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

    A rich journey of discovery through the greatest roles in Shakespeare, both female and male.

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

    The most authoritative, most comprehensive book yet written on the practicality of speaking Shakespeare.

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

    A legendary actor's riveting account of researching and playing one of the greatest roles in English drama.

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

    Now in paperback. The acclaimed account of researching and playing one of the greatest roles in English drama.

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

    Michael Pennington takes us on a fascinating journey through the play from the point of view of Lear himself.

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  • The Discarded Image
    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'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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  • 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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  • 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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  • King Richard III
    King Richard III (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    This comprehensive edition of King Richard III offers all the features associated with the Arden Shakespeare. Richard is one of Shakespeare's great villains and the play that bears his name is one of his most popular in performance and in classrooms.

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