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DRAMA / Shakespeare

A Midsummer Night's Dream

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Hermia's father has given her a seemingly impossible decision: marry Demetrius, a man she doesn't love, or die. Instead, she decides to take fate into her own hands and run off with her true… Read More →

  • ATOS: 10.9
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

Antony and Cleopatra

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Two years after the assassination of Julius Caesar in 44 BC, three men—Octavius Caesar, Lepidus, and Mark Antony—rule the Roman Republic. Antony should be in Rome, helping to stop Pompey's… Read More →

  • Dewey: 822.3/3

As You Like It

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Members of the royal court escape their problems by running away, only to find themselves in complicated love triangles. Upon the death of their father, Oliver is charged with taking care of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 9.2
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

First Avenue Classics ™ Multi-User eBook Collection — eBook Set

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Set

From Alice and the Wizard of Oz to Hamlet and Don Quixote, your favorite characters from literature are now accessible from any digital device. First Avenue Classics transform unabridged… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $3,198.40
  • Your Price: $2,398.80
  • 160 titles

First Avenue Classics ™ Shakespeare Collection (Multi-User) — eBook Set

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Set

From Alice and the Wizard of Oz to Hamlet and Don Quixote, your favorite characters from literature are now accessible from any digital device. First Avenue Classics transform unabridged… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $419.79
  • Your Price: $314.84
  • 21 titles
Spring 2019

First Avenue Classics ™ Spring 2019 New Releases — eBook Set

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Set

From Alice and the Wizard of Oz to Hamlet and Don Quixote, your favorite characters from literature are now accessible from any digital device. First Avenue Classics transform unabridged… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $199.90
  • Your Price: $149.93
  • 10 titles

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

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"Something is rotten in the state of Denmark." Brooding Hamlet, the son of the recently deceased king, is about to discover the royal family's corruption firsthand. Taken by the castle… Read More →

  • ATOS: 10.5
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

King Henry IV, The First Part

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The year is 1402, and King Henry IV sits uneasily on the throne that he wrested from his predecessor, Richard II. King Henry disapproves of his son, Prince Henry, and his habit of hanging… Read More →

  • Dewey: 822.3'3

King Henry IV, The Second Part

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In this second part of Henry IV, the Battle of Shrewsbury is over, the rebels temporarily beaten but not defeated. Prince Henry defeated "Hotspur" Percy in single combat, but other rebel… Read More →

  • Dewey: 822.3'3

Macbeth

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Two Scottish generals, Macbeth and Banquo, are on their way home from successful battles when they encounter three witches. With the prophecies of power and fame they give him swirling… Read More →

  • ATOS: 10.9
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

Much Ado about Nothing

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While staying at his friend Leonato's home, Claudio falls in love with Hero, Leonato's beautiful daughter, and they agree to marry. In the meantime, they decide to trick their friends… Read More →

  • ATOS: 9.0
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

Richard II

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The year is 1398, and the people of England are in a state of unrest. Richard II is not a popular king, as he puts his own interests before the interests of his people. Now he's gone a step… Read More →

  • ATOS: 10.2
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

Richard III

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Trouble is brewing for King Edward IV. Edward's youngest brother, Richard, is jealous of Edward's power and influence. Richard will do anything to overthrow the king: He manipulates a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 9.5
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

Romeo and Juliet

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For Romeo and Juliet, it's love at first sight. But there's a problem: Romeo belongs to the Montague family, while Juliet is a Capulet. In Verona, these noble families are constantly feuding… Read More →

  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

Shakespeare's Sonnets

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Along with writing comedic and dramatic plays, William Shakespeare was also a master poet. Using the sonnet structure (three quatrains and a final couplet composed in iambic pentameter), he… Read More →

  • ATOS: 12.1
  • Dewey: 821/.3

The Comedy of Errors

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The merchant Egeon is caught crossing the border from Syracuse into the rival city of Ephesus—a crime punishable by death. But Egeon isn't a criminal; he's merely trying to find his wife and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 9.0
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

The Life of King Henry V

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In the wake of his father's death, Prince Henry has ascended to the throne as King Henry V. The rebels have finally been overthrown and the civil war has ended. Henry continues to distance… Read More →

  • Dewey: 822.3'3

The Merchant of Venice

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In order to win the wealthy Portia's hand in marriage, Bassanio thinks he needs money to impress her. He goes to his friend Antonio for help, but Antonio's money is tied up in ships. Antonio… Read More →

  • ATOS: 9.4
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

The Taming of the Shrew

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Lucentio comes to Padua to attend the university, but his attention is quickly captured by the lovely Bianca. He would do anything to marry her, including disguise himself as her Latin… Read More →

  • ATOS: 8.8
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

The Tempest

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A tempest shipwrecks Alonso, the king of Naples; Antonio, the duke of Milan; and several others on a small island in the Mediterranean. Little do they know that the storm was conjured by… Read More →

  • ATOS: 9.0
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

The Tragedy of Julius Caesar

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Marcus Brutus, a Roman politician, considers Emperor Julius Caesar to be a friend, but a senator—Caius Cassius—convinces Brutus that Caesar has too much power. Brutus would rather Rome be a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 10.8
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

The Tragedy of King Lear

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King Lear is growing old, and in an effort to preempt an inheritance war, he decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters while he is still living—dependent on which one loves… Read More →

  • Dewey: 822.3'3

The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice

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Othello, a general in the Venetian army, has married the lovely Desdemona, and Roderigo is not at all happy. He was hoping to woo Desdemona for himself. Roderigo's jealousy is all Iago… Read More →

  • ATOS: 8.4
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

Twelfth Night: or, What You Will

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In the kingdom of Illyria, a love triangle has everyone on edge. Orsino loves Olivia, a bereaved noblewoman who is in mourning for her dead brother. Olivia loves Cesario, who is actually a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 822.3'3