Narrator Marc Thompson. When I started to read through the script and dig into it, something really amazing started to happen. I totally understood what was going on! The language started making sense to me. Ian had done such a brilliant job of mashing together Star Wars with famous scenes from Shakespearean plays that he was able to show how similar they are, thematically and even in plot and character archetypes.
William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back (William Shakespeare's Star Wars)
But I know the politics of the Rebellion and the Empire like the back of my hand. 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 dialogue by everyone from Bail Organa to Count Dooku. Something is rotten in the state of Coruscant! To Shmi or not to Shmi?
The path he chooses will determine not just his own destiny, but that of the entire Republic. And thereby hangs a tale.
William Shakespeare's Star Wars Trilogy by Ian Doescher - Penguin Books Australia
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 dialogue by everyone from Darth Maul to Obi-Wan Kenobi. The entire saga starts here, with a thrilling tale featuring a disguised queen, a young hero, and two fearless knights facing a hidden, vengeful enemy. O Threepio, Threepio, wherefore art thou, Threepio?
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