The Most Excellent Comedie and Tragical Romance of Two Gentlemen of Lebowski

The Most Excellent Comedie and Tragical Romance of Two Gentlemen of Lebowski

Book - 2010
Average Rating:
2
1
Rate this:
"What if William Shakespeare had written The Big Lebowski? The Dude has met the Bard--and he doth abide. Join "The Knave" and Sir Walter on a wild tale of mistaken identity, kidnapping, bowling, and a rug that, in faith, really tied the room together--in a sidesplitting Shakespearean comedy of errors and ninepins, told in five glorious acts of iambic pentameter and impeccable period prose. Already a theatrical hit and a worldwide viral phenomenon, Two Gentlemen of Lebowski comes alive anew in this definitive and lavishly illustrated edition, featuring recently discovered historical engravings, scholarly annotations, and a revelatory afterword from the author."--Back cover.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, c2010
Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster trade pbk. ed
Description: 203 p. : ill. ; 19 cm
ISBN: 9781451605815
1451605811
Branch Call Number: 812 Ber
Additional Contributors: Shakespeare, William 1564-1616

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

TSCPL_KyleM Jun 01, 2016

A must read for mutual fans of the Dude and the Bard.

m
mylesck
Feb 13, 2012

This is one of the few books that has made me laugh out loud. Not merely a re-telling of "The Big Lebowski" in Shakespearian English, but also includes clever weaves of great lines from Shakespeare's plays.

Summary

Add a Summary

m
mylesck
Feb 13, 2012

A faithful rendering of the Coen Brothers' script, "The Big Lebowski", in the diction and iambic pentameter of Shakespeare's works.

It would be a valuable pre-cursor read to familiarize students with Shakespeare's English before tackling his real works.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at BPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top