Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet is a tragic play that was written by William Shakespeare on or about 1595.
Romeo and Julie was written by English playwright William Shakespeare sometime in the 1590s, though the exact date is unknown. Picturedis the New Folger Library edition, and the book's back cover synopsis reads as follows:
"Completely re-edited, the New Folger Library edition of Shakespeare's plays puts readers in touch with current ways of thinking about Shakespeare. Each freshly edited texts based directly on what the editors consider the best early printed version of the play. Each volume contains full explanatory notes on pages facing the text of the play, as well as a helpful introduction to Shakespeare's language. The accounts of William Shakespeare's life, his theater, and the publications of his plays present the latest scholarship, and the annotated reading lists suggest sources of further information. The illustrations of objects, clothing and mythological figures mentioned in the plays are drawn from the Library's vast holdings of rare books. At the conclusion of each play there is a full essay by an outstanding scholar who assesses the play in the light of today's interests and concerns."
Romeo and Juliet is one of William Shakespeare's most performed plays. It is recommended by Lion Stationers and can be purchased from the following vendors (click on the company name to go to the website's listings):