Shakespeare Illustrated

Shakespeare Illustrated : Art by Arthur Rackham, Edmund Dulac, Charles Robinson and Others

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From the works of the English language's greatest playwright comes this stunning gallery of immortal scenes: Romeo and Juliet on the balcony, mad Ophelia wreathed in flowers, Macbeth's encounter with the witches, and other vignettes. More than 120 (85 in full-color) illustrations include the published works of many artists, drawn from a dozen plays and showcasing a rich diversity of imaginative styles and treatments. Highlights includeimages byArthur Rackham and W. Heath Robinson from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"; John Austen's interpretations of "Hamlet"; and episodes from "The Tempest" by Edmund Dulac and Walter Crane. Other featured artists include Charles Robinson, Frank Pape, Charles Folkard, Louis Rhead, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Images from each drama are preceded by a brief introduction to the work and are accompanied by captions that identify the scene and artist, as well as the illustration's more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 212 x 276 x 14mm | 544.31g
  • Dover Publications Inc.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0486478904
  • 9780486478906
  • 630,268

Table of contents

Featured Plays: Romeo and Juliet The Two Gentlemen of Verona A Midsummer Night's Dream The Merchant of Venice As You Like It Hamlet, The Prince of Denmark The Merry Wives of Windsor Much Ado About Nothing Twelfth Night King Lear Macbeth The Tempestshow more
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