William Shakespeare's Star Wars: Verily, a New Hope (Hardcover)

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Experience the Star Wars saga reimagined as an Elizabethan drama penned by William Shakespeare himself, complete with authentic meter and verse, and theatrical monologues and dialog by everyone from Darth Vader to R2D2.

Return once more to a galaxy far, far away with this sublime retelling of George Lucas's epic Star Wars in the style of the immortal Bard of Avon. The saga of a wise (Jedi) knight and an evil (Sith) lord, of a beautiful princess held captive and a young hero coming of age, Star Wars abounds with all the valor and villainy of Shakespeare's greatest plays.

Authentic meter, stage directions, reimagined movie scenes and dialogue, and hidden Easter eggs throughout will entertain and impress fans of Star Wars and Shakespeare alike. Every scene and character from the film appears in the play, along with twenty woodcut-style illustrations that depict an Elizabethan version of the Star Wars galaxy. Zounds This is the book you're looking for.

About the Author


Ian Doescher is the New York Times best-selling author of William Shakespeare's Star Wars(R) series. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his family. Visit him at IanDoescher.com.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781594746376
ISBN-10: 1594746370
Publisher: Quirk Books
Publication Date: July 2nd, 2013
Pages: 174
Language: English
Series: William Shakespeare's Star Wars