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All's Well That Ends Well
     

All's Well That Ends Well

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by William Shakespeare
 

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Adapted from Boccaccio's Decameron, this tale relates the trials and triumph of Helena, a doctor's daughter. After Helena cures an ailment of the king of France, the king grants her wish to marry Bertram, count of Rousillon. Bertram refuses to return her affection, declaring that he will not regard her as his wife until she bears his child and wears his ring.

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Adapted from Boccaccio's Decameron, this tale relates the trials and triumph of Helena, a doctor's daughter. After Helena cures an ailment of the king of France, the king grants her wish to marry Bertram, count of Rousillon. Bertram refuses to return her affection, declaring that he will not regard her as his wife until she bears his child and wears his ring. Endeavoring to accomplish these tasks against Bertram's will, Helena follows him to war, winning his affection while disguised and thus confirming their marriage.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012346162
Publisher:
qasim idrees
Publication date:
03/28/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
65 KB

Meet the Author

Widely esteemed as the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an actor and theatrical producer in addition to writing plays and sonnets. Dubbed "The Bard of Avon," Shakespeare oversaw the building of the Globe Theatre in London, where a number of his plays were staged, the best-known of which include Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Macbeth. The First Folio, a printed book of 36 of his comedies, tragedies, and history plays, was published in 1623.

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