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The Shakespeare book

Author: Stanley Wells; Anjna Chouhan
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2015.
Series: Big ideas simply explained.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Shakespeare Book is the perfect primer to the works of William Shakespeare, packed with witty illustrations and inspirational quotes. Covering every work, from the comedies of Twelfth Night and As You Like It to the tragedies of Julius Caesar and Hamlet, plus lost plays and less well-known works of poetry. Easy-to-understand graphics and illustrations bring the themes, plots, characters and language of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Wells; Anjna Chouhan
ISBN: 9781465429872 1465429875
OCLC Number: 881041321
Description: 352 pages : illustrations (some color), photographs, portraits ; 25 cm.
Contents: The freelance writer 1589-1594 --
The Lord Chamberlain's man 1594-1603 --
The King's man 1603-1613.
Series Title: Big ideas simply explained.
Other Titles: Shakespeare.
Responsibility: [consultant editor, Stanley Wells ; contributors, Anjna Chouhan [and 4 others]].
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The Shakespeare Book is the perfect primer to the works of William Shakespeare, packed with witty illustrations and inspirational quotes. Covering every work, from the comedies of Twelfth Night and As You Like It to the tragedies of Julius Caesar and Hamlet, plus lost plays and less well-known works of poetry. Easy-to-understand graphics and illustrations bring the themes, plots, characters and language of Shakespeare to life. This includes illustrated timelines which offer an at-a-glance summary of the action for each play. With detailed plot summaries and an in-depth analysis of the major characters and themes, this is a brilliant, innovative exploration of the entire canon of Shakespeare plays, sonnets and poetry. Whether you're a Shakespeare scholar or a student of the great Bard, The Shakespeare Book offers a fuller appreciation of his phenomenal talent and lasting legacy. (Trove).

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