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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s CORIOLANUS: A Retelling in Prose (Free PDF)

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s THE COMEDY OF ERRORS: A Retelling in Prose (Free PDF)

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s AS YOU LIKE IT: A Retelling in Prose (Free PDF)

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA: A Retelling in Prose (Free PDF)

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL: A Retelling in Prose (Free PDF)

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David Bruce: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S 2 HENRY IV, aka HENRY IV, PART 2: A Retelling in Prose (Free PDF)

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s THE WINTER’S TALE: A Retelling in Prose — Act 5, Scenes 1-3 (Conclusion)

 — 5.1 — In a room of the palace in Sicily, King Leontes, Cleomenes, Dion, and Paulina were speaking. Some gentlemen were also present. Cleomenes and Dion were the two lords whom King Leontes had sent to consult the oracle … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s THE WINTER’S TALE: A Retelling in Prose — Act 4, Scene 4

 — 4.4 — Prince Florizel and Perdita talked together in front of the old shepherd’s cottage. Both were dressed for the festival. Florizel was dressed as a shepherd because he was in disguise, but because Perdita was the Hostess of … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s THE WINTER’S TALE: A Retelling in Prose — Act 4, Scene 3

 — 4.3 — Autolycus, a scamp who lacked morals, sang on a road near the shepherd’s cottage. Autolycus was thoroughly selfish, but he was not below occasionally doing a good deed, as long as it happened by accident. Autolycus sang, … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s THE WINTER’S TALE: A Retelling in Prose — Act 3, Scene 3 – Act 4, Scenes 1-2

 — 3.3 — Antigonus, who was carrying Queen Hermione’s infant daughter, and a mariner talked on the seacoast of Bohemia. Bohemia is a landlocked country that has no seacoast. Strange things happen in Bohemia. Antigonus asked, “You are certain then … Continue reading

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