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William Shakespeare's The Jedi Doth Return [NOOK Book]

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Hot on the heels of the New York Times best seller William Shakespeare’s Star Wars comes the next two installments of the original trilogy: William Shakespeare’s The Empire Striketh Back and William Shakespeare’s The Jedi Doth Return. Return to the star-crossed galaxy far, far away as the brooding young hero, a power-mad emperor, and their jesting droids match wits, struggle for power, and soliloquize in elegant and impeccable iambic pentameter. Illustrated with beautiful black-and-white Elizabethan-style ...
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William Shakespeare's The Jedi Doth Return

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Overview

Hot on the heels of the New York Times best seller William Shakespeare’s Star Wars comes the next two installments of the original trilogy: William Shakespeare’s The Empire Striketh Back and William Shakespeare’s The Jedi Doth Return. Return to the star-crossed galaxy far, far away as the brooding young hero, a power-mad emperor, and their jesting droids match wits, struggle for power, and soliloquize in elegant and impeccable iambic pentameter. Illustrated with beautiful black-and-white Elizabethan-style artwork, these two plays offer essential reading for all ages. Something Wookiee this way comes!
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Return of the Jedi director Richard Marquard once joked that George Lucas' conspicuous presence on the set made it "rather like trying to direct King Lear-with Shakespeare in the next room." Neither Marquard nor Lucas then knew that thanks to Ian Doescher's artful mash-ups, the Bard of Avon has now entered the room. In the final volume of a promised trilogy, Doescher infuses the cinematic Death Star drama classic with finely hewn iambic pentameter and timeless themes that would have worked seamlessly at the Globe Theatre.

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“...a masterful mashup of English lit and pop culture that’s hilarious, dramatic and downright mesmerizing.”—American Profile

“For those who enjoyed Doescher's first two retellings, rejoice, for the merriment plays on.”—The Free Lance-Star

“If you love ‘Star Wars’ and Shakespeare, this book is the pinnacle of perfection.”—Yoda News

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781594747144
  • Publisher: Quirk Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/1/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 168
  • Sales rank: 124,000
  • File size: 22 MB
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  • Posted July 13, 2014

    Ian Doescher has written a third and final exceptional installme

    Ian Doescher has written a third and final exceptional installment to his Shakespearean Star Wars trilogy. The characters he has developed are phenomenal. My favorite scene, in particular, involves Darth Vader contemplating the fate of his son, and he thus transforms into Anakin Skywalker. Quite a powerful scene, reminiscent of many Elizabethan plays, and it does not disappoint. I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys both Shakespeare and Star Wars. I am a huge fan of both, and I thoroughly have enjoyed this trilogy!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 11, 2014

    Woah recent is this book of many a laugh

    Havent read it but A newHope in shakespearean made me laugh,especcially c3po and R2D2.

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