Romeo and Juliet - The RSC Shakespeare (Hardback)
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Romeo and Juliet - The RSC Shakespeare (Hardback)

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From the Royal Shakespeare Company - a fresh new edition of the most famous of all love stories THIS EDITION INCLUDES: * An illuminating introduction to Romeo and Juliet by award-winning scholar Jonathan Bate * The play - with clear and authoritative explanatory notes on each page * A helpful scene-by-scene analysis and key facts about the play * An introduction to Shakespeare's career and the Elizabethan theatre * A rich exploration of approaches to staging the play featuring photographs of key productions The most enjoyable way to understand a Shakespeare play is to see it or participate in it. This unique edition presents a historical overview of Romeo and Juliet in performance, recommends film versions, takes a detailed look at specific productions and includes interviews with a leading director and two actors - Michael Attenborough, David Tennant and Alexandra Gilbreath - so that we may get a sense of the extraordinary variety of interpretations that are possible, a variety that gives Shakespeare his unique capacity to be reinvented and made 'our contemporary' four centuries after his death. Ideal for students, theatre-goers, actors and general readers, the RSC Shakespeare editions offer an accessible and contemporary approach to reading and rediscovering Shakespeare's works for the twenty-first century.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230232075
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 346 g
Dimensions: 205 x 135 x 18 mm

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Paperback edition
3rd February 2011
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“Romeo and Juliet”

A truly wonderful edition capturing the true magic of this epic love story. It includes interviews with David Tennant and Richard Attenborough and really interesting detail on specific productions. This has to be the... More

Paperback edition
13th September 2009
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“Great story”

Romeo and Juliet is a classic love story, I really enjoyed this book although it does take some time to read if you are not familiar with the language as it was written back in Shakespeares era. But it is worth... More

Paperback edition
6th February 2012
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