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The Shakespeare handbook

Author: R W Maslen; Michael Schmidt
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2008. ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Printed case editionView all editions and formats
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"The essential bluffer's guide to the complete works of William Shakespeare. Includes scenes from every one of Shakespeare's plays. Provides summaries of plots, characters and key themes. Illuminates and explains the Bard's greatest dialogue."--Book Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Outlines and syllabi
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R W Maslen; Michael Schmidt
ISBN: 9781847241948 1847241948
OCLC Number: 229022139
Notes: Includes index.
"First published in 2008." -- Title page verso.
Description: 207 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction The Two Gentlemen of Verona: Act 4, Scene 4. The Taming of the Shrew: Act 2, Scene 1. Henry VI Part II: Act 4, Scene 2. Titus Andronicus: Act 5, Scene 1. Richard III: Act 1, Scene 2. The Comedy of Errors: Act 2, Scene 2. Love's Labour's Lost: Act 4, Scene 3. A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act 2, Scene 1; Act 3, Scene 1. Romeo and Juliet: Act 2, Scene 2; Act 5, Scene 3. Richard II: Act 3, Scene 2. King John: Act 4, Scene 1. The Merchant of Venice: Act 3, Scene 2; Act 4, Scene 1. Henry IV Part I: Act 2, Scene 4; Act 3, Scene 1. The Merry Wives of Windsor: Act 5, Scene 5. Henry IV Part II: Act 4, Scene 5. Much Ado about Nothing: Act 3, Scene 1; Act 4, Scene 1. Henry V: Act 2, Prologue, Scenes 1-2. Julius Caesar: Act 3, Scene 2. As You Like It: Act 2, Scene 7; Act 4, Scene 1. Hamlet: Act 3, Scene 1; Act 5, Scene 1. Twelfth Night: Act 2, Scene 4; Act 2, Scene 5. Troilus and Cressida: Act 1, Scene 3. Measure for Measure: Act 2, Scene 2. Othello: Act 1; Scene 3; Act 3, Scene 3. All's Well that Ends Well: Act 2, Scene 3. Timon of Athens: Act 4, Scene 3. King Lear: Act 3, Scene 2; Act 3, Scene 4. Macbeth: Act 1, Scene 7; Act 2, Scene 1; Act 3, Scene 4. Antony and Cleopatra: Act 2, Scene 2; Act 5, Scene 2. Pericles: Act 5, Scene 1. Coriolanus: Act 5, Scene 3. The Winter's Tale: Act 5, Scene 3. Cymbeline: Act 2, Scenes 1-3. The Tempest: Act 1, Scene 2; Act 3, Scene 2. Henry VIII: Act 5, Scene 5; Epilogue. Index. Picture credits.
Responsibility: R W Maslen and Michael Schmidt.

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... A nice gift item for anyone with even a spark of enthusiasm for Shakespeare's plays - The Skinny.

 
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