Manga Review: Romeo and Juliet

Manga Classics by Crystal S. Chan
Manga Classics: Romeo and Juliet 
by Crystal S. Chan (Adapter)William ShakespeareJulien Choy (Artist)

3 out of 5 stars on GoodReads

With all the original dialogue of the play, this manga adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet bursts with old enchantment and romantic drama. The illustrations flow from one panel to the next in a surge of emotional tension, and the action keeps the wordy dialogue from weighing down the storyline.

This would be a great way to introduce Shakespeare to younger audiences, since the dialogue is easier to understand along with the action of the panels. Continue reading

Let’s Talk Shakespeare- TBR + Overview

A quick overview of some of the Shakespearean plays I have read so far, and the next play I’ll be reading, Measure for Measure. What is your favorite Shakespeare?

Plays Mentioned:
Measure for Measure
Much Ado About Nothing
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Romeo and Juliet
Hamlet
Macbeth
As You Like It
All’s Well that Ends Well
Troilus and Cressida
King Lear
Cymbelline
Henry IV, Part 1&2
Antony and Cleopatra
Two Gentlemen of Verona
Twelfth Night