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Shakespeare as children's literature : Edwardian retellings in words and pictures

Author: Velma Bourgeois Richmond
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"First published in 1807, Mary and Charles Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare was recognized as a classic of children's literature. This work examines Lambs' Tales, including the ways the lavishly illustrated Edwardian editions used pictures to convey the stories for children. It also covers alternatives to the stories, school textbooks from the period, and multi-volume American collections"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Stories, plots, etc
Named Person: Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Mary Lamb; William Shakespeare; Charles Lamb; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Mary Lamb; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Velma Bourgeois Richmond
ISBN: 9780786437818 0786437812
OCLC Number: 190778112
Description: vii, 363 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Contexts for Charles and Mary Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare --
The tradition of Charles and Mary Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare --
Lamb's Tales continued: completion, addition, and selection --
Victorian alternatives --
Edwardian elegance and exuberance: retellings large and small --
Shakespeare in schoolbooks --
Home libraries, literary histories, and pedagogical advice.
Responsibility: Velma Bourgeois Richmond.
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Examines the ways in which William Shakespeare's stories have been adapted for children, particularly in Mary and Charles Lamb's "Tales from Shakespeare". This book describes the significance of the  Read more...

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