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Shakespeare on Love

Shakespeare on Love
Your Price: $24.95 CDN
Author: Simon Callow
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
Format: Hardcover
# of Pages: 128
Pub. Date: 2000
Edition: 0711215359
ISBN-10: 9780711215351

About the Book:

HARD TO FIND BOOK, only a very limited number of copies are still available.

Not content with acting in Shakespeare in Love, accomplished British actor Simon Callow, compiled Shakespeare on Love, an anthology of his favourite passages from the Bard's work.

In Shakespeare on Love veteran actor Simon Callow selects his own extracts from Shakespeare's plays, all on the subject of love. From the passion of the sonnets, the poignant balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet to the bewitched love scene between Titania and Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream, this anthology cuts across age and class, taboo and prohibition, to focus on Shakespeare's themes of love.

What people say:

"Callow is not simply a terrific actor who happens to write – you could as well call him a terrific writer who happens to act." — The Times

"This book is a treasure trove of love in words and pictures, and it proves, as Shakespeare avows in a Sonnet not here included, that, mess or not, love is "still my argument". Shakespeare on Love is the ideal gift for your Beloved." — The Canberra Times

About the Author:

Simon Callow is an English actor, musician, writer, and theatre director. He has appeared widely on stage, television and in films, and is best known for the highly successful films Four Weddings and a Funeral and Shakespeare in Love, as well as his many starring roles in the West End and at the National Theatre. He has directed drama, musicals and comedy, and has written several books on actors and acting. He lives in London, England.