How to Read a Shakespeare Play - How to Study Literature (Paperback)David Bevington (author)
Paperback 184 Pages / Published: 02/06/2006
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This clear and succinct book is designed for general readers who want to know how to go about reading Shakespeare's works for pleasure. * Encourages readers to approach Shakespeare's works aggressively, interactively, and questioningly * Focuses on six popular Shakespeare plays - A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Henry IV Part I, Hamlet, King Lear and The Tempest * Recommends the best editions, recordings and DVDs / videos of these plays * Discusses the production of the plays on stage and screen * Introduces readers to different genres in Shakespeare - romantic comedy, English history, tragedy and romance * Avoids jargon and abstract literary theory
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 184
Weight: 274 g
Dimensions: 226 x 160 x 11 mm
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