How to Read a Shakespeare Play

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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.
  • Encourages readers to approach Shakespeare's works aggressively, interactively, and questioningly
  • Focuses on six popular Shakespeare plays - A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Henry IV Part I, Hamlet, King Lear and The Tempest
  • Recommends the best editions, recordings and DVDs / videos of these plays
  • Discusses the production of the plays on stage and screen
  • Introduces readers to different genres in Shakespeare - romantic comedy, English history, tragedy and romance
  • Avoids jargon and abstract literary theory
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    Publication Date: 
    June 16, 2006