Romeo and juliet book adaptations
SelfMadeHero | Manga Shakespeare: Romeo and JulietGood old Will has earned his place in the literary canon for good reason. I mean, the guy invented words, remaking our language. He is responsible for the most cunning, hilarious insults. These stories—of love and betrayal, of revenge and jealousy, of ambition and folly—speak to the human condition. Every reader should find something to pique their interest among these 13 adaptations and homages to the Bard. The Gap of Time by Jeanette Winterson. Brooding, flawed characters?
Romeo and Juliet Retellings
Here, we rank 12 notable remakes of the play, with approaches ranging from straightforward Renaissance adaptations to a zombie comedy to a classic Hollywood musical. Check out our countdown to the greatest movie version of the greatest love story ever told, ahead. To say that Tromeo and Juliet is in poor taste is an understatement of Shakespearean proportions. The film is notable primarily because its Juliet — called Gina here, and with a bad Italian accent and no apparent personality — is played by none other than a year-old Angelina Jolie. There are a million ways to stage the Bard around the brilliant original text and offer a genuinely original interpretation.
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ROMEO & JULIET - FULL AudioBook by William Shakespeare - Theater & Acting Audiobooks
A fusion of classic Shakespeare with manga visuals, this is a cutting-edge adaptation that will impassion and grip its readers. Set in modern-day Japan, two young lovers are caught up in a bitter vendetta between their rival Yakuza families — the Montagues and the Capulets. Can their forbidden love survive as violence, betrayal and tragedy explode on the streets of Tokyo? Romeo and Juliet is part of Manga Shakespeare, a series of graphic novel adaptations of William Shakespeare's plays. Drawing inspiration from trend-setting Japan and using Shakespeare's original texts, this series — adapted by Richard Appignanesi and illustrated by leading manga artists — brings to life the great Bard's words for students, Shakespeare enthusiasts and manga fans. Buy the book Buy the eBook Look inside.