No Holds Bard: Modern LGBTQ+ fiction inspired by the works of William Shakespeare

Ten authors, twelve extraordinary stories. From a novel solution to the Plantagenet succession crisis to revelations about the private lives of Prince Hal and- separately!- Brutus and Cassius, plus a surprise ending for Twelfth Night, no play is safe. We have marriage proposals and murder; subtle scheming villainy; a missing manuscript; a haunting ... Whether set within the framework of a play, or spotlighting actors, characters, or the Bard himself, these tories woul have you viewing Shakespeare in a whole new light. It 's certainly not the ind of thing they taught us in school ...

Pu a deep breath. Dive in. Prepare to be amaze!
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Published May 1st 2018 by Manifold Press

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uch a variety of approaches to putting an LGBTQ twist on Shakespeare 's works, with twelve stories from eleven different authors.

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Each entry in the anthology deals with some aspect that is important within the LGBT community and highlights it in way that makes it relevant to all readers.

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Anyway, thanks to theaters and films I 've become somewhat more familiarized with him, and I 'd say I ha a bit nervous picking this book up as I was afraid I would n't be able to go into the stories if there were oo much intertextuality ( that 's a residue of any terminology I sustained from those lit classes).

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