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Weird Tales from Shakespeare Mass Market Paperback – July 1, 1994


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From Barbara Denz's behind-the-scenes look at the real story behind the "second best bed" ("The Will") to Kate Daniel's revised version of a famous tragedy ("The Tragedy of Gertrude, Queen of Denmark"), the 23 stories in this standout collection pay tribute to the life and work of William Shakespeare. Featuring contributions by Barry Malzburg, Esther M. Friesner, Dennis McKiernan, and others, this volume belongs in most libraries.
Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc.

About the Author

Martin H. Greenberg���was honored in 1995 by the Mystery Writers of America with the Ellery Queen Award for lifetime achievement in mystery editing. He is also the recipient of two Anthony awards. Mystery Scene magazine called him "the best mystery anthologist since Ellery Queen." He has compiled more than 1,000 anthologies and���is the president of TEKNO books.���He lives in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
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Product Details

  • Mass Market Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: DAW (July 1, 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0886776058
  • ISBN-13: 978-0886776053
  • Product Dimensions: 7 x 1 x 5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,021,305 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By tide220@hotmail.com on April 18, 1999
Format: Mass Market Paperback
The turning of the tide shows the uprise of the popularity of Shakespere. And rightly so too-it It seemed that for a while, his name was condemned to a fate of "just another white, male, Anglo-Saxon writer". This book has brought a different light to all of the plays that were once forgotten. Even though this book has also been forgotten and reshelved for the new, some libraries still have it, and I really enjoyed some of the offerings. My favorite was the "this is the way it actually happened" scenerio of Hamlet and the possible importance of Yorick. Another great one was the joke of the porn director trying to enlist the brightest stars of Hollywood to try to recapture the "prestige" of Hamlet with Mel Gibson. There is a little mention of Tom Stoppard in it too, which I liked. Recommended!
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