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Literary Studies: C 1500 To C 1800 books

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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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  • 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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  • A Midsummer Night's Dream: The Oxford Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
    A Midsummer Night's Dream: The Oxford Shakespeare (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    A Midsummer Night's Dream is perhaps Shakespeare's most popular play, particularly as a first introduction to Shakespeare for children--filled as it is with a marvelous mixture of aristocrats, workers, and fairies. Simple and engaging on the surface, it is none the less a highly original and sophisticated work, remarkable for both its literary and its theatrical mastery. It is one of the very few...

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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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  • Macbeth by Eric Rasmussen
    Macbeth (English, Paperback) Eric Rasmussen, Jonathan Bate

    From the Royal Shakespeare Company - a modern, definitive edition of Shakespeare's great drama of ambition, desire and guilt.

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  • The Penguin Classics Book by Henry Eliot
    The Penguin Classics Book (English, Hardback) Henry Eliot

    **Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year**...

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  • Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
    Much Ado About Nothing (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    Much Ado About Nothing presents a battle of the sexes in more ways than one: as both a lightning-fast skirmish of wits between two famously disputatious lovers, and a near-deadly conflict built on conventions of gender and male rivalry....

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  • Upstart Crow by Ben Elton
    Upstart Crow (English, Paperback) Ben Elton

    "This does indeed deserve comparisons with Blackadder" Radio Times"A knockabout, well-researched take on the working and domestic life of Shakespeare." William Shakespeare - brought to life on screen by the inimitable David Mitchell - is at the start of his career.

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  • "The Merry Wives of Windsor" by William Shakespeare
    "The Merry Wives of Windsor" (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    The Merry Wives of Windsor, Shakespeare's only thoroughly English comedy, created an archetypal literary figure in the shape of the devious, irrepressible John Falstaff. This stimulating new edition celebrates the play as a joyous exploration of language, but also places elements of its plot firmly in a continental, specifically Italian, tradition of romantic comedy. It draws out the complexities...

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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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  • 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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  • "King Henry V": Pt. 3 by William Shakespeare
    "King Henry V": Pt. 3 (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    The editor takes a broad look at the different meanings which have been attributed to "King Henry V", through a discussion of its various critical and theatrical interpretations.

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  • The Italian by Ann Radcliffe
    The Italian (English, Paperback) Ann Radcliffe

    The Italian (1797) is a gripping tale of love and betrayal, abduction and assassination, and incarceration by the Inquisition. Radcliffe's last and most unnerving novel exemplifies her definition of 'terror' writing, combining Romantic and Gothic elements and influencing countless later writers.

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  • 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare by James Shapiro
    1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare (English, Paperback) James Shapiro

    Presents the history of Shakespeare, following him through a single year that changed not only his fortunes, but the course of literature. In this one year, we follow what he reads and writes, what he saw, and who he worked with as he creates four of his most famous plays - "Henry V", "Julius Caesar", "As You Like It", and "Hamlet".

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

    Shakespeare's vivid dramatic projection of moral and ethical issues in Measure for Measure has given the play great appeal to both readers and theatergoers. Exploring the play's qualities as a complex work of art written specifically for the theater, the introduction to this new edition sets the play in its historical context, discussing the originality of Shakespeare's treatment of a...

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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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  • 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 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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  • Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
    Romeo and Juliet (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    A major new edition of Shakespeare's tragedy arguing that the play is ultimately Juliet's. The illustrated introduction discusses the play's stage and screen history, its language and the many critical issues surrounding it.It gives a comprehensive, penetrating introduction to the play.On-page notes to deepen understanding.

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