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A Brief Guide to William Shakespeare

Author : Peter Ackroyd
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An accessible and entertaining journey through the life, times, and work of the Bard - Enigma. Master of language. The greatest comedian in history? The most famous writer in the world. But isn't he a little bit boring? This is an essential guide for anyone who has previously avoided the Bard, and is the perfect introduction for first time students or seasoned theatre lovers. The book contains a full commentary of all the plays by bestselling and reknowned writer Peter Ackroyd as well as full descriptions of the cast and the drama; not forgetting the best speeches, and the wit and wisdom from across the works. There is also an opportunity to explore the poems and a complete set of sonnets, as well as an investigation of who the dark lady might have been. Contains: The complete sonnets; the greatest speeches; the best lines. Perfect for students struggling through their first play or for theatre lovers anywhere. Entertaining, accessible, Shakespeare without the boring bits.

A Brief Guide to William Shakespeare

Author : Encyclopedia Britannica
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This is an essential guide for new students coming to the Bard for the first time as well as a valuable resource for a dedicated fan. It is an ideal introduction to the life and times of Shakespeare, uncovering the few fragments of his life and placing him within the Elizabethan world. The book also looks at each of his plays and sonnets, giving full explanations and descriptions, putting them in context, and revealing the many great quotes and key scenes.

A brief Guide to the Gardens of Shakespeare and a prospectus of the Shakespeare Fund 1863

Author : afterwards HALLIWELL-PHILLIPPS HALLIWELL (James Orchard)
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A Brief Guide to Gardens of Shakespeare 1863

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A Brief Guide to the Literature of Shakespeare

Author : Herman Henry Bernard Meyer
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A Brief Guide to the Literature of Shakespeare Classic Reprint

Author : H. H. B. Meyer
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Excerpt from A Brief Guide to the Literature of Shakespeare This is a very well made edition, beautifully printed on good paper. The text is based on the early quartos and the first folio. There is a glossary. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Catalogue of the Printed Books in the Library of the British Museum

Author : British Library
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Catalogue of Printed Books in the Library of the British Museum

Author : British Museum. Department of Printed Books
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The Book of British Topography

Author : John Parker Anderson
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The Plant lore Garden craft of Shakespeare

Author : Henry Nicholson Ellacombe
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The Plant-Lore & Garden-Craft of Shakespeare by Henry Nicholson Ellacombe, first published in 1884, is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation. Restoration Editors' mission is to bring long out of print manuscripts back to life. Some smudges, annotations or unclear text may still exist, due to permanent damage to the original work. We believe the literary significance of the text justifies offering this reproduction, allowing a new generation to appreciate it.

A Brief Guide to the Literature of Shakespeare Primary Source Edition

Author : American Library Association
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Stanley Sadie s Brief Guide to Music

Author : Stanley Sadie
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Shakespeare Medicine and Psychiatry

Author : Irving Iskowitz Edgar
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Homeschooler s Guide to Free Internet Resources

Author : Kathleen Suttles Nehmer
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Secondary Teachers Guide to Free Curriculum Materials

Author : Educators Progress Service
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Catalogue of the Works of William Shakespeare Original and Traslated Together with the Shakespeariana Embraced in the Barton Collection of the Boston Public Library

Author : Boston Public Library. Barton Collection
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cataloque of works relating to william shakespeare and his writings in the barton collection boston public library

Author : James mascarene hubbard
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CliffsNotes on Shakespeare s The Taming of the Shrew

Author : Kate Maurer
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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In CliffsNotes on The Taming of the Shrew, you explore one of Shakespeare's most beloved, and imitated, works. In this play within a play, Petruchio, the man from Verona, marries Kate (the shrew of the story), so that Kate's younger sister Bianca may be allowed to take on several suitors and choose one to marry. Summaries and commentaries lead you, act by act, through this Shakespearean classic, and critical essays give you insight into Shakespeare's historical basis for the play, as well as role playing in The Taming of the Shrew. Other features that help you study include Character analyses of the main characters A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters A section on the life and background of William Shakespeare A review section that tests your knowledge A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

William Shakspere a biography

Author : William Shakespeare
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Dictionary Catalog of the Research Libraries of the New York Public Library 1911 1971

Author : New York Public Library. Research Libraries
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