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Shakespeare : his work & his world.

Author: Michael Rosen; Robert Ingpen (ill.)
Publisher: Walker Books ; London, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines Shakespeare's dramatic works and his life. Explores how his contemporaries reacted to his work and how he still influences and fascinates modern audiences. Demonstrates how Shakespeare's use of language has survived for over 400 years and gives examples of the famous quotes that have become part of everyday speech. Five plays are analysed: Macbeth, A midsummer night's dream, King Lear, The tempest, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Rosen; Robert Ingpen (ill.)
ISBN: 0744555817 9780744555813
OCLC Number: 861921127
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 96 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm

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What's so special about Shakespeare, what do we actually know about him, and what was it like to live in Shakespeare's day? These are a few of the questions addressed in this book. Also included are  Read more...

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