Timon will be generous.< Less
William Shakespeare's "Titus Andronicus": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "Titus Andronicus." People who read this retelling first will find the original play much easier to understand and read.
William Shakespeare's "Coriolanus": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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This is an easy-to-read version of William Shakespeare's tragedy "Coriolanus." People who read this retelling first will find Shakespeare's play easier to read and understand.
William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," whose major theme is love and the silly things it makes us do: 1) Love can make us see a... More > distinction where no real distinction exists. 2) Love can make us desire someone who is totally unsuitable for us. 3) Love can make us blind to the loved one’s faults. 4) Love can make us jealous. 5) Love can make friends enemies. 6) Love can make us quarrelsome. 7) Love can make us fickle. 8) If we are rejected, love can make us have low self-esteem (e.g., Helena). 9) Love can make us chase after someone who hates us. 10) Love can make us attempt to use reason to explain love although love is a nonrational emotion. (Lysander does this.) 11) Love is not irrational, although it can make people act in silly ways. Love is nonrational. 12) One of the best comments on the nonrationality of love is made by Bottom: “And yet, to say the truth, reason / and love keep little company together nowadays.”< Less
William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's classic romantic comedy "Much Ado About Nothing." In it, Beatrice and Benedick engage in verbal battles each time they meet, and... More > yet they fall in love.< Less
William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew." In it, Katherina vows before God — in the marriage ceremony — to love, honor, and obey her... More > husband, but very quickly she makes it apparent that she is not taking her vow seriously. Her husband, Petruchio, is determined to convince her to take that vow seriously. At the end of this book, Katherina makes a spirited defense of Christian marriage.< Less
William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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This is a retelling in prose of William Shakespeare's comedy "Twelfth Night." In it, a pair of twins — a brother and a sister — are separated and each thinks that the other... More > dead. Of course, they end up finding each other, and they end up finding romantic partners. A major supporting character is Malvolio, who is guilty of the sin of pride. Other supporting characters are the alcoholic Sir Toby Belch and the foolish Sir Andrew Aguecheek, as well as the wise fool and jester Feste. This retelling is in easy-to-read modern English. Readers may find it useful to read before tackling Shakespeare's early English.< Less
William Shakespeare's "The Two Gentlemen of Verona": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's comedy titled "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," about faithfulness and unfaithfulness in love. It ends happily.

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By His Mercy By His Mercy By Tricia Walz
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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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