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Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare

Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare is a 1907 collection published by E. Nesbit with the intention of entertaining young readers and telling William Shakespeare's plays in a way they could be easily understood. She included a brief Shakespeare biography, a pronunciation guide to some of the more difficult names and a list of famous quotations, arranged by subject.[1]

  1. A Midsummer Night's Dream
  2. The Tempest
  3. As You Like It
  4. The Winter's Tale
  5. King Lear
  6. Twelfth Night
  7. Much Ado About Nothing
  8. Romeo and Juliet
  9. Pericles
  10. Hamlet
  11. Cymbeline
  12. Macbeth
  13. The Comedy of Errors
  14. The Merchant of Venice
  15. Timon of Athens
  16. Othello
  17. The Taming of the Shrew
  18. Measure for Measure
  19. Two Gentlemen of Verona
  20. All's Well That Ends Well
Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare.
First US edition.
AuthorEdith Nesbit
Country United Kingdom
GenreChildren's novel
PublisherT. Fisher Unwin (UK)
D.E. Cunningham & Co. (US)
Publication date
Media typePrint (hardback & paperback)


  1. ^ Marigny Dupuy (Aug 8, 2004), "Tales From Shakespeare", New York Times Children's Books

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