The Rough Guide to Shakespeare

» Andrew Dickson

» Rough Guides

Rough Guides
Paperback : 01 Apr 2009

£16.99

Synopsis

The Rough Guide to Shakespeare is the ultimate guide to the life and work of the world’s greatest play-write; William Shakespeare. With full coverage of the 38 Shakespearian plays, including a synopsis, full character list, stage history and a critical essay for each, this comprehensive guide is both a quick reference and in-depth background guide for theatergoers, students, film buffs and lovers of literature alike. The Rough Guide to Shakespeare also explores Shakespeare’s sonnets and Shakespeare’s less well-known narrative poems, combined with fascinating accounts of Shakespeare’s life and theatre, exploring in colourful detail each play’s original performances.

This fully updated guide includes a new ‘My Shakespeare’ chapter with directors & actors including Sir Ian McKellen, Christopher Plummer and Zoë Wanamaker, as well as tips for introducing your children to Shakespeare with recommended graphic novels, adaptations and DVDs for all age groups. With up-to-date reviews of the best films and audio recordings from Olivier to Luhrmann, and Kosintzev to Kurosawa, the Rough Guide to Shakespeare is a celebration of all classic and contemporary Shakespearian productions.

Product details

Format : Paperback
ISBN: 9781858284439
Size : 169 x 234mm
Pages : 592
Published : 01 Apr 2009
Publisher : Rough Guides

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The Rough Guide to Shakespeare

» Andrew Dickson

» Rough Guides

£16.99


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