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How to read a Shakespeare play

Author: David M Bevington
Publisher: Oxford ; Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2006.
Series: How to study literature (Malden, Mass.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Designed for readers who want to know how to go about reading Shakespeare's works for pleasure, this work offers readings of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', 'Romeo and Juliet', 'Henry IV Part I', 'Hamlet', 'King Lear' and 'The Tempest'. It also talks in theatrical terms about producing the plays on stage or screen.
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Bevington
ISBN: 9781405113953 1405113952 1405113960 9781405113960
OCLC Number: 166306795
Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations --
1. How to read a Shakespeare play --
2. A midsummer night's dream --
3. Romeo and Juliet --
4. Henry IV, part 1 --
5. Hamlet --
6. King Lear --
7. The tempest --
8. Epilogue --
Further reading --
Index.
Series Title: How to study literature (Malden, Mass.)
Responsibility: David Bevington.

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This clear and succinct book is designed for general readers who want to know how to go about reading Shakespeare's works for pleasure.  Read more...

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