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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 Restless World by Neil MacGregor
    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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  • 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 Edward III by Richard Proudfoot
    King Edward III (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    King Edward III is increasingly thought to have been written in significant part by Shakespeare. This landmark new edition by textual expert and General Editor of the Arden Shakespeare, Richard Proudfoot, offers a full account of the play's text and the evidence of Shakespeare's hand at work in it. Fully annotated with on-page notes and a lengthy critical introduction which also explores the...

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  • Study and Revise for AS/A-level: The Duchess of Malfi by Peter Morrisson
    Study and Revise for AS/A-level: The Duchess of Malfi (English, Paperback) Peter Morrisson

    Enable students to achieve their best grade in AS/A-level English Literature with this year-round course companion; designed to instil in-depth textual understanding as students read, analyse and revise The Duchess of Malfi throughout the course.

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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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  • Brutus and Other Heroines by Harriet Walter
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Hamlet and the Vision of Darkness by Rhodri Lewis
    Hamlet and the Vision of Darkness (English, Hardback) Rhodri Lewis

    Hamlet and the Vision of Darkness is a radical new interpretation of the most famous play in the English language. By exploring Shakespeare's engagements with the humanist traditions of early modern England and Europe, Rhodri Lewis reveals a Hamlet unseen for centuries: an innovative, coherent, and exhilaratingly bleak tragedy in which the governing ideologies of Shakespeare's age are scrupulously...

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

    This Oxford Shakespeare edition of Hamlet represents a radically new text of the best known and most widely discussed of all Shakespearean tragedies. Arguing that the text currently accepted is not, in fact, the most authoritative version of the play, this new edition turns to the First Folio of 1623--Shakespeare's "fair copy"--that has been preserved for us in the Second Quarto. Introducing fresh...

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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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  • King Richard III by William Shakespeare
    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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  • 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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