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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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.Othello is one of Shakespeare's great tragedies-written in the same five-year period asHamlet, King Lear, and Macbeth. The new introduction...

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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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  • How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage
    How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage (English, Hardback) Peter Lake

    A masterful, highly engaging analysis of how Shakespeare's plays intersected with the politics and culture of Elizabethan England

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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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  • Year of the Fat Knight
    Year of the Fat Knight (English, Paperback) Antony 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'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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  • The Quality of Mercy
    The Quality of Mercy (English, Hardback) Peter Brook

    One of the world's most revered theatre directors reflects on a fascinating variety of Shakespearean topics.

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  • Shakespeare and Classical Antiquity
    Shakespeare and Classical Antiquity (English, Paperback) Colin Burrow

    Shakespeare and Classical Antiquity explains the nature and extent of Shakspeare's classical learning, exploring why Ben Jonson was wrong to claim that he had 'small Latin and less Greek'. It examines Shakespeare's relationship to classical texts and how this relationship changed in the course of his career.

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  • Shakespeare (TM)s Advice to the Players
    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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  • Anecdotal Shakespeare
    Anecdotal Shakespeare (English, Paperback) Paul Menzer

    Shakespeare's four-hundred-year performance history is full of anecdotes - ribald, trivial, frequently funny, sometimes disturbing, and always but loosely allegiant to fact. Such anecdotes are nevertheless a vital index to the ways that Shakespeare's plays have generated meaning across varied times and in varied places. Furthermore, particular plays have produced particular anecdotes - stories of...

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  • Shakespeare and the Jews
    Shakespeare and the Jews (English, Paperback) James Shapiro

    James Shapiro's unvarnished look at how Jews were portrayed in Elizabethan England challenged scholars to recognize the significance of Jewish questions in Shakespeare's day. From accounts of Christians masquerading as Jews to fantasies of settling foreign Jews in Ireland, Shapiro's work delves deeply into the cultural insecurities of Elizabethans while illuminating Shakespeare's portrayal of Shylock inThe Merchant of Venice. In a new preface, Shapiro reflects upon what he failed to understand about intolerance when the book was first published.

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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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  • "Twelfth Night"
    "Twelfth Night" (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    Critically acclaimed as one of Shakespeare's most complex and intriguing plays, "Twelfth Night" is a classic romantic comedy of mistaken identities. This book explores the factors that make up the play's textual, theatrical, critical and cultural history. It surveys the play's production and reception and emphasizes the role of the spectator.

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