Romeo and Juliet – Shakespeare, Signet Classic


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    The Signet Classics edition of William Shakespeare’s timeless story of star-crossed lovers.

    One of the Bard’s most popular plays, this is both the quintessential story of young love and a cautionary tale of the tragedy that can occur when the forces of passion and familial pride are at odds.

    This title in the Signet Classics Shakespeare series includes:

    • An overview of Shakespeare’s life, world, and theater
    • A special introduction to the play by the editor, J.A. Bryant, Jr.
    • The source from which Shakespeare derived Romeo and Juliet, Arthur Brooke’s The Tragicall Historye of Romeus and Juliet
    • Dramatic criticism from Samuel Johnson, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Michael Goldman, and others
    • A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions of Romeo and Juliet
    • Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable format
    • Recommended readings