Stilisierte Inhaltstexte für Shakespeares Episoden I und II

Via Random House sind zwei neue Inhaltsangaben für William Shakespeare’s Star Wars, Part the First: The Phantom of Menace und Part the Second: The Clone Army Attacketh aufgetaucht, die so schön stilisiert sind, dass wir sie euch einfach im wohlklingenden Originalwortlaut präsentieren möchten.

William Shakespeare‘s The Phantom of Menace (07.04.2015)
William Shakespeare‘s The Phantom of Menace (07.04.2015)

William Shakespeare‘s The Phantom of Menace von Ian Doescher (07.04.2015)

Join us, good gentles, for a merry reimagining of Star Wars: Episode 1 as only Shakespeare could have written it. The entire saga starts here, with a thrilling tale featuring a disguised queen, a young hero, and two fearless knights facing a hidden, vengeful enemy.

’Tis a true Shakespearean drama, filled with sword fights, soliloquies, and doomed romance . . . all in glorious iambic pentameter and coupled with twenty gorgeous Elizabethan illustrations. Hold on to your midi-chlorians: The play’s the thing, wherein you’ll catch the rise of Anakin!

Das Buch kann hier vorbestellt werden.

William Shakespeare‘s The Clone Army Attacketh von Ian Doescher (07.07.2015)

To Shmi or not to Shmi? Torn between duty to the Jedi, attraction to Padmé, and concern for his beloved mother, yeoman Jedi Anakin Skywalker struggles to be master of his fate. But the path he chooses will determine not just his own destiny, but that of the entire Republic. And thereby hangs a tale.

Alack the day! A noble lady in danger. A knight and squire in battle. And a forbidden love that’s written in the stars. Once again, the quill of William Shakespeare meets the galaxy of George Lucas in an insightful reimagining that sets the Star Wars saga on the Elizabethan stage. The characters are familiar, but the masterful meter, insightful soliloquies, and period illustrations will convince you that the Bard himself penned this epic adventure.

Dieser Band ist hier vorbestellbar.

Tragedy of the Sith’s Revenge, Ian Doeschers Shakespeare-Fassung von Episode III, wird Quirk Books indes im September veröffentlichen. Dafür gibt es zwar noch keine Inhaltsangabe, aber vorbestellbar ist der Band bereits.

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