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Reduced Shakespeare : the complete reader's guide for the attention-impaired (abridged)

Author: Reed C Martin; Austin Tichenor; Reduced Shakespeare Company.
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In one slim volume, Reduced Shakespeare delivers the plays, the life, and the legend in twellve easy pieces. What's the theme of Hamlet? Poop or get off the pot. What's essential preparation for an evening of outdoor Shakespeare? Bring lots of coffee - and use the bathroom before the show. Liberally sprinkled with lists, definitions, quizzes, essential vocabulary, and the Reduced Shakespeare Company's trademark  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Humor
Outlines, syllabi, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Reed C Martin; Austin Tichenor; Reduced Shakespeare Company.
ISBN: 1401302203 9781401302207
OCLC Number: 62282622
Description: vii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: William Shakespeare's life story --
Acting Shakespeare --
The sonnets and poetry --
Who wrote this stuff: a look at the Shakespeare authorship controversy (plus betting odds) --
The Shakespeare industry --
The films of Shakespeare.
Responsibility: by Reed Martin & Austin Tichenor.
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In one slim volume, Reduced Shakespeare delivers the plays, the life, and the legend in twellve easy pieces. What's the theme of Hamlet? Poop or get off the pot. What's essential preparation for an evening of outdoor Shakespeare? Bring lots of coffee - and use the bathroom before the show. Liberally sprinkled with lists, definitions, quizzes, essential vocabulary, and the Reduced Shakespeare Company's trademark irreverence and wit, this "reduced" handbook will delight enthusiasts, skeptics, and fledging fans alilke. ... Cover.

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by booksonthebeach (WorldCat user published 2009-09-17) Very Good Permalink

The full title for this book is actually Reduced Shakespeare: The Complete Guide for the Attention-Impaired [abridged].  It's written by the same fellows who brought us the play The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [abridged], which you...
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