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William Shakespeare's Star Wars Trilogy: The Royal Imperial Boxed Set - by Ian Doescher (Mixed Media Product)

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Highlights

  • Experience the Star Wars saga reimagined as an Elizabethan drama penned by William Shakespeare himself, complete with authentic meter and verse, and theatrical monologues and dialogue by everyone from Darth Vader to R2D2.
  • About the Author: Ian Doescher is the New York Times best-selling author of the William Shakespeare's Star Wars(R) series, the Pop Shakespeare series, and MacTrump.
  • 520 Pages
  • Fiction + Literature Genres, Science Fiction
  • Series Name: William Shakespeare's Star Wars

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About the Book



A retelling of Star wars in the style of Shakespeare, in which a wise Jedi knight, an evil Sith lord, a beautiful captive princess, and a young hero coming of age reflect the valor and villainy of the Bard's greatest plays.



Book Synopsis



Experience the Star Wars saga reimagined as an Elizabethan drama penned by William Shakespeare himself, complete with authentic meter and verse, and theatrical monologues and dialogue by everyone from Darth Vader to R2D2.

This Royal Imperial Boxed Set includes all three New York Times best-selling volumes in the original trilogy: Verily, A New Hope; The Empire Striketh Back; and The Jedi Doth Return. Also included is an 8-by-34-inch full-color poster illustrating the complete cast and company of this glorious production.

Authentic meter, stage directions, reimagined movie scenes and dialogue, and hidden Easter eggs throughout will entertain and impress fans of Star Wars and Shakespeare alike. Every scene and character from the film appears in the play, along with twenty woodcut-style illustrations that depict an Elizabethan version of the Star Wars galaxy.



Review Quotes




Praise for the William Shakespeare's Star Wars(R) Series:

"Reverent, clever and a novel way for fans to re-immerse themselves in their beloved franchise."--New York Times, on the series

"A quirky addition to the genre-busting canon."--Entertainment Weekly, on William Shakespeare's Star Wars

"A great gift for every geek you know, no matter what their passion."--Huffington Post, on William Shakespeare's Star Wars

"Enormous fun."--A.V. Club, on William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back

"The writing's quite good; elaborate Elizabethan woodcuts. . .are just icing on the cake."--The Wall Street Journal, on William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of the Sith's Revenge

"At last, the mother of all mashups is upon us."--CNET.com, on William Shakespeare's Star Wars

"With movie Easter eggs aplenty, Bard babes and Star Wars lovers will be equally enthused."--Brit + Co, on William Shakespeare's The Force Doth Awaken

"Each page proves that the English language is a playground, and Ian Doescher uses every opportunity to the fullest."--Sweety High, on William Shakespeare's Jedi the Last

"The book is so brilliant you'll wonder why someone didn't think of it sooner."--Paste Magazine, on William Shakespeare's Star Wars

"As Shakespeare would say, you might think, this be madness, yet there is a method in 't."--Newsday, on William Shakespeare's Star Wars




About the Author



Ian Doescher is the New York Times best-selling author of the William Shakespeare's Star Wars(R) series, the Pop Shakespeare series, and MacTrump. He has written for Marvel Comics and is a contributing author to the story collection Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his family. Visit him at IanDoescher.com.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.6 Inches (H) x 5.8 Inches (W) x 2.5 Inches (D)
Weight: 2.3 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 520
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Science Fiction
Series Title: William Shakespeare's Star Wars
Publisher: Quirk Books
Theme: Space Opera
Format: Mixed Media Product
Author: Ian Doescher
Language: English
Street Date: October 28, 2014
TCIN: 16107723
UPC: 9781594747915
Item Number (DPCI): 247-10-1042
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 2.5 inches length x 5.8 inches width x 8.6 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 2.3 pounds
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5.0 out of 5 stars with 2 reviews
100% would recommend
1 recommendations

Shakespeare does Star Wars

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
velle - 7 years ago
My son requested these for Christmas and he LOVES them... perfect for the Star Wars/English nerd!
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