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  • Macbeth (No Fear Shakespeare) by SparkNotes
    Macbeth (No Fear Shakespeare) (English, Paperback) SparkNotes

    Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character.

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  • Romeo and Juliet (No Fear Shakespeare) by SparkNotes
    Romeo and Juliet (No Fear Shakespeare) (English, Paperback) SparkNotes

    "The play plus a translation anyone can understand"--Cover.

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  • Macbeth by William Shakespeare
    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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  • Year of the Fat Knight by Anthony Sher
    Year of the Fat Knight (English, Paperback) Anthony 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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  • The Tempest (No Fear Shakespeare) by SparkNotes
    The Tempest (No Fear Shakespeare) (English, Paperback) SparkNotes

    Read Shakespeare's plays in all their brilliance?and understand what every word means!...

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  • Othello by William Shakespeare
    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....

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

    This edition of "Julius Caesar" provides a lively edition of one of Shakespeare's most familiar and studied plays. The introduction sets the play in the context of the last years of Elizabeth I's reign, with rebellion stirring and conflicts over the calendar.

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  • Othello: The Oxford Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
    Othello: The Oxford Shakespeare (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    Along with Hamlet, King Lear, and Macbeth, Othello is one of Shakespeare's four great tragedies. What distinguishes Othello is its bold treatment of racial and gender themes. It is also the only tragedy to feature a main character, Iago, who truly seems evil, betraying and deceiving those that trust him purely for spite and with no political goal. This edition, the first to give full attention to...

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  • Much Ado About Nothing (No Fear Shakespeare) by SparkNotes
    Much Ado About Nothing (No Fear Shakespeare) (English, Paperback) SparkNotes

    These updated editions of classic plays feature new cover art along with the complete text of each work, full explanatory notes, scene-by-scene plot summaries, a key to famous lines and phrases, and illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books. Reissue. (Plays/Drama)

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  • Shakespeare's Sonnets by William Shakespeare
    Shakespeare's Sonnets (Paperback) William Shakespeare

    Presents a collection of Shakespeare's sonnets. This book contains poetry and themes such as love and infidelity, memory and mortality. It is a pocket-sized volume.

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  • Romantic Outlaws by Charlotte Gordon
    Romantic Outlaws (Paperback) Charlotte Gordon

    Gordon has reunited mother and daughter through biography, beautifully weaving their narratives for the first time.' Amanda ForemanEnglish feminist Mary Wollstonecraft and author Mary Shelley were mother and daughter, yet these two extraordinary women never knew one another.

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  • The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Tragedy by Claire McEachern
    The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Tragedy (English, Paperback) Claire McEachern

    This updated Companion has been fully revised and includes an extensively overhauled bibliography and four new chapters by leading scholars.

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  • The New Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare by Margreta de Grazia
    The New Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare (English, Paperback) Margreta de Grazia

    Twenty-one essays provide lively and authoritative approaches to the literary, historical, cultural and performative aspects of Shakespeare works.

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  • The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare's Last Plays by Catherine M. S. Alexander
    The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare's Last Plays (English, Paperback) Catherine M. S. Alexander

    In this book, leading international Shakespeare scholars consider the significant characteristics of Shakespeare's last plays and place them in their Jacobean context.

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  • Shakespeare's Language by Frank Kermode
    Shakespeare's Language (Paperback) Frank Kermode

    The true biography of Shakespeare is in the plays. The great English tragedies were all written in the first decade of the seventeenth century. They are often in language that is difficult to us, and must have been hard even for contemporaries. How and why did Shakespeare's language develop as it did?

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  • The Discarded Image by C. S. Lewis
    The Discarded Image (English, Paperback) C. S. Lewis

    Paints a lucid picture of the medieval world view, providing the historical and cultural background to the literature of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

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  • Shakespeare on Toast by Ben Crystal
    Shakespeare on Toast (English, Paperback) Ben Crystal

    A new edition of Ben Crystal's popular guide to the Bard

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  • A Level English Text Guide - Hamlet by CGP Books
    A Level English Text Guide - Hamlet (Paperback) CGP Books

    A Level English Text Guide - Hamlet

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  • Othello (No Fear Shakespeare) by SparkNotes
    Othello (No Fear Shakespeare) (English, Paperback) SparkNotes

    Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character.

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