World of Shakespeare

by Anna Milbourne

Paperback, 2002

Status

Available

Local notes

822.3 Cla

Collection

Publication

E.D.C. Publishing (2002), Edition: Revised, Paperback, 64 pages

Description

This is an introduction to the life and work of William Shakespeare. The book covers every aspect of the genius of Shakespeare, revealing the world he lived in, examining his controversial life, exploring his rich and varied works, and meeting his fascinating characters. A description is given of how Shakespeare's plays were performed when he was alive, and a look behind the scenes is given as a modern drama company prepares to stage a new production. A reference section contains plot summaries, glossaries and a Shakespeare quiz.

Language

Physical description

64 p.; 10.8 inches

ISBN

0794500145 / 9780794500146

Barcode

5323

User reviews

LibraryThing member bibliosylph
Nice resource/introduction to Shakespeare for ages 9-12, but enjoyable for adults, as well, covering the time period, what it was like to put on a play then, bits of information about each type of play he wrote, and at the back, a short plot synopsis for each.

Pages

64

Rating

(5 ratings; 4.3)
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