Delphi Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Illustrated)

Series Two

Book 26
Delphi Classics
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Finally, the world’s greatest writer receives the scholarly Delphi treatment. This incredible eBook offers every Shakespearean play, poem, apocryphal work and much, much more! Now you can truly own all of Shakespeare’s works and a wealth of BONUS material on your eReader, and all in ONE well-organised file. (Version 6)

* concise introductions to the plays and other works
* images of how the plays first appeared in print, giving your eReader a taste of the Elizabethan texts
* ALL 38 plays and each with their own contents table – navigate easily between acts and scenes – find that special quotation quickly!
* even includes 17 apocryphal plays available nowhere else
* contains a special LOST PLAYS section, with concise information on Shakespeare’s lost works
* includes the special bonus play of DOUBLE FALSEHOOD
* ALL the sonnets and other poetry, with excellent formatting, in their own special contents table – find that special sonnet quickly and easily!
* packed full of hundreds of beautiful images relating to Shakespeare’s life, locations and works
* EVEN includes a special SOURCES section – spend hours discovering rare medieval texts that shaped Shakespeare’s greatest works.
* INCLUDES no less than 5 biographies – explore the bard’s mysterious life from multiple sources across history
* the SPECIAL literary criticism section boasts 11 works by writers as varied as Samuel Johnson, Coleridge, Pope, Bernard Shaw and Tolstoy
* scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres
* includes a special ‘Glossary of Elizabethan Language’, which will aid your comprehension of difficult words and phrases
* UPDATED with line numbers to all 38 plays, in response to customers’ requests
* UPDATED with a special Quotations section, with hundreds of famous quotations from the plays and poetry

This eBook is quite simply stunning and deserves a place in the digital library of all lovers of literature.

CONTENTS

The Plays
ALL 38 PLAYS

The Lost Plays
LOVE’S LABOUR’S WON
CARDENIO
DOUBLE FALSEHOOD

The Sources
LIST OF THE PLAYS’ SOURCES

The Apocryphal Plays
ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM
THE BIRTH OF MERLIN
KING EDWARD III
LOCRINE
THE LONDON PRODIGAL
THE PURITAN
THE SECOND MAIDEN’S TRAGEDY
SIR JOHN OLDCASTLE
THOMAS LORD CROMWELL
A YORKSHIRE TRAGEDY
SIR THOMAS MORE
FAIR EM
MUCEDORUS
THE MERRY DEVIL OF EDMONTON
EDMUND IRONSIDE
THOMAS OF WOODSTOCK
VORTIGERN AND ROWENA

The Adaptations
TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE BY CHARLES AND MARY LAMB

The Poetry
THE SONNETS
VENUS AND ADONIS
THE RAPE OF LUCRECE
THE PASSIONATE PILGRIM
THE PHOENIX AND THE TURTLE
A LOVER’S COMPLAINT

The Apocryphal Poetry
TO THE QUEEN
A FUNERAL ELEGY FOR MASTER WILLIAM PETER
SONNETS TO SUNDRY NOTES OF MUSIC

The Criticism
PREFACE TO SHAKESPEARE AND NOTES ON PLAY BY SAMUEL JOHNSON
NOTES TO COMEDIES BY SAMUEL JOHNSON
A STUDY OF SHAKESPEARE BY ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE
and many more!

The Biographies
SHAKESPEARE: HIS LIFE, ART, AND CHARACTERS BY HENRY NORMAN HUDSON
and many more!

Shakespeare’s Last Will and Testament

Resources:
Quotations
Glossary of Elizabethan Language
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Publisher
Delphi Classics
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Published on
Nov 17, 2013
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Pages
3491
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ISBN
9781908909404
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Classics
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Russia's Father of Literature deserves a place in all digital libraries. This comprehensive eBook presents the major works of Alexander Pushkin, with beautiful illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material.

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Pushkin's life and works
* Concise introductions to the poetry and other works
* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* A selection of many of Pushkin's greatest poems, first time in digital print.
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Almost the complete short fiction, including rare short stories appearing for the first time in digital print
* Rare plays, with contents tables
* Special criticism section, with three essays evaluating Pushkin's contribution to literature
* Features a bonus biography - discover Pushkin's literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

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CONTENTS:

The Poetry
SHORT POEMS
THE FOUNTAIN OF BAKHCHISARAY
THE GIPSIES
POLTAVA
THE BRONZE HORSEMAN
RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA
LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Verse Novel
EUGENE ONEGIN

The Short Stories and Unfinished Novels
PETER THE GREATS NEGRO
MARIE
THE SHOT
THE SNOWSTORM
THE UNDERTAKER
THE POSTMASTER
MISTRESS INTO MAID
THE QUEEN OF SPADES
KIRDJALI
THE CAPTAINS DAUGHTER
EGYPTIAN NIGHTS
DUBROVSKY

The Plays
BORIS GODUNOV
THE STONE GUEST
MOZART AND SALIERI

The Criticism
THE ROMANTIC POETS: POUSHKIN by Rosa Newmarch
POUSHKIN: HIS WORKS by Rosa Newmarch
LECTURES ON RUSSIAN LITERATURE: PUSHKIN by Ivan Panin

The Biography
A SHORT BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICE OF ALEXANDER PUSHKIN by Henry Spalding
Now UPDATED with even more bonus material, this surely has to be the ULTIMATE Dickens eBook, with over 1,600 illustrations. In this colossal edition you will discover every novel, short story, novella, play, poem, letter, speech and article written by Charles Dickens. This really is the COMPLETE Dickens. (70MB Version 11)

* ALL 15 Novels and ALL illustrated with the original Victorian images
* Each text is annotated with concise introductions, giving valuable contextual information
* each novel and story collection has its own contents table
* Special Bonus text of Henry Morford’s classic continuation of Edwin Drood – finish the novel at last!
* all of the Christmas stories and novellas with their original artwork
* the complete poetry, plays, letters and speeches
* ALL of the collaborative works with other authors – even the very rare ones
* beautifully illustrated with hundreds of Dickensian images
* rare images of how the monthly serials first appeared, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* includes bonus Pickwickiana text – Montcrieff’s drama SAM WELLER, giving a taste of the Victorian craze – available nowhere else as a digital book
* includes John Forster's biography of Dickens; explore the great writer's amazing life!
* features MEMOIRS OF JOSEPH GRIMALDI by Thomas Egerton Wilks, which Dickens edited in his early career - first time in digital print.
* includes no less than FIVE more biographies, including Mamie Dickens’ memoir MY FATHER AS I RECALL HIM
* boasts a special criticism section, with essays by writers such as Virginia Woolf, G.K. Chesterton, Andrew Lang and Henry James, examining Dickens’ contribution to literature
* includes an Adaptations section, featuring Hallie Erminie Rives’ TALES FROM DICKENS and rare theatrical adaptations of the novels
* UPDATED with larger images - enjoy the original illustrations in detail!
* this truly is the Dickensian’s perfect eBook!

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CONTENTS:

A DINNER AT POPLAR WALK

The Novels
ALL THE NOVELS
JOHN JASPER’S SECRET BY HENRY MORFORD

The Christmas Novellas
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
THE CHIMES
THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTH
THE BATTLE OF LIFE
THE HAUNTED MAN AND THE GHOST’S BARGAIN

The Short Stories
LIST OF SHORT STORIES

The Short Story Collections
SKETCHES BY BOZ
ORIGINAL PUBLISHED ORDER OF THE SKETCHES
MASTER HUMPHREY'S CLOCK
REPRINTED PIECES

The Collaborative Works
ALLTHE COLLABORATIVE WORKS

The Plays
THE STRANGE GENTLEMAN
THE VILLAGE COQUETTES
IS SHE HIS WIFE? OR, SOMETHING SINGULAR!
THE LAMPLIGHTER
MR. NIGHTINGALE’S DIARY
THE FROZEN DEEP
NO THOROUGHFARE

The Poetry
LIST OF THE POETRY

The Non-Fiction
AMERICAN NOTES
PICTURES FROM ITALY
THE LIFE OF OUR LORD
A CHILD’S HISTORY OF ENGLAND
THE UNCOMMERCIAL TRAVELLER
THE COMPLETE SPEECHES
THE COMPLETE LETTERS
MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS and many more

The Adaptations
TALES FROM DICKENS BY HALLIE ERMINIE RIVES
and more

The Criticism
MANY ESSAYS BY FAMOUS WRITERS AND CRITICS

The Biographies
THE LIFE OF CHARLES DICKENS BY JOHN FORSTER
DICKENS BY SIR ADOLPHUS WILLIAM WARD
LIFE OF CHARLES DICKENS BY SIR FRANK T. MARZIALS
VICTORIAN WORTHIES: CHARLES DICKENS BY G.H. BLORE
DICKENS' LONDON BY M. F. MANSFIELD
MY FATHER AS I RECALL HIM BY MAMIE DICKENS
Alexandre Dumas is a paramount literary figure, whose monumental historical novels have entertained readers across the world. This amazing eBook offers readers the largest collection ever compiled of Dumas’ work in English translation. (Version 2)

* concise introductions to the novels and other works
* images of how the novels first appeared, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* 34 novels in English and each with a contents table
* many rare novels appearing for the first time in digital print, like ACTÉ, THE NEAPOLITAN LOVERS, CAPTAIN PAUL and many more
* special series tables for the Musketeer works and other novel cycles
* many of the novels are fully illustrated, including THE THREE MUSKETEERS
* features non-fiction works, including the complete CELEBRATED CRIMES series
* packed full of images relating to Dumas’ life, works, places and film adaptations
* includes the biographical work DUMAS’ PARIS by Francis Miltoun
* scholarly ordering of texts in chronological order and literary genres, allowing easy navigation around Dumas’ immense oeuvre
* UPDATED with three rare novels: JANE, CROP-EARED JACQUOT and THE BALL OF SNOW, all appearing for the first time in digital print

Please note: a complete works of Dumas in English is not possible due to size restrictions, copyright restrictions and some works having never been translated. However, we do ensure our customers that every possible major text is included, with many novels appearing here for the first time on eReaders.

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CONTENTS:

The d’Artagnan Romances
Cycle des Valois
Cycle Memoires d’un Medecin

The Novels
ACTÉ
CAPTAIN PAUL
CAPTAIN PAMPHILE
OTHO THE ARCHER
THE FENCING MASTER
THE CONSPIRATORS
GEORGES
AMAURY
THE THREE MUSKETEERS
TWENTY YEARS AFTER
THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO
THE REGENT’S DAUGHTER
MARGUERITE DE VALOIS
THE CORSICAN BROTHERS
THE CHEVALIER OF MAISON-ROUGE
THE MARRIAGES OF PÈRE OLIFUS
CHICOT THE JESTER
JOSEPH BALSAMO
THE FORTY-FIVE GUARDSMEN
THE VICOMTE DE BRAGELONNE
THE QUEEN’S NECKLACE
THE BLACK TULIP
THE MOUTH OF HELL
ANGE PITOU
THE COMTESSE DE CHARNY
CATHERINE BLUM
THE COMPANIONS OF JEHU
THE WOLF LEADER
JANE
CROP-EARED JACQUOT
THE BALL OF SNOW
THE NEAPOLITAN LOVERS
ROBIN HOOD THE OUTLAW
THE SON OF MONTE-CRISTO by Jules Lermina

The Short Stories
MONSIEUR DE CHAUVELIN’S WILL
SOLANGE
DELAPORTE’S LITTLE PRESENTS

The Non-Fiction
CELEBRATED CRIMES
THE JUNO
THE SCOURGE OF NAPLES
PRUSSIAN TERROR

The Criticism
Extract from ‘MEMORIES AND PORTRAITS’ by Robert Louis Stevenson
Extract from ‘LETTERS TO DEAD AUTHORS’ by Andrew Lang
Extract from ‘ESSAYS IN LITTLE’ by Andrew Lang
Extract from ‘VIEWS AND REVIEWS’ by W. E. Henley

The Biography
DUMAS’ PARIS by Francis Miltoun

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