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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Italian
    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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  • 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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  • 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....

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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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  • Year of the Fat Knight
    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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  • Shakespeare in the Theatre Mark Rylance at the Globe
    Shakespeare in the Theatre Mark Rylance at the Globe (English, Paperback) Stephen Purcell

    Shakespeare in the Theatre: Mark Rylance at the Globe...

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  • A Brief Guide to William Shakespeare
    A Brief Guide to William Shakespeare (Paperback) Peter Ackroyd

    The man and the plays - without the boring bits - with commentary by Peter Ackroyd.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Coquette and The Boarding School
    The Coquette and The Boarding School (English, Paperback) Hannah Webster Foster

    Hannah Webster Foster's two major Early American works with a wealth of primary materials are now available in a Norton Critical Edition.

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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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  • 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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  • Shakespeare's Dark Lady
    Shakespeare's Dark Lady (English, Paperback) John Hudson

    Amelia Bassano Lanier is proved to be a strong candidate for authorship of Shakespeare's plays: Hudson looks at the fascinating life of this woman, believed by many to be the dark lady of the sonnets, and presents the case that she may have written Shakespeare's plays.

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