This Modern Library edition presents all ten histories–each complete and unabridged–in the Shakespearean canon, along with notes and glossary. Here are:
King John Richard II Henry IV, Part I Henry IV, Part II Henry V Henry VI, Part I Henry VI, Part II Henry VI, Part III Richard III Henry VIII
Included also are the Bard’s great narrative poems: Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece, the two works that first established Shakespeare’s reputation, plus all 154 of his sonnets. Presented as well are A Lover’s Complaint, The Passionate Pilgrim, and The Phoenix and the Turtle.
About William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in April 1564, and his birth is traditionally celebrated on April 23. The facts of his life, known from surviving documents, are sparse. He was one of eight children born to John Shakespeare, a… More about William Shakespeare