Studying Shakespeare has been devised to meet the needs of students wishing to place the study of an individual Shakespeare play in the context of Shakespeare's work as a whole. The Handbook begins with a description of Shakespeare's life and his contemporary world. A general view of Shakespeare's work is then followed by brief critical analyses of all the plays that are likely to be studied as background reading for set books. 'The Actor's Shakespeare' concludes the volume with an account of how the written text can be ...

Studying Shakespeare 1997, Longman Publishing Group

ISBN-13: 9780582035720

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