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BRITISH 17TH AND 18TH CENTURIES

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Written by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Series Editor STEPHEN ORGEL, A. R. BRAUNMULLER
Edited by WILLIAM MONTGOMERY
Introduction by DOUGLAS TREVOR

Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages

Publisher: Penguin Classics

On Sale: 11/01/2016

Price: $9.00

ISBN: 978-0-143-12860-1

Shakespeare’s cautionary tale about the dangers of upending democracy, Julius Caesar, now running at the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park.

This edition of Julius Caesar is edited by William Montgomery with an introduction by Douglas Trevor and was recently repackaged with cover art by Manuja Waldia. Waldia received a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators for the Pelican Shakespeare series.

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Written by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Series Editor STEPHEN ORGEL, A. R. BRAUNMULLER
Edited by PETER HOLLAND
Introduction by PETER HOLLAND

Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages

Publisher: Penguin Classics

On Sale: 11/01/2016

Price: $9.00

ISBN: 978-0-143-12863-2

The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series, now in a dazzling new series design
 
This edition of The Tempest is edited with an introduction and notes by Peter Holland and was recently repackaged with cover art by Manuja Waldia. Waldia received a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators for the Pelican Shakespeare series.

The legendary Pelican Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Each book includes an...

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Written by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Series Editor STEPHEN ORGEL, A. R. BRAUNMULLER
Edited by STEPHEN ORGEL
Introduction by STEPHEN ORGEL

Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages

Publisher: Penguin Classics

On Sale: 10/11/2016

Price: $9.00

ISBN: 978-0-143-12862-5

The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series, now in a dazzling new series design

This edition of The Taming of the Shrew is edited with an introduction and notes by series editor Stephen Orgel and was recently repackaged with cover art by Manuja Waldia. Waldia received a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators for the Pelican Shakespeare series. Cover artist Manuja Waldia received a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators for the Pelican Shakespeare series.

The legendary Pelican...

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Written by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Series Editor STEPHEN ORGEL, A. R. BRAUNMULLER
Edited by RUSS MCDONALD
Introduction by RUSS MCDONALD

Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages

Publisher: Penguin Classics

On Sale: 10/04/2016

Price: $9.00

ISBN: 978-0-143-12861-8

The New York Theater Workshop's production of Othello, starring Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo, and directed by Tony award-winning director Sam Gold, opens in November. This production is sponsored in part by The Pelican Shakespeare series and Penguin Classics.
  

This edition of Othello is edited with an introduction and notes by Russ McDonald and was recently repackaged with cover art by Manuja Waldia. Waldia received a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators for the Pelican Shakespeare...

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THE EXTRAORDINARY LIVES OF MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT & MARY SHELLEY
Written by CHARLOTTE GORDON

Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks

On Sale: 02/02/2016

Price: $18.00

ISBN: 978-0-812-98047-9

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE SEATTLE TIMES

This groundbreaking dual biography brings to life a pioneering English feminist and the daughter she never knew. Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley have each been the subject of numerous biographies, yet no one has ever examined their lives in one book—until now. In Romantic Outlaws, Charlotte Gordon reunites the trailblazing author who wrote A Vindication of the Rights of Woman and...

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Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages

Publisher: Modern Library

On Sale: 03/12/2013

Price: $18.00

ISBN: 978-0-812-98372-2

Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich, and Stephen M. Fallon

The legendary author of Paradise Lost and other poems was also a superb and provocative prose writer. Culled from Modern Library’s definitive The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton, this indispensable collection, authoritatively annotated and updated for this new volume, now includes selections from Milton’s Commonplace Book and the complete text of The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates in addition to Milton’s...

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Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages

Publisher: Modern Library

On Sale: 12/04/2012

Price: $18.00

ISBN: 978-0-812-98371-5

Derived from the Modern Library’s esteemed The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton, this new volume, extensively revised and updated by its editors, contains Milton’s two late masterpieces, the brief epic Paradise Regained and the tragic drama Samson Agonistes. Age after age, these works have inspired new controversy and exciting interpretive debates. With expert commentary to guide the reader through historical contexts and verbal details, as well as the larger political and...

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Written by RUDOLF ERICH RASPE
Introduction by DAVID REES
Illustrated by WILLIAM STRANG, J. B. CLARK

Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages

Publisher: Melville House

On Sale: 10/16/2012

Price: $16.00

ISBN: 978-1-612-19123-2

The restored, unbowdlerized text of Raspe’s slapstick travel epic featuring the classic illustrations from Strang & Clark (1895)

No one has journeyed to as many foreign lands as Baron von Munchausen. Nor, when it comes time to fire a cannon, will you find anyone more accurate. The comfort of courtly life is as natural to him as the harshest polar desert. On the subject of politics and science he has no equal. And all discussion of the moon must start and stop with the only man who has ever...

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Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages

Publisher: NYRB Classics

On Sale: 08/07/2012

Price: $14.95

ISBN: 978-1-590-17488-3

Sir Thomas Browne is one of the supreme stylists of the English language: a coiner of words and spinner of phrases of a near Shakespearean fecundity; the wielder of a weird and wonderful erudition; an inquiring spirit in the mold of Montaigne. Browne was an inspiration to Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Thomas De Quincy, as well as to W.G. Sebald, and his unique voice is both quirky and sonorous, an echo chamber that is full of enchantment. This new edition of Browne’s two most enduring and...

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THE GRAPHIC NOVEL
Written by DANIEL DEFOE
Illustrated by NARESH KUMAR
Adapted by DAN JOHNSON

Format: Trade Paperback, 72 pages

Publisher: Campfire

On Sale: 07/27/2010

Price: $9.99

ISBN: 978-9-380-02820-0

Robinson Crusoe is not content with his life in England. He is bored and wants to see more of the world. His curiosity convinces him to leave his homeland and travel abroad.

Without telling his parents, young Robinson sets off on a voyage of discovery. During the years that follow he learns much, not just about the world, but about himself as well. Following disaster at sea on more than one occasion, Robinson toys with the idea of settling down. However, his adventurous character gets the...

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Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages

Publisher: Modern Library

On Sale: 04/14/2009

Price: $8.00

ISBN: 978-0-812-96916-0

One of Shakespeare’s most popular plays, filled with fierce, violent action, Macbeth is a human drama of ambition, desire, and guilt in a world of blood and darkness, with whispers of the supernatural.

Under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, two of today’s most accomplished Shakespearean scholars, this Modern Library series incorporates definitive texts and authoritative notes from William Shakespeare: Complete Works. Each play includes an Introduction as well as...

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Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages

Publisher: Modern Library

On Sale: 04/14/2009

Price: $8.00

ISBN: 978-0-812-96918-4

Written at the pinnacle of Shakespeare’s career and featuring his most soaring poetic idiom, Antony and Cleopatra is both an immortal love story and a political drama played out on a global scale.

Under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, two of today’s most accomplished Shakespearean scholars, this Modern Library series incorporates definitive texts and authoritative notes from William Shakespeare: Complete Works. Each play includes an Introduction as well as an...

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