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. Romeo and Juliet is one of Barnes & Noble's pocket-sized Collectible Editions. It features an elegant bonded-leather binding, a decorative foil-stamped cover, and distinctive gilt edging. Durable and collectible, it puts a classic of literature in the palm of your hands.
About 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.
Date of Death:2018
Place of Birth:Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Place of Death:Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Not a huge fan of the size, but the binding is simply beautiful.