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  • Brutus and Other Heroines
    Brutus and Other Heroines (English, Paperback) Harriet Walter

    Award-winning actress Dame Harriet Walter reflects on performing Shakespeare's most famous roles - both male and female. An exploration of the Shakespearean canon through the eyes of a self-identified 'feminist actor' - but, above all, a remarkable account of an acting career unconstrained by tradition or expectations.

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  • Macbeth
    Macbeth (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    Macbeth is one of Shakespeare's most performed and studied tragedies. This major new Arden edition offers students detailed on-page commentary notes highlighting meaning and theatrical ideas and themes, as well as an illustrated, lengthy introduction setting the play in its historical, theatrical and critical context and outlining the recent debates about Middleton's possible co-authorship of some...

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  • The New Oxford Shakespeare: Modern Critical Edition
    The New Oxford Shakespeare: Modern Critical Edition (English, Hardback) William Shakespeare

    A completely new modern-spelling edition of all of Shakespeare's plays and poems, edited afresh from the original texts. With extensive introductions and on-page notes, it gives students and theatre-lovers the very best resources to understand and enjoy Shakespeare's works.

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  • Speaking the Speech
    Speaking the Speech (English, Paperback) Giles Block

    The most authoritative, most comprehensive book yet written on speaking Shakespeare's words

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  • Year of the Fat Knight
    Year of the Fat Knight (English, Hardback) Antony Sher

    Antony Sher's account - richly supplemented by his own paintings and sketches - of researching, rehearsing and performing one of Shakespeare's best-known and most popular characters. As heard on BBC Radio 4. From the author of the acclaimed Year of the King.

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  • Shakespeare's Original Pronunciation
    Shakespeare's Original Pronunciation (English, CD-Audio) Ben Crystal

    How did Shakespeare sound to the audiences of his day? For the first time this disc offers listeners the chance to hear England's greatest playwright performed by a company of actors using the pronunciation of his time.

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  • "The Winter's Tale"
    "The Winter's Tale" (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    One of Shakespeare's late plays, The Winter's Tale falls into two distinct parts: the first part tragedy and the second, comedy. John Pitcher's lively introduction and commentary explores the extraordinary merging of theatrical forms in the play and its success in performance.

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  • Lyrical Ballads
    Lyrical Ballads (English, Paperback) William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    Wordsworth and Coleridge's joint collection of poems has often been singled out as the founding text of English Romanticism. This is the only edition to print both the original 1798 collection and the expanded 1802 edition, with Wordsworth's famous Preface. It includes important letters, a wide-ranging introduction and generous notes.

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  • Creative Shakespeare
    Creative Shakespeare (English, Paperback) Fiona Banks

    This book seeks quite simply to share the many experiences of Shakespeare's Globe Education team of their active approach to teaching students of all ages. The book mixes some theory with lots of examples and practical ideas teachers can take and use for their own lessons.

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  • King Lear in Brooklyn
    King Lear in Brooklyn (English, Paperback) Michael Pennington

    An original approach to Shakespeare's King Lear: Michael Pennington takes us on a fascinating journey through the play from the point of view of Lear himself and others.

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  • Othello
    Othello (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    This second edition of Othello has a new, illustrated introduction by leading American scholar Ayanna Thompson, which addresses such key issues as race, religion and gender, as well as looking at ways in which the play has been adapted in more recent times.Othello is one of Shakespeare's great tragedies-written in the same five-year period asHamlet, King Lear, and Macbeth. The new introduction...

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  • Shakespeare's First Folio
    Shakespeare's First Folio (English, Hardback) Emma Smith

    This account of the 1623 edition of Shakespeare's collected plays provides an account of the its post-publication history, tracing the individual copies of the First Folio across time and space to understand what it has meant to its various owners and users.

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  • How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage
    How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage (English, Hardback) Peter Lake

    A masterful, highly engaging analysis of how Shakespeare's plays intersected with the politics and culture of Elizabethan England

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  • Shakespeare in London
    Shakespeare in London (English, Paperback) Hannah Crawforth, Sarah Dustagheer

    An innovative book looking at how London influenced Shakespeare's drama and how it is so often the true city at the heart of his plays, be it Venice, Rome or even Prospero's Island.

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  • Collected Maxims and Other Reflections
    Collected Maxims and Other Reflections (English, Paperback) Francoi de La Rochefoucauld

    This is the fullest collection of La Rochefoucauld's writings ever published in English, and includes the first complete translation of the Miscellaneous Reflections. A table of alternative maxim numbers and an index of topics help the reader to locate any maxim quickly.

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  • Year of the Fat Knight
    Year of the Fat Knight (English, Paperback) Antony Sher

    Antony Sher's account - splendidly supplemented by his own paintings and sketches - of researching, rehearsing and performing one of Shakespeare's best-known and most popular characters. As heard on BBC Radio 4.

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  • Shakespeare's Restless World
    Shakespeare's Restless World (English, Paperback) Neil MacGregor

    The Elizabethan age was a tumultuous time, when long-cherished certainties were crumbling and life was uncertain. This title uncovers the extraordinary stories behind twenty objects from the period to re-create an age at once distant and yet surprisingly familiar.

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  • Humanism and the Latin Classics
    Humanism and the Latin Classics (Multiple languages, Hardback) Aldus Manutius

    Aldus Manutius (c. 1451–1515) was the most important scholarly publisher of the Renaissance. His Aldine Press was responsible for more first editions of classical literature, philosophy, and science than any other publisher before or since. This volume presents Aldus’s prefaces to Latin classics and modern humanist writers, translated into English.

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  • The Quality of Mercy
    The Quality of Mercy (English, Hardback) Peter Brook

    One of the world's most revered theatre directors reflects on a fascinating variety of Shakespearean topics.

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  • Shakespeare and Classical Antiquity
    Shakespeare and Classical Antiquity (English, Paperback) Colin Burrow

    Shakespeare and Classical Antiquity explains the nature and extent of Shakspeare's classical learning, exploring why Ben Jonson was wrong to claim that he had 'small Latin and less Greek'. It examines Shakespeare's relationship to classical texts and how this relationship changed in the course of his career.

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