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Absolute Shakespeare

Absolute Shakespeare

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Much Ado About Shakespeare Illustrated by Donovan Bixley WINNER best illustrated book at the NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults ! Shakespeare’s life, told in his own words and beautifully illustrated by a great fan. Within these pages you’ll find a new interpretation of Shakespeare, which sheds light on his colourful and exuberant life and times. Browse Textbook Sets Textbook Sets combine offerings from all Scholars Resource contributors to provide the most complete digital image accompaniment to the core survey texts. All Textbook Set images were photographed directly in front of the work of art, under controlled lighting conditions, with original film produced in volume - creating a richness of images superior to those created from books or duplicate slides. These images (and their metadata) provide a searchable, high-quality teaching resource that is a must-have basis for any course.

Bringing the Bard to life But how to present the plays of Shakespeare in a meaningful way to children as young as five? Ask any 14-year-old who is studying Shakespeare’s plays for the first time as part of the English GCSE and the groans are as predictable as they are universal. In my view, we make three basic mistakes: we begin too late, we rely far too heavily on words and, finally, we only look at fragments, not the whole. Imagine the challenge of introducing a five-year-old child to the complete works of Shakespeare. Where would you begin? Terry Deary’s Best Ever Shakespeare Tales The Bard gets the Horrible treatment. What happens when Shakespeare meets Terry Deary? Ten awesome Shakespeare plays rewritten in super-funny style. Forget the weddings, fairies and yawnsome love poems.

The Faerie Queene The Faerie Queene is an incomplete English epic poem by Edmund Spenser. The first half was published in 1590, and a second installment was published in 1596. The Faerie Queene is notable for its form: it was the first work written in Spenserian stanza and is one of the longest poems in the English language. It is an allegorical work, and can be read (as Spenser presumably intended) on several levels of allegory, including as praise of Queen Elizabeth I. Stories from Shakespeare Summary Stories from Shakespeare A collection of ten of William Shakespeare's best-known tales, including A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth, retold in a lively, easy-to-read style with enchanting illustrations.Brings to life Shakespeare's world of magic and mystery, romance and revenge, witches, fairies and ghosts for a new generation of young readers.Includes outlines of all 28 of Shakespeare's plays, along with key characters and quotations – perfect for use in homes and schools. Includes the following plays: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, As you like it, Twelfth Night, The Tempest, The Merchant of Venice, The Winter's Tale, Macbeth and The Taming of the Shrew. “... highly readable ... not to be missed.”The Good Book Guide

The Online Books Page Listing over 2 million free books on the Web - Updated Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Search our Listings -- New Listings -- Authors -- Titles -- Subjects -- Serials More open access journals now listed here -- Blog (Everybody's Libraries) -- Latest Book Listings William Shakespeare William Shakespeare (/ˈʃeɪkspɪər/;[1] 26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616)[nb 1] was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.[2] He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon".[3][nb 2] His extant works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays,[nb 3] 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, the authorship of some of which is uncertain. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.[4] Shakespeare produced most of his known work between 1589 and 1613.[6][nb 4] His early plays were mainly comedies and histories and these works remain regarded as some of the best work produced in these genres. Many of his plays were published in editions of varying quality and accuracy during his lifetime.