Romeo and Juliet


Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Peterson's

ISBN: 9780192814968

Category: Drama

Page: 450

View: 7256

The Oxford Shakespeare offers authoritative texts from leading scholars in editions designed to interpret and illuminate the plays for modern readers. * a new, modern-spelling text, collated and edited from all existing printings * on-page commentary and notes explain meaning, staging, allusions, and much else * detailed introduction considers composition, sources, performances, and changing critical attitudes to the play * illustrated with production photographs and related art * full index to introduction and commentary * durable sewn binding for lasting use not simply a better text but a new conception of Shakespeare. This is a major achievement of twentieth- century scholarship. Times Literary Supplement.

Romeo and Juliet: the Graphic Novel

Original Text


Author: William Shakespeare,John McDonald,Clive Bryant,Will Volley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780195437980

Category: English drama

Page: 168

View: 1666

This full colour graphic novel presents Romeo and Juliet as Shakespeare intended - in its original and unabridged format. Ideal for readers who will appreciate the unaltered text. Also includes background information on Shakespeare, the history of the play, and Shakespeare around the globe today.

Romeo and Juliet (2009 edition)

Oxford School Shakespeare


Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780198321668

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 176

View: 700

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. This edition of Romeo and Juliet includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes. Romeo and Juliet is a set text for KS3 in England, and remains one of the most popular texts for study by secondary students the world over.

Romeo and Juliet


Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393523241


Page: N.A

View: 5421

William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet


Author: Sasha Roberts

Publisher: Writers and Their Work (Paperb

ISBN: 0746308124

Category: Drama

Page: 130

View: 9843

This study argues that Romeo and Juliet, perhaps Shakespeare's most popularly-known play, repays thorough investigation - read afresh, the play is an extraordinary exploration of domestic conflict, social relations and linguistic practice. Drawing upon recent criticism on history and literature, and the rarely-discussed work of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century women critics, Sasha Roberts presents new readings of Romeo and Juliet and its early modern cultural context.

The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Dance


Author: Lynsey McCulloch,Brandon Shaw

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019049879X

Category: Music

Page: 904

View: 4756

Shakespeare's texts have a long and close relationship with many different types of dance, from dance forms referenced in the plays to adaptations across many genres today. With contributions from experienced and emerging scholars, this handbook provides a concise reference on dance as both an integral feature of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century culture and as a means of translating Shakespearean text into movement - a process that raises questions of authorship and authority, cross-cultural communication, semantics, embodiment, and the relationship between word and image. Motivated by growing interest in movement, materiality, and the body, The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Dance is the first collection to examine the relationship between William Shakespeare - his life, works, and afterlife - and dance. In the handbook's first section - Shakespeare and Dance - authors consider dance within the context of early modern life and culture and investigate Shakespeare's use of dance forms within his writing. The latter half of the handbook - Shakespeare as Dance - explores the ways that choreographers have adapted Shakespeare's work. Chapters address everything from narrative ballet adaptations to dance in musicals, physical theater adaptations, and interpretations using non-Western dance forms such as Cambodian traditional dance or igal, an indigenous dance form from the southern Philippines. With a truly interdisciplinary approach, The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Dance provides an indispensable resource for considerations of dance and corporeality on Shakespeare's stage and the early modern era.

Romeo and Juliet


Author: Eric Rasmussen,Jonathan Bate

Publisher: Palgrave

ISBN: 9780230232082

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 216

View: 8086

From the Royal Shakespeare Company – a modern, definitive edition of the most famous of all love stories. With an expert introduction by Sir Jonathan Bate, this unique edition presents a historical overview of Romeo and Juliet in performance, takes a detailed look at specific productions, and recommends film versions. Included in this edition are three interviews with a leading director and two actors – Michael Attenborough, David Tennant and Alexandra Gilbreath – providing an illuminating insight into the extraordinary variety of interpretations that are possible. This edition also includes an essay on Shakespeare’s career and Elizabethan theatre, and enables the reader to understand the play as it was originally intended – as living theatre to be enjoyed and performed. Ideal for students, theatre-goers, actors and general readers, the RSC Shakespeare editions offer a fresh, accessible and contemporary approach to reading and rediscovering Shakespeare’s works for the twenty-first century.

An Oxford Anthology of Shakespeare


Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192822406

Category: Fiction

Page: 396

View: 7703

Gathers selected passages from Shakespeare's plays and poems, and groups them around such themes as love, friendship, hatred, wisdom, responsibility, magic, and death

Shakespeare/adaptation/modern Drama

Essays in Honour of Jill L. Levenson


Author: Randall Martin,Katherine West Scheil

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 1442641746

Category: Drama

Page: 329

View: 1400

The relationship between modern drama and Shakespeare remains intense and fruitful, as Shakespearian themes continue to permeate contemporary plays, films, and other art-forms. Shakespeare/Adaptation/Modern Drama is the first book-length international study to examine the critical and theatrical connections among these fields, including the motivations, methods, and limits of adaptation in modern performance media. Top scholars including Peter Holland, Alexander Leggatt, Brian Parker, and Stanley Wells examine such topics as the relationship between Shakespeare and modern drama in the context of current literary theories and historical accounts of adaptive and appropriative practices. Among the diverse and intriguing examples studied are the authorial self-adaptations of Tom Stoppard and Tennessee Williams, and the generic and political appropriations of Shakespeare's texts in television, musical theatre, and memoir. This illuminating and theoretically astute tribute to Renaissance and modern drama scholar Jill Levenson will stimulate further research on the evolving adaptive and intertextual relationships between influential literary works and periods.