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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare early in his career about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and, along with Hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays. Today, the title characters are regarded as archetypal young lovers.

Romeo and Juliet belongs to a tradition of tragic romances stretching back to antiquity. Its plot is based on an Italian tale, translated into verse as The Tragical History of Romeus and Juliet by Arthur Brooke in 1562 and retold in prose in Palace of Pleasure by William Painter in 1567. Shakespeare borrowed heavily from both but, to expand the plot, developed supporting characters, particularly Mercutio and Paris. Believed to have been written between 1591 and 1595, the play was first published in a quarto version in 1597. This text was of poor quality, and later editions corrected it, bringing it more in line with Shakespeare's original. (from wikipedia.org)

Romeo and Juliet, Act 1
Romeo and Juliet, Act 2
Romeo and Juliet, Act 3
Romeo and Juliet, Act 4
Romeo and Juliet, Act 5


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Romeo and Juliet - wikipedia
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This is a 1936 American film adapted from the play by Shakespeare, directed by George Cukor from a screenplay by Talbot Jennings. The film stars Leslie Howard as Romeo and Norma Shearer as Juliet.
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e-Books
Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare
Characters of the Play. Act I. Prologue. Scene I. Verona. A public place. Scene II. A street. Scene III. A room in Capulet’s house. Scene IV. A street. ...
Romeo and Juliet: Shakespeare
Author: William Shakespeare, 1564-1616. Publisher: New York : University Society. Digitizing sponsor: Internet Archive. Book Contributor: University of California Libraries.
The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
Author: William Shakespeare 1564-1616; Henry Norman Hudson, 1814-1886. Publisher: Boston, New York [etc.] Ginn and Company. Book from the collections of: Harvard University.
The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
The Project Gutenberg EBook of Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare. Read this book online (HTML). Down This eBook. EPUB. Kindle. Plain Text.

Audio Books
Romeo and Juliet, Read by Becky Crackel
Librivox recording of Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare. Read by Becky Crackel. Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text.
Romeo and Juliet, Read by Sam Stinson
Librivox recording of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Read by Sam Stinson. Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text.