The Works of William Shakespeare, Vol. 4 of 10: Twelfth Night, or What You Will; The Winter's Tale; King John; King Richard the Second (Classic Reprint)


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The digital edition of all books may be viewed on our website before purchase. King John is an historic play written by the famous English playwright known around the world, William Shakespeare. This well written play is a dramatization of the reign of John, King of England who ruled in England during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. Some of the main themes explored within this play include: royal politics, war, social classes, death, and espionage.

This enchanting play successfully dramatizes historic events in an engaging way for the entertainment of a wide range of audiences and theater goers. By entangling intriguing characters and dramatic plot lines, Shakespeare crafts one of his most theatrical political plays to date. At times it's hard to know who to root for as good characters do bad things and bad characters redeem themselves with acts of courage. The play ends with a moral for readers to consider, as England goes to war against other countries, internal strife ultimately threatens to compromise the country from with. At times when we look outward and conflict with others, we ignore that problems within that threaten to destroy us if gone unchecked.

King John is a wonderfully dramatic and hauntingly historic play written by the incomparable and celebrated William Shakespeare. For readers who have enjoyed Shakespeare's other works, this play stands out as another gem to read through and take pleasure in. This play is also interesting for people who want to explore twelfth and thirteenth century English history and for those that are curious about the life and works of William Shakespeare.

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This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. This text has been digitally restored from a historical edition. Some errors may persist, however we consider it worth publishing due to the work's historical value.
The digital edition of all books may be viewed on our website before purchase.


Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - William Shakespeare


Published Date - April 23 2020

ISBN - 9780484493598

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.2 cm

Page Count - 353

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