Two Decks of Shakespeare Playing Cards

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Two decks of poker-sized playing cards feature book covers from the legendary Pelican editions of Shakespeare’s plays. When published, the series images were called “electrifying”. Half the cards in each deck also showcase quotes from the plays, taken directly from the Pelican editions, which are renowned for meticulously researched texts and scholarship.

The Tragedies and Histories deck features covers and quotations from Coriolanus, Antony and Cleopatra, Henry V, Henry VIII, Julius Caesar, Richard III, Hamlet, Macbeth, King Lear, Troilus and Cressida, Titus Andronicus, and Othello.

The Comedies and Romance deck features covers and quotations from the sonnets, The Merchant of Venice, Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It, Measure for Measure, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter’s Tale, The Comedy of Errors, Love’s Labour’s Lost, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Taming of the Shrew, and Twelfth Night.

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