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Product Description: Shakespeare's plays are works of art made out of words. To read the plays closely, that is, to pay careful attention to the multiple, shifting meanings of and relationships between their words, is to gain a deep and lasting appreciation for the complex artistry of their construction and of their effects...read more

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9781472581044 | Bloomsbury Arden, December 14, 2017, cover price $94.00 | About this edition: Shakespeare's plays are works of art made out of words.

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9781472581020 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Arden, December 14, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Shakespeare's plays are works of art made out of words.

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9781904271291 | Bloomsbury Arden, March 23, 2017, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: In Cymbeline, Ancient Britain's female heir to the throne is slandered by a decadent Italian while the Romans invade Britain to retain it as part of their empire.

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9781904271307 | 3 edition (Bloomsbury Arden, March 23, 2017), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: 3rd edition

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Product Description: This book seeks to invert Ben Jonson's claim that Shakespeare had 'small Latin and less Greek' and to prove that, in fact, there is more Greek and less Latin in a significant group of Shakespeare's texts: a group whose generic hybridity (tragic-comical-historical-romance) exemplifies the hybridity of Greece in the early modern imagination...read more
By Vassiliki Markidou (editor)

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9781474244251 | Bloomsbury Arden, January 26, 2017, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: This book seeks to invert Ben Jonson's claim that Shakespeare had 'small Latin and less Greek' and to prove that, in fact, there is more Greek and less Latin in a significant group of Shakespeare's texts: a group whose generic hybridity (tragic-comical-historical-romance) exemplifies the hybridity of Greece in the early modern imagination.

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Product Description: Shakespeare's engagement with anti-Semitic tradition is a notoriously disturbing feature of The Merchant of Venice. Douglas Lanier carefully shows how Shakespeare shuttles between language that emphasises irreconcilable differences, and language that emphasizes common humanity, and how you can productively analyse this language for yourself...read more
By Dympna Callaghan (editor)

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9781472571496 | Bloomsbury Arden, July 13, 2017, cover price $68.00 | About this edition: Arden Student Skills: Language and Writing volumes offer a new type of study aid that combines lively critical insight with practical guidance on the writing skills you need to develop in order to engage fully with Shakespeare's texts.

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9781472571489 | Bloomsbury Arden, July 13, 2017, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Shakespeare's engagement with anti-Semitic tradition is a notoriously disturbing feature of The Merchant of Venice.

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Product Description: Over the past three decades, no critical movement has been more prominent in Shakespeare Studies than new historicism. And yet, it remains notoriously difficult to pin down, define and explain, let alone analyze. Shakespeare and New Historicist Theory provides a comprehensive scholarly analysis of new historicism as a development in Shakespeare studies while asking fundamental questions about its status as literary theory and its continued usefulness as a method of approaching Shakespeare's plays...read more
By Evelyn Gajowski (editor)

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9781474240994 | Bloomsbury Arden, January 26, 2017, cover price $94.00 | About this edition: Over the past three decades, no critical movement has been more prominent in Shakespeare Studies than new historicism.

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9781474240987 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Arden, January 26, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Over the past three decades, no critical movement has been more prominent in Shakespeare Studies than new historicism.

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Product Description: Shakespearean Criticism provides students, educators, theatergoers, and other interested readers with valuable insights into Shakespeareâ??s drama and poetry. Clear, accessible introductory essays followed by carefully selected critical responses allow end-users to engage with a variety of scholarly views and critical conversations about Shakespeareâ??s works as literature and in performance...read more
By Gale (corporate author)

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9781410329424 | Gale Group, October 14, 2016, cover price $378.00 | also contains Shakespearean Criticism: Excerpts from the Criticism of William Shakespeare's Plays & Poetry, from the First Published Appraisals to Current Evaluations | About this edition: Shakespearean Criticism provides students, educators, theatergoers, and other interested readers with valuable insights into Shakespeareâ?
9781410329417 | Gale Group, August 12, 2016, cover price $378.00 | also contains Shakespearean Criticism: Excerpts from the Criticism of William Shakespeare's Plays & Poetry, from the First Published Appraisals to Current Evaluations | About this edition: Shakespearean Criticism provides students, educators, theatergoers, and other interested readers with valuable insights into Shakespeareâ?
9781410315410 | Gale Group, June 10, 2016, cover price $378.00 | also contains Shakespearean Criticism: Excerpts from the Criticism of William Shakespeare's Plays & Poetry, from the First Published Appraisals to Current Evaluations | About this edition: Shakespearean Criticism provides students, educators, theatergoers, and other interested readers with valuable insights into Shakespeareâ?
9781410315403, titled "Shakespearean Criticism: Criticism of William Shakespeare's Plays and Poetry, from the First Published Appraisals to Current Evaluations" | Gale Group, March 9, 2016, cover price $378.00 | also contains Shakespearean Criticism: Excerpts from the Criticism of William Shakespeare's Plays & Poetry, from the First Published Appraisals to Current Evaluations | About this edition: Shakespearean Criticism provides students, educators, theatergoers, and other interested readers with valuable insights into Shakespeareâ?
9781410315397, titled "Shakespearean Criticism: Criticism of William Shakespeare's Plays and Poetry, from the First Published Appraisals to Current Evaluations" | Gale Group, February 12, 2016, cover price $378.00 | also contains Shakespearean Criticism: Excerpts from the Criticism of William Shakespeare's Plays & Poetry, from the First Published Appraisals to Current Evaluations | About this edition: Shakespearean Criticism provides students, educators, theatergoers, and other interested readers with valuable insights into Shakespeareâ?
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Product Description: Shakespearean Criticism provides students, educators, theatergoers, and other interested readers with valuable insights into Shakespeareâ??s drama and poetry. Clear, accessible introductory essays followed by carefully selected critical responses allow end-users to engage with a variety of scholarly views and critical conversations about Shakespeareâ??s works as literature and in performance...read more
By Gale (corporate author)

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9781410329424 | Gale Group, October 14, 2016, cover price $378.00 | also contains Shakespearean Criticism: Excerpts from the Criticism of William Shakespeare's Plays & Poetry, from the First Published Appraisals to Current Evaluations | About this edition: Shakespearean Criticism provides students, educators, theatergoers, and other interested readers with valuable insights into Shakespeareâ?
9781410329417 | Gale Group, August 12, 2016, cover price $378.00 | also contains Shakespearean Criticism: Excerpts from the Criticism of William Shakespeare's Plays & Poetry, from the First Published Appraisals to Current Evaluations | About this edition: Shakespearean Criticism provides students, educators, theatergoers, and other interested readers with valuable insights into Shakespeareâ?
9781410315410 | Gale Group, June 10, 2016, cover price $378.00 | also contains Shakespearean Criticism: Excerpts from the Criticism of William Shakespeare's Plays & Poetry, from the First Published Appraisals to Current Evaluations | About this edition: Shakespearean Criticism provides students, educators, theatergoers, and other interested readers with valuable insights into Shakespeareâ?
9781410315403, titled "Shakespearean Criticism: Criticism of William Shakespeare's Plays and Poetry, from the First Published Appraisals to Current Evaluations" | Gale Group, March 9, 2016, cover price $378.00 | also contains Shakespearean Criticism: Excerpts from the Criticism of William Shakespeare's Plays & Poetry, from the First Published Appraisals to Current Evaluations | About this edition: Shakespearean Criticism provides students, educators, theatergoers, and other interested readers with valuable insights into Shakespeareâ?
9781410315397, titled "Shakespearean Criticism: Criticism of William Shakespeare's Plays and Poetry, from the First Published Appraisals to Current Evaluations" | Gale Group, February 12, 2016, cover price $378.00 | also contains Shakespearean Criticism: Excerpts from the Criticism of William Shakespeare's Plays & Poetry, from the First Published Appraisals to Current Evaluations | About this edition: Shakespearean Criticism provides students, educators, theatergoers, and other interested readers with valuable insights into Shakespeareâ?
22 other edition(s) in this binding (see all)

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9781414452326 | Gale Group, July 2, 2010, cover price $0.04
9781414452333 | Gale Group, July 2, 2010, cover price $0.04
9781414452340 | Gale Group, July 1, 2010, cover price $0.04
9781414452357 | Gale Group, July 1, 2010, cover price $0.04
9781414453231 | Gale Group, July 1, 2010, cover price $0.04
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Product Description: Two years, 190,000 miles, 197 countries, one play. For the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth the Globe Theatre in London undertook an unparalleled journey to share Hamlet with the entire world. The tour was the brainchild of Dominic Dromgoole, artistic director of the Globe, and in Hamlet Globe to Globe, Dromgoole takes readers along with him on this wildly ambitious expedition...read more

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9780802125620 | Grove Pr, April 4, 2017, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Two years, 190,000 miles, 197 countries, one play.

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Product Description: Your complete introduction to ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare has been hailed as one of the greatest thinkers of all time, one of the world's finest artists, poets and dramatists. Shakespeare: A Complete Introduction introduces and explains the plays by looking at how they work, taking you on a journey through the genres of comedy, history and tragedy...read more

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9781473612785 | Teach Yourself, February 21, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Your complete introduction to ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare has been hailed as one of the greatest thinkers of all time, one of the world's finest artists, poets and dramatists.

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Product Description: Mastering the Shakespeare Audition is a handbook for actors of all ages and experience, whether auditioning for a professional role or a place in drama school.Many actors have no idea where to start in preparing a Shakespeare audition speech...read more

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9781474266857 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, August 25, 2016, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Mastering the Shakespeare Audition is a handbook for actors of all ages and experience, whether auditioning for a professional role or a place in drama school.

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Product Description: A range of mainstream and independent English language film productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Othello, Twelfth Night, and The Merchant of Venice take centre stage in Queering the Shakespeare Film. This study critiques the various representations of the queer – broadly understood as that which is at odds with what has been deemed to be the normal, the legitimate, and the dominant, particularly – but not exclusively – as regards sexual matters, in the Shakespeare film...read more

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9781474237031 | Bloomsbury Arden, November 17, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: A range of mainstream and independent English language film productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Othello, Twelfth Night, and The Merchant of Venice take centre stage in Queering the Shakespeare Film.

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Product Description: This engaging and stimulating book argues that Shakespeare's plays significantly influenced movie genres in the twentieth century, particularly in films concerning love in the classic Hollywood period. Shakespeare's 'green world' has a close functional equivalent in 'tinseltown' and on 'the silver screen', as well as in hybrid genres in Bollywood cinema...read more

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9780719099748 | Manchester Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This engaging and stimulating book argues that Shakespeare's plays significantly influenced movie genres in the twentieth century, particularly in films concerning love in the classic Hollywood period.

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Product Description: The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series, now in a dazzling new series designWinner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competitionGold Medal Winner of the 3x3 Illustration Annual No. 14 This edition of The Tempest is edited with an introduction and notes by Peter Holland and was recently repackaged with cover art by Manuja Waldia...read more
By Peter Holland (introduced by)

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9780143128632 | Penguin Classics, November 1, 2016, cover price $8.00 | About this edition: The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series, now in a dazzling new series designWinner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competitionGold Medal Winner of the 3x3 Illustration Annual No.

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Product Description: The New York Theater Workshop's production of Othello, starring Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo, and directed by Tony award-winning director Sam Gold, opened in November 2016. This production was sponsored in part by The Pelican Shakespeare series and Penguin Classics...read more
By Russ McDonald (editor)

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9780143128618 | Penguin Classics, November 1, 2016, cover price $8.00 | About this edition: The New York Theater Workshop's production of Othello, starring Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo, and directed by Tony award-winning director Sam Gold, opened in November 2016.

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Product Description: Shakespeare’s cautionary tale about the dangers of upending democracy, Julius Caesar, which recently ran at the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park.Winner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competitionThis edition of Julius Caesar is edited by William Montgomery with an introduction by Douglas Trevor and was recently repackaged with cover art by Manuja Waldia...read more
By Douglas Trevor (introduced by)

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9780143128601 | Penguin Classics, November 1, 2016, cover price $8.00 | About this edition: Shakespeare’s cautionary tale about the dangers of upending democracy, Julius Caesar, which recently ran at the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park.

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Product Description: The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series, now in a dazzling new series designWinner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competitionThis edition of The Taming of the Shrew is edited with an introduction and notes by series editor Stephen Orgel and was recently repackaged with cover art by Manuja Waldia...read more
By Stephen Orgel (editor)

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9780143128625, titled "Taming of the Shrew" | Penguin Classics, November 1, 2016, cover price $9.00 | About this edition: The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series, now in a dazzling new series designWinner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competitionThis edition of The Taming of the Shrew is edited with an introduction and notes by series editor Stephen Orgel and was recently repackaged with cover art by Manuja Waldia.
9789990852950 | New edition (Penguin USA, December 1, 2000), cover price $0.02

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Product Description: The original Blackfriars closed its doors in the 1640s, ending over half-a-century of performances by men and boys. In 2001, in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, it opened once again. The reconstructed Blackfriars, home to the American Shakespeare Center, represents an old playhouse for the new millennium and therefore symbolically registers the permanent revolution in the performance of Shakespeare...read more
By Peter Holland (editor)

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9781472584984 | Bloomsbury Arden, February 23, 2017, cover price $94.00 | About this edition: The original Blackfriars closed its doors in the 1640s, ending over half-a-century of performances by men and boys.

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9781472584977 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Arden, February 23, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The original Blackfriars closed its doors in the 1640s, ending over half-a-century of performances by men and boys.

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Product Description: Shakespeare in the Theatre: Mark Rylance at the GlobeEach volume in the Shakespeare in the Theatre series focuses on a director or theatre company who has made a significant contribution to Shakespeare production, identifying the artistic and political/social contexts of their work...read more
By Peter Holland (editor)

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9781472581723 | Bloomsbury Arden, February 9, 2017, cover price $94.00 | About this edition: Shakespeare in the Theatre: Mark Rylance at the GlobeEach volume in the Shakespeare in the Theatre series focuses on a director or theatre company who has made a significant contribution to Shakespeare production, identifying the artistic and political/social contexts of their work.

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9781472581716 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Arden, February 9, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Shakespeare in the Theatre: Mark Rylance at the GlobeEach volume in the Shakespeare in the Theatre series focuses on a director or theatre company who has made a significant contribution to Shakespeare production, identifying the artistic and political/social contexts of their work.

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Product Description: “Engaging and insightful.” —BooklistMuch Ado, written by award-winning journalist Michael Lenehan, gives readers an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at the lauded American Players Theatre’s 2014 production of William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing...read more

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9781572842052 | Agate Pub Inc, October 11, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: “Engaging and insightful.

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Product Description: During the Apartheid years in South Africa, a copy of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare was smuggled around the prison on Robben Island. The book's significance resides in the fact that the book's owner, Sonny Venkatratham, passed it to a number of his fellow political prisoners in the single cells, including Nelson Mandela, asking them to mark their favourite passages with a signature and date...read more

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9781474283878 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, March 23, 2017, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: During the Apartheid years in South Africa, a copy of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare was smuggled around the prison on Robben Island.

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Product Description: Part of the series Shakespeare in the Theatre, this book examines the work of renowned theatre director Nicholas Hytner (Artistic Director of the National Theatre from 2003-2015). Featuring case studies of Hytner's Shakespeare productions and interviews with actors, designers, directors and other practitioners with whom Hytner has worked, it explores Hytner's own productions of Shakespeare's plays within their respective socio-cultural contexts and the context of Hytner's other directing work, and examines his working practices and the impact of his Artistic directorship on the centrality of Shakespeare within the repertoire of the National Theatre...read more
By Peter Holland (editor)

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9781472581617 | Bloomsbury Arden, January 12, 2017, cover price $86.00 | About this edition: Part of the series Shakespeare in the Theatre, this book examines the work of renowned theatre director Nicholas Hytner (Artistic Director of the National Theatre from 2003-2015).

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9781472581600 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Arden, January 12, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Part of the series Shakespeare in the Theatre, this book examines the work of renowned theatre director Nicholas Hytner (Artistic Director of the National Theatre from 2003-2015).

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Product Description: In this excellent, engrossing and ever so slightly eccentric compendium, the reader will discover why the theatre is called "The Theatre," why in the theatre, the expression ‘the ghost walks’ means it is pay day, why intervals were unexpectedly introduced into theatrical performances, why Shakespeare’s father lost his position as Mayor of Stratford, how the Box Office got its name, why the poorer Tudors painted their teeth black, and a great deal more besides...read more

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9781784189907 | John Blake, September 28, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In this excellent, engrossing and ever so slightly eccentric compendium, the reader will discover why the theatre is called "The Theatre," why in the theatre, the expression ‘the ghost walks’ means it is pay day, why intervals were unexpectedly introduced into theatrical performances, why Shakespeare’s father lost his position as Mayor of Stratford, how the Box Office got its name, why the poorer Tudors painted their teeth black, and a great deal more besides.

This guide argues that King Lear's elemental power springs from its language, which is at once simple, relentless, and riddling, and from its full-blown double plot that multiplies unbearably both the follies and the pain of its protagonists. It also explores recent critical approaches to the play and its theatre history.The Language and Writing series offers a new type of study aid which combines lively critical insight with practical guidance on the critical and writing skills students need to develop in order to engage fully with Shakespeare's texts. The books' core focus is on language: both understanding and enjoying Shakespeare's rich and complex dramatic language, and the student's own critical language and how she or he can improve and develop this to become a critical writer.

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9781472518361 | Bloomsbury Arden, February 23, 2017, cover price $68.00 | About this edition: This guide argues that King Lear's elemental power springs from its language, which is at once simple, relentless, and riddling, and from its full-blown double plot that multiplies unbearably both the follies and the pain of its protagonists.
9780313235528, titled "Politics in Thailand" | Greenwood Pub Group, October 1, 1982, cover price $41.50 | also contains Politics in Thailand
9780313235511, titled "Medieval Society" | Reprint edition (Greenwood Pub Group, June 1, 1951), cover price $25.00 | also contains Medieval Society | About this edition: An introduction to the understanding of everyday life in the early Middle Ages.

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9781408182277 | Bloomsbury Arden, February 23, 2017, cover price $18.95

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Product Description: In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death and fully endorsed by Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, this is the ultimate guide to the life and work of the world's greatest playwright. With full coverage of the thirty-nine Shakespearian plays (including a synopsis, full character list, stage history, and a critical essay for each), this comprehensive guide is both a quick reference and an in-depth background guide for theatre goers, students, film buffs, and lovers of literature...read more

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9781681772608 | Pegasus Books, September 6, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death and fully endorsed by Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, this is the ultimate guide to the life and work of the world's greatest playwright.

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Product Description: Statues coming to life and lively portraits ready to breathe in Shakespeare? This new volume re-assesses the key role played by visual culture in his drama and poetry by providing readers with an up-to-date guide to the main publications on the subject as well as offering a synthesis on the main literary and historical sources for inspiration...read more
By Sandra Clark (editor)

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9781472568052 | Bloomsbury Arden, November 17, 2016, cover price $172.00 | About this edition: Statues coming to life and lively portraits ready to breathe in Shakespeare?

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