Shakespeare's Plays

Comedy, satire, drama, tragedy, intrigue, mystery--all are found in William Shakespeare's famous classic Braille plays for blind high-schoolers and adults.

14 books on this shelf.

Romeo and Juliet
by William Shakespeare, 169 pages. "The permanent popularity, now of mythic intensity, of Romeo and Juliet is more than justified," writes eminent scholar Harold Bloom, "since the play is the largest and most persuasive celebrat...
Item Number: 4221
$26.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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by William Shakespeare, 125 pages. The powerful tragedy of the Scottish thane who becomes obsessed with the desire for power. Spurred on by his wife, Lady Macbeth, he murders Duncan, his king, in order to become king himself.

Item Number: 4222
$19.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Hamlet (Prince of Denmark)
by William Shakespeare, 207 pages. His father is dead. Has his mother married the killer? A ghost cries out for vengeance, but has the Prince who hears the cry gone mad? A kingdom hangs in the balance, but who can be trusted? Family, p...
Item Number: 4223
$32.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
by William Shakespeare, 111 pages. One of Shakespeare's most popular comedies, A Midsummer Night's Dream brilliantly confronts the power of infatuation and romantic desire. This comedy set in the woods of Athens tells of lovers ...
Item Number: 4224
$17.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Merchant of Venice
by William Shakespeare, 141 pages. This is one of Shakespeare's darkest comedies. It is built around the romantic story of a young man, Bassanio, who has squandered his fortune and must borrow money to court the wealthy lady he loves. ...
Item Number: 4225
$21.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Twelfth Night
by William Shakespeare, 143 pages. This delightfully comic tale of mistaken identities revolves around the physical likeness between Sebastian and his twin sister Viola, each of whom, when separated after a shipwreck, believes the othe...
Item Number: 4226
$22.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Antony and Cleopatra
by William Shakespeare, 193 pages. "This play is considered one of Shakespeare's richest and most moving works. The story concerns Mark Antony, Roman military leader and triumvir, who is desperately in love with Cleopatra, queen of Egy...
Item Number: 4227
$30.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Shakespeare's Othello (The Moor of Venice)
by William Shakespeare, 185 pages. Here is Shakespeare's classic play, telling the story of a jealous general who is duped into thinking that his wife has been unfaithful, with tragic consequences.

Package Weight: about 3.2 pounds....
Item Number: 4228
$28.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Tempest
by William Shakespeare, 119 pages. This joyous play, the last comedy of Shakespeare's career, sums up his stagecraft with a display of seemingly effortless skill. Prospero, exiled Duke of Milan, living on an enchanted island, has the o...
Item Number: 4229
$18.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Julius Caesar
by William Shakespeare, 139 pages. In this striking tragedy of political conflict, Shakespeare turns to the ancient Roman world and to the famous assassination of Julius Caesar by his republican opponents. The play is one of tumultuous...
Item Number: 4230
$21.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Much Ado about Nothing
by William Shakespeare, 151 pages. Set in a courtly world of masked revels and dances, this play turns on the archetypal story if a lady falsely accused of unfaithfulness, spurned by her bridegroom, and finally vindicated and reunited ...
Item Number: 4231
$23.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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As You Like It
by William Shakespeare, 149 pages. Shakespeare's As You Like It can appear bright or sombre in performance: a feast of language and a delight for comic actors; or a risk-taking exploration of gender roles. Disguises, word play, ...
Item Number: 4232
$23.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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King Henry VIII
by William Shakespeare, 161 pages. Here is Shakespeare's famous play about the King's effort to marry Anne Boleyn.

Package Weight: about 2.8 pounds....
Item Number: 4233
$24.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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King Lear
by William Shakespeare, 189 pages. A king foolishly divides his kingdom between his scheming two oldest daughters and estranges himself from the daughter who truly loves him. So begins this profoundly moving and disturbing tragedy that...
Item Number: 4234
$29.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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