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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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  • Emilia by Morgan Lloyd Malcolm
    Emilia (English, Paperback) Morgan Lloyd Malcolm

    This new play explores Emilia Bassano, Shakespeare's `Dark Lady of the Sonnets' in her own right as poet, mother and feminist. For the first time, the focus will be on this brilliant woman who managed to outlive all the men the history books tethered her to. Introducing to the world: Emilia! She's going to make you remember her name.

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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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  • The Duchess of Malfi by John Fletcher
    The Duchess of Malfi (English, Paperback) John Fletcher

    The Duchess of Malfi is a macabre, tragic play which is often performed and studied at A level and university. This Arden edition brings all the scholarship and comprehensive analysis associated with the series and offers readers a deeper understanding of the play than competing editions.

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  • "Measure for Measure" by William Shakespeare
    "Measure for Measure" (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    The Arden Shakespeare is the established edition of Shakespeare's work. Justly celebrated for its authoritative scholarship and invaluable commentary, Arden guides you a richer understanding and appreciation of Shakespeare's plays.This edition of Measure for Measure provides, a clear and authoritative text, detailed notes and commentary on the same page as the text, a full introduction discussing...

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  • Shakespeare (TM)s Advice to the Players by Peter Hall
    Shakespeare (TM)s Advice to the Players (Paperback) Peter Hall

    A practical handbook for students and actors alike, this book is an indispensable guide to understanding, reading and acting Shakespeare. Written by the founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Sir Peter Hall. This edition is a smaller pocket size format for ease of reading.

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  • The Arden Introduction to Reading Shakespeare by Jeremy Lopez
    The Arden Introduction to Reading Shakespeare (English, Paperback) Jeremy Lopez

    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. In fourteen chapters, the book takes readers on a guided tour through some of the most...

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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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  • Shakespeare's Words by David Crystal
    Shakespeare's Words (English, Paperback) David Crystal, Ben Crystal

    Suitable for scholars, students and actors, this book contains glosses and quotes for over 14,000 words that could be misunderstood by modern audience. It features different panels that look at such areas of Shakespeare's language as greetings, swear-words and terms of address.

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  • "Antony and Cleopatra" by William Shakespeare
    "Antony and Cleopatra" (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    John Wilders - literary advisor to the BBC TV Shakespeare series - brings thorough scholarship and a practical understanding of performance needs to this new edition. Clarity, accessibility and rigour are the hallmarks of an edition which will provide invaluable guidance for all its readers. "This edition has a very helpful introduction and good clear text, as well as the exceptionally excellent...

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  • Shakespeare's Sonnets by Katherine Duncan-Jones
    Shakespeare's Sonnets (English, Paperback) Katherine Duncan-Jones

    A revised edition of this acclaimed and best-selling edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets and updated throughout to take account of recent scholarship since its first publication in 1997.

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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 Shakespeare Book by DK
    The Shakespeare Book (Hardback) DK

    Features witty illustrations and inspirational quotes. This title covers every work, from the comedies of Twelfth Night and As You Like It to the tragedies of Julius Caesar and Hamlet, and lost plays and less well-known works of poetry.

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  • The Golden Treasury by Francis Turner Palgrave
    The Golden Treasury (English, Hardback) Francis Turner Palgrave

    A beautiful edition of The Golden Treasury, one of the most widely read anthologies of English Verse ever published, with a foreword by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy.

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

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

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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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  • Creative Shakespeare by Fiona Banks
    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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  • 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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  • Roxana by Daniel Defoe
    Roxana (English, Paperback) Daniel Defoe

    Roxana (1724), Defoe's last and darkest novel, is the autobiography of a woman who has traded her virtue, at first for survival, and then for fame and fortune. Its narrator tells the story of her own "wicked" life as the mistress of rich and powerful men. Endowed with many seductive skills, she is herself seduced: by money, by dreams of rank, and by the illusion that she can escape her own past....

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  • "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" by William Shakespeare
    "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    Two Gentlemen of Verona is commonly agreed to be Shakespeare's first comedy, and probably his first play. A comedy built around the confusions of doubling, cross - dressing and identity, it is also a play about the ideal of male friendship and what happens to those friendships when men fall in love.William Carroll's engaging Introduction focuses on the traditions and sources that stand behind...

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