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Shakespeare : the basics

Author: Sean McEvoy
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This clear guide demystifies Shakespeare for the beginning reader. An essential reference resource of ideas and approaches, it is fully illustrated with examples from some of the most frequently  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Outlines, syllabi, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McEvoy, Sean, 1959-
Shakespeare.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2000
(DLC) 99046914
(OCoLC)42462686
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sean McEvoy
ISBN: 0203171462 9780203171462 0203132769 9780203132760 0203179706 9780203179703
OCLC Number: 49414902
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 282 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Shakespeare's language (1) --
Shakespeare's language (2) --
Types of stage action --
What the plays mean in performance --
What is genre? --
Understanding comedy: The Taming of the shrew, A Midsummer night's dream and The Merchant of Venice --
Understanding history: King Richard II, King Henry IV part I and King Henry V --
Understanding tragedy: Hamlet, King Lear and Othello --
Understanding the mixed-genre plays: Measure for measure and Troilus & Cressida --
Understanding romance: The Winter's tale and The Tempest.
Responsibility: Sean McEvoy.
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