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The Globe guide to Shakespeare : the plays, the productions, the life

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Kirtland Community College Library PR 2987 .D53 2016 30775305517956 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1681772604
  • ISBN: 9781681772608
  • Physical Description: print
    xvi, 700 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Pegasus books paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books in association with Shakespeare's Globe, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Subtitle from cover.
"An earlier version of this book was published as The rough guide to Shakespeare"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references, filmographies, discographies, and index.
Formatted Contents Note: How this book works -- Introduction -- Shakespeare Q&As -- pt. I. The plays. All's Well That Ends Well -- Antony and Cleopatra -- As You Like It -- The Comedy of Errors -- Coriolanus -- Cymbeline -- Edward III -- Hamlet -- Henry IV Part I -- Henry IV Part II -- Henry V -- Henry VI Part I -- Henry VI Part II -- Henry VI Part III -- Henry VIII -- Julius Caesar -- King John -- King Lear -- Love's Labour's Lost -- Macbeth -- Measure for Measure -- The Merchant of Venice -- The Merry Wives of Windsor -- A Midsummer Night's Dream -- Much Ado About Nothing -- Othello -- Pericles -- Richard II -- Richard III -- Romeo and Juliet -- The Taming of the Shrew -- The Tempest -- Timon of Athens -- Titus Andronicus -- Troilus and Cressida -- Twelfth Night -- The Two Gentlemen of Verona -- The Two Noble Kinsmen -- The Winter's Tale -- pt. II. The poems. A Lover's Complaint -- The Rape of Lucrece -- The Sonnets -- Venus and Adonis -- pt. III. Contexts. Shakespeare's life -- Shakespeare's stages -- Shakespeare's language -- Shakespeare's canon -- Colleagues and rivals -- Shakespeare for kids -- Books -- Websites and apps -- Glossary of useful terms -- Index.
Summary, etc.: "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. Along with an exploration of the Bard's sonnets and narrative poems, The Globe Guide to Shakespeare features fascinating accounts of Shakespeare's life and the Globe Theater itself, with colorful details about each play's original performance. This comprehensive guide includes up-to-date reviews of the best films and audio recordings of each play, from Laurence Olivier to Baz Luhrmann, Kozintsev to Kurosawa. The Globe Guide to Shakespeare is the quintessential celebration of all things Shakespearian"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Criticism and interpretation
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Handbooks, manuals, etc
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Bibliography
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Stories, plots, etc
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Outlines, syllabi, etc
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Stage history
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Film adaptations
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616
Genre: Bibliographies.
Handbooks and manuals.
Outlines and syllabi.
Plot summaries.
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