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Gill, Roma

Overview
Works: 88 works in 528 publications in 2 languages and 18,692 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Film adaptations  Poetry  Outlines, syllabi, etc  Fiction 
Roles: Editor, Other
Classifications: PR2827.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Roma Gill
Macbeth by William Shakespeare ( Book )
32 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Critical and historical notes accompany Shakespeare's drama of murder, political ambition, and the persistence of guilt
Hamlet by William Shakespeare ( Book )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Large 7" x 8 1/2" book with slightly larger print contains actual play text with accompanying notes on smae page, as well as line illustrations throughout. Suggestions for classwork at the end
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare ( Book )
34 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the text of "Romeo and Juliet," in which the love between two young people from noble Veronese houses is doomed by the long-standing feud between their families, and includes introductory and textual notes, character lists and studies, a synopsis, teaching tools and suggestions, historical background, and biographical information about Shakespeare
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare ( Book )
23 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction -- About the play -- Leading characters in the play -- Synopsis -- A Midsummer Night's Dream: commentary -- 'of imagination all compact' -- Shakespeare's verse -- Source, date, and text -- People in the play -- A midsummer night's dream -- Classwork and examinations: Discussion of themes and topics -- Character study -- Activities -- Context questions -- Critical appreciation -- Essays -- Projects -- Background: Government -- religion -- Education -- Language -- Drama -- Theatre -- Selected further reading -- William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 -- List of Shakespeare's plays
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare ( Book )
22 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Featuring the images of some of the world's most famous stage and film actors, these additions to the all-new Oxford School Shakespeare introduce--and enthrall--young people to one of the greatest writers of all time. This season brings revised editions of five of the Bard's most famous plays--As You Like It, Othello, Hamlet, Love's Labour Lost and The Taming of the Shrew. Designed specifically for students unfamiliar with Shakespeare's rich literary legacy, these new editions present Shakespeare's sometimes-intimidating Middle English in a way that is easy-to-read and engaging for ages twelve and up. The notes and introductions have been completely revised, allowing unprecedented clarity and accessibility. Featuring new covers and new illustrations--including photos from recent productions of Shakespeare's plays from around the world--Oxford School Shakespeare brings all the pleasure of these literary treasures to life
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare ( Book )
19 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The arrival of shipwrecked twins in the land of Illyria creates havoc in this comical story of love in disguise
The tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare ( Book )
21 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells of the political upheaval in Rome during the time of Julius Caesar and how the senators Brutus and Cassius hated Caesar
Othello by William Shakespeare ( Book )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Complete and unabridged text including detailed explanations of difficult words and passages, a synopsis of the plot and summary of individual scenes, and notes on the main characters
As you like it by William Shakespeare ( Book )
18 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete text of Shakespeare's comedy involving disguises and mistaken identities plus introductory notes, comprehensive source materials, and activities
King Lear by William Shakespeare ( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To help students understand and enjoy a Shakespeare play
William Empson; the man and his work by William Empson ( Book )
10 editions published between 1947 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe ( Book )
27 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marlowe's play has two different recognized texts, with most editions based on the B text. Due to recent arguments for the authenticity of A, this edition is based on the A text. It includes a discussion of biographical, dramatic and theatrical aspects of the play
Henry V by William Shakespeare ( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Featuring the images of some of the world's most famous stage and film actors, these additions to the all-new Oxford School Shakespeare introduce--and enthrall--young people to one of the greatest writers of all time. This season brings revised editions of five of the Bard's most famous plays--As You Like It, Othello, Hamlet, Love's Labour Lost and The Taming of the Shrew. Designed specifically for students unfamiliar with Shakespeare's rich literary legacy, these new editions present Shakespeare's sometimes-intimidating Middle English in a way that is easy-to-read and engaging for ages twelve and up. The notes and introductions have been completely revised, allowing unprecedented clarity and accessibility. Featuring new covers and new illustrations--including photos from recent productions of Shakespeare's plays from around the world--Oxford School Shakespeare brings all the pleasure of these literary treasures to life
The tempest by William Shakespeare ( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Critical and historical notes accompany Shakespeare's play about a shipwrecked duke who learns to command the spirits
The complete works of Christopher Marlowe by Christopher Marlowe ( Book )
15 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry IV by William Shakespeare ( Book )
18 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Large 7" x 8 1/2" book with slightly larger print contains actual play text with accompanying notes on same page, as well as line illustrations throughout. Suggestions for classwork at the end
Women beware women by Thomas Middleton ( Book )
17 editions published between 1968 and 1991 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the great Renaissance playwrights, Middleton wrote tragedies essentially different from either Marlowe's or Shakespeare's, being wittier than the former and more grittily ironic than the latter. The genre of 'citizen tragedy' came into its own in the eighteenth century, but Middleton can claim to have created it: Bianca, wife of a middling commercial agent, arouses the lust of the Duke of Florence and becomes his mistress, first secretly, then openly and finally, after her husband has been seduced by the scheming Lady Livia and stabbed by Livia's brother, the Duke's wife. Livia plots he
A poet and a filthy play-maker : new essays on Christopher Marlowe ( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare ( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This exclusive collection of the Bard's works has been designed specifically for readers new to Shakespeare's rich literary legacy. Each of the plays is presented unabridged and in large print, copiously annotated and preceded by a character summary and commentary. Brief scene synopses clarify confusing plots, while incisive essays describe the historical context and Shakespeare's sources. The explanatory notes are written clearly and simply, illustrated, and positioned right next to the text -- no more flipping pages back and forth to squint over microscopic footnotes! Topics for further discussion, critical comments, related essays, and a chronology of Shakespeare's life and work are included among the appendices to each volume. The books boast fine black-and-white photographs of stagings of the plays at Shakespeare Festivals around the globe. From the wide margins and big print to the extent of explanatory notes -- the full text of each play is presented in the clearest and most accessible format available
Dr. Faustus from the quarto of 1616 by Christopher Marlowe ( Book )
31 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This edition of Marlowe's 'Doctor Faustus' uses the A text. Fully revised by leading Renaissance scholar, Ros King, this 'New Mermaids' edition contains a new introduction containing the latest criticism and stage history and revised commentary and notes
 
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